John’s sound of Status Quo

John Coglan's Quo will perform at The Platform.
John Coglan's Quo will perform at The Platform.
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John Coghlan’s Quo will be taking to the stage at the Platform in Morecambe on Saturday, June 7.

Since leaving Status Quo, John has worked with many noted and diverse musicians including his own Diesel Band, Partners in Crime and Rockers, featuring Phil Lynott, Roy Wood and Chas Hodges.

He has collaborated with Noel Redding (ex-Jimi Hendrix) and Eric Bell (ex-Thin Lizzy).

John Coghlan’s Quo was formed during the late 90s and has performed all over the UK and Europe. The current band since 2010 consists of John on drums with Baz Barry, Mick Hughes and Pete Knight from Boogie Band ‘Predatur’ completing the line-up.

This show creates an authentic 70s Quo sound in keeping with John’s time with band.

John said: “Since leaving in 1981 I’ve played with loads of guitarists and they’d say let’s stick a couple of Quo songs in and they would come unstuck. They think it is so easy and they just bluff their way through.”

Aside from the expected Quo standards the set list will often include songs that have either not been performed by Quo for many years or not at all.

If you enjoy a combination of long lost classic album tracks with a mixture of greatest hits delivered with a 70s vibe, then a John Coghlan’s Quo gig is simply a must.

The show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £18.50 and available from the box office on 01524 582803 or buy online at

Alternatively you can buy your tickets from the Morecambe Visitor Information Centre, on Marine