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STRAWBSWEBNEWS FEB 2009

Sent: 12 Feb 2009


Hi all

Some upcoming gigs this weekend for John Ford, as well as news of
Brian & Cathryn's upcoming tour (at which their recently released new
album Calling All Angels (previously titled Surrender) will be on
sale - also available from www.brianwilloughby.com.

More big news later in the month, including the dates for a special
Strawbs 40th anniversary weekend event being planned to take place in
the UK in September.

Cheers

DICK

Contents
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* Further Date Added To Acoustic Jan/Feb Tour
* John Ford News
- John Ford And Ian Lloyd - 14 Feb, Pittsburgh
- John Ford And Ian Lloyd - 15 Feb, Pittsburgh
- Radio Show Interviews For PA Shows
- John Ford - 4 Apr , Amityville, NY
- John Ford interview on Strawbsweb
* Roy Hill - 22 Feb gig
* Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby - Spring tour dates

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FURTHER DATE ADDED TO ACOUSTIC JAN/FEB TOUR
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Sunday 22 February 2009
Riga Music Bar, Westcliff On Sea
Riga Music Bar
228 London Road
Westcliff On Sea
Essex
SS0 7JG

Doors: 8.30pm

Box Office: 08700 600 100
Ticket sales: tinyurl.com/g2ovx
Tel: 01702 348 020
Website: www.rigamusicbar.co.uk
Directions: see Website

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JOHN FORD NEWS
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Some upcoming shows (Feb 14 and 15, and Apr 4) for John Ford who will
be splitting the bill with Ian Lloyd (Stories) In addition, 3 radio
shows are scheduled for the weekend in conjunction with the concerts.

Recipients of this e-mail all know who John is, but some may not know
Ian Lloyd, who, as the former lead singer/founding member of Stories
is cemented in Rock n Roll history with a global hit "Brother Louie"
- appearing on many movie soundtracks. Six notable albums hallm ark
his prolific solo career. New release O-de-PO embraces both Ian's
distinctive spirit and tone.

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JOHN FORD AND IAN LLOYD - 14 FEB, PITTSBURGH
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DATE: SAT 14 Feb 2009
TIME: 7 PM (EARLY SHOW - DOORS OPEN 6:30PM)
VENUE:
Club Cafe
56-58 South 12th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 1520 3
PHONE: 412- 431- 4950
TICKETS: $10
TICKETS BY PHONE 1- 866- 468-3401
WEBSITE: http://www.clubcafelive.com
See also http://www.clarion.edu/83416/

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JOHN FORD AND IAN LLOYD - 15 FEB, CLARION
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"ROCK A SUNDAY Benefit for WCUC & SAFE"
DATE: SUN 15 Feb 2009
DOORS OPEN 3:00PM for VIP Meet & Greet with John Ford & Ian Lloyd
TIME: SHOW begins 4 PM
VENUE:
THE CELL BLOCK of Clarion, PA
105 6 East Main St.
Clarion, PA 16214
PHONE: 1-814-393-2330
TICKETS: $10 All-Ages Show
TICKET S BY PHONE: 1-814-393-2330
or email: s_mdmainhart @ clarion.edu

WEBSITE: http:///ww.myspace.com/cellblockclarion
This is a benefit concert on behalf of Clarion University's student
run radio station, 91.7FM WCUC and the area's only domestic violence
shelter - SAFE.

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RADIO SHOW INTERVIEWS FOR PA SHOWS
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SAT 14 FEB 2009 10:30-10:55AM - John Ford in studio interview on The
Saturday Light Brigade with host Larry Berger. Hear The Saturday
Light Brigade live Saturday Mornings from 6AM - Noon on 88.3FM WRCT,
90.1FM WIUP, 91.1FM WSAJ, 91.7FM WNJR, 91.7FM WCUC and
http://www.slbradio.org Award Winning Public Radio for Kids & Adults -
Broadcasting from Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, The Saturday Light
Brigade is a radio program featuring acoustic music and family fun.
Broadcast since 1978, it is one of the longest-running public radio
programs in the United States. Quality music, on-air telephone calls
from kids and adults, inno vative participatory puzzles and games,
and interesting guests have made The Saturday Light Brigade a family
radio tradition for tens of thousands of people. Kids listen with
adults, adults listen with kids, and everyone has fun listening to
the radio together!

SUN 15 FEB 2009 2:00PM - 91.7FM WCUC Clarion, PA - Kris Campbell's
Your Favourite Radio Show - John Ford and Ian Lloyd in-studio
interview before show at The Cell Block.

MON 16 FEB 2009 8:00AM - 91.7FM WCUC Clarion, PA - The Fat Guys
Morning Show - Hosts Matt Mainhart and Tito Baksaya have John Ford as
special guest.

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JOHN FORD - 4 APR , AMITYVILLE, NY
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DATE: SAT 4 APRIL 2009
EVENT: "The Second Annual Sound Success For ALS Show" - Benefit
TIME: 8 PM
VENUE: Ollie's Point
140 Merrick Rd.
Amityville, New York 11701
PHONE: 631-264-7712
TICKETS: $25
WEBSITE: http://myspace.com/olliespointbarandgrill
Proceeds fromn the show are to be donated to benefit the Eleanor and
Lou Gehrig ALS Research Center at Columbia University in Manhattan.
The show will be a tribute to the Beatles, featuring "Mostly Moptop"
joined for the second set by celebrity guest musicians - John Ford of
the Strawbs, Kerry Kearney, Blues Brothers Band members - Tommy Pipes
McDonnell and Birch Johnson, and singer/actress Phoebe LeGere and
more TBA. Special guest - Paulene Sutcliffe, sister to the late Stu
Sutcliffe - original bass player for the Beatles. Stu left behind an
amazing collection of his original artwork in his estate. Raffle
Prizes - including guitars autographed by Todd Rundgren and others
TBA! Directions: From the LIE: LIE to Exit 49S (Rte 110). Follow Rte.
110 South towards Amityville. At split in road once you get into the
Town of Amityville, stay to the left - Ollie's Point is last building
on the right corner of Broadway & 27A (Montauk Hwy).

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JOHN FORD INTERVIEW ON STRAWBSWEB
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And finally, there's a great interview been added to the site with
John Ford, interviewed by Judi Cuervo. Check it out at:

http://www.strawbsweb.co.uk/features/jf_jc.asp

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ROY HILL - 22 FEB GIG
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The Load of Hay
33 Villier Street
Uxbridge
Middlesex UB8 2PU

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CATHRYN CRAIG & BRIAN WILLOUGHBY - SPRING TOUR DATES
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MARCH
Tuesday 3rd
Processed Pea Folk Club, Light Dragoon, Etton, Nr Beverley, HU17 7PG
01430 810669

Wednesday 4th
Kork's, 40 Bondgate, Otley, LS21 1AD
01943 464858

Thursday 5th
The Rake, Rake Lane, Little Stanney, nr Ellesmere Port, CH2 4HS
0151 678 9902

Saturday 14th
House Concert, Blaxton, DN9 3AZ
01302 771354

Saturday 21st
Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, Head Street, Halstead, CO9 2BY
01787 477086 / 475397

Tuesday 24th
Dartford Folk Club, Essex Road Club, Dartford, DA1 2AU
01322 222553

Wednesday 25th
Friends Provident Club, Dorking, RH4 1QA
01306 888530

Thursday 26th
Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York, YO1 7PR
01904 679131

Friday 27th
Sunset Suite, Football Club, Brunton Pk, Warwick Rd, Carlisle CA1 1LL
01228 515061

Tuesday 31st
Cramlington Folk Club, The Hind, Dewley, Cramlington, NE23 6DT
01670 715106

APRIL
Thursday 2nd
The King's Head, Upton-on-Severn, WR8 0HF
01684 592621

Monday 6th
Zebra Bar, King Street, Maidstone, ME14 1BA
01622 744481

[ENDS]

DICK GREENER
STRAWBSWEB- www.strawbsweb.co.uk
"You'll scarcely believe all the pleasures inside..."