||When Johnny Moran was wondering
how to celebrate his upcoming 40th birthday, the idea of
hiring a room developed very quickly into "well maybe I'll put a band
on as well" and then "wouldn't it be great to have a few bands on".
The next thing you know an EVENT was born.
In association with 'Change 4 Charity' Johnny's Party will now
take place on Friday November 20th in the Winter
Gardens Spanish Hall.
Set to run between 8pm & 2am the
event will have a token ticket price of £5 with all profits donated
to the local charity. The entertainment is a friends and relations
bill. Mainly bands that Johnny has performed with over the years!
Headliners for the night are Manchester
which will see the long overdue return to Blackpool of music ikon
and journalist John Robb. Johns first band The Membranes
were an integral part of the Blackpool music scene in the early
Who could forget Thee Phantom
Creeps on a night like this. Richard King and the boys have a
long association with Johnny with old names The Turnpike Cruisers &
Next up, Curleys
Heroes featuring the birthday boy himself on the drums. The Curleys
reformed recently after an 18 year break.
To open the proceedings will be a fully-fledged
reformation especially for the party by old faves The Riverside Trio.
Theres DJ's, celebrity guests and even a Champagne Bar. More detailed
news as things progress.
Tickets will be on sale week beginning 26
- SPANISH HALL - SCHEDULE
- TICKET OUTLETS