Thursday 17 May, from 7.30pm at Manchester Academy 3
A charity fundraiser for Manchester District Music Archive with MC Andy Kershaw.
2016 marks the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan’s incendiary ‘Judas’ gig at Manchester Free Trade Hall – a gig that has has been hailed as one of the twenty most important moments in rock history
, the electrifying night the young American poet clashed head on with the traditionalist die-hards of the folk scene.
Manchester District Music Archive is celebrating this outstanding event with a fundraising concert of our own.
The evening will see Dylan’s set list from that night performed by a collection of Manchester’s finest musicians, each group or performer playing one song from the original 1966 concert.
- Tony ‘Longfella’ Walsh
- Andrew ‘Blind Boy’ Butler
- Kevin Hewick
- The Speed of Sound
- The Freshies
- John O’Connell
- Edwina Hayes
- Dub Vampire
- Thick Richard and Friends
- George Borowski/EPI
- Jez Kerr
- The Creature Comfort
- Vocal Harum
- Gerry and The Holograms
Plus Raffle to win 6 prizes of a Mark Makin original photograph from the 1966 Free Trade Hall gig, presentation sized and signed by Mark.