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  • #16
    Originally posted by ATField View Post
    I hope that soon they will be allowed to hold festivals.
    Not this year even when things open up no full capacity wear masks keep distancing and only people with vaccinations allowed entry

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    • #17
      We got informed this week Kim Wilde who we were originally going to see last year had moved the rearranged concert from September this year to September next year.

      Hopefully Human League in December will still go ahead with it being the 40th anniversary of Dare and Don't You Me being the Christmas No1, it should be fantastic.
      The only thing to look forward to is the past

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      • #18
        I can see a lot of the old theatres cinemas having to close for good.Its a shame safest bet would be outside concerts only

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        • #19
          Legendary rockers Deep Purple are touring from October this year.
          I intend to go to the London (O2) concert.
          I've saved enough on rail travel since working from home not to begrudge forking out 50 to see a band I've been into since my schooldays!

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          • #20
            Originally posted by Cartimand View Post
            Legendary rockers Deep Purple are touring from October this year.
            I intend to go to the London (O2) concert.
            I've saved enough on rail travel since working from home not to begrudge forking out 50 to see a band I've been into since my schooldays!
            Hi cartimand, considered this gig myself, Blue oyster cult in support but Gillans voice is shot i'm afraid. Been into Purple since 1972 after the release of Made in japan which is still the best live album ever by any band.
            Ejector seat?...your jokin!

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            • #21
              Originally posted by tex View Post

              Hi cartimand, considered this gig myself, Blue oyster cult in support but Gillans voice is shot i'm afraid. Been into Purple since 1972 after the release of Made in japan which is still the best live album ever by any band.

              It's not what it was, granted and Child in Time or Highway Star will never sound as good as they did in the 70s, but I'm sure it will still give me a shiver down my spine and take me back a few decades!

              Same with Uriah Heep. Bernie was never quite as good a frontman as David Byron and last time I saw them, Bernie's voice was obviously struggling - especially in a very vocally demanding song like Pilgrim. It was still a magical concert though.

              Good call for one of the greatest live albums - I've still got my original vinyl. ELP's Welcome Back My Friends was magnificent too and I felt humbled to be there at Victoria Park for ELP's final concert in 2010.

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              • #22
                If you haven't already heard these live albums i can strongly recommend........

                Space ritual....Hawkwind
                Strangers in the night....ufo
                One more from the road....Lynyrd skynyrd
                Live and dangerous....Thin lizzy
                Ejector seat?...your jokin!

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                • #23
                  Good call for Space Ritual.
                  First time I saw Hawkwind live was at Guildford Civic Hall, on their Atomhenge tour. With hindsight, it was perilously close to Spinal Tap, but brilliantly OTT and the second loudest band I'd ever seen.

                  Looks like the first festival of 2021 will be Black Deer down in Kent, scheduled for 25/26/27 June.
                  Whilst Americana/folk-rock isn't my preferred genre, the presence of Robert Plant and Van Morrison could make this something special.
                  Will keep an eye on it and, if it's definitely going ahead, may treat myself.

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                  • #24
                    It was like that with all the theatres closed last year - all the performances cancelled due to coronavirus.
                    I've everything I need to keep me satisfied
                    There's nothing you can do to make me change my mind
                    I'm having so much fun
                    My lucky number's one
                    Ah! Oh! Ah! Oh!

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                    • #25
                      Jethro Tull's "Prog Years" tour this September, featuring the best of Thick as a Brick, Benefit, Stand Up and Aqualung!
                      Will book tickets for the Reading show. Can't wait!

                      http://jethrotull.com/the-prog-years-uk-tour-2021/

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                      • #26
                        Originally posted by Cartimand View Post
                        Jethro Tull's "Prog Years" tour this September, featuring the best of Thick as a Brick, Benefit, Stand Up and Aqualung!
                        Will book tickets for the Reading show. Can't wait!

                        http://jethrotull.com/the-prog-years-uk-tour-2021/
                        Damn, nothing even close to me.!
                        Ejector seat?...your jokin!

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