The Cluny presents:

Band of Friends ‘Rory Gallagher 25th Anniversary’ [RESCHEDULED DATE]


  • Date: Fri 8 Oct 2021
  • Venue: The Cluny
  • Advance tickets: £15.00
  • Doors: 7:30pm
  • Curfew: 11pm

Band of Friends featuring Gerry McAvoy, Davy Knowles, Ted McKenna. Have completed 2 very successful USA tours in 2018.

Sadly after losing Ted McKenna in January 2019.The band have been joined by Brendan O’Neill on drums ( Rory Gallagher 1981-1991)

They toured the US in March of this year, and will return for another US tour November/ December 19.

For Rory’s 25th Anniversary Davy will be joining Band of Friends for selected European dates.

“ My favourite modern bluesman” Joe Satriani

“ Davy Knowles has immersed himself in the styles of many great players, emerging with his own brand, and playing with a smile on his face” Bernie Marsden

“ Davy Knowles plays the blues with the sincerity of someone twice his age” Daniel Eriksson

Gerry McAvoy played with Rory Gallagher for 20 years from 1971 – 1991. Because of this he has a great insight into the man and his music.

Gerry played on every album Rory made, and wrote a book about his experiences on the road, including his time with Rory. The book is entitled “ Riding Shotgun”

Brendan ONeill played with Rory from 1981 – 1991.

Playing on the following albums
Fresh Evidence.

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