Today will mark the 25th anniversary of the passing of the late, lamented musician Rory Gallagher, and heretonight at 8pm BST, Eagle Rock in partnership with YouTube will screen Rory’s performance with Taste at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970. And in the build up to that, a streamed mini Rory festival will be taking place across Facebook and YouTube, starting at 5pm here, featuring a number of musicians who played with or are inspired by Rory. Hosted by radio legend David ‘Kid’ Jensen, the stream will include 'Band Of Friends' featuring Rory’s former drummer and bass player Brendan O’Neil and Gerry McAvoy, Belfast born singer/songwriter Dom Martin and Peter Donegan, son of Rory’s first musical hero Lonnie Donegan.
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