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NEWS, August 8

  SPIRITS Having Flown
According to Capitol Records…… A new Spirits DVD is being prepared to see the light of the day soon!! and a remastered CD as well!!!
We keep our fingers crossed, more info when available. youtube.com

Marion: GSI 08/08/18  
(thanks also Juan Cristóbal Guzmán Lagos)

NEWS, July 19

UPDATE!!! Unfortunately Barry after all won't be present saturday at the Sooty party. Just confirmed.

  Barry at Sooty's birthday Party in Blackpool
Barry is supposed to appear in Blackpool on Saturday, July 21..... He will be putting in a appearance at Blackpools north pier with Sooty Sweep and Sue. Thanks for this info Linda Keane, we hope to hear more soon!! read also: ticketsource.co.uk   https://www.lep.co.uk   www.theoldie.co.uk   dailymail.co.uk

Marion: GSI 07/19/18  
(thanks also Linda Keane)

NEWS, July 14

  Bonnie Tyler
Recently Bonnie Tyler did announce during a concert that Barry Gibb has written a song for her. However at this point we have no confirmation about this yet. We keep you posted. http://bonnietylerfansite.com   http://www.bonnietyler.com/

  Sir Barry and his wife Linda, Lady Gibb visit Wimbledon 2018
Barry and Linda had plans to also this year pay a visit to Wimbledon and they took place in the Royal Box on Friday, July 13th.


A complete photo report you will fin don our facebook group.

  Feels Like a Dream
Story van Anne Jakowenko na Knighthood https://morobinbarrystories.com

  Haute Tea announcement 2018.
The 7th Annual Haute Tea luncheon for DRIF
October 19. 2018, Time: 11:00am
Venue: St. Regis Bal Harbour
diabetesresearch.org For GSI our Anne Jakowenko will report about the event.

  The Future Of The Bee Gees Catalog!!
How the Bee Gees plan to stay alive in the era of digital music
The Future Of The Bee Gees Catalog!!

Bruce Resnikoff, president and CEO of Universal Music Enterprises, a division of Universal Music Group that handles Capitol's catalog, said that his organization is aware of what they've got on their hands - and plans to handle it with care. Both companies are a division of UMG. "The Bee Gees are a major part of pop music history, known from the early days for their iconic songwriting and harmonies to their evolution to a chart-topping powerhouse group," said Resnikoff, who's an avowed believer in the power of classic catalogs. "We're always seeking ways to introduce new audiences to the Bee Gees' incredible music, most recently with a CBS Television special last year, and we're constantly thinking of exciting new experiences for the band's passionate fan base," the executive added.
Read more at: cnbc.com

  Sooty turns 70 as celeb-packed film confirmed with also Sir Barry Gibb
Richard Cadell, 49, confirmed plans for a blockbuster movie. One of the famous faces set to appear is Bee Gees legend and Sooty super-fan Sir Barry Gibb, 71. Richard added: "Barry's just a slightly crazed fan, which we didn't realise until he performed at Glastonbury with Sooty on stage. "He grew up in the north of England loving Sooty and he's now become his mascot." dailystar.co.uk

Meet Sooty, the cute mascot of Barry and his Band Famous from the UK television: the Sooty Show. :-) This Sooty Show is a British children's television series that was first aired on BBC Television lateron the show moved to ITV. It features the glove puppet characters Sooty, Sweep (who first appeared in 1957) and Soo (first appeared in 1964), and follows them in their many mischievous adventures. Linda Gibb a while ago told on GSI facebook group that Steve still has Sweep. https://en.wikipedia.org
More on our facebook group!

Sooty with Richard Cadell

Marion: GSI 07/14/18  

NEWS, June 22

  Barry's present

Leo, the gorgeous pup shortly before he would go to meet Barry and Linda. photo Sarah Singh
In the past weeks I'd already mentioned on GSI facebook about a present Barry would get when coming to Britain this summer. Unfortunatelyy I couldn't tell more yet. Well here it is: may I present to you.... LEO What a gift!!! Finally I can show this new hunk to you! New family member of the Gibbs: Leo. A beautiful white Golden Retriever. Isn't he adorable?! Leo is from a Scottish breeder and his parents are champions and he is already so well behaved. A lovely gift for a very soon to be: Sir Barry Gibb and his family.


Leo, happy together with his mum and dad, photo Linda Gibb.
Marion: GSI 06/22/18  

NEWS, March 9

  Release New Andy Gibb Album
Thanks Peta for sending this news to GSI.

ANDY GIBB'S TOP HITS COLLECTED FOR
"THE VERY BEST OF ANDY GIBB"
TO BE RELEASED APRIL 13 BY CAPITOL/UMe

Los Angeles - March 9, 2018 - Andy Gibb's top hits have been collected for a new CD and digital collection, "The Very Best Of Andy Gibb", to be released by Capitol/UMe on April 13.

Preorder The Very Best Of Andy Gibb: https://UMe.lnk.to/AndyGibbVeryBest Starting today, the digital album preorder includes instant download and streaming access for "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" featuring P.P. Arnold.

The Very Best Of Andy Gibb honors the monumental worldwide success, achieved within just a few years, of one of the most celebrated recording artists and stage performers of his time. The collection's 15 tracks include Gibb's three Number One chart toppers, "I Just Want To Be Your Everything," "Shadow Dancing," and "(Love Is) Thicker Than Water." Four more Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 hits are showcased: "An Everlasting Love," "(Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away," "I Can't Help It" featuring Olivia Newton-John, and "Desire," Gibb's collaboration with his brothers Barry, Maurice, and Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees.

All of the collection's tracks are drawn from Andy Gibb's three hit studio albums, 1977's platinum-certified Flowing Rivers, 1978's platinum-certified Shadow Dancing, and 1980's gold-certified After Dark.

ANDY GIBB: The Very Best Of Andy Gibb
1. Shadow Dancing
2. I Just Want To Be Your Everything
3. An Everlasting Love
4. Flowing Rivers
5. (Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away
6. (Love Is) Thicker Than Water
7. After Dark
8. Man On Fire
9. I Can't Help It (featuring Olivia Newton-John)
10. Desire (featuring the Bee Gees)
11. Time Is Time
12. Me (Without You)
13. Wherever You Are
14. One More Look At The Night
15. Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Album Version) (featuring P.P. Arnold)

Media Contact
Jennifer Ballantyne, UMe: (310) 865-2350 / jennifer.ballantyne@umusic.com   https://ume.lnk.to/AndyGibbVeryBest

Marion: GSI 03/09/18  
(thanks Peta Gibb Weber)

NEWS, February 27

  Message from GSI
Unfortunately due to personal circumstances, I have less time to be online, to update the website or to answer mails at the moment. Keep in touch with GSI through the facebookgroup which I will try to update as good as possible the coming weeks.
Love Marion / GSI xxx

Marion: GSI 02/27/18  

NEWS, February 15

  Spencer Gibb answers your questions
Here's the answers to questions submitted by everyone . Thanks for your great questions and I got so many that there's gonna be a Part 2 !! If you haven't already, please support the "Let's Start Over" vinyl campaign too at https://igg.me/at/spencergibb. Thanks!
Part 1: youtube.com
Part2: youtube.com

  Andy's Everlasting Extravaganz
Greetings Everyone, To all who love Andy and cherish his life, music, and many accomplishments, I extend a warm welcome and invite each of you to join us, as we gather in Miami, to celebrate the man who moved mountains with his talents and love... Please visit: https://tesyward.kyvio.com/everlasting-extravaganza for event details and tickets. Looking forward to seeing you all there! Yours in Music,
Tesy Ward

Andy's Everlasting Extravaganz
Tesy Ward Music a division of the Tesy Ward organization presents
Andy's Everlasting Extravaganz .......Celebrating the Life and Music of Andy Gibb

2018 is an important and emotional year for Andy Gibb fans around the world, as it marks what would have been Andy's 60th birthday, and it also marks the 30th anniversary of his passing. In honor of these occasions, we are gathering in Miami Beach, Florida, March 5 - 11, 2018, a City Andy called home, for a series of activities designed to provide his fans a behind-the-scenes peek into his life, his music, and his love of Miami Beach.

Marion: GSI 02/15/18  
(thanks Tesy Ward and Andy Gibb Team)

NEWS, January 21

  GSI answers to many of your questions
 The new date / location for the Love and Hope event is set for Saturday April 14, 2018 at the 'Faena Forum' in Miami Beach. Also for this April date there are no plans for Barry to perform. diabetesresearch.org
 There are no concerts planned (yet) for this year. Probably because Barry is very busy with all kinds of other projects. For instance: plans for a book, The Adoration Trilogy part 2-3, writing and recording new material, working on the Bee Gees musical etc. etc. If concert(s )will come this year we will give you all details.
 You wanted to know a bit more about what Adam Gibb is doing in day to day life: He is busy with raising his kids together with his wife Is taking care of his fathers estate Busy with music and songwriting Screen writing, he majored in that at college: in motion picture and history.
 Is there any Gibb merchandise to buy and where Yes, I guess when googling on the internet you will find several sites with items concerning The Bee Gees, however they have nothing to do with the official Gibb Family merchandise. GSI only posts about the official merchandise.
 Many questions about how many children The Brothers Gibb have and grand children, their names etc. etc. Just visit my GSI - Gibb Family Tree.
 Lots of questions about the many fake Barry Gibb accounts on the internet We mentioned this a few times before, specially on the facebook group Regularly some unknown people on the internet approach Bee Gees fans, starting conversations and telling them they are Barry Gibb and always try to get money for charity. Don't ever believe Barry approaches you through internet Don't ever give your name, address and account number to any stranger on internet (not even someone telling you he is Barry: that is always fake) Don't ever send any money ! Don't ever publicly names of fans on social media and acuse them of doing this when there is no prove! Barry will never ask fans in messages to help him with a charity If there is any news about Barry which he likes to share with the fans, this will always be posted on his official sites and pages (as well as some websites/groups like GSI etc. who always will post it too) . It is a pity there are fake people and accounts going around on internet, not much to do about it but: JUST IGNORE IT ALL!! Marion / GSI: marion@brothersgibb.org facebook.com   barrygibb.com   twitter.com/gibbbarry   facebook.com/BarryGibbOfficial   facebook.com/beegees   beegees.com   facebook.com/BeeGees.Tribute   facebook.com/The-Barry-Gibb-Band

Marion: GSI 01/21/18  

NEWS, December 27.

  LOVE AND HOPE 2018 - High Rollers Night
Attention!!
Specially for fans who are interested in visiting the 2018 Love And Hope Ball. A while ago we mentioned that the next DRIF Love And Hope Ball would go to another location (Deezer Car Museum in North Miami ) as well as another date: not in February but March 10. Today GSI needs to inform you about the fact that the event might change again from date as well as location although I am not sure yet. I have been in touch already with people in Barry's Team. There is a Love and Hope committee meeting set for the afternoon of January 4th. GSI hopes to have more news for you on January 5th. or if possible sometime sooner.
So keep an eye on GSI for latest information.

Marion: GSI 12/27/17  

NEWS, November 12

  Michael Gibb
Michael Gibb, youngest son of Barry Gibb, plays in movie: "Bad Actress" and "Stan The Man"

"Bad Actress"
nasdaq.com   youtube.com

"Stan The Man"
"Stan the Man" finishes 18-day film shoot in Temecula Valley http://myvalleynews.com Michael Gibb, son of Barry Gibb, has his second acting role in this film, playing Nick Falcone, Stan's best friend. His father has also given permission for two of his songs -"In the Now" and "Star-Crossed Lovers" - from his new album to be used in the film. "Stan the Man" is scheduled for a Valentine's Day release in 2018. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6520962/
More info and photos on our facebook page.

  "Saturday Night Fever"
How the world got disco fever The groundbreaking 'Saturday Night Fever' soundtrack was released 40 years ago "The Bee Gees weren't even involved in the movie in the beginning," Travolta later remembered. "I was dancing to Stevie Wonder and Boz Scaggs." independent.ie

Marion: GSI 11/12/17  

NEWS, November 8

  Bee Gees Stage Musical
Finally we can announce and finally it's official!!!
A Bee Gees stage musical in the works from Universal!
A Bee Gees stage musical is on the way, with Universal Pictures' theater division, Universal Theatrical Group, pacting to develop a production based on the life story and hit tunes of the 1970s supergroup. Barry Gibb, the sole surviving member of the Bee Gees, will executive produce. UTG made the deal with Gibb, Yvonne Gibb (the wife of the late Maurice Gibb) and the estate of Robin Gibb for the rights to the band's life story and music for a show that will chronicle the success of the three Gibb brothers, who as the Bee Gees shot to fame with tunes including "Stayin' Alive," "Too Much Heaven" and "Nights on Broadway." The Bee Gees' publishing and recorded music catalogs are already repped by Universal Music Publishing Group, Capitol Records and Universal Music Enterprises. Barry Gibb said in a statement "This is a wonderful opportunity for our family. I'm personally very excited to be a part of the creative process along with Yvonne and Dwina. It's another adventure for us and a chance to throw the spotlight on all my brothers and finally the real story of us will be told. It's an honor to be working alongside the people I most respect. I can't wait to get started!" No timeline or final destination - Broadway or otherwise - has yet been set for the Bee Gees musical.
variety.com   broadwayworld.com   rollingstone.com   noise11.com   nu.nl
GSI will bring you more info about this musical when available and...... I can tell you there's more to come .... Plans for 2018.... So stay tuned

  Love and Hope Ball 2018
Some time ago GSI already heard that there were plans of moving a DRIF chairy event to another location. This also means there will be no Love and Hope Ball in February 2018 but instead on March 10th. at the Miami Casino: Love & Hope High Rollers Night. Enjoy Love & Hope's Casino Night benefitting the Diabetes Researcch Institute, an evening with dinner, dancing and lots of luck. The event will be held amid the largest and most eclectic transportation museum in the world where some of the world's rarest and most expensive cars are displayed. Filled with the love of family and friends combined with the hope of finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes, Executive Chairman Sandra Levy, National Chairman Kathy Simkins and the rest of the hardworking event committee promise another extraordinary evening!
diabetesresearch.org   facebook.com/events   facebook.com/MiamiAutoMuseum
More info when available

  The boy from Port Pirie who guided the Bee Gees to global fame
About Robert Stigwood
Robert Stigwood was born in Port Pirie, South Australia. In the 1950s he moved to London, with only five pounds in his pocket. Through a mixture of talent, charm, and bravado, and many a bottle of champagne, he became renowned for his ability to pick and promote talent. Within two decades Robert was the entertainment industry's most powerful tycoon, managing the careers of Cream and Eric Clapton and The Who. In 1967, the Beatles manager Brian Epstein passed him a demo tape, made by three young singers from Australia - the Bee Gees. Stigwood loved them, signed them, and made them superstars.
More: abc.net.au

  Night Fever: the rise of The Bee Gees
On BBC Radio,Wednesday November 15, 22:00 (UK time)
The 1977 soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever catapulted the Gibb brothers into the public consciousness. Fuelled by the movie's success, the soundtrack broke multiple industry records, becoming the highest-selling album in recording history up to that point. With more than 40 million copies sold, Saturday Night Fever is among music's top 5 selling soundtracks. Featuring a stellar cast boasting an exclusive interview with Barry Gibb. bbc.co.uk

Marion: GSI 11/08/17  

NEWS, November 1

  Some updates from The Gibb Family.
 Concerning Barry's plans for the coming months / year: There are various ideas under discussion for that period but there is nothing firm to tell more about at this moment yet. We surely keep you posted and hope to have more info soon.

 Concerning The Bee Gees catalogue: Capitol Records are currently looking at all the catalogue material with a view to re-releasing the older albums and to include some vinyl releases too. They are also looking for potential bonus tracks. Stay tuned!

 Concerning the Andy music Peta (Andy's daughter) told me first of all to say hello to all of you. She wished the fans who went to the Dutch meeting last weekend a very nice day. Her family is at the moment quite busy with all the usual kind of things. Just work, study, school and sport for the boys Flyn and Darby. And they are enjoying the new cat which specially made the boys very happy Peta told me, as the cat loves to sleep in the beds of the boys!!. She is very much looking forward to their big trip to Europe early next year and is planning for that at the moment. She also mentions to please pass on her 'Thank You' to all fans for the suport of the Gibb Collective.

 Concerning the Andy celebrations in Miami, March 2018 Dick Ashby is planning to approach the county administration of Miami Beach soon for planning the Andy memorial etc. There are several plans for March 5th. and during the week there probably are some special things organized for fans. (thanks also Deborah and Tesy). More about that when details become known!!

 Last but not least news from Gibb Collective which Sam told me some days ago. She also wished all fans a nice meeting in Holland and told me that next year Laz and she will start working again on a new album and.... She and Spencer have spoken about working and writing together too!! So really looking forward to that she mentioned to me.

GSI will keep you updated about everything.

Marion: GSI 11/01/17  



More News 2017
NEWS, August 6

  Barry at Elvis Week
ATTENTION!!
GSI has received confirmation from management that Barry unfortunately isn't able to attend the Elvis Week with his friends TG Sheppard and Kelly Lang like earlier published in the media and on our GSI facebook group. graceland.com

  In answer to many of your questions!
No news at the moment re anything else concerning Barry Gibb performances for the rest of this year.

  Visit to the The Royal Air Force Museum, London

Just before leaving the UK again for Miami, Barry and family visited the RAF museum, like you could see in pictures on our GSI facebook group. Here is an interview with Barry at the museum youtube.com

Marion: GSI 08/06/18  

NEWS, July 6

  Some latest about Sir Barry Gibb and Lady Gibb
They were at the Nordoff Robbins Silver Cleff awards today and are planning to go to Wimbledon one day next week. No interviews planned at the moment.
In answer to some fan questions:
1. After seeing all the photos fans asked me wasn't Linda there?? Yes Linda; Lady Gibb was present at the Nordoff Robbins too!! but her and other members of the Gibb family did not walk the carpet outside on arrival where all the press were . There was one family shot taken inside by the event photographer.
2. Concerning: Adoration Trilogy. At this point no knowledge yet of part 2 and 3 of the Adoration Trilogy. http://theadorationtrilogy.com   facebook.com/theadorationtrilogy (management).
More photos etc. about the visit to Nordoff Robbins Silver Cleff awards: on our facebook page!!

Barry, Silver Clef Award 2018
Marion: GSI 07/06/18  

NEWS, June 27

  Sir Barry Gibb, the day after
GSI first loves to thank for all the enthusiastic fan comments after the news was spread about Barry becoming Sir Barry, yesterday June 26th. 2018. It is quite an honour and I feel very proud to know this man and his wonderful family already since the early seventies and what a great day yesterday to be able to share and enjoy with all of you this wonderful news for Barry as well as for his beloved brothers and family. This is for the whole family for sure!! I received the news that the Gibb family and friends had enjoyed a very special day: Barry had to get up really early yesterday morning and has had a nice lunch with family and a few friends at the Langham after the investiture ceremony, then back to his UK home to reflect on this perfect day. There will be coming some more photos hopefully later today!!
"We had a fantastic day celebrating" ! So deserved
Marion.
PS: Little Leo is wonderful settled and is doing really well!!
For lots of more postings, videos, photos always keep following us on Facebook!

Some videos: youtube.com   youtube.com   youtube.com   uk.news.yahoo.com

Marion: GSI 06/27/18  

NEWS, June 26

  SIR BARRY

Like earlier mentioned Barry would be knighted in June and today was the day! GSI congratulates SIR BARRY AND LADY GIBB. This is so well deserved and in our hearts this is a knighthood for all brothers.
Here are some first photos / video
gettyimages.nl   paimages.co.uk   twitter.com
More on facebook and when available.


Marion: GSI 06/26/18  

NEWS, June 18

  Bee Gees documentary plans !!
The German station ZDF is planning a Bee Gees documentary and GSI has been in touch with the program makers. This documentary about the Bee Gees will be only a short one: 7 minutes and will be in the context of other "famous brothers and sisters"- stories (for example the Klitschkos, the Middletons, the Kennedys, the Messners, etc.). It's named: ZDF-History: "Promi-Geschwister - Verdammt verwandt" and will be broadcasted on July, 8th (23:30 Uhr) on ZDF - Germany.

( I hope GSI will soon be able to mention you other news also about documentary plans for the Bee Gees. I cannot tell about this yet, sorry!!!)

Marion: GSI 06/18/18  

NEWS, June 1

  Some updates
# This month Barry will be knighted in Great Britain! Barry has not been knighted yet. He is not 'Sir' yet. His knighthood was announced late last December 2017 which I reported on GSI facebook group and here on the website. The official ceremony for Barry has not taken place yet, but will be later this month. It will be private and no official announcement will be made beforehand. GSI will keep you posted. It will be a private ceremony by the Queen, or someone of her direct family members, and probably held in Buckingham Palace. Do not expect a full live TV coverage. You will probably see clips in the news bulletins. No large photo reports either. Hopefully some nice pix will be made by the few special photographers present at the palace. It is against royal protocol to take photos. The press will be doing that after the ceremony. This is a very special occasion with strict rules as Barry and family will know and obviously follow out of respect for the Queen and all the royals present. To answer your questions: there is no possibility for fans to be present!! Each person who will be knighted may bring one or two persons with him/her to the palace.

When Barry is in Britain for his Knighthood ceremony he will be getting a special present !! More about that on GSI later on!!

# Andy's Celebration week / memorial in Miami
From March 5th. untill March 11th. there was ANDY'S EVERLASTING EXTRAVAGANZA / Andy's celebration week to celebrate what would have been his 60th. birthday. Fans from all over gathered in Miami for a special program of celebrations together. A photo report by fans has been posted on our group already and there will also be a link to the photo report on this website ( see: REPORTS). Next to that you remember that GSI together with lots of other fan groups helped with signing a letter for the City Of Miami to try and get a permanent memorial for Andy. Deborah Cristina started this and we mentioned about it last year already. After lots of talks and meetings there might indeed be coming a nice permanent memorial for Andy Gibb as well as maybe a yearly event. Lots of talks and time to go however!! I cannot tell much about it yet but the plans are making me very enthusiastic, it sounds beautiful!! Please keep following GSI. When there's news we will post it.

Marion: GSI 06/01/18  

NEWS, March 5

  Peta Gibb Weber:
I choose to remember my father today, March 5, on what should have been his 60th birthday. I wish he was here to celebrate with us and to be the dad to me, the husband to my mother, the pop to his grandchildren and the mate to my husband that we have all needed but he was never given the chance to be.

I won't be commenting further on the 10th. I prefer not to commemorate the events of 30 years ago, events that never should have happened in the first place, took away a young life with so much unfulfilled potential far too soon and caused so much unnecessary pain. What happened in March 1988 remains etched clearly in my mind forever but I have no further wish to talk about it publicly. Just please know that I am now absolutely at peace with how things turned out but I will never forget.

So, happy birthday to my father in heaven. For me personally, this time is not a time for celebration. It is about making sure what happened to Andy Gibb (and too, too many others like him) stops happening. History continues to repeat itself and, with this in mind, if you possibly can, please consider a practical tribute to my father's memory via a contribution to @musicsupportcharity or @musicares. These organisations provide invaluable and tireless support to musicians and others in the music industry struggling with mental illness and addiction.

And finally - let the music live on. For that is all we really have left. I have more news about that coming very, very soon.

  Barry Gibb update
* In answer to many questions: just in short , Barry is still involved in several projects of which I cannot tell much yet.... and next to that is writing new music.
* Also he, together with Dwina and Yvonne are consulting as well with UTG (the Universal Theatre Group) re the development of the stage musical. However this will take quite some time before ready to relase.
* I am not allowed to announce the exact date of the Knighthood investure ceremnony but it will be in the summer of this year , maybe June.
* More on GSI when available.

Marion: GSI 03/05/18  

NEWS, February 9

  One For All Tour Live In Australia 1989

Finally, Out on DVD / Blu-Ray: on February 2nd.
Enjoy this wonderful concert which will bring back memories to many of you!! broadwayworld.com   themortonreport.com   facebook.com
The DVD came right back into the charts the first week!!
The Netherlands: 1
Australia: 2
U.K.: 4
Sweden : 5

Marion: GSI 02/09/18  
(Thanks: Juan Cristóbal Guzmán Lagos).

NEWS, January 4

  "Love And Hope Ball", 2018
Like earlier mentioned there has been made a change in the date and venue for the next Love and Hope event: "Love And Hope" High Rollers Casino Night. The new date is now set for Saturday April 14 at the 'Faena Forum' in Miami Beach. The 'Faena Forum':developed by Alan Faena and designed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, is an arts center that is part of Mid-Beach Faena District and opened in December 2016.
More details about the event when available and keep following us of course on GSI Facebook!! faena.com facebook.com

Marion: GSI 01/04/18  

NEWS, December 29.

  NEWS: Sir Barry
Management to GSI, December 29th.
Hi Marion, As you may have heard Barry been approved for a Knighthood in the 'New Year 2018 Honours List' which will be published tomorrow. He has prepared a statement below that will be issued in response to the official announcement. Kind regards Dick

'I am deeply honoured, humbled, and very proud. This is a moment in life to be treasured and never forgotten. I want to acknowledge how responsible my brothers are for this honour. It is as much theirs as it is mine. The magic, the glow, and the rush will last me the rest of my life.

Barry Gibb'


Barry Gibb, reportedly told the U.K.'s Press Association that he shares the honor with his late brothers and bandmates, Robin and Maurice Gibb. !!
Some of the articles:
http://royalcentral.co.uk   bbc.com/news/uk   plymouthherald.co.uk   http://edition.cnn.com   dailymail.co.uk   rollingstone.com

CONGRATS
On behalf of the fans and members of GSI I'd love to congratulate Barry, Linda and the whole family with this award of Knighthood. An honour Barry loves to share with his bandmates and brothers Robin and Maurice.

Marion: GSI 12/29/17  

NEWS, December 7.

  Book launch Chorlton - Manchester

December 4. 2017 was the official book launch of the new book about Chorlton. The area in Manchester where our Brothers Gibb grew up in the late fifties. It is book about the history of Chorlton from a very different angle, written by local historian Andrew Simpson, together with Manchester artist Peter Topping's paintings. This 200 page, full colour title, tells the stories of the unusual, the odd, the bizarre, the eccentric and our much loved Chorlton personalities and quirky buildings. The book is called: Quirks of Chorlton-cum-Hardy and the Launch was in the libary of Chorlton by the Mayor. It is available from http://www.pubbooks.co.uk https://chorltonhistory.blogspot.nl
Thanks Hazel, Justine and Heather Gibb for your cooperation. For more info and photos: visit our facebook group which has 24/7 up to date info, news and photos.

  Dwina Gibb, fought back tears reading her poem
Dwina, widow of Robin Gibb, fought back tears as she read out the poem she penned for her husband's funeral. Legendary singer Robin died in 2012 and at his funeral wife Dwina read out her poem My Songbird Has Flown. Now Mrs Gibb has read out her poetic tribute to her husband in Oxford at the launch of a new poetry anthology, published to raise funds for the charity Standing Voice, which supports people with albinism in East Africa. www.oxfordmail.co.uk

Dwina reading her poem
  Andy Gibb celebration 2018
There's a team working on the Andy Gibb celebration for next year March. Amongst others: Deborah Cristina and Tesy Ward. We'll soon hope to give you the complete program but here's a short update message from Tesy published on facebook a short while ago.

Hello Everyone!
A little short update on the most recent "Team Andy" meetings.
In order to accommodate everyone, it would be helpful to know how many of our members would be able and available to travel to Miami, Florida to celebrate Andy's 60th Birthday on March 5th, 2018. I would like to structure a week long celebration of Andy's life, including his 60th Birthday on March 5th and the 30th Anniversary of his passing on March 10th. Please take time to carefully consider this request. Your responses will determine the venues and events. Give thought to your response, please do not say you will be there, if you know you cannot attend. My dream is to bring to fruition an "Andy Experience," worthy of the man and those who love him...
Yours in music, Tesy.

  Charity Tea Party at Prebendal
Photo report of a visit to Thame, Great Britain and the charity Tea Party at Prebendal, by my friends Anja and Detlef Wange. The charity event took place on September 10. 2017. You can find the photo report at : private-beegees-archives.de/ and of course on our facebook page. It is a charity Robin was involved in and still Dwina and family support this charity with all their heart : The Heritage Foundation : theheritage-foundation.co.uk   facebook.com/Heritage-Foundation
Here's a video too www.youtube.com

  The boy from Port Pirie, Robert Stigwood.
Stephen Dando Collins tells the story of Robert Stigwood. The Bee Gees part in the audio start at 20.00 minutes. The boy from Port Pirie who guided the Bee Gees to global fame About Robert Stigwood Robert Stigwood was born in Port Pirie, South Australia. In the 1950s he moved to London, with only five pounds in his pocket. Through a mixture of talent, charm, and bravado, and many a bottle of champagne, he became renowned for his ability to pick and promote talent. Within two decades Robert was the entertainment industry's most powerful tycoon, managing the careers of Cream and Eric Clapton and The Who. In 1967, the Beatles manager Brian Epstein passed him a demo tape, made by three young singers from Australia - the Bee Gees. Stigwood loved them, signed them, and made them superstars.
More: www.abc.net.au

Marion: GSI 12/07/17  

NEWS, November 5

  GSI ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ALL FANS
Concerning PP Arnold and her new album!!
Copy this message to your own facebook page/group or website if you want to let your members participate too with this GSI interview!!

With help of a member and the promoting team of PP Arnold, Pat has agreed to GSI, to answer your questions to her concerning, her career and her new album: The Turning Tide which was made in cooperation with Barry Gibb and Eric Clapton. ... Send in your questions a.s.a.p. to my GSI email address so I can forward them. (in subject mention: GSI interview with PP Arnold, in body mention: your questions, your name, your email address) GSI email address to send questions to: marion@brothersgibb.org

Marion: GSI 11/05/17  


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