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Published on 07 April 2020
Event date: 17/09/2020 19:30 Export event
**THIS SHOW IS RESCHEDULED FROM TO 20 MAY 2020**
original tickets will remain valid.
MEL GAYNOR is best known as the long time drummer for the rock band SIMPLE MINDS. Now undertaking drum and vocal duties with his new rock RISK trio the album is written and produced by MEL himself. After leaving the band SAMSON, MEL joined SIMPLE MINDS in 1982 as a session drummer for the NEW GOLD DREAM album playing on 6 of the 9 tracks. He later joined the band permanently for the NEW GOLD DREAM tour. Exept for a period (1992 - 97) away from the band after the REAL LIFE tour of 1991-92 and remained the SIMPLE MINDS drummer until 2017. MEL began drumming at the age of 11 and had his first professional engagement at the age of 14. In addition to drumming, he is active as a songwriter and record producer. GAYNOR considers THE ROLLING STONES, LED ZEPPELIN, JIMI HENDRIX and JAMES BROWN to be his main influences. In addition to SIMPLE MINDS he has played along aside other acts such as ELTON JOHN, LOU REED, TINA TURNER, MEAT LOAF, MANGO, KIRSTY MacCOLL, THE ASSOCIATES, ORANGE JUICE, PETER GABRIEL, THE PRETENDERS, GARY MOORE, JACKSON BROWNE, LITTLE STEVEN, BRIAN MAY, THE NOLANS, GOLDIE, ROBERT PALMER, JOAN ARMATRADING and LIGHT OF THE WORLD. MEL was also a member of the Birmingham based band MUSCLES, a funk oriented covers band that had minor chart success with IF IT RELAXES YOUR MIND and I’M A GIRL WATCHER.
Plus Through Infinity, a versatile rock act fronted by Croatian guitarist Josip Pesut.
Tickets are £14 and are available online and direct from OFS
THIS IS A STANDING SHOW
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CANCELLED Jazz Jam
**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED**
Bring your instrument or voice and join in with Roz Sluman's Big Shoes Band at this monthly Jam Session, or simply come down and enjoy the vibe. Have a drink and lunch in a welcoming environment.
Jazz & Blues standards played via music supplied, or just jamming for non-readers. Guitar amp, bass amp and microphones in place. Keyboards and drums at band members discretion.
£5 for players and audience free
POSTPONED: The Lovely Eggs
**POSTPONED TO 13 NOVEMBER 2020**
Original tickets will remain valid.
The Lovely Eggs are an underground surreal-psych punk rock duo from northern England.
They have a fierce DIY ethos that music should have no rules.
Their original set brings the energy of The Sex Pistols and lyrical poetry of John Cooper Clarke
Doors 7pm Show 8pm
and from OFS & Carlisle Old Town Hall from March 16th