Brian Downey’s Alive and Dangerous-Founding member of Thin Lizzy:

05/05/2022 / Admissions from 19:30

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Brian Downey on drums needs no introduction……

Hailing originally from Dublin, Brian enjoyed his first taste of success in Ireland with the top 20 hit ‘Morning Dew’ before forming ‘Orphanage’ with Phil Lynott.

The two went on to form the legendary Thin Lizzy with Eric Bell and Brian remained a constant member until the band split in 1983.

Having worked on Phil Lynott’s solo albums and the subsequent Grand Slam project. Brian relocated back to Dublin around the time of Phil’s untimely death on January 4th 1986. Brian remained in constant demand as both a touring and session drummer and regularly played live shows and recorded with renowned guitarist Gary Moore.

Brian is often cited as being an influence by many of the world’s top drummers and feels invigorated to be playing the songs he co-wrote in Thin Lizzy with his new band ALIVE AND DANGEROUS.

Other than Brian ALIVE AND DANGEROUS consists of musicians Matt Wilson, Michael Kulbaka & Joe Merriman

Thin Lizzy sold over 30 million records worldwide and had 6 top 10 albums in The UK charts “Jailbreak” (10), “Johnny The Fox” (10), “Bad Reputation” (4), “Black Rose – A Rock Legend” (2), “Chinatown” (7) & “Thunder And Lightning” (4) containing the following hits singles, They released a live album –

Live And Dangerous that reached number 2 in the charts going double platinum

The Boys Are Back In Town

Jailbreak

Whiskey In A Jar

Dancing In The Moonlight (It’s Caught Me In The Spotlight)

Waiting For An Alibi

Do Anything You Want To

Killer On The Loose

Don’t Believe A Word

Rosalie

China Town

Brian Downey’s Alive and Dangerous

Hailing originally from Dublin, Brian enjoyed his first taste of success in Ireland with the top 20 hit ‘Morning Dew’ before forming ‘Orphanage’ with Phil Lynott.

The two went on to form the legendary Thin Lizzy with Eric Bell and Brian remained a constant member until the band split in 1983.

Having worked on Phil Lynott’s solo albums and the subsequent Grand Slam project. Brian relocated back to Dublin around the time of Phil’s untimely death on January 4th 1986. Brian remained in constant demand as both a touring and session drummer and regularly played live shows and recorded with renowned guitarist Gary Moore.

Brian is often cited as being an influence by many of the world’s top drummers and feels invigorated to be playing the songs he co-wrote in Thin Lizzy with his new band ALIVE AND DANGEROUS.

 

Matt Wilson: Bass guitar/lead vocals

Matt is a Belfast based musician and vocalist with a fervent love of blues, rock and soul. Starting off at an early age as a boy soprano, his teens saw him flirting with various bands, playing standards from Jimi Hendrix, Bill Withers and Funkadelic, leading him to become one of Northern Ireland’s most sought after radio jingle and corporate vocalists.

The influence of Thin Lizzy’s music and in Particular, Phil Lynott’s vocal/writing style, making the perfect frontman for ALIVE AND DANGEROUS…….Are you ready?!

Michal Kulbaka: Guitar/vocals

Michal was born in Lubliniec/Koszecin Poland. His musical career started when his father brought home an electric guitar which he had swapped for a bottle of vodka. He immediately took to the instrument and became unemployable and started his career as a guitarist, quickly establishing himself in local bands as an outstanding player. Unfortunately Poland became too small for his ambition and he decided to relocate to Dublin where he quickly became a highly respected and sought after musician. He toured extensively in Europe with various bands. More recently he completed a Bachelors degree in Modern Commercial Music at BIMM DIT University, Dublin. Michal also has his own online remote sessions for recording and guitar lessons.

Joe Merriman: Guitar/vocals

Joe is a Dublin based, self-taught guitarist, playing for over 18 years in bands. Starting out in Dublin he then toured extensively throughout Ireland, Europe, Scandinavia and the UK with various bands, gaining a great reputation throughout the industry working as a touring and session musician. He graduated from BIMM DIT, Dublin 2017 with a BA (Hons) in Commercial Modern Music

Venue Roadmender
Date 05/05/2022
Ticket Sale Date 17/11/2021 00:00

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