Resurrection: The Stone Roses Tribute
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About The Event
‘Resurrection’ formed in 1998 & based in Glasgow, Scotland. They have toured with many celebrities including Mani (The Stone Roses/ex Primal Scream) with whom they performed live onstage with, at the world famous King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, when Mani jumped up on stage to a rapturous applause & performed ‘She Bangs The Drums’ with the lads. The venue erupted & DF Concerts ‘staff’ were quoted as saying “It was the best night we have seen in here for a long time”.
They recently did a spot on Sky News to coincide with the release of new Stone Roses material. They have been mentioned in the book about Ian Brown – Already In Me, the updated version of John Robb’s book, simply titled ‘The Stone Roses’ & The Stone Roses book titled ‘War & Peace.’ The publications the band have featured in - include The NME, Melody Maker, Q Magazine (Alex James column – Blur), The Sunday Mail, The Daily Record, The Sun, The Irish Times, The Yorkshire Evening Press, The Evening News, The Big Issue North, Konnect Magazine & so on.
Resurrection have played many sold out shows all over the UK & Ireland to hundreds of thousands of Stone Roses fans, including 6000 at Bowlers Manchester, 1900 Barrowland Glasgow, 6500 at The Point Theatre in Dublin alone & were given this show from none other than Mr ‘Ian Brown’ himself. The band toured for a total of 3yrs alongside Mani, Clint Boon/Tom Hingley & Oasis DJ Phil Smith & had many great nights together on tour. Some quotes from this period in the bands history are mind blowing, with Mani quoted as saying “They do the songs justice & sound better than we did before we split”. The quotes & reviews are astounding from their live performances around the UK & Ireland. The band reformed in Aug 2014 after a 10+yrs hiatus & sold out over 28 shows in a 12 month period. Their shows continue to sell out around the country.
Ricky Toner – Vocals aka (Ian Brown)
Jerry Levy – Guitar aka (John Squire)
Matt Checkley – Bass aka (Gary ‘Mani’ Mounfield)
Mathew Hurst – Drums/vocals aka (Alan ‘Reni’ Wren)
“They’re still the best tribute to The Stone Roses around”. (Mani) The Stone Roses Dec 2015
Tickets £8 in advance