Lloyd BMW Sponsors Cockermouth Live

22/06/2018

Lloyd BMW Sponsors Cockermouth Live

22/06/2018

Lloyd Cockermouth BMW & MINI are excited to announce that they are headline sponsors of this year's Cockermouth Live!

This festival is a weekend full of music, dance, drama & inspiration. From Friday 29th June until Sunday 1st July the streets and pubs of Cockermouth will be awash with live music and activity. See a full list of activity at www.cockermouthfestival.org One of the most popular and exciting live rhythm and blues acts in the world Dr Feelgood will be headlining the Cockermouth Live Festival on Saturday 30th June at 8pm at the Kirgate Centre.Formed on Canvey Island in Essex in the early 1970s Dr. Feelgood’s raw and uncompromising style resulted in the album Stupidity that immediately went to the number one position in the U.K. charts.

Dr. Feelgood have also enjoyed global success with a string of hit singles including Roxette, Back in the Night, Milk and Alcohol, She Does it Right and See You Later Alligator - which gave the group their first gold record.

The last album to feature Lee Brilleaux - Down at the Doctors - was recorded live at the Dr. Feelgood Music Bar on Canvey Island, (now the site of the Oysterfleet Hotel) just two months before he died.The current line-up features the rhythm section Kevin Morris on drums and Phil Mitchell on bass (both 35 years), Steve Walwyn on guitar (28 years), and Robert Kane (formerly of The Animals) the most recent addition – joining in 1999.

Julien Temple’s film Oil City Confidential released in February 2010 tells the story of the band’s formative years featuring the Wilko Johnson era. May 2011 saw the digitally re-mastered re-release of Chessmasters, originally released in 2000 on EMI Records - the band’s tribute to the Chess label, home to many of the finest blues artists of the 20th century - and the first Dr Feelgood album to feature Robert on vocals.

The band continues to tour extensively throughout the world. www.drfeelgood.org

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