Gary Moore Statue for Belfast

Gig for Gary Statue Fundraisers for 2022 TO BE ANNOUNCED

Fundraising Update

Our sales commission on tee-shirts and hoodies promotions is approx. £10 per item. 
We have raised £5,500 so far from 2019/20 and need €15,000 to commence construction stage 1.

Current Campaign – Online Merch

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Postponed 2020 Gig for Garys would have guaranteed statue construction Stage 1 to be completed.
Gary’s superfans we really can do this with online t-shirt sales!  Scroll up for the link to our merch page!

Online Fundraising Target = 7,500 T-shirts worldwide for Gary’s statue!  Just 1,500 t-shirts sold worldwide will guarantee Stage 1 DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION to commence!  We already have 33% of Stage 1 raised to date from our first Gig for Gary in Belfast in 2019 plus t-shirt sales and direct Paypal donations!

We are well on the way!

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Moore News Blog

Gig for Gary 2020 Announced!

We are honored to announce Gig for Gary 2020,  two super-shows in one mega-weekend of music and celebration. With the amazing sellout show in April 2019 we raised nearly £5,000 for the statue fund. This is one-third of the funds needed to commence stage 1 of the...

Fundraising Update for 2020

Fundraising Update for 2020

By Alex McGreevy. sonof71.comThe campaign to erect a statue of rock and blues guitar legend Gary more in his native Belfast, will take a step closer next Spring with two dedicated ‘Gig for Gary’ shows in Belfast and Dublin on the same weekend. Moore, one of the most...

New Thin Lizzy Postage Stamps feature Black Rose Album

By Alex McGreevy, October 4th 2019 Patricia Moore, the youngest sister of Irish rock and blues guitar legend Gary, has given her seal of approval on the Irish Post Office (An Post) issue of two commemorative Thin Lizzy stamps this week. The stamps, marking fifty years...

Gary Moore Statue Sculpture Artist Announced

We are delighted to announce that our sculpture artist for the Gary Moore Belfast statue is the very talented Irish artist Sean MacCarthy from Cork City. Sean is well regarded by his peers and has an extensive portfolio of figurative sculpture and statues including...

Eric Bell Interview on NVTV Belfast

Great interview with Eric Bell Tuesday 25th February on Belfast's NVTV show "The BIG Rock Show with Robin Elliott" helping to spread the good word about the statue project and Gig for Gary! You can watch the interview right now from NVTV's website we will have the...

Eric Bell Announced for Gig for Gary 2019

It is with great honour and excitement that we announce legendary founding guitarist of the Irish superband Thin Lizzy, Eric Bell and his band The Eric Bell Trio will be headlining the Gig for Gary 2019 at The Empire Belfast on April 12th.

April 12th 2019 Gig for Gary at The Belfast Empire

Eric Bell Trio (Belfast) featuring Romek Parol on drums and Dave Wintour on bass, Patricia Moore (UK) band featuring rhythm master Jimmy Howlett (UK) on drums, Gerry Quigley on guitar and Frank McNally on bass, Sam Davidson’s Taste (Belfast), and Gerry Quigley (Dublin) & The Durty Blues Band.

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Since Gary passed away there have been many tribute shows put on around the world by his fans to honour Gary and his music.  Below is a selection of those which we know about, if you hear of any more please let us know!

April 4th 2019 Gary Moore Tribute Budapest

8th International Gary Moore Memorial Concert
4th April 2019 – A38 Ship, Budapest, Hungary
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…more guests & bands will be announced soon!

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