Midge Ure

Midge Ure is a Scottish singer-songwriter, musician and producer whose musical career includes playing in Slik, The Rich Kids, Thin Lizzy, Visage, Ultravox. He wrote several synthpop/new wave hit singles of the 1980’s and was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to music and charity including co-writing the Band Aid hit, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” with Bob Geldof. In this episode, we will explore his vast musical career and inspiration for his charity work.

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On Tour is an Emmy Award winning music and performance program recorded live on location at local venues in and around Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. The On Tour series features regional, national and international artists performing a wide range of musical styles including rock n' roll, R&B, country, jazz, blues, alternative rock, indie, folk and classical. The hallmark of On Tour is the seamless weaving of intimate artist interviews with great performances.

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