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The Daisies rebook Europe

The Dead Daisies have just announced a massive European tour this summer. It will start in early June and wrap up 2 months later. The dates are a mix of The Daisies supporting the likes of Foreigner, Judas Priest, and Whitesnake in bigger venues and headlining the smaller ones. Most of the shows have been […]

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Pandemic strikes The Daisies again.

The Dead Daisies have announced that the ill fated European tour, already postponed several times, have now been postponed again due to the new round of pandemic restrictions. With the latest state of play concerning Covid 19 and how it is escalating travel, border and venue restrictions, we have had to look again at the […]

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Ain’t no love

On November 26 the professional Purple tribute band Purpendicular played a gig at La Traverse in Cléon, France. Paicey once again joined them on drums, and the lineup featured another Purple family veteran — Neil Murray on bass. The setlist, quite understandably for the occasion, included several Whitesnake numbers: Highway Star Walking in the Shadow […]

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When in Rome…

Just a quick update on the touring schedule. As expected, Deep Purple’s 2021 dates are being rescheduled to 2022. All dates in Italy and most of the French ones have already been rescheduled and confirmed. Of a particular interest is that not only the old dates are being moved, but a new one has been […]

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Get out of the house

The Dead Daisies have announced their 2021 headlining tour of Europe. It is billed as Get Out Of The House Tour and scheduled for February/March next year. Many of the dates are the ones that have been moved from summer 2020 (the club dates, where Daisies were supposed to be headlining). Some more dates have […]

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Disappointed? Yes. Unexpected? No.

The Dead Daisies have finally pulled the plug on their European tour this summer: Hey everyone, We’ve hung in there as long as we can but sadly we will need to postpone the upcoming June/July European Summer Tour. As you’re all aware, things change daily and our priority is always to keep the entire Daisies […]

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Gekaufte Karten bleiben gültig

Just as we’ve anticipated, the summer Deep Purple European tour is being rebooked for roughly the same dates in 2021. We have 12 dates already confirmed, with the rest still pending. The German promoter KBB also explicitly promises that tickets purchased for the original 2020 dates will be valid for the rescheduled shows. We expect […]

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Tough times ahead

As many European governments have now banned mass gatherings until at least the end of August, the whole summer tour schedule is now in jeopardy. Hellfest, Graspop, Clam Live, and Lovely Days festivals are now officially cancelled, with a whole bunch of others (we predict) to follow in the coming days. Worse, there are indications […]

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It’s not just the virus

David Coverdale announced today that all remaining Whitesnake tours for 2020 — the mainland Europe, the UK, and the double header with Sammy Hagar in the US — are now cancelled.

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Don Airey’s European tour postponed

Don Airey’s tour of continental Europe in March 2020 has been cancelled: The Colosseum II Remembered Tour is with great sadness being cancelled, to be rescheduled later in the year, due to unforeseen circumstances. The aforementioned unforeseen circumstances most likely refer to the fact that Don will be appearing with Deep Purple in Mexico on […]

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