Tag Archives: Roger Chapman

Gig review: FAMILY FAREWELL SHOW – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London, 18 December 2016

Advertised as ‘Ladies & Gentleman…Last Orders Please’ this may or may not be Family’s last hurrah, but on the off chance that it is, the band plays with discipline, craft, nuanced restraint, humour and plenty of conviction. The 7 piece … Continue reading

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News: Family man ROGER CHAPMAN chats about his new album Peaceology, 16 November 2014

Roger Chapman, photo by Mark Hughes

Photo: Mark Hughes Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sunday 17 November, 19:00 GMT Roger Chapman is perhaps best-known as the frontman of Family, a staple on the touring circuit in the early 1970s and who had several hit singles.  The … Continue reading

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Album review: ROGER CHAPMAN – Peaceology

Roger Chapman - Peaceology

Hypertension [Release date 24.11.14] ‘Peaceology’ is a successfully re-mastered version of the 2007 Americana influenced album ‘One More Time For Peace’. It comes with a new title, new art work, three new tracks and a completely different running order that … Continue reading

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Gig review: ROGER CHAPMAN & THE SHORTLIST– Under The Bridge, London, 10 September 2014

ROGER CHAPMAN & THE SHORTLIST– Under The Bridge, London, 10 September 2014

It’s hard to remember a time when Roger Chapman looked happier than tonight. He seems positively relaxed and beaming in front of a twenty foot illuminated banner bearing his name, He compliments his band members and then extends his appreciation … Continue reading

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Gig review: AN EVENING FOR WALTER TROUT – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London, 4 May 2014

An Evening For Walter Trout - London, 4 April 2014

‘An Evening For Walter Trout’ was an unforgettable event with 65 musicians – including a posse of guitarists with borrowed amps – plus Walter Trout’s road and sound crew, all coming together to share their love for the blues-rock icon … Continue reading

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Album review: STREETWALKERS – Live At Rockpalast

Streetwalkers - Live At Rockpalast

Repertoire [Release date 24.01.14] ‘Streetwalkers – Live At Rockpalast’ is a CD & DVD audio-visual diary of the origins of a great live band. Originally called Chapman -Whitney Streetwalkers, the first Rockpalast concert shot in Koln on 25 March 1975 is … Continue reading

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Gig review: FAMILY – Shepherds Bush Empire, London – 2 February 2013

Family - London, 2 February 2013

Not just a reunion, more a polishing of the Family’s silver, ‘An Evening With Family’ proved what all die-hard fans always knew, Family made some timeless music. And if the underlying question to this two night stand at the Shepherds … Continue reading

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