Thursday June 4, 2020

Plans for film on Miami Showband murders

Eight years in making for bandmate Travers

25th September, 2016
The Miami Showband in their heyday (Stephen Travers in back row, second from right) Pictures: Pacemaker

A movie based on the Miami Showband massacre is expected to go into pre-production by the end of the year, with filming to begin in early 2017.

Three members of the band – lead singer Fran O’Toole, guitarist Tony Geraghty and trumpeter Brian McCoy – were murdered in July 1975 on their way home from a gig.

Stephen Travers, a surviving member of the band, is heavily involved in the project, which he has been...

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