A tribute to Giorgio Gomelsky – the man behind British R n B
30 April @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm£10
The Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds and many other legendary British rhythm and blues artistes kicked-off their musical careers at The Crawdaddy Club in Richmond – a music venue set up by the late Giorgio Gomelsky, music producer and impresario, who died in New York in 2016. On Sunday 30th April, we’ll be celebrating his life and legacy at the very same location, now One Kew Road Bar & Restaurant, with live music and memories from those that knew Giorgio personally.
And we’ll be launching a new book entitled GIORGIO GOMELSKY ‘FOR YOUR LOVE’, the first biography about the man, written by close friend Francis Dumaurier, who will be present to sign your copy. In addition to the book, published by local Richmond publisher Aurora Metro, there will be exclusive pre-release recordings of Giorgio Gomelsky’s celebrated work featuring legendary artistes, for sale on the night from Charly Records.
Timings and ticket options
4.00pm & 5.30pm – Guided walking tour of both Crawdaddy locations £7.50 (plus booking fee)
Doors open 7.00pm – Show starts at 8.00pm – Show ends at 10.30pm (approx)
STANDING £10.00 (plus booking fee)
SEATED (unreserved) £15.00 (plus booking fee)
Books available to purchase at discounted price of £12.00 (plus booking fee)
NOTE All Eventbrite ticket holders can receive 20% off their food and drinks bill (when ordered together) at One Kew Road Bar and Restaurant. If you are planning to eat at the venue, we suggest reserving your table directly with them at https://www.onekewroadrichmond.co.uk/ or calling 020 8940 5768 (Proof of Eventbrite ticket purchase will be required by the waiters)