The Trembling Wilburys ended 2013 with two great Christmas gigs, the first at the legendary Dingwalls in London’s Camden Lock, and the second at our pal Denis Cook’s new venue, the Flamingo on the Pond in Watford. The Dingwalls gig was also drummer Dave Stark’s SongLink 20th Anniversary party, and saw a great turnout of music industry friends and supporters, along with many new faces seeing the band in action for the first time. Continue reading
It’s here! Our second video, featuring Dave Collison on Lead Vocals, is ‘Not Alone Any More’. 25 years after the passing of Roy Orbison and 12 years since we lost George Harrison, we are keeping the music and the memories alive!
Showbiz legends were in abundance at the Regents Park Marriott Hotel in Swiss Cottage on Saturday 16th November, when the Heritage Foundation paid special tribute to actor and comedian Bernard Cribbins OBE on achieving 70 years in the business. Best known for narrating The Wombles TV series; his appearances in three Carry On films; two hit records (‘Right Said Fred’ and ‘Hole In The Ground’) plus appearances in Doctor Who, Jackanory, Fawlty Towers, Wrong Arm Of The Law and many other TV programmes and feature films, Cribbins (84) was delighted to receive recognition from his peers at the Heritage Foundation’s annual Christmas Lunch. The glitzy event (complete with crackers, turkey & mince pies) concluded with a full set by the Trembling Wilburys, whose singers Glen Knowler (as George Harrison) and Dave Collison (as Roy Orbison) are seen flanking Cribbins. This turned out to be one of our best performances yet, and a great warm-up for our special Xmas party night at Dingwalls in Camden on December 3rd. Continue reading
OK folks here we go… all down to Dingwalls on Dec 3rd!
The Trembling Wilburys are the UK’s first & best tribute to rock supergroup the Traveling Wilburys, featuring a line-up of top vocalists and musicians who perfectly recreate the unique sounds & style of the amazing band created in 1988 by George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne. Band members include Glen Knowler, truly uncanny as George Harrison, while Dave Collison perfectly captures Roy Orbison‘s incredible vocal range and look.
The Xmas show will feature a full Wilburys set including all the classics (Handle With Care, End of the Line, She’s My Baby plus Beatles & solo George etc), along with a special tribute set to the late, great “Big O”, Roy Orbison who left the bandstand exactly 25 years ago on December 6th, 1988. Plus special guest tbc.
Doors 19.30, showtime 20.15
In just a few days time, the Trembling Wilburys will be releasing their first video, “Handle With Care” to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the release of the original which set off the whole thing. Originally released on the 17th of October, 1988, “Handle With Care” was the Traveling Wilburys biggest and most popular hit.
Join the Trembling Wilburys facebook page to be among the first to see our rendition of this fantastic song.
On Monday May 6th, an historic musical event took place at London’s St. James’ Theatre, when three members of John Lennon’s original Quarrymen (Rod Davis, Len Garry and John ‘Duff’ Lowe) were joined by two of the Trembling Wilburys, drummer Dave Stark and bassist Marko Laver, for a one-off gig which was rapturously received by a full house crowd. Dave and Marko were invited to step in as regular Quarrymen drummer Colin Hanton was recovering from a shoulder operation back home in Liverpool. The two-set gig included many skiffle and rock’n’roll classics such as ‘Rock Island Line’, ‘Twenty Flight Rock’ and ‘That’ll Be The Day’, along with Quarrymen/early Beatles originals ‘One After 909’ and ‘In Spite Of The Danger’, plus a sentimental version of Lennon’s classic ‘In My Life’.
Click here for a full report of the show at The Quarrymen website.
The Trembling Wilburys will be playing at the Grovelands Park Centenary, which takes place in Winchmore Hill on May the 18th and 19th. It promises to be a wonderful event full of great activities and shows.
The Wilburys will be performing on the main stage on the Saturday at around 4pm with a combination of Traveling Wilburys, Roy Orbison (our Dave Collison) and George Harrison (our Glen Knowler) songs for you all to dance and sing along to.
So, come on down and enjoy the beautiful park, all the events and our very own Trembling Wilburys.
Don’t forget to head on over and like the Trembling Wilburys facebook page and maybe even send invites to your facebook friends.
This Saint Patrick’s Day, March 17th 2013, the Trembling Wilburys will be playing at a lunch to celebrate the unveiling of plaques for George Harrison MBE and John Lennon MBE.
All of the usual Wilburys hits plus a few extra ‘George’ numbers, with our very own Glen Knowler, will get the day rocking.
From the Heritage Foundation site:
The Heritage Foundation and our Annual President Vicki Michelle MBE are pleased to announce that there will be a Blue Plaque unveiling in tribute to John Lennon MBE and George Harrison MBE on Sunday March 17th 2013 at Baker Street. London W1 and lunch after at The Marriott Hotel. Regents Park. London. NW3 3ST
Tickets to this event will cost £80 including wine on the table.
To apply please call our credit card ticket hotline on either 0208 3429953 or 07703 397270
Yes, we’re coming back to the London Beatles Day to play some music for all you lovely Beatles fans. You can find more information on the Beatles Days website:
We had a lovely welcome last time and, by all accounts, everyone enjoyed the show. So come on down!