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Stackridge release their swansong live album via Angel Air Records on 14 July.
Their 2-CD set was recorded at their final gig in Bristol in December 2015 and featured two contributions from long-time member Mutter Slater.
The band originated in the late-1960s and performed at the formative Glastonbury Festival (then called Pilton Festival) in 1970 along with Marc Bolan.
During the 1970s they gained a cult following for their mix of pop, prog and English whimsy with one album produced by George Martin.
In the late-1970’s the band’s James Warren and Andy Davis formed a more commercial songwriting partnership with The Korgis and in June 1980 had a Top 5 single with ‘Everyone’s Got To Learn Sometime’.
Angel Air Records have re-issued most of Stackridge’s back catalogue and various members’ solo albums/projects. Fittingly, in the label’s 20th anniversary year, ‘The Final Bow, Bristol 2015’ is their 500th release.
On Sunday 25 June at 18:00 Get Ready to ROCK!’s David Randall chats to James Warren about his career with tracks from Stackridge, The Korgis and of course the new live album. Later this year James releases a new solo album via Angel Air Records.
Forthcoming festivals 2017
We list here a selection of festivals/large events taking place in the first part of the year – if your event is not listed please contact us with the details.
The Steelhouse Festival, Ebbw Vale, South Wales 29-30 July 2017
including LAST IN LINE, KING KING, SAXON, BROKEN WITT REBELS, STONE BROKEN…
Ramblin’ Man, Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent 29-30 July 2017
including ZZ TOP, KANSAS, DOKKEN, GLENN HUGHES …
MAY – JUNE 2017 (UK)
PANIC ROOM 6 May – 1 July
JOE BONAMASSA This Train
Joe Bonamassa performs “This Train”from his forthcoming live CD/DVD/Bluray/Vinyl release “Joe Bonamassa – Live at Carnegie Hall – An Acoustic Evening.” (Provogue)
ALISON MOYET Reassuring Pinches
Prior to the release of her highly-anticipated new album ‘Other’ on June 16th via Cooking Vinyl, pop legend Alison Moyet has unveiled a video for the recent single ‘Reassuring Pinches’.
‘Other’ was again catalysed by Alison’s fruitful partnership with producer and song writing collaborator Guy Sigsworth, who (as well as having worked with Björk, Goldie and Madonna) also co-created her last album ‘the minutes’, which debuted at # 5 in the national charts and won critical acclaim.
Following the release of ‘Other’, Alison will embark on a worldwide headline tour, including UK and Irish dates from October 27th until November 28th. With Alison’s headline show at London’s Palladium now sold out, a second London show (also at the Palladium) has been added on November 15th, due to huge demand.
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