Listeners in North America can tune into U2 X-Radio this Friday, August 14th for the premiere of Gavin Friday’s new monthly radio show. The show, called “Gavin Friday presents” will kick off with A Tribute to Hal Willner, the great American music producer who passed away in April this year. Hal Willner was a friend…

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Gavin Friday will join Marianne Faithfull, David Johansen, Baby Gramps, David Thomas, Norma Waterson and others for Hal Willner’s Rogue’s Gallery at the Sydney Opera House – Forecourt as part of the Sydney Festival, Australia on January 28th, 2010 at 8.30pm (gates open at 7pm) Rogue’s Gallery was conceived by actor Johnny Depp and director…

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‘I still don’t know what to say about it,’ Gavin tells U2.com’s interviewer, then proceeds to talk about his 50th birthday celebration at Carnegie Hall for quite a bit: Question: What have Laurie Anderson, Andrea Corr, Courtney Love, Lydia Lunch, Maria McKee, Shane MacGowan and Rufus Wainwright got in common with Larry, Bono, Edge and…

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Announcing a very special (RED) Nights Event – A Concert Series That Saves Lives Hal Willner presents: An Evening with Gavin Friday and Friends Featuring Laurie Anderson, Antony, Elizabeth Ashley, Bono, Adam Clayton, Andrea Corr, The Edge, Flo & Eddie, Joel Grey, Bill Frisell, Guggi, Scarlett Johannson, Courtney Love, Lydia Lunch, Patrick McCabe, Maria McKee,…

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We had a little chat with Gavin about ‘Hal Willner presents: An Evening with Gavin Friday and Friends‘. C: How are you? G: I am in excellent Physical and Emotional Health… and How are you? C: I’m doing well, Gav, thanks. ‘An evening with Gavin Friday and friends’… what’s the occasion? G: A Hal Willner…

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Gavin talks with Vincent Woods of RTE’s The Arts Show about the Rogue’s Gallery shows and his 20-year working relationship with show director Hal Willner (known for his tributes shows to Nino Rota, Kurt Weill and producer of Lian Lunson’s documentary Leonard Cohen – I’m Your Man). It’s a nice little interview interspersed with songs…

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Londonist reviews the 4-hour Rogue’s Gallery show in London on July 28th, 2008 Other fixtures were Ed Harcourt and Gavin Friday. Harcourt’s heartbreaking “Farewell Nancy” sounded less mournful with the Langley Sisters leading the vocals. Friday gave an inspired performance of “Baltimore Whores,” perhaps the first truly exciting performance of the evening. The pair shared…

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JournalOnline.co.uk reviews Rogue’s Gallery in Gateshead: “A smattering of highlights (there were too many to mention) would be the aforementioned Oscar winner, Mr Robbins taking the lead mic for My Son John, Sandy Dillon (whose voice suggests a Macy Gray/Steve Tyler parentage) pleading Leave Her Johnny and Gavin Friday giving the Baltimore Whores food for…

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