Tag Archives: Dan Reed Network

Gig review: DAN REED NETWORK / Vega – Live Rooms, Chester, 4 March 2017

DAN REED NETWORK - Live Rooms, Chester, 4 March 2017

Chatting to two excellent songsmiths recently – Blue October’s Justin Furstenfeld and Dan Reed – I suggested to them that modern songcraft isn’t what it used to be and that we were unlikely to be whistling many contemporary tunes in … Continue reading

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News: DAN REED NETWORK UK Tour starts 1 March 2017

Dan Reed Network, London, 15th June 2016

In this interview edit Dan Reed chats about the forthcoming UK tour starting 1 March. (2:56) This is extracted from a recent interview for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio in its ‘Favourite Tracks from Favourite Artists’ series.  Dan chooses a … Continue reading

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Gig review: DAN REED – Lymm Golf Club, Cheshire, 3 December 2016

DAN REED - Lymm Golf Club, Cheshire, 3 December 2016

What started out as a belated 40th birthday treat has become a bit of an obsession for Steve Perrone.  For the past five years he’s put on a variety of gigs with Dan Reed, and in various shapes and forms, … Continue reading

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News: DAN REED (Dan Reed Network) swings at golf club – Lymm Golf Club, 3 December 2016

DAN REED NETWORK - Manchester Academy, 13 March 2016

In a rare UK trio performance, Dan Reed will be playing a gig at the Lymm Golf Club, Cheshire on Saturday 3 December. This will round off a year when he and the Dan Reed Network (DRN) released their first … Continue reading

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Gig review: DAN REED NETWORK – 100 Club, London, 15 June 2016

DAN REED NETWORK - 100 Club, London, 15 June 2016

First time I have been inside the legendary 100 Club on Oxford Street, which has been home to many jazz and blues musical legends, a fact the numerous framed photos of past performers there reinforces. An unusual set-up with the … Continue reading

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News: DAN REED NETWORK – new album and interview (Sunday 29 May 2016)

Dan Reed Network

In this exclusive interview edit, Dan Reed chats to David Randall about ‘Fight Another Day’. (8:59) The full version of the interview is now available via Mixcloud The first new Dan Reed Network album for 25 years is released via … Continue reading

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Album review: DAN REED NETWORK – Fight Another Day

DAN REED NETWORK - Fight Another Day

In the first hour of his weekly show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, on 29 May 2016, David Randall chatted to Dan Reed and played tracks from the album ‘Fight Another Day’. Frontiers [Release date 03.06.16] When we encountered … Continue reading

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Gig review: HARD ROCK HELL AOR – Pwllheli, Wales, 12 March 2016 (Quiet Riot, Dan Reed Network)

Quiet Riot - HARD ROCK HELL AOR - Pwllheli, Wales, 12 March 2016

My first experience of any of the Hard Rock Hell festivals was HRH AOR in March last year, enjoying it so much I bought my own accommodation for this year’s event before any bands were announced.  You cannot imagine how … Continue reading

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Gig review: TYKETTO/DAN REED NETWORK – Manchester Academy, 13 March 2016

TYKETTO - Manchester Academy, 13 March 2016

It seems that we all gain from an event like HRH AOR: it means that some of the bands tag a few gigs either side.  In this case, Tyketto and Dan Reed Network teamed up together for a unique pairing, … Continue reading

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Gig review: ROCKINGHAM FESTIVAL – Rock City, Nottingham, 23-25 October 2015

Santa Cruz - Rockingham Festival, Nottingham, 23-25 October 2015

Ten great years of melodic rock festivals at Nottingham’s Rock City seemed to have come to an emotional end with the final ever Firefest last year. However just 12 months on with the Rock City organisation having taken on the … Continue reading

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News: THE WILDHEARTS, STATUS QUO, DAN REED NETWORK – Tuesday 5th May 2015

Good news in that Joni Mitchell could soon be released from hospital, although B.B. King is currently seriously ill. Genesis keyboards player Tony Banks releases a 4CD set of his solo work entitled, ‘A Chord Too Far’ on July 6th … Continue reading

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Gig review: DAN REED AND DANNY VAUGHN – Camden Underworld, London, 31 March 2015

DAN REED AND DANNY VAUGHN - Camden Underworld, London, 31 March 2015

Danny Vaughn and Dan Reed share a lot in common. Leaders of critically acclaimed bands at the turn of the decade (Tyketto and Dan Reed Network) who never quite had the mainstream success they deserved. People who quit the music … Continue reading

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Gig review – DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL, Donington Park, Leicestershire, 13-15 June 2014

Tesla - Download Festival

When it comes to UK festivals that specialise in rock, no one does it bigger than Download and its sheer size offers real choice for a variety of tastes. While not specifically a classic rock festival, there is still enough … Continue reading

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Gig review: DAN REED – O2 Academy,Liverpool,13 March 2013

Dan Reed - Liverpool, 13 March 2013

What’s not to like about Dan Reed?  Great songs, warmth, and a humility sometimes lacking in other performers.  We first caught Dan’s quiet UK renaissance back in 2009 when he took his acoustic guitar around smaller venues, always connecting with … Continue reading

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Album review: DAN REED – Signal Fire

Dan Reed - Signal Fire

Zero One Music [Release date 18.02.13] Let’s get one thing clear.  Don’t expect another ‘Tiger In A Dress’ and start thinking semi-acoustically.  Dan Reed’s previous album, 2010′s ‘Coming Up For Air’, dispensed with the funk metal of his late-eighties big … Continue reading

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