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Glenn’s Purple set in the UK

Glenn Hughes will take his “Classic Deep Purple Live” set to the UK later this year. The 9-date starts on October 2 in Bristol and wraps up on the 15th in London. Tickets for most shows go on sale for general public on February 23 at 10am. Glenn’s band will include Soren Anderson (guitar), Jesper […]

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Touring in 2018

A quick preview of what’s in store for the Purple family on the road in the next year. Black Country Communion will kick off the new year’s proceedings with 2 gigs in the UK: January 2 in Wolverhampton, and January 4 in London. These will be followed by a performance at the Blues Alive at […]

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First date for 2018

First date for the 2018 leg(s) of the Long Goodbye Tour has surfaced — Deep Purple are slated to play in Kraków, Poland, on July 1. Tickets are going on sale November 3 trough a variety of outlets: www.ebilet.pl, www.eventim.pl, www.ticketpro.pl, www.biletin.pl (hooray to the competition). Keep your eye peeled for the other dates that […]

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Dixie Dregs reunion and Rainbow goes east

Dixie Dregs will tour the States in March, reuniting the lineup that recorded their first major label album — the 1977 Free Fall — Steve Morse and Rod Morgenstein will be joined by Allen Sloan, Steve Davidowski, and Andy West. 8 dates in total have been announced so far, starting with Atlanta on March 3, […]

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Brazil in October

Several music news sites (e.g. this one) in Brazil have announced that Deep Purple will play three shows in the country this October — 21st in Rio de Janeiro, 22nd in São Paulo, and 24th in Curitiba. This will be a package tour with Lynyrd Skynyd and ZZ Top also on the bill. There are […]

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Ramblin’ Man Glenn

Glenn Hughes has been announced in this years lineup for the Ramblin’ Man Fair. His interview was recently posted on their website to promote the appearance. The interview briefly covers his whole career, from Trapeze to Black Country Communion IV (that’s how the new album will be called — “We wanted to call it IV […]

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VIP upgrades for the European tour

Band’s management is offering VIP upgrade packages for the European leg on the upcoming Deep Purple tour in May-July. There are two different packages available: $200 USD will buy you a meet’n’greet with the band members excluding Ian Gillan (don’t be offended — he just does not do backstage mingling any more), plus some swag; […]

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Hughes to perform music of Cream

All Glenn Hughes dates in Australia and New Zealand have now been confirmed. And from the promo videoblurb it sounds like he will be performing with The Music Of Cream as opposed to opening the show for them. Guitaris Robben Ford will round up the list of guest musicians alongside with Glenn.

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Creamy Glenn down under

Glenn Hughes is announced as a special guest for the upcoming in late May / early June The Music of Cream tour of Australia and New Zealand. The Music of Cream is basically a Cream cover band with a twist or three — it consists of Ginger Baker’s son Kofi, Jack Bruce’s son Malcolm, and […]

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Don Airey on tour

Just a quick public service announcement that Don Airey Band starts European tour tomorrow, March 11. If you’re in the neighbourhood — go and see them. The venues are intimate, the tickets are not that expensive, the musicians are top notch, and they are playing the music we all love. Just go. A snippet from […]

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