September 9, 2021
SPECIAL LIVESTREAM CONCERT CELEBRATES RORY GALLAGHER’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET OF HIS EPONYMOUS DEBUT ALBUM (1971-2021) 

VISIT RORY’S OFFICIAL FACEBOOK PAGE AND YOUTUBE CHANNEL ON THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 9TH AT 6PM BST

FOR A 30-MINUTE TRIBUTE PERFORMED BY “BAND OF FRIENDS” FEATURING SONGS FROM THE DEBUT ALBUM

WATCH RORY GALLAGHER’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION UNBOXING VIDEO HERE

World-renowned, legendary blues rock guitarist Rory Gallagher received the celebration treatment when the 50th Anniversary Box Set of his eponymous 1971 debut album was released on September 3rd to across-the-board rave reviews from the UK music press including:
Mojo, Uncut, Classic Rock, Record Collector, Blues Matters, Blues in Britain and Shindig!

“Full of classic, eclectic styled tracks, this is a must
for fans and new listeners alike.” – Blues Matters

“A powerful and welcome reminder of Gallagher’s
unique range and flair.” – Classic Rock, 9/10

“Delicious context here… solo debut by Co. Donegal guitar
great gets five-disc box set treatment.” – Mojo, 4/5

“More than a quarter century on from his death,
Rory Gallagher is missed more than ever.” – Uncut

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To celebrate the release of Rory’s 50th Anniversary Box Set of his eponymous debut album (1971-2021), the Rory Gallagher tribute band Band Of Friends fronted by Gerry McAvoy (the original bass guitarist on Rory’s debut album), will perform a unique one-off livestream show to celebrate the launch of the 50th Anniversary performing key songs from the album.

The 30-minute livestream performance will take place at 6pm BST on Thursday September 9th via Rory Gallagher’s official Facebook page and YouTube Channel.

Featuring 5 discs, the 50th Anniversary Box Set of Rory’s eponymous 1971 debut album includes a brand-new mix of the original album, 30 previously unreleased outtakes and alternate takes, a six-song 1971 BBC Radio John Peel Sunday Concert, plus four 1971 BBC Radio Sounds of the Seventies session tracks, all mastered at Abbey Road Studios.  
Also included, a previously unreleased 50-minute DVD of Rory’s first-ever solo concert which was filmed in Paris, for the “Pop Deux” TV show.
Watch “Rory Gallagher’s 50th Anniversary Edition UnboxingVideoHERE.

Rory’s box set is available to pre-order at https://RoryGallagher.lnk.to/50thAnniversary

Rory was recently voted Ireland’s Greatest Music Artist by the listeners of Dublin’s national independent radio station, Newstalk. Rory topped the list, beating U2, Thin Lizzy, Van Morrison and Christy Moore. Read the article at https://bit.ly/2W5u8Ru.

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PRESS CONTACT

For further info about the 50th Anniversary Box Set of Rory Gallagher’s eponymous 1971 debut album, “Rory Gallagher”, please contact Peter Noble at 
[email protected]

Visit the official Rory Gallagher 50th Anniversary Box Set press page
www.noblepr.co.uk/press-releases/rory-gallagher/50th-anniversary-edition.htm