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STRAWBSWEBNEWS - ARCHIVE

STRAWBSWEBNEWS JAN 2009 - UPDATE No. 2

Sent: 21 Jan 2009


Contents
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* Strawbs - Montreal QC - 6 March
* Strawbs - Wakefield QC - 7 March
* Oliver Wakeman - award
* Fire News
* Roy Hill - Uxbridge - 22 Feb
* Wychwood - Banbury - 21 February

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STRAWBS IN MONTREAL - 6 MARCH
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Great news for Montreal Strawbs fans ....

The FMPM team (who booked Strawbs for their festival in 2007) is very proud to welcome back the Strawbs in Montreal for a special concert on Friday, March 6 2009 at the Café Campus (57 Prince Arthur East, 514-844-1010).

Advance tickets are $43.85 (+ taxes) available through www.progquebec.com starting today, and through www.admission.com and the Café Campus box office beginning Thursday January 22. Entry is general admission and there are a limited number of tickets available.



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STRAWBS IN WAKEFIELD, QC - 7 MARCH
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NOT as previously advertised on 8th March. Apologies for any inconvenience.


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OLIVER WAKEMAN AWARD
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News just in from Dave Cousins that Oliver Wakeman has been voted Keyboard Player of the Year by the Classic Rock Society. This is the third year in succession!!
Congratulations to Oliver - we're all looking forward to seeing you play with the Strawbs.


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ROY HILL - UXBRIDGE - 22 FEBRUARY
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Let us not forget that the man Hill is treading the boards as a solo artist ie without the faithful Chas Cronk as a safety net.

The Load of Hay
33 Villier Street
Uxbridge
Middlesex UB8 2PU
Tel: 0871 917 0007

Admission will be FREE, and the evening's entertainment is likely to start at 8.00 p.m.

Hopefully Roy's new album "Switzerland" will be available on the night.



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FIRE NEWS
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Fire In Goldmine Magazine
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Goldmine magazine online have published another nice article about
Fire, which also mentions the Fire feature which will be in the hard
copy magazine of Goldmine on 30th January.

Here's the link to the latest online article:

http://blog.goldminemag.com/forgottenboy/The+Story+Behind+Fires+Fathers+Name+Is+Dad.aspx


Fire - Four Page Spread in Shindig! Maqazine - Jan/Feb 09 Issue
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There's an excellent four page spread all about Fire in the Jan/Feb copy
of Shindig! magazine - currently available in the UK at most branches of W H Smiths and various other outlets.
The Shindig! website is at http://www.shindig-magazine.com/ and details of where to how/where to buy outside the UK are also given.

Not only have Fire got their own four page spread, but there's also a four page
article about Apple Publishing, with several more mentions of Dave
Lambert, his involvement with Fire and Strawbs, various quotes from him etc.

And yet more..."Father's Name is Dad" is also listed first in the "Top ten stunners
from the Apple Publishing catalogue", with mention made of The Pet
Shop Boys sampling the song in 2005.


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WYCHWOOD - BANBURY - 21 FEBRUARY
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Kevin & Lindsay (aka Wychwood) who played a short opening set at the Strawbs Christmas Party in Dec 2008 will playing again in Banbury on 21 Feb for those who can't get to Nottingham for Acoustic Strawbs - details:

The Jolly Weavers
South Bar
Banbury, Oxon.

8.45 pm Start
Free Admission


[ENDS]

DICK GREENER
London, UK
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