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STRAWBSWEBNEWS - DECEMBER 2012

Sent by Dick Greener, 14 Dec 2012


Hi folks

A happy holiday season from Strawbs and Strawbsweb.

A few live opportunities in the UK - the last Acoustic Strawbs gig of the year tonight (14 Dec) in the wind-swept seaside town of Clacton, and advance news of some Acoustics dates in the New Year, in the UK and of course accompanying the Moody Blues and a fantastic roster of other artists on the Moodies Cruise in March 2013.

Also, a Christmas Roy Hill/Steve Whalley, with "special guests" promised and Hud's gigging schedule for the first quarter of 2013.

Cheers

DICK
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Contents
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* Acoustic Strawbs - Spring 2013 Dates
* Roy Hill Christmas show
* Hud's gigs
* Cover versions



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ACOUSTIC STRAWBS - SPRING 2013 DATES
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UK dates
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A few dates slotted in for next year, with no doubt a few more to be added in.

Thu 7 Feb, Civic Theatre, Doncaster
Sat 16 Feb, Pavilion Theatre, Worthing
Sat 23 Feb, Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe
Thu 7 Mar, The Ferry, Glasgow
Sat 16 Mar, Pavillion, Hailsham
Sat 30 Mar, Folk Club, Grayshott
Sat 20 Apr, St Mary the Virgin, Ingleton
Sat 27 Apr, Corn Exchange, Exeter

20-25 Mar - Moodies Cruise
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http://moodiescruise.com/



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ROY HILL CHRISTMAS SHOW
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According to Roy's latest newsletter "Christmas is a time to consider those less well off than ourselves, people like Chris De Burgh."

In the meantime, catch the last Roy Hill show of the year:

Sunday 23 December
Roy Hill And Steve Whalley + Special Guests
Christmas Special And Farewell Appearance
Ram Jam Club Kingston KT2 5EE
Doors Open 7.30
Showtime 8pm
5
A bargain !



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HUD's GIGS
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DECEMBER 2012

14th General Elliot, St Johns Rd, Uxbridge UB8 2UR (9pm start) (THE BEAKY BAND)
16th Red Lion, Market Place, Northleach, Cheltenham GL54 3EJ (THE BEAKY BAND)
21st Hayes Working Men's Club, Pump lane, Hayes UB3 3N (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
22nd Twin Foxes, 54 Rockingham Way, Stevenage SG1 1SJ 01438 364821(THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
29th The Red Lion, Linkfield Rd Isleworth TW7 6QJ (THE BEAKY BAND)
31st The Nags Head, 28 High St, Sunningdale SL5 ONG (THE BEAKY BAND)

JANUARY 2013

12th The Red Lion, Linkfield Road, Isleworth TW7 6QJ (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
18th Sunbury Cricket Club, Kenton Court Meadow, TW16 5PS (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
19th Stokenchurch, Memorial Hall Social Club Oxford Rd HP14 3RG (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
20th Three Lions, Scratchers, 55 Meadrow, Farncombe,Surrey Nr Godalming 01483 417605 (THE ALI MAC BAND)
31st Riverside Club, 6 Laleham Rd, Staines TW18 2DX (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)

FEBRUARY 2013

1st Hayes Working Men's Club Pump lane, Hayes UB3 3N (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
8th The General Elliott, St Johns Rd, Uxbridge UB8 2UR (THE ALI MAC BAND)
9th Oxey Hall Com Centre, Broadfields Lane, Watford WD19 4TT (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
15th The Nags Head, 28 High St., Sunningdale SL5 ONG (THE ALI MAC BAND)
16th Ealing Blues Club, The Red Room, (opp Ealing Broadway Station) Ealing
Broadway, London W5 2NP (THE ALI MAC BAND)

MARCH 2013

1st The Beehive, 2 Keyfield Terrace, St Albans Hertfordshire AL1 1QL (01727 811127) (ANDY HART)
2nd Wickford Barnhall Social Club, Alderney Gardens, Wickford, Essex. SS11 7JP (01268) 765063 (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
6th Dustys, Watchet Lane, Holmer Green HP15 6UF (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
9th Egham United Services Club, 111 Spring Rise, Egham TW20 9NE (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
10th The Red Lion, Linkfield Road, Isleworth TW7 6QJ (THE GINNY BROWN BAND)
16th Stafford Cricket & Hockey Club. Brian Westhead Pavilion, Riverway, Stafford. ST16 3TH (01785-251660) (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
23rd The Railway Club, Wickford, Wickford Market Avenue Essex SS12 0AB (THE BEAKY BAND)
29th Oxey Hall Com Centre, Broadfields Lane, Watford WD19 4TT (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
30th The Red Lion, Linkfield Road, Isleworth, TW7 6QJ (THE BEAKY BAND)


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BULLY WEE DATES
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Dave Cousins' talented fiddle-playing mate Ian Cutler takes to the road again with classic folk band Bully Wee. January 2013 dates announced as follows:

Thu 17 Jan, The Brook Theatre, Chatham, Kent
Fri 18 Jan, Bridgewater Arts Center, Somerset
Sat 19 Jan, Devoran Village Hall, Cornwall - with Phil Beer
Sun 20 Jan, Plough Arts Centre, Great Torrington, Devon - with Phil Beer
Mon 21 Jan, Nettlebed Folk Club, Oxfordshre - with Phil Beer
Tue 22 Jan, Ringwood Folk Club, Hants
Thu 24 Jan, Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant, Hants
Fri 25 Jan - Ram Club, Thames Ditton, Surrey
Sat 26 Jan - Sarah Thorne Theatre Club, Broadstairs, Kent
Sun 27 Jan - Hitchin Folk Club, Herts


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COVER VERSIONS
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One of our prolific fan cover artists, Geoff Alexander has uploaded a video of hi performing "Tell Me What You See In Me", and Rick Sarlo (guitars & bass) and his colleague Frank Muscato (vocals & piano) have offered up a version of "You And I When We Were Young".

Geoff's video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoKX2C8u610

Fan downloads page:
http://www.strawbsweb.co.uk/ix_dlds.htm

[ends]

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


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