Scots bands to carry out ‘Beatles Marathon’ in charity gig

TEN SCOTS bands will ‘Come Collectively’ to carry out over 100 of The Beatles biggest hits for the My Identify’5 Doddie Basis.

The charity gig held in Edinburgh will happen on the Meeting Roxy from 3pm till 11pm on Saturday.

The entire cash raised by way of ticket gross sales and donations will go to the muse, which helps these affected by Motor Neuron Illness (MND), and invests in analysis to seek out therapies, finally working in direction of a remedy for the illness.

Organiser Stuart McGachan and his father Patrick, who the charity gig is in honour of.
Organiser Stuart McGachan and his father Patrick, who handed away following his battle with MND final week.

Organiser Stuart McGachan stated: “The marathon has been impressed by my Dad’s love of The Beatles, handed all the way down to the entire of our household all through his life.

“He sadly misplaced his battle with Motor Neuron Illness final week.

“He was an incredible dad, grandad, husband, father-in-law, and good friend who introduced us all collectively.

“This week has been powerful, and the present can be too, but it surely offers us nice consolation realizing that he handed away realizing that we have been doing this for him, and everybody struggling immediately or not directly by way of this horrible illness.

“The My Identify’5 Doddie Basis has been a pleasure to work with, together with the wonderful
musicians which have volunteered their time and abilities. It’s been a welcome distraction to what’s been happening, and we hope we will make you all proud.”

Stuart is initially from Edinburgh however now lives in Columbus, Ohio, the place they host a Beatles marathon each December.

It has flourished into a serious occasion within the Columbus music calendar with video messages being despatched by Sir Paul McCartney and bandmate Sir Ringo Starr.

Tickets for Edinburgh’s first Beatles Marathon might be bought upfront by way of the Meeting Roxy web site, and donations might be made by way of JustGiving.

It’s a family-friendly occasion and youngsters are welcome to attend together with the remainder of the household.

The Edinburgh charity gig is going down simply weeks after the discharge of Now And Then by The Beatles.

Producers used synthetic intelligence to isolate vocals recorded by John Lennon over 50 years in the past, to create the band’s last track, which shot to Number one within the UK Official Charts.

Organisers of the marathon are hoping that this iconic launch will see Edinburgh-based Beatles followers ‘Twist and Shout’ their technique to Meeting Roxy, to get pleasure from extra of the band’s hits.

In case you are trying to be part of in-person, the deliberate operating order is as follows:

15:15 – The Charles Hawtrey Ban
15:50 – Dave Mack
16:10 – Heads Up
16:45 – Mountain Individuals
17:20 – Kings of Marigold
18:25 – Sebastian Dangerfield
19:35 – Monticule
20:35 – The Common White Album Band
21:30 – Lollapalooza
22:00 – Unrising Solar


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