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Gavin Friday

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Gavin Friday’s new album on the way

Rubyworks are delighted to announce the signing of singer, composer and artiste Gavin Friday to the label. Gavin has been working on songs for a new studio album since 2008; co-writing with Cork based keyboard player Herbie Macken. The pair first collaborated for the Patrick McCabe play ‘The Revenant’ for the Druid Theatre Company in […]

Prune power

The Irish Times – Saturday, October 3, 2009 He led an elite group of avant-garde chancers that included Bono and The Edge. A host of stars, including U2, will take the stage in New York to celebrate the former Virgin Prune’s 50th birthday LYPTON VILLAGE was a little known area in Ballymun, Dublin. It only […]

Hal Willner presents: An Evening with Gavin Friday and Friends

Announcing a very special (RED) Nights Event 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, Courtney Love, Lydia Lunch, Patrick McCabe, Maria McKee, Shane MacGowan, Eric Mingus, Larry Mullen, JG Thirlwell, Martha Wainwright, Rufus Wainwright, […]

Photo: Virgin Prunes – Gavin Friday

Gavin Friday plays Dublin, July 27 and 28

Ireland’s most avant-garde performer, Gavin Friday, performs his new theatrical show, Tomorrow Belongs To Me, in an intimate setting in Dublin for the first time in three years.

Gavin, Guggi, Dave-id record ‘Bully in the Alley’

Gavin Friday talks to us about the Chanteys and Sea Songs tribute album and its all star line-up.

The return of the slaughterhouse six

From: Hot Press By Peter Murphy Back in their terrifying heyday, they threw pigs’ heads around on stage, covered themselves in muck, provided Marilyn Manson with a career and wrote ‘Community Games’ for Aidan Walsh. Having escaped the clutches of a sinister born-again Christian turned transvestite, they’re now making movies with Neil Jordan, dining with […]

Guggi, Dave-id and Gavin on RTE 2FM, 2004

Gavin, Guggi & Dave-id appeared live on RTE’s 2FM with Dan Hegarty on October 5, 2004. This is part I of the transcript: Song: I am God Hegarty: Well, it’s what you’ve been waiting for, The Virgin Prunes, ‘I am God’. The Virgin Prunes, or at least some of them, Gavin Friday, Dave-id and Guggi […]

Take Me Back To ’72…

Gavin Friday remembers the Virgin Prunes From The Independent, October 7, 2004 Virgin Prunes – A Terrible Beauty Re-released Blame it on the Prods and the Plymouth Brethren… Blame it on the Christian Brothers and the GAA… Blame it on Georgie Best and the cider drinking Boot Boys…. Blame it on Sister Nora, my career […]

Guggi and Gavin on XFM

Virgin Prunes world domination continues at a steady pace with a stint on XFM’s the A to X of Alternative Music.