We recorded a star-studded concert at Towersey Festival in tribute to the much-loved Roy Bailey. Now we’re producing it as a live album
Roy Bailey was a campaigner, a storyteller, a performer, an artist, a man of principle and peace, and a genius of his craft. Instrumental in the founding of Towersey Festival, he was also a long-standing regular festival performer and much-loved patron.
We wanted to come together as a festival – and a wider music scene – to celebrate his life and legacy with a tribute concert in 2019, Roy Bailey: Remembered. The concert was something truly special, and included some of the giants of today’s folk scene as well as appearances from Roy’s own family and friends.
We recorded this very special event with a separate audio feed. At first we thought we might just be recording it for festival archives, but it turned out to be an exceptional quality recording. With the blessing of everyone involved, we’ve decided to mix and produce a live album of the concert, in tribute to Roy’s extraordinary legacy Continue reading
The A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Life of Joe Strummer livestream also features Bob Weir, Hinds, Steve Buscemi, and never-before-seen Strummer footage
Bruce Springsteen, Lucinda Williams, Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, former Texas Representative Beto O’Rourke, Bob Weir, Steve Buscemi, Hinds, and others are participating in a livestream tribute to the late Clash frontman Joe Strummer. The two-hour event—called A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Life of Joe Strummer—takes place on Strummer’s birthday (August 21) at 3 p.m. Eastern. Along with the special appearances, the livestream will feature never-before-seen live footage of Joe Strummer.
Jesse Malin (who co-produced the event with Jeff Raspe and Joe Strummer estate manager David Zonshine) will host A Song for Joe. “This tribute to Joe is not only a great way to honor him, but to also remind people how important his message is right now,” Malin said in a press release.
An online celebration of the life of John Prine. Produced by the Prine family and Oh Boy Records, featuring musicians, actors and friends remembering our beloved JP.
The tribute will feature memories and songs as well as rare and never-before-seen footage of John himself, while raising money for three organizations: NAMI, Alive Hospice and Make the Road New York
After the credits please stick around for “I Remember Everything” which was John Prine’s last recording. The song was written by John and his long-time friend and collaborator Pat McLaughlin. This recording took place in John’s living room with Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb. Available Now.
Make the Road New York: bit.ly/DonateMaketheRoad
Born February 7, 1946 actor Pete Postlethwaite was best known perhaps for his Oscar-nominated role in the 1993 film In The Name of the Father. He died January 2, 2001 after a long battle with cancer. He was 64.