News: ANTHONY PHILLIPS, ANNIE HASLAM and STEVE HACKETT interviews, Sunday 29 March 2015

Renaissance in concert

Get Ready to ROCK! Radio has a “prog” theme on Sunday 29 March, with three special features including interviews with some of the genre’s significant movers and shakers.

Original Genesis guitarist and founder member Anthony Phillips chats about his career with tracks from the recent 5 disc anthology at 16:00.

Symphonic rockers Renaissance play rare UK dates in April and are featured in an hour-special at 22:00 with their vocalist Annie Haslam chatting about the band’s progress from the early 1970s.

And the “prog” theme is rounded off with Steve Hackett (Anthony Phillips’ successor in Genesis) chatting about his new album ‘Wolflight’ on the eve of its release (23:00).

Future features include Kiki Dee (Part 1, Sunday 5 April, 16:00) and Deborah Bonham (Sunday 5 April, 22:00)

Get Ready to ROCK! Radio recently announced that it was giving a higher profile to specially selected “featured artists” with more of the artists’ music featured in the general playlists.

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The latest Facebook Live session from Canadian singer-songwriter Josh Taerk Sunday 24 January, 16:00 EST, 21:00 GMT

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David Randall presents a weekly show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sundays at 22:00 BST (GMT+1, repeated on Mondays and Fridays), when he invites listeners to ‘Assume The Position’. This show was first broadcast on 20 December 2020 and announces the results of the Popular Poll for Best of 2020.

UK Blues Broadcaster of the Year (2020) Pete Feenstra presents his weekly Rock & Blues Show on Tuesday at 19:00 ( BST, GMT+1) as part of a five hour blues rock marathon “Tuesday is Bluesday at GRTR!”. The show is repeated on Wednesdays at 22:00, Fridays at 20:00). This show was first broadcast 20 December 2020 and includes Pete’s best of the year selections

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Featured Albums w/c 11 January 2021 (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 UNRULY CHILD Our Glass House (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 SERGEANT STEEL Truck Tales (Boyz Tyme Records)
14:00-16:00 DAN REED Liftoff (Zero Entertainment)

Power Plays w/c 11 January 2021 (Mon-Fri)

BLACK SPIDERS – Good Times (Dark Riders Records/Cargo Records)
GRAVITY MACHINE Standing Stones (Zyse Records)
EMPIIRES Love Or Hate (TLG Entertainment/INgrooves)
RAY FENWICK Tam Tam (Singsong Music)
DEAD REYNOLDS Voices (The Fort)
LAYLA ZOE Don’t Wanna Help Anyone (indie)

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