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ELECTRIC 50 - BOB DYLAN JUDAS REDUX LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

2016 marks the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan’s incendiary ‘Judas’ gig at Manchester Free Trade Hall - a gig that has has been hailed as one of the twenty most important moments in rock history, the electrifying night the young American poet clashed head on with the traditionalist die-hards of the folk scene.

Manchester District Music Archive is celebrating this outstanding event with a fundraising concert of our own, to be held on Tuesday 17th May 2016 at a city centre venue (TBC).

The evening will see Dylan’s set list from that night performed by a collection of Manchester’s finest musicians, each group or performer playing one song from the original 1966 concert.

PLEASE NOTE: Venue TBC

Watch this space for tickets!

MC - Andy Kershaw

Intro Evocation And The Dreamers - Tony 'Longfella' Walsh

She Belongs to Me - Andrew 'Blind Boy' Butler
4th Time Around - Kevin Hewick
Visions of Johanna - The Speed of Sound
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue - The Freshies
Desolation Row - John O'Connell
Just Like a Woman - Poppycock
Mr. Tambourine Man - Edwina Hayes

Raffle - 6 prizes of a Mark Makin original photograph from the 1966 Free Trade Hall gig, presentation sized and signed by Mark

Tell Me, Momma - Dub Vampire
I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met) - Thick Richard and Friends
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down - George Borowski
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues - Jez Kerr
Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat - The Creature Comfort
One Too Many Mornings - Vocal Harum
Ballad of a Thin Man - Gerry and The Holograms
Like a Rolling Stone - Ensemble

This is a fundraiser for MDMarchive organised by Dr. CP Lee & Dave Rofe

Artwork by Stanley Chow 

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

11th February 1973TICKET
Hardrock Concert Theatre – Robin
11th February 1977TICKET
Free Trade Hall – Abigail
11th February 1977TICKET
Free Trade Hall – kifs
11th February 1978PRESS ARTICLE
11th February 1978ADVERT
The Drones, John Cooper Clarke, Emergency (1), The Slugs / Umist – shivadescending
11th February 1984TICKET
The Apollo – WithyBlue
11th February 1988TICKET
James / The Ritz – dubwise-er
11th February 1988TICKET
The Apollo – dubwise-er
11th February 1992PRESS ARTICLE
Morrissey – dalliance68
11th February 1994POSTER
Inspiral Carpets – vassilis
11th February 2005TICKET
Academy 3 (Hop And Grape) – Tony/Longfella
11th February 2009POSTER
Nick Farrimond / Indigo – Funkjazztical
11th February 2009TICKET
Morrissey, Mark Radcliffe – Alastair


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