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Merry Hell & Gerry Colvin

Merry Hell & Gerry Colvin

Ulverston Live Music Presents: Merry Hell / Gerry Colvin

Saturday 19 October: 7.30pm

Tickets: £18 – Unreserved Seating!

Come join Ulverston Live Music as they present a brilliant evening of music with Merry Hell & Gerry Colvin


Merry Hell:
The sound of dreams realised, joy unconfined, your favourite yesterdays returning and the promise of tomorrow. Merry Hell are all this and more. 
Founded in their native North West of England, Merry Hell is an eight-piece folk-rock band with a history, a pedigree and a bright future. They have risen to become festival favourites, their first three albums finding favour with critics, broadcasters and music fans alike.
They are continuing to develop an enviable reputation for the quality of their song writing, recorded work and live performances.

Gerry Colvin:
Born in Barrow-in-Furness, Gerry joined pop band ‘The Man Upstairs’. They released three singles and toured with ‘The Smiths’.  
Gerry also co-founded and fronted the legendary John Peel favourite skiffle-cowpunk indie outfit ‘Terry & Gerry’. This seminal band toured Europe and the USA and appeared on countless Radio and TV shows including “The Tube” and “The Old Grey Whistle Test”
In the 90’s Colvin’s other major project was film music as vocalist with ‘The National Screen Orchestra’; he also performed as a comedy double act with Hollywood superstar Mackenzie Crook
Gerry continues to record and release critically acclaimed albums, with the latest released in 2018

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Merry Hell:
Merry Hell developed their reputation and have risen to become festival favourites enjoying appearances at prestigious festivals around the country and on the continent.
In 2018 they were voted Best Band and Best Live Band at the Folk Awards, and the award-winning albums keep coming. Founded in their native North West of England, Merry Hell is an eight-piece folk-rock band with a history, a pedigree and a bright future, their first three albums finding favour with critics, broadcasters and music fans alike.
They are continuing to develop an enviable reputation for the quality of their song writing, recorded work and live performances. The sound of dreams realised, joy unconfined, your favourite yesterday’s returning and the promise of tomorrow. Merry Hell are all this and more.

The Gerry Colvin Band:
In the 1970’s Gerry Colvin joined ‘The Man Upstairs’ who released singles and toured with ‘The Smiths’.
In the 1980’s he fronted John Peel’s favourite skiffle-cowpunk indie outfit ‘Terry & Gerry’ and toured Europe and the USA, appeared on countless Radio and TV shows including “The Tube” and “The Old Grey Whistle Test”.
In the 1990’s Gerry worked in Nashville as a professional songwriter and in the UK collaborated on an album project with Alison Moyet and also performed as a comedy double act with Hollywood superstar Mackenzie Crook. He also penned TV themes, musicals, film scores and wrote and presented for BBC Radio 2.
In 1993 Gerry toured extensively with ‘The Atlantics’: including a slot at Glastonbury Festival where Gerry was compere, and appeared on BBC’s ‘Pebble Mill at One’. He went on to form the five piece folk band ‘Colvinquarmby’ and Gerry Colvin continues to record and release critically acclaimed albums with ‘The Gerry Colvin Band’.

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