Vincent "Vini" Gerard Reilly is an English musician and leader of the post-punk group The Durutti Column, he's a legendary and enigmatic, guitarist and songwriter.
Vini Reilly made his name in Durutti Column, was managed Tony Wilson, and became the first signing to Factory Records in 1978; from then on he has been prolific. Vini has worked and recorded alongside the likes of Morrissey, John Cooper Clarke, and Holly Johnson. John Frusciante of the Red Hot Chili Peppers has described Vini Reilly as "the best guitarist in the world".
In September 2010, Vini suffered the first of a number of strokes and has found it hard to resume his recording career.
Vini Reilly tour dates listed on Ents24.com since Feb 2013.