DEKE LEONARD’s ICEBERG & 45th anniversary of the Monterey Festival

Mon 15th October 2012 Special 45th anniversary of the Monterey Festival/Bulls Head, Barnes SW13 8pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmEq8oicKuc&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCvg3zpTu1o Steve Miller with Greg Douglas on slide

A one off opportunity to see the best of the West Coast in Barnes. The Monterey festival was one of the first big 60’s rock festival and pre dated Woodstock by 2 years.

THE FORMER MEMBERS are an all star band comprising members of Country Joe & The Fish, Steve Miller band, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The Blues Project , The Electric Flag and Jefferson Airplane, Buffalo Springfield and Big Brother & the Holding Company, all of whom played the Monterey Festival in 1967

The band comprises guitarist/vocalist GREG DOUGLAS/ BRUCE BARTHOLL / DAVID BENNETT COHEN/ ROY BLUMEFELD whose combined pedigree takes in all the big name son the west coast

All-star American blues outfit with members of Country Joe & The Fish / Steve Miller Band / Al Kooper Blues project.
Greg Douglass is one of the bay Area best know guitarist having worked with The Steve Miller Band, Country Joe & the Fish, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The Blues Project , The Electric Flag and Jefferson Airplane, Buffalo Springfield and Big Brother & the Holding Company! The Bruce Barthol (bass) and David Bennett Cohen (keyboards and guitar) were in the classic line-up of Country Joe & The Fish, while top class guitarist Roy Blumenfeld worked with Al Coopers Blues Project/The electric Flag and Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter.

Advance booking recommended

Sat 13th Sept 40th anniversary of DEKE LEONARD’s ICEBERG @ Boom Boom Club/Sutton Utd FC 

40th ANNIVERSARY OF ICEBERG ALBUM

Following the release of his acclaimed third book “The Twang Dynasty”, Deke Leonard relaunches his band Iceberg to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their debut album.

Deke enjoyed two LPs with the band in the Seventies, “Iceberg” and the charting “Kamikaze”, before rejoining Man and ultimately becoming an in demand author. His first book “Winos, Rhinos & Lunatics: Diary of A Rock’n’Roll Band”, humorously chronicled his successful years with Man. The following “Maybe I Should Have Stayed In Bed” expanded his theme to include the years just before the dawn of psychedelia. Both are being republished and will be available on the night.

The band has been described by Deke as “Just the right combination of youth and stupidity”, and features Deke, and former Man, Alkatraz and Neutrons bass player Will Youatt, ex-Man drummer Bob Richards and guitarist Brian Breeze from the original Iceberg.

Iceberg only played four gigs in 2011 and, fresh from supporting the mighty Status Quo at Swansea Bay Festival, this is Deke’s first London gig of 2012. So don’t miss the chance to catch a prog-rock legend still producing the goods.

The set will feature Iceberg classics, material from Deke’s last solo album “Freedom And Chains”, a few surprises and a couple of Man favourites…


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Power Plays w/c 24 June (Mon-Fri)

GUMSHOE When Things Started To Ignite (indie)
THE NEW ROSES Heartache (Napalm Records)
EMPYRE New Republic (indie)
PISTON Leave If You Dare (indie)
SPREAD EAGLE Sound Of Speed (Frontiers)

Featured Albums w/c 24 June (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 FORTUNE II (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 BARBE-Q-BARBIES Borrowed Time (Dissonance)
14:00-16:00 HEATHER FINDLAY Wild Horses (Black Sand Records)

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

ELEANOR McEVOY I’d Rather Go Blonde (2010)



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