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GUGGI – Numbers – Yoshii Gallery – New York

GUGGI. Numbers April 29, 2010 – June 12, 2010 Yoshii Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of 22 works, including paintings, drawings and sculptures, by Dublin-based artist Guggi. This will be Guggi’s first solo exhibition with Yoshii Gallery. Guggi’s work, informal and abstract, creates a deceptive simplicity that emphasizes its stillness and meditative presence. […]

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 […]

Mick Mercer publishes Virgin Prunes photo book

Legendary rock photographer Mick Mercer has released a book with more than 500 Virgin Prunes photos from his archives. The photos were taken by Linda Rowell at various shows: Brixton Ace 6.4.83, Electric Ballroom 11.8.83, Lyceum 27.11.83, Electric Ballroom 10.12.85, Croydon Underground (including a Gavin Friday posed session) 12.12.85. The book is only available online […]

Dik Evans joins Carnegie Hall line up

Gavin says: “Dik, Edge’s brother will be there, who was in U2 before they were U2, and Guggi of course, so I would love Dik and Guggi and myself to do some Virgin Prunes songs – it won’t be the Virgin Prunes reuniting because we don’t do that, but let’s see what happens. When Hal […]

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, […]

Screech Owls On MySpace

We were pleased to stumble across the MySpace page of Debbie Skhow’s band Screech Owls, for whom Dik used to play guitar under his full name of Richard G Evans.

Virgin Prunes MP3s available on Amazon.com

Readers based in the USA might be interested to learn that part of the Virgin Prunes back catalogue is now available as unprotected MP3 files from the new Amazon MP3 service.

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.

Rogue’s Gallery out on August 22

The Johnny Depp inspired / Hal Willner produced tribute to sea songs and chanteys ‘Rogue’s Gallery’ will be released on ANTI on August 22. The album features the mini-reunion of Dave-id, Guggi and Gavin Friday, on the song ‘Bully in the Alley’. Gavin Friday also contributes the song ‘Baltimore Whores’ Disc one: “Cape Cod Girls,” […]

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.