STRAWBSWEBNEWS – FEBRUARY 2017
Sent by Dick Greener, 8 Feb
Please forgive the lack of Strawbswebnews in December 2016 and January 2017.
Pre-ordering for the Live At Gettysburg DVD/CD package is now available. Also some acoustic and electric Strawbs gigs in the UK (couple of additional electric gigs added).
And, two Strawbs related shows in NYC on consecutive nights - John Ford plays a guest slot with Ian Lloyd's Stories on 23 Feb (Cutting Room) and Dave Cousins plays at Wesley Stace's Cabinet Of Wonders Show on 24th (City Winery). Details below.
* Live at Gettysburg - pre-ordering till 22 Feb
* Dave Cousins gig, NYC, 24 Feb
* John Ford gig, NYC 23 Feb
* Acoustic tour dates - March 2017
* Electric tour dates - March 2017
* Hudson Ford boxed set update
LIVE AT GETTYSBURG - PRE-ORDERING TILL 22 FEB
The new live Strawbs DVD/CD package, Live At Gettysburg, which will be in 5:1 surround sound, was recorded at ROSfest in Gettyburg, PA during the recent electric US tour. The first recordings to feature Dave Bainbridge on keyboards. Updated track details on Strawbsweb - you'll finally get to learn what Dave Bainbridge's between track instrumentals are called .....
We now have arrangements set up for you to pre-order Live At Gettysburg and, provided your order is received and paid for by 5pm on 22 Feb, to have your name included in the packaging in the usual way. We have set up a Witchwood Media Paypal account which will allow you to pay either through Paypal or via your credit/debit card.
To preorder go to
where you'll find detailed instructions.
If you find you have difficulties, please let me know at email@example.com (and please be forgiving - I've not set this sort of thing up before!)
DAVE COUSINS GIG, NYC, 24 FEB
Wesley Stace's (aka John Wesley Harding when he opened for Strawbs in the US a while back) Cabinet Of Wonders is "a one of a kind variety show with celebrated musicians, writers and comedians". There was a UK version last November which Dave was involved in, but now the Cabinet returns to New York and Dave Cousins is going with it!
155 Varick Street, New York, NY, 10013
Doors: 6.00; Showtime 8.00pm.
Tickets from: http://www.citywinery.com/newyork/tickets/wesley-stace-s-cabinet-of-wonders-2-24.html
Dave Cousins (Strawbs, with Eric Bazilian helping us out on lead guitar)
& more TBA
JOHN FORD GIG, NYC 23 FEB
News also just in of a John Ford guest spot at the Cutting Room in NYC.
Thu 23 Feb
The Cutting Room, NYC
Ian Lloyd's Stories with Special Guests: John Ford of the Strawbs, Alan Merrill & Johnny Koenig
Doors: 6:30pm; Show: 7:30 pm
The Cutting Room
44 E 32nd St
N.Y.C. N. Y. 10016
Tickets: Advance: $15 Door: $20
ACOUSTIC TOUR DATES - MARCH 2017
Dates for the Acoustics in March.
Fri 3 Mar - The Junction,Goole
Sat 4 Mar - The Courthouse, Otley
Sat 11 Mar - The Bristol Folk House
ELECTRIC TOUR DATES - MARCH 2017
Dates for the Electric line-up in March.
Two new dates just added (marked * below):
Thu 16 Mar - The Pier,Worthing
Sat 18 Mar - HRH Festival Pwllheli
* Sun 19 Mar - Friezland Hall, Saddleworth
Mon 20 Mar - Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham
* Tue 21 Mar - Huntingdon Hall, Worcester
Wed 22 Mar - Robin 2, Bilston
Thu 23 March - The Brook, Southampton
Fri 24 Mar - The Astor Theatre, Deal
Sat 25 Mar - The Pavilion, Hailsham
HUDSON FORD BOXED SET UPDATE
Looks like early/mid-April for this now. I've seen the packaging proof which looks marvellous - more when I have it.
"You'll scarcely believe all the pleasures inside..."