Tues 25th Sept Queen Vic South Sheilds

25 Sep 2018 South Shields


Time : 7pm
Venue : The Queen Vic
Address : Victoria rd South Shields
Zip : NE33 4QQ

Brian Downey – Alive and Dangerous


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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 regulary played live shows and recorded with renowned guitarist Gary Moore.