Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne are an English folk rock band from Newcastle upon Tyne established in 1968 (originally called Brethren).

The group began as ‘The Downtown Faction’, led by Rod Clements, but soon changed their name to Brethren and subsequently Lindisfarne.

The original line-up comprised Alan Hull (vocals, guitar, piano), Ray Jackson (vocals, mandolin, harmonica), Simon Cowe (guitar, mandolin, banjo, keyboards), Rod Clements (bass guitar, violin) and Ray Laidlaw (drums).

They are best known for the albums Nicely Out of Tune (1970), Fog on the Tyne (1971) which became the biggest selling UK album in 1972, Dingly Dell (1972) and Back and Fourth (1978), and also for the success of songs such as “Meet Me on the Corner”, “Lady Eleanor”, “Run For Home” and “We Can Swing Together”.

Current members are:

  • Rod Clements – bass guitar, violin, slide guitar, mandolin (1968-1973, 1976, 1978-2004, 2015-present)
  • Charlie Harcourt – guitar (1973-1975, 2013–present)
  • Ian Thomson – bass guitar (1990-2003, 2013–present)
  • Dave Hull-Denholm – guitar, mandolin, banjo, keyboards (1994-2004, 2013–present)
  • Steve Daggett – keyboards (2013–present; touring member – 1986-1987)
  • Paul Thompson – drums (2013–present)

Day: Sunday

Stage: T.B.A.

Time Slot: T.B.A.

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