Veteran Wirral Singer/songwriter, Dean Johnson presents a special viewing of artist Pete Frame’s legendary ‘Rock family Trees’ posters, many of them are the originals signed by Pete himself, they tell the story of the birth of Beatles and Merseybeat and on to the punk era of Erics club. This is the first time that the posters have been shown in Wirral.
The exhibition will be opened by Ireland’s greatest rock critic Gavin Martin. Gavin published the iconic ‘Alternative Ulster ‘ fanzine in 1977, he went on to become the NME’s featured writer, interviewing the likes of Marvin Gaye , Nina Simone, Willie Nelson, Van Morrison, Pete Townshend, The Sex Pistols, The Clash and Neil Young . He is currently the Daily Mirror’s weekly music reviewer.
Celebrating West Kirby’s coastal location, Gavin will present a spoken word piece based on Neil Young’s seminal ‘On the Beach ‘ album, while Dean Johnson will perform key songs from the classic album.
Tickets for the event are £4 and available through the West Kirby Arts Centre website or on the door on the night. The exhibition will be in the centre until the 24th of May…viewing happens before concerts or by special arrangement but contacting Tony Woof 07484537502.
Event: Musical launch of ‘Rock family Trees’ posters exhibition at West Kirby Arts Centre
Date Friday, 04 May 2018 – 6pm-9pm
Ticket Price: £4
Doors open at 6pm with performance – 6pm-9pm
Tickets: Available through http://westkirbyartscentre.
VENUE: West Kirby Arts Centre
Old Unitarian Church
29 Brookfield Gardens
West Kirby CH48 4EL