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Published on 26 February 2020
Event date: 06/11/2020 19:30 Export event
**RESCHEDULED TO 26 FEBRUARY 2021**
All original tickets remain valid.
BOOTLEG BLONDIE is the official Debbie Harry & Blondie tribute band, the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGB in New York City before it's demise in 2006 and unique in that not only have they had the honour to be thanked on Blondie’s 11th album ‘Pollinator’ but have actually toured the UK with one of Blondie’s founding members, legendary and celebrated drummer Clem Burke, to celebrate 40 years since the release of Blondie’s iconic album Parallel Lines! This turned out to be a whirlwind of sell out shows, press interviews and fab reviews. They drove nearly 3,000 miles and played to over 4,000 people who were singing along to every word of the songs! On a day off during the tour Andy Harris (the Bootleg’s guitarist) and Clem wrote a song. They went into a studio in south London and recorded the track ‘Enigma Soho Au Go Go’. Debbie Harris (the Bootleg’s lead singer) put down some vocals and the single was released in April online and on vinyl on Pop-Up Music. Awesome!
Debbie Harris and Bootleg Blondie can be seen at all the major venues and festivals around the UK and Europe having played the Isle of Wight Festival, the 100 Club, the Hammersmith Palais, the Electric Ballroom London, Eric’s Liverpool and have opened for amongst others The Undertones, Slade, The Beat, Bad Manners, Heaven 17, Toyah, Visage, Hazel O’Connor, Tony Hadley, Bananarama, David Essex, Nick Kershaw and Chas and Dave!
Debbie Harris, lead vocalist of Bootleg Blondie, has the looks, the voice and the attitude of the original Blondie bombshell and like her heroine is typically outrageous on stage. She has been known to wear dustbin liners, thigh length boots and t.shirts with more holes than t.shirt! Debbie's pride & joy is her guitar which she plays at every show and is signed by all the Blondie band members. She appeared recently in the Mail On Sunday EVENT Magazine and performed on two shows for BBC1 when she was picked out of 15,000 applicants to represent Debbie Harry on ‘Even Better Than The Real Thing’ hosted by Paddy McGuinness which attracted an audience of 10 million viewers!
Debbie Harris is the niece of the celebrated singer and actress Shani Wallis who is best remembered for her performance as Nancy in Lionel Bart’s musical film 'Oliver'!
‘Good luck with your show!’ DEBBIE HARRY
'Playing with Bootleg Blondie was very emotional' CLEM BURKE
‘Thank you for your support’ CHRIS STEIN
'Hey Debbie and Andy congratulations, rock the house!'
DEBBIE HARRY AND BLONDIE
Tickets are £15.00 (£17 on the door) and are available online and direct from OFS.
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Come and see Emma Hunt’s new Solo Exhibition at The Old Fire Station, Carlisle, a rising star in the county.
Her works will be available to view from 30th November to 6th December 2020 in the Parquet room.
Opening hours are Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 12pm to 4pm.
(30/11/2020 10:00 - 06/12/2020 17:00)
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**POSTPONED TO 18 SEPTEMBER 2021**
Original tickets remain valid.
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Tickets are £9 and are available online and via OFS