PREVIOUS EVENTS

The following events were organized/funded and produced by fans of the Bay City Rollers.

ABSOLUTE ROLLER FEST  1996




This event was held in Bay City, Michigan.  In attendance was former member Ian Mitchell who performed and participated in a Q & A Session.





ABSOLUTE ROLLER FEST  1997

This event was held in Las Vegas, NV.  Special guests were Ian Mitchell, Pat McGlynn and Nobby Clark who all performed a concert and meet and greet.




ABSOLUTE ROLLER FEST  1998

This event was held in New Orleans and featured a concert by Duncan Faure and surprised guest appearance by Ian Mitchell.  A joint concert was performed, followed by a meet and greet.


Ian Mitchell (l) and Duncan Faure (r)

ABSOLUTE ROLLER FEST  1999

This event was held in Philadelphia and featured in VH-1's Behind The Music episode on The Bay City Rollers.




REMEMBERIN' THE ROLLERS - 1999

This event was held in Covent Garden, London and was attended by original lead singer Les McKeown.



SHANG A LANG 1999

Shang A Lang was a fan fest held in Toronto, Ontario.  Duncan Faure (who replaced lead singer Les McKeown when he left in 1979) and Stuart Woody Wood performed songs from the Rollers catalog and Woody did a meet and greet.




UK2K - 2000

Fan Gathering held in Edinburgh attended by original lead singer Les McKeown.  This event featured a full concert by Les and his Legendary Bay City Rollers.




ROLLIN'  2000  

Fan gathering held in Boston. 

DON'T LET THE MUSIC DIE  - 2001

Fan Gathering held in Liverpool attended by original drummer Derek Longmuir.  This event featured a Q&A session with Derek and an impromptu drum performance when he was encouraged to join Bay City Rollers tribute band Fab 208 for Shang -a-Lang.





SOUTHERN ROLLER FEST - 2001

Fan gathering held in Tennessee. 

ROLLERBLAST - 2002

This event was held in Virginia and featured a concert by Duncan Faure.


FAN FEST - 2002

Fan gathering held in Atlanta.  This event featured a full concert by Les McKeown and his Legendary Bay City Rollers.




FAN FEST - 2003

Fan gathering held in New Orleans.  

FAN FEST - 2005

Fan gathering held in Chicago. 



UK2K RELOADED - 2007

Fan Gathering held in Edinburgh attended by Eric Faukner and founding member Alan Longmuir.



(please click on video to view via Youtube)


BAY CITY ROLLERS REGENERATION 2010

Fan Gathering held in Savannah, GA.  The event featured a full concert by Les McKeown and his Legendary Band.  Special guest founding member Alan Longmuir




LISTENING PARTY - 2014

Private living room concert in Pennsylvania featuring Duncan Faure that was fan hosted and produced.

photo credit:  SusanRostron.com


BAY CITY ROLLERS 40th USANNIVERSARY 2015

The 40th Anniversary celebration of the Bay City Rollers arriving in the US was held in Philadelphia.  Special guests included:  Danny Fields, Carol Klefner and WFIL DJ "Banana Joe"  Les McKeown also held a modern day Meet and Greet across the ocean via Skype. 




PART 2         PART 3


(please click on video(s) to view via Youtube)

BAY CITY ROLLERS FLASH MOB - 2015

Fans from all over the world met in NYC to Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Bay City Rollers first visit to US.  Braving Hurricane Joaquin, die-hard fans visited the Today Show, Top of the Rock, took a very cold and wet bus tour of the city and ended the day with a "flash mob sing-a-long" in Times Square.

 

(please click on video to view via Youtube)



MOVE BACK - 2016



This event celebrated the 40th Anniversary of 40,000 fans taking over Nathan Phillips Square.  This event also had the privilege of presenting the North American premiere of I Ran With The Gang, The Story of Original Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir.  


photo credit:  SusanRostron.com 

Note:  I Ran With The Gang came back to Toronto for an encore performance in 2017.

2 comments:

  1. Looks like fun. Have been stumbling across the odd video from conventions on YouTube in my nocturnal wanderings (I suffer from insomnia a bit). Would you be interested in the links to any such videos? e.g. https://youtu.be/tjufgyL30Rg

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    1. thank you. we will be happy to add relevant links to this page. you can email us at Team@BayCityRollersFanEvents.com

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