Rock Family trees launch

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Total 1 £4.00

Friday, 04 May 2018 – 6pm-9pm

Art, music, voice

Veteran Wirral Singer/songwriter, Dean Johnson presents a special viewing of artist Pete Frame’s legendary ‘Rock family Trees’ posters, many of them the originals signed by Pete himself, they tell the story of the birth of Beatles and Merseybeat and on to the punk era of Erics club.

The exhibition will be opened by Ireland’s greatest rock critic Gavin Martin, Gavin published the iconic ‘Alternative Ulster ‘ fanzine in 1977, he went on to become the NME’s featured writer, interviewing the likes of Marvin Gaye , Nina Simone, Willie Nelson, Van Morrison, Pete Townshend, The Sex Pistols, The Clash and Neil Young . He is currently the Daily Mirror’s weekly music reviewer

Celebrating West Kirby’s coastal location, Gavin will present a spoken word piece based on Neil Young’s seminal ‘On the Beach ‘ album , while Dean Johnson will perform key songs from the classic album.



West Kirby Arts Centre
29 Brookfield Gardens
West Kirby
CH48 4EL


The Arts Centre is located half-way down a residential road in the centre of West Kirby. If you are driving to attend one of our events or classes, we ask kindly that you park your car at the West Kirby Concourse car park, which is a 2 min walk from The Arts Centre. Brookfield Road and Brookfield Gardens have very limited spaces and should be made available for residents.