Dave and Linda Wood

Dave is a founder member of Ulverston Live Music, and is organizing the music component of Retro Rendezvous. Formed in 2002, Ulverston Live Music aimed to bring music to Ulverston that they thought wouldn’t normally come here. Gigs take place every month down at Ulverston Sports club, and a diverse mix they are, from Les Barker, While and Matthews, Vin Garbutt, Chris James, Sean Taylor, Dick Gaughan, Devil’s Interval, Fake Thackray to the Cajun Roosters, Show of Hands and Elbow Jane. There’s something for everyone.

Ulverston Live Music also puts gigs on at the Coro. Acts you might have seen there include Fairport Convention, The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, The Lancashire Hotpots, Blue Tapestry and Half Man Half Biscuit. Have a look at Ulverston Live Music website for a full list of previous artists, or see their Facebook page to make suggestions and see who is coming!

As one of the founders of Retro Rendezvous he is keen to work with as many people as possible to make the event a continuing success. If you have any suggestions, just give him a call on 07749827488.

Dave has been married to Linda for over 40 years, has two sons Billy and John, and four grandkids, Charlotte, Harriet, Ava and Finley. After working as a senior nurse with the NHS for 33 years, he retired to concentrate on his passions of family, music, bikes, political activism, and Ulverston town as well as working part-time for Kendal College. He has lived in Ulverston since 1981, having moved here from Merseyside.

Please contact Dave at david.wood101@btinternet.com regarding music and performers.