Top artistes re-live the glory days at music feast of a gig

The Gathering MKII features a stellar line up of musicians
The Gathering MKII features a stellar line up of musicians

Seasoned musicians from four iconic bands are set to light up the stage next week.

The Gathering MKII features Simon Hough (Big Country) Ken Nichol (Steeleye Span) Matt Pegg (Procol Harum) and Paul Burgess (10cc).

The gig will be played at Barnoldswick Music and Arts Centre on Thursday, 9April 20th) and the artistes will be performing some new material from their upcoming album, Gathering MKII along with some classics from their careers with the bands they each played with.

The Gathering was born In 2009 when Peter Barton put together a gathering of exceptional musicians including Jerry Donahue (Fairport Convention), Clive Bunker (Jethro Tull), Rick Kemp (Steeleye Span), Ray Jackson (musician) (Lindisfarne), Doug Morter (The Albion Band) and Kristina Donahue.

The band toured extensively to amazing reviews but sadly the band disbanded several years ago.

But now a new era is emerging with the Gathering MKII.

There is free entry to the show and the doors open at 7-30pm with a support act on stage at 8pm and the main stars on stage at 9pm.

Barnoldswick Music and Arts Centre, a small intimate venue loved by many and recently dubbed as the biggest, smallest venue in England.