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Follow the Sunflower Jam

The Sunflower Jam 2011 is upon us. Tonight, July 8, the Purple world will converge at the Royal Albert Hall to witness what could possibly be a historic event. The Highway Star will be there and our special correspondent will be tweeting the proceedings live from the hall.

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Glenn Hughes’ book launch

There will be a launch event in London for Glenn’s book Deep Purple & Beyond: Scenes from the Life of a Rock Star on the evening of Thursday, 12th May. The publisher Foruli will be inviting everybody who has pre-ordered a copy of the book and record package, but would also like to extend an […]

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BCC: the London tapes

Black Country Communion’s setlist at the London’s Shepherd Bush Empire on December 30 by all accounts was the same as Wolverhampton. Here are a few rather good quality videos from the gig.

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J. Lennon digs G. Hughes

That’s Julian Lennon by the way… 😉 On his Facebook page Lennon Jr. writes: I had the pleasure of going to see Glenn Hughes play tonight in Islington. I can say, without a doubt, he is one of the best singers/songwriter/performers I have ever seen. His range is Mind blowing! And his talent knows no […]

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Lord and Hughes at the ChildLine Rocks

Both Jon Lord and Glenn Hughes are confirmed to appear at the ChildLine Rocks 2009, which will be held on June 1 at the indigO2 in London. Last year’s Childline Rocks have seen the first appearance of Glenn Hughes and Ian Paice together on stage since 1976. ChildLine Rocks is an annual rock concert to […]

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See and read The Sunflower Jam

Deep Purple’s appearance at The Sunflower Jam turned into a very different show, high on improvisation and special guests. Introduced by Yes’ Rick Wakeman, Deep Purple got under way with Pictures of Home and a pumping start. – That’s Johnny Lord!, exclaimed Ian Gillan after Hush with an extended solo from Jon Lord – and […]

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Win tickets to see Deep Purple with Jon Lord

Jon Lord’s official website is offering the chance of winning two tickets to see Deep Purple at this year’s Sunflower Jam in London on September 25. Forming just one part of a star studded charity event, Deep Purple will be joined by special guest Jon Lord for a few numbers. Other artists at the event […]

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Highway stars in London

Firstly the venue, The excel is excellant!,great place for the motor show,so much roomand the temporary arena was great too,good time to go to the motorshow,late in the evening,no queues,got to do loads of things that you would normally have to wait ages to do,show was on until 8pm.. I saw little Ian wandering around […]

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Deep Purple at the London Motor Show

A very different and refreshing set from the past few years. Started of with Fireball and finsihed with Black night with many favourites in between. From where I was the sound was great and the boys looked like they were realling enjoying themselves. I even managed to take a few pic\’s. [May we see them? […]

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Still the best there is

It’s the first time I’ve seen Deep Purple outside since Knebworth (23 years ago!) and it’s a perfect, warm evening, a nice big stage, beautiful lights stage lights gathering prominence as the daylight fades, and a perfectly balanced sound. The arena is just a square of tarmac surrounded by some temporary-looking grandstand seating. The crowd […]

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