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      January 26, 2021

       

      St. Mary's Square
      Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE8 2JR

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      A Night of Progressive and Contemporary Music featuring Wishbone Ash and Jan Akkerman Band

      Wishbone Ash and Jan Akkerman join forces to perform an evening of Electric Rock, Blues and Jazz music covering their back catalogue from the late 60s to present day.

      Wishbone Ash
      Wishbone Ash are a British rock band who achieved success in the early and mid-1970s. Their popular albums included Wishbone Ash, Pilgrimage, Argus, Wishbone Four, There’s the Rub, and New England.
      www.wishboneash.com

      Jan Akkerman
      Jan Akkerman gained international fame with Focus from 1969 to 1976, recording a number of breakout albums and being voted world’s best guitarist by Melody Maker in 1973 (ahead of both Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page!). His music has being featured on endless Films and TV shows including Hot Fuzz (2007), Robocop (2014), Baby Driver (2017) and Nike adverts.

      In October 2019 Akkerman released ‘Close Beauty’, considered as one of his most varied works incorporating acoustic and electric compositions, solo or performed with his band. It is his first studio album since 2011 and his first on vinyl for 30 years.
      www.janakkerman.com

      Cost: 35.40

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