main page tour dates live reviews and photos news downloads buy albums 45s video books lyrics gallery features history and timeline memorabilia related bands and artists sessions/covers links help using Strawbsweb search site tell a friend book Strawbs get Strawbswebnews join Witchwood change your e-mail Facebook etc


STRAWBSWEBNEWS - ARCHIVE

STRAWBSWEBNEWS OCTOBER 2009

Sent by Dick Greener 26 Oct 2009


Hi folks

The Acoustics are now well into the Classic Rock Legends tour, where they've been receiving accolades from both existing and new fans.

Some live date news for the Acoustics and other friends and family to take us to the year end.

DICK


Contents
--------
* Acoustic Strawbs live
* John Ford - live gig news
* Roy Hill - live - 13 Nov - Turks Head, Twickenham
* High Society - live - 15 Nov - Red Lion, Isleworth (lunchtime)



=====================
ACOUSTIC STRAWBS LIVE
=====================

After the Classic Rock Legends tour finishes on 8 Nov, a few more Acoustics solo shows before the year end:

Thursday 19 November, Central Theatre, Chatham
Friday, 20 November, Parc Hall, Cwmparc
Friday 11 December, Unicorn Theatre, Abingdon


=========================
JOHN FORD - LIVE GIG NEWS
=========================

FRI 30 OCT 2009 8-10PM HALLOWEEN WEEKEND SHOW
KENNY'S CASTAWAYS - JOHN FORD & IAN LLOYD
---------------------------------------------

157 Bleecker Street -
NYC, New York 10012 US
Cost: $10 for both shows

John and Ian play one of the last legendary NYC Rock Clubs. Best fancy dress costume/mask wins a prize! Can you guess what John & Ian will be going as ?


SAT 28 Nov 2009 8PM-10PM
THE SONG BOX HOUSE CONCERT SERIES JOHN FORD (& BACKING BAND)
------------------------------------------------
Private residence in Seaford, NY
Seaford, New York 11783 US
Cost: $10

Part of the Song Box House Concert series, now in its 10th season. Two sets, the first with John solo and the second with backing band. The show is held at a private residence in Seaford , seating is limited to about 35-40, with a pot-luck buffet. Advance reservations by email to Songbox@optonline.net or by phone at (516) 579-5365. An alternative to the Bar/Club scene, hear great music and an enjoyable evening without a doubt!


SUN 29 Nov 2009 12NOON-8PM
BEAT EXPO 2009 BEATLE CONVENTION - JOHN FORD & IAN LLOYD
---------------------------------------------------
Stamford Holiday Inn
700 East Main St
Stamford, Connecticut 06901 US
Cost: - Adv: $15 -- @ Door: $20
http://www.toursandevents.com/BEATexpo.htm

The first Beatles convention of its kind in Connecticut in 12 years. Other guests include Peter Tork of The Monkees and many many more. Check out their website for details.


=================================================
ROY HILL - LIVE - 13 NOV - TURKS HEAD, TWICKENHAM
=================================================

Don't forget - an unmissable opportunity to see Roy Hill solo at the Turks Head in Twickenham - the spiritual home of Cry No More

Turks Head, St Margarets
Twickenham TW11 1LF

http://www.beerintheevening.com/pubs/s/47/4750/Turks_Head/St_Margarets
For a map go to http://tinyurl.com/96ddpu

Tickets 5 only


And on 17 December, Roy appears at the Big Ask in Warrington - further details to follow.

Check out Roy's MySpace: www.myspace.com/royhillwordsandmusic


===========================================
HIGH SOCIETY - 15 NOV - RED LION, ISLEWORTH
===========================================

It's been a while since we've had a public High Society gig, but here they are, playing at lunchtime on Sunday 15 Nov.

92-94 Linkfield Road
Isleworth
TW7 6QJ
020 8560 1457

And there's a whole bunch of other gigs (which we've listed in an earlier Strawbsweb) featuring our friend Mr Hudson on the drums with a variety of bands (The Good Old Boys, Ali Mac Band and the Ginny Brown Band).

For details check out http://www.strawbsweb.co.uk/@f/f_hudgi.htm


[ENDS]

STRAWBSWEB - www.strawbsweb.co.uk

"You'll scarcely believe all the pleasures inside"

===