band Boa who won the Cavern battle of the bands competition in late June and as
a result attended the Memphis Rock 'n' Roll
50th birthday celebrations on 5th July return to the Cavern on Sunday evening
22nd August for the first time since getting back from the USA.
Director of Tourism for the Liverpool Culture Company also travelled out to
Memphis for 5th July as the Liverpool Civic representative.
Jason was so
impressed with Boa's performances in Memphis he immediately booked them for the
"Waterfront Weekend Festival" at the Pier Head 3-5 September. Jason
was not only impressed with their sound but also with the way Boa conducted
themselves in Memphis, they were perfect Ambassadors for the City.
from Pilot Recording Studios in New York engineered at Sun Studios in Memphis
during Boa's recording session in Sun, which was part of their prize as battle
of the band winners.
Will contacted the
Cavern and said about the band...."Boa is a great band... let's get them a
BIG deal. And put them on at the Cavern when able. They really are special and
need to play-out often to reach the next level".
Paul Du Noyer: Music
journalist and author was one of five judges who picked Boa as the winners at
the Cavern battle of the bands, described their sound as "very
refreshing and original".
Boa's gig starts at
8.00pm on Sunday night and is part of their build up to their big day on Sunday
29th August when they open the show at 12.30pm on the main stage at the
Pier Head with their only appearance at the Mathew Street Festival. Later that
afternoon at 6pm three bands from Memphis will perform for two hours and close