Photography: John Johnson / @JohnJohno

GIG

The Love Band ft Johnny Echols

Grand Central Hall – 29/06

Liverpool’s love affair with cult Los Angeles band LOVE has been well documented, with their seminal album Forever Changes inspiring generations of Liverpool musicians to try something new. Now is the final time to see any semblance of the original group perform live, as original guitarist JOHNNY ECHOLS The Love Band on their farewell UK tour, celebrating the life and work of the group’s famed songwriter and musician, the late Arthur Lee. Echols – a childhood friend and longtime collaborator of Arthur, and lead guitarist of Baby Lemonade – will lead an ensemble in performing classic tracks from Love’s first three albums: Love, Da Capo and Forever Changes. Coinciding with the tour, The Love Band featuring Johnny Echols will release a limited edition 7” single entitled Are We OK backed with B-side Tinsel Tears, two songs from the aborted 2005 LOVE album. The release marks Echols’ first recording since 1968. Don’t miss the once in a lifetime chance to witness The Love Band live and in action at Grand Central Hall.

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