Brian Downey’s Alive & Dangerous
Brian Downey’s Alive & DangerousDrummer Thin Lizzy
- Date: Thursday 19 Oct 2017
- Hall: CreativeColors Stage
- Doors open: 19:30
- Start: 20:30
- Presale: 25,- (excl. service charge)
- At the door: 29,-
Brian Downey is often cited as being an influence by many of the world's top drummers and feels invigorated to be playing the songs he cowrote in Thin Lizzy with his new band ALIVE AND DANGEROUS. Hailing originally from Dublin, Brian Downey enjoyed his first taste of success in Ireland with the top 20 hit 'Morning Dew' before forming 'Orphanage' 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.
In January 2017 Brian Downey’s – ALIVE AND DANGEROUS made their breathtaking live debut, playing the entire THIN LIZZY´s „LIVE & DANGEROUS“ album. 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. The line up of this brand new band is: Brian Downey (Drums), Matt Wilson (Bass/Lead Vocals), Brian Grace (Guitars/Backing Vocals) and Phil Edgar (Guitars/Backing Vocals).