Neil Carter, the unsung hero of the Gary Moore Band's greatest years

Without a doubt, as one who has studied the music of Gary Moore from quite early on in his career, the introduction of the multi-talented Neil Carter to Moore's rock band lineups, was indeed the catalyst for some of the finest and most enduring musical milestones in this phase of Gary's career. That Neil would unselfishly contribute his dynamic writing, playing abilities and performances, being such a gifted one in all these areas, truly is the mark of a great musician. To me the zenith of this collaboration, was the "Wild Frontier" era, even though Neil's actual contributions to the recorded album are not as substantial as other of Gary's albums, this LP and to a great deal as well, the "After The War" album, are standouts to me, though earlier albums have Moore/Carter compositions that are just as great.

Pinkpop Classic 2010

On the 14th of August, Gary will play at the Pinkpop Classic festival in Landgraaf, The Netherlands. Back in his old rock days, they have played already at the Pinkpop festival (23rd of May, 1983), after the release of "Corridors Of Power" album. After 27 years Gary will return to Pinkpop with his new rock project...hopefully with Neil Carter in the band, who also has been at that concert in 1983, just before his joining to Gary's band for the US tour.

New dates in Italy!

Tickets on sale already for the Genova Guitar Festival, but soon you will be able to buy tickets for two more shows in Italy. Gary and his new band will play in Milano on 27th, and in Rome on the 28th of July. Tickets will be available at the same place as for the Genova gig.

Hope For Haiti - Charity event with Gary!

Gary Moore will be one of the special guests of the Hope For Haiti charity event in aid of the earthquake victims of Haiti.
As you all know, on 12th January this year Haiti was hit by an earthquake that has caused catastrophic events for their people, their land and their infrastructure.
The concert will takes place at The Old Market in Hove, England on the 10th of April 2010. Program will start at 19.00. Tickets are available on the price of 10 GBP (15 GBP on door), but if you can't attend the concert please donate what you can.

Warm-up gig in London!

Gary and his band will play a special gig in London at the Charlotte Street Blues bar on the 6th of April 2010. Tickets are available at from 30th March.

Another rock festival in the program!

Gary will be the headliner of the second day at the Trondheim Rock Festival. The first day will offer a death/black metal program, but on Saturday there will be some more melodic rock bands, too. The Danish D.A.D and the AOR-legend Magnum will be playing before Gary on 22nd of May.

40 years on records!

Last week Gary had played one of the last shows of the Bad For You Baby tour in Budapest. On the day before the show he had attended a press conference - right after arriving from Poland. Although the journalists were not in top form with their questions, they did run for autographs at the end just like fans would do. Or they were more like fans than journalists? Anyway, I still had a few seconds to presenting to Gary a thankyou "award" in the name of our fan community. It's 40 years already since the first vinyl record has been released featuring Gary's guitar playing.

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