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STRAWBSWEBNEWS - ARCHIVE

STRAWBSWEBNEWS - MAY 2013

Sent by Dick Greener, 18 May 2013


Hi all

Sorry for limited updating of the site at present owing to continuing effect of circumstances beyond my control (not health problems so don't worry, but thanks to those who have been in touch with me to check). Hope this will be resolved shortly (plenty to catch up on!)

Cheers

Dick
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Contents
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* Fri 24 May - Acoustics only - Trading Boundaries
* Acoustic Strawbs/Zombies shows
* September shows
* What Dave Cousins did next ....
* Flip Side Tour - June 2013 (Jim Mccarty, John
Hawken, Jann Klose)
* Hud's gigs


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FRI 24 MAY - ACOUSTICS ONLY - TRADING BOUNDARIES ================================================

A lone Acoustics gig on 24 May at the fabulous Trading Boundaries, nr Fletching, East Sussex - a stately home type music venue, which offers dinner gigs with some standing/non-dining places. A magical, candlelit, intimate experience.

Unfortunately this was missed off the last Strawbswebnews, my apologies - details are:

Trading Boundaries
Sheffield Green, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 3RB
01825 790200
www. tradingboundaries.com
Dining starts 7.30; standing tickets arrive a bit later.

Dining tickets are 45, standing tickets 15. A few tickets are left but this is likely to be a sell-out so hurry.



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ACOUSTIC STRAWBS/ZOMBIES SHOWS
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Acoustic Strawbs are supporting the legendary Zombies on a selection of dates on their May/June tour. The Acoustics opened for the Zombies on a number of dates in the US a while back and, by all accounts, there was a great vibe between the two bands. The Zombies line-up features co-founders Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone.

Acoustic Strawbs/Zombies dates:
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Saturday 25 May, The Anvil Basingstoke
Thursday 30 May, G Live Guildford
Saturday 1 June, IndigO2 London

For other Zombies dates without the Acoustic Strawbs, see the Zombies website: http://thezombies.net/


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ACOUSTIC STRAWBS SEPTEMBER SHOWS
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Early warning of a few September dates:

* Sun 1 Sep - Weyfest, Farnham
* Thu 19 Sep - Stables, Wavendon

Most likely more to follow.


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WHAT DAVE COUSINS DID NEXT ....
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In case you are wondering, in the summer months when Dave is not touring, he is working on his autobiography, which is expected to come out next year as part of the 45th anniversary celebrations.

I've seen seven or so chapters work in progress and it's great stuff, a lot of which has never been made known before. Watch this space and hopefully we'll be able to bring you a few snippets to whet your appetite ...


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FLIP SIDE TOUR - JUNE 2013
JIM McCARTY, JOHN HAWKEN, JANN KLOSE
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This from the Jim McCarty website:

"I'm delighted to announce that I'll be hitting the road this summer with former Renaissance bandmate John Hawken (also of The Nashville Teens) and singer-songwriter Jann Klose. We've called it the 'Flip Side' tour to reflect the other side to Jim McCarty of The Yardbirds! We'll be performing music from my solo albums, plus Renaissance and Yardbirds favourites. We're really looking forward to playing these intimate and atmospheric shows."

Saturday, June 1st, 2013
Springlicious,
Niagara,
Canada

Thursday, June 6th, 2013
El Mocambo
Toronto,
Canada

Friday, June 7th, 2013
Polish Hall
Brantford, Ontario,
Canada

Saturday, June 8th, 2013
Peter Players
Gravenhurst, Ontario
Canada


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HUD'S GIGS
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And, last but by no means least, a collection of upcoming gigs over the next few months with the mighty Richard Hudson on drums.

MAY
18th - Red Lion, Isleworth (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
25th - Golden Lion Sydeham (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
31st - General Elliott, Saint Johns Rd, Uxbridge UB8 2UR (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)

JUNE
1st - The Sportsman, 2 Scotts Hill Croxley Green WD3 3AD (THE ALI MAC BAND)
2nd - Horns, 1 Hempstead Rd, Watford WD17 3RL (4pm start) (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
7th - Royalist, 29 Western Ave, Market Harborough LE16 9PL (THE BEAKY BAND)
9th - Red Lion. Isleworth (THE GINNY BROWN BAND)
15th - Red Lion. Market Place, Northleach, Gloucester GL54 3EJ (THE BEAKY BAND)
28th - Beehive, St Albans (ANDY HART)
29th - Three Lions, Scratchers, 55 Meadrow, Farncombe, Surrey, nr Godalming (THE ALI MAC BAND)
30th - The Boot. 4 Market Place, St Albans AL3 5DG (5pm start) (THE ALI MAC BAND)

JULY
5th - The General Elliot Saint Johns Rd, Uxbridge UB8 2UR (THE ALI MAC BAND)
6th - Wickford, Barnhall Soc club, Wickford SS11 7NL (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
11th - Riverside Club, 6 Laleham Rd, Staines TW18 2DX (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
13th - Full Moon, Hare Lane Little Kingshill, Bucks HP16 0EE (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
19th - Hayes Working Mens Club (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
26th - The Royalist, Market Harborough LE16 9PL (THE ALI MAC BAND)
27th - Sportsman, 2 Scotts Hill Croxley Green WD3 3AD (THE BEAKY BAND)
28th - Golf Club, Uxbridge (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)

AUGUST
1st - Eel Pie Club, Cabbage Patch, Twickenham (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
17th - Stokenchurch, Memorial Hall Social Club, Oxford Rd HP14 3RG (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
18th - Red Lion, Isleworth (THE GINNY BROWN BAND)
24th - Sportsman, 2 Scotts Hill Croxley Green WD3 3AD (THE GOOD OLD BOYS)
26th - Hampstead band stand, Parliament Hill Highgate Road, Gospel Oak - 3pm start. (THE GINNY BROWN BAND)


DICK GREENER
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