Third Annual Tribute To PHIL LYNOTT To Take Place In August

July 2, 2004

Monster Records has announced plans for the third annual "Thin Lizzy - A Celebration: The Music of Phil Lynott" tribute concert, to be held on Saturday, August 7 at Healey's (Jeff Healey's club at 178 Bathurst St.) in Toronto.

For the third year in a row, some of the finest musicians on the Canadian indie scene are coming together to celebrate and pay tribute to a true warrior poet, Philip Lynott. Since his untimely death in 1986, THIN LIZZY's Phil Lynott has left a musical legacy that continues to influence and inspire musicians around the globe. Even the legendary Bob Dylan has been recently quoted singing LIZZY's praises. Over the years, Lynott's songs have been covered by an array of such diverse performers as HENRY ROLLINS, THE CORRS, SMASHING PUMPKINS, RANDY BACHMAN, HUEY LEWIS, METALLICA, THE CURE and most recently, Canada's own EMM GRYNER.

Last year the show was a resounding success. In all, 12 bands performed to a wildly enthusiastic crowd. Performers and fans alike had a fantastic time and this year stands to be even better.

It's set to be a jam-packed evening of great performances and great songs. Here are some of the confirmed acts so far: THE CRAWLING KINGSNAKES, GALORE, TACOMA REDD, NATIONAL ANTHEM, THE MCBRIDES, CRASH KELLY, CRAZY BABIES, FOUR DEADLY VENOMS, GORGEOUS GEORGE, BEYOND THERAPY and more... including some very cool special guests!

The show starts at 9:00 p.m. sharp. There will be door prizes, and orders will be taken for personalized, autographed copies of Philomena Lynott's book, "My Boy".

Once again, Philomena has graciously offered to take time out of her busy schedule to pre-record an introduction for the evening.

All ticket proceeds will be going to the Roisin Dubh Trust ("Row-Sheen Duv") for the construction of a Phil Lynott Memorial in Dublin. Tickets are only $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

Advance tickets are available at Healey's and Monster Records (416) 975-1829 (664 Yonge St. Toronto, 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 12 a.m. Friday to Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sundays)

For any questions, please contact Roger Costa (416) 975-1829 (11:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.) or send e-mail to [email protected].

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