Bob Dylan’s Music Performed by The Celebrated (our very own house band)
A Concert for the benefit of MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES WEST
Tickets £8 from the West Kirby Arts Centre
http://www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk* (will be added to website soon) or on the door on the night unless we are sold out!
The Celebrated are a core group of five musicians (Bob Glass, Glyn Jones, Craig Mackintosh, Gareth Padfield and Trevor Smith), who also write our own songs. We formed in 2015 to perform concerts for charities and have been doing so ever since. Our ‘Strike Another Match Concert’ concert is our 16th over this period, all performed at the Wonderful West Kirby Arts Centre. The theme for tonight’s concert comes from the 1965 song ‘It’s All Over Now Baby Blue’. Dylanologists have attempted to explain what the Nobel laureate is singing about but I like to think this penultimate line in the song “strike another match go start anew’ could be referring to Hans Christian Anderson’s Little Match Girl, who struck her matches to keep warm but the striking match also enabled her to imagine wonderful visions of how life might be. That was the magic in this very sad story. We invite you to join us finding the magic in Bob Dylan’s lyrics as we draw from his wonderful collection of love songs, folk and protest songs, mysterious songs of the inner self, with rock, blues and country flavours.
Our charity for the Strike Another Match Concert is
MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES (Doctors Without Borders)
“Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is the world’s leading emergency medical humanitarian aid organisation.
We provide emergency medical care to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics and natural or man-made disasters, without discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. We work in over 70 countries and go to places where others cannot or choose not to go.
MSF can do this because we are independently funded, with 95 per cent of our support coming from individual or private donors, like you.
Thank you for your support.
For MSF, this is the humanitarian act: to seek to relieve suffering, to seek to restore autonomy, to witness to the truth of injustice, and to insist on political responsibility..." (Quote DR JAMES ORBINSKIFORMER MSF PRESIDENT)
We hope you enjoy our music and please give generously for this incredibly worthwhile cause.
NB:Arriving by car, we request that you do not park in Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road but
rather use the Concourse car park and walk the short distance to the Centre and remember we have a licensed bar so great idea to come by public transport anyway! Train and bus arrive nearby.