Live Performances

Raftery the Poet performing his iconic poem 'Thorax' in Headingley, Leeds.


Raftery the Poet performs his poem 'McKenzie's Lies' at Casa Bar in Liverpool as part of a Hillsborough Justice Campaign Fundraiser. The bill also featured Gary Kaye, Tracey Curtis as well as Alun Parry and Band (who can be seen in the background). A good night was had by all and the event raised £1000.


Raftery the Poet performing 'Who Hacked Millie Dowler's Phone?' in Headingley


Phil Cockerham and Christine Raftery performing at Trade Union Rally against pension cuts 30th June 2011. Song is called "Robbing Our Pensions". The tune is "Solidarity Forever" with new words by Richard Raftery


Powder keg deliver a superb acoustic version of one of Hank William's less well-known songs to an enthusiastic audience.