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The Date Brothers

Brothers Ian and Nigel Date are two extraordinary musicians who will be returning to perform at The Royal Exchange, 34 Bolton St Newcastle, Wednesday 21st November.

Last year the gig was a highlight in their international tour. The Royal Exchange is a fantastic intimate venue with a vibrant funky patronage.

Ian, now based in Ireland, is touring Australia in November performing at the Wangaratta Jazz Festival and the Manouche Gypsy Guitar Festival in Brisbane.The Date Brothers

Ian is one of the greatest guitarists to have emerged from Australia. For many years he was associated with the best jazz musicians in the country including Don Burrows, James Morrison, George Washingmachine and Tom Baker. He has collaborated with some of the best guitarists in the world, recording and performing with Martin Taylor, Robin Nolan and renowned gypsy guitar legend Fapy Lafertin.

Guitarist Nigel Date is based in Sydney and has visited Newcastle before with the band The Straight Back Fellows.

In 2006 the Brothers were joined by local sax/clarinet legend Andrew Firth. Expect some special guests this time around also.

For lovers of fine music and fantastic guitar playing, be sure not to miss this rare opportunity and special musical event.

  • Who: The Date Brothers
  • Where: Royal Exchange 34 Bolton St Newcastle
  • When 7PM Wednesday 21st November 2007

For more information visit or or contact Dean at The Royal Exchange 0249294969

Posted on November 13th, 2007 in Events

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