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Hector Gannet (aka Aaron James Duff solo) + Ren Lawton
The Engine Room,
Sunday December 11 20222
I had been looking forward to the original gig for what seemed ages and then two days before the show, the headliner David A Jaycock pulls the plug and messages the venue to say sorry, as he can’t make it up from his Cornish enclave.
Hats off then to The Engine Room who did more than just salvage the situation, they nailed it with a last minute line-up change. Up stepped Aaron James Duff who doubles as front man to North Shields favourites Hector Gannet to take headliner duties.
That switch appeared to have created a last minute rush for tickets, encouraged too by Cerys Matthews on her BBC 6 music show that morning who had recommended the gig and played support artist Ren Lawton’s ‘Cold Afternoon’ into the bargain.
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