Barry Gibb has made his first visit to England since the funeral of his brother and described how music brought him back from his grief.
The funeral of Bee Gee Robin Gibb will see his coffin pulled by a horse-drawn carriage with glass sides.
The funeral of Bee Gees star Robin Gibb, who lived in Manchester during his early life, will take place next week.
Barry Gibb is performing songs from his illustrious career at the Phones 4U Arena in Manchester this evening.
The musician has designed his Mythology tour as a salute to his brothers creating an emotional journey as he draws from every era of their catalogue and huge international success achieved by the Bee Gees.
Tonight's concert will feature a band that includes Barry Gibb's son, guitarist/vocalist, Stephen, Maurice's daughter, Samantha and Beth Cohen:-
The surviving Bee Gee Barry Gibb has been keeping it in the family by getting back on the stage to sing with his brother's daughter.
The sole surviving Bee Gee from Chorlton is back on tour and will be performing in Manchester on 29th September.
Barry Gibb has made his first visit to England since the funeral of his brother Robin and described how music brought him back from his grief.
Born on the Isle of Man and raised in Manchester the last surviving Bee Gee, Barry Gibb is back has announced he'll tour the UK in September. He spoke to us about how he intends to carry on bands legacy. Sarah Rogers has more:
This report was first broadcast on Granada Reports on May 21, 2012
Robin Gibb's coffin will pulled by a horse-drawn carriage ahead of his funeral today.
The glass-sided carriage will be pulled by four horses and his coffin will be visible inside.
Hundreds of fans are expected to travel to Thame in Oxfordshire where the service is taking place.
He died from kidney failure last month after a battle with cancer.
Bee Gee Robin Gibb, who died last month, will be laid to rest today.
He and his brothers Barry and Maurice were born in the Isle of Man and spent part of their childhood living in Manchester.
A horse-drawn carriage will pull his coffin through Thame in Oxfordshire, where he lived in later life.