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STRAWBSWEBNEWS - MARCH 2010
Sent by Dick Greener 11 Mar 2010
Mid-March already and a few things coming up on the live front.
* Acoustic Strawbs gigs
* Cry No More - further Annual Farewell gig on
Sat 13 March
* John Ford free gig
* Hud gigs
* At last - The Strawberry Fools Live
ACOUSTIC STRAWBS GIGS
A few additional Acoustics gigs over the next couple of months.
Friday 19 March 2010
Parc Hall, Cwmparc
Special guests: Blue Rhondda
Friday 30 April 2010
Astor Community Theatre, Deal
Saturday 1 May 2010
Ropetackle Centre, Shoreham by Sea
Booking office, maps, etc. details on:
CRY NO MORE - FURTHER ANNUAL FAREWELL GIG ON SAT 13 MARCH
After a triumphant showing at the Turks Head on 5 March, a second Annual Farewell Gig has been scheduled for Sat 13 March at the Royal Oak in Hampton (45 Oak Avenue, Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 3NR).
FREE ENTRY - showtime 9.00pm-11.00pm with a short intermission. Pub open till 12.00.
JOHN FORD FREE GIG
John Ford is invited to play on Friday, March 19, 2010, at Port Washington Public Library, in the Lapham Meeting Room auditorium with a great sound system. He will be performing two sets starting at 7:30PM.
This venue is located at One Library Drive (right off Main St), Port Washington, NY 11050, phone 516-883-4400 and website at
http://www.pwpl.org " for more information.
As usual, lots of gigs coming up with Hud busy behind the drum kit, playing with various bands.
Sunday March 14th - THE ALI MAC BAND (4.30/5.00 PM START)
The Boot, 4 Market Place, St Albans AL3
Tel. 01727 857533
Sunday March 21st - THE GINNY BROWN BAND (3PM START)
The Red Lion, 92 94 Linkfield Road, Isleworth TW7 6QJ
Tel: 020 8560 1457
Sunday April 4th - THE GOOD OLD BOYS (3PM START)
The Horns, 1 Hempstead Road, Watford WD17 3RL
Tel: 01923 225020
Saturday April 10th - THE GINNY BROWN BAND
The British Legion, Whitton Road, Hounslow TW3 2DB
Tel: 020 85726468
Saturday April 24th - THE BEAKY BAND
The Fox Inn, 81 Main St, Higham on the Hill, Nuneaton CV13 6AH
Tel: 01455 212241
Saturday May 1st - THE BEAKY BAND
Barnhall Soc club, Alderney Gdns, Brock Hill, Wickford SS11 7NL
Tel: 01268 765 063 (after 7pm)
Sunday May 2nd - THE BEAKY BAND
The Crown, High St, Cowley, Middx UB8 2NL
Tel: 01895 236415
Friday May 7th - THE GOOD OLD BOYS
Metropolitan Police Sports Club, Aldenham Road,
Bushey WD23 2TR
Tel: 01923 243947
Friday May 14th - THE GOOD OLD BOYS
The Globe, 104 Windmill Rd, Brentford TW8 9NA
Tel: 020 8580 0086
Sunday May 16th - GINNY BROWN BAND (3PM START)
The Red Lion, 92/94 Linkfield Rd, Isleworth TW7 6QJ
Tel: 020 8560 1457
AT LAST - THE STRAWBERRY FOOLS LIVE
And finally, having sorrowfully missed the opportunity to play at the "big 40th gig" last year, at last the Fools are getting themselves ready for their first full scale gig(s).
Two shows are planned:
Fri 14 May - Aldermaston Village Hall
Sat 15 May - venue to be confirmed, but somewhere near the Twickenham/Teddington/Feltham area
The first night will be a more relaxed affair, the venue does not have a bar, but allows "bring your own" and there's a pub just down the road.
The second will have some special guests (to be announced) and feature some numbers that won't be played on the previous night.
Ticket prices are likely to be £5 and £7 (or £10 for both nights) to help cover our costs.
Mark the dates in your diary - more info to come shortly.
"You'll scarcely believe all the pleasures inside..."