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Gypsy Soul remembered

A Tommy Bolin exhibition has opened at the Sioux City Public Museum. Many of the artifacts on display are from the collection of Bolin’s brother Johnnie. What: Gypsy Soul: Remembering Sioux City’s Tommy Bolin When: Friday, May 31, 2024 10:00 AM to Sunday, August 18, 2024 5:00 PM Where: Sioux City Public Museum 607 4th […]

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Burning the states live

Glenn Hughes will embark on another US tour this September. He will be performing his Purple set, the tour is billed under the ‘Celebrating 50th anniversary of Burn‘ moniker. It will start on August 30 in San Juan Capistrano, CA, loop around the country in 16 dates, and finish back in California on September 28th, […]

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=1 more time in America

North American tour dates for Deep Purple have been announced. The summer tour will start on August 14, 2024, in Florida, and work its way up the East Coast, with a couple of detours into the heartland, and a couple of token Canadian dates tucked in. This tour is also billed as =1 More Time […]

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Not like lumpy elephants in the sky

Back in 2008, Ultimate Guitar has published a 1975 vintage interview with Ian Gillan, conducted just before the release of Ian Gillan Band first album Child in Time. It is preceded by a long-winded explanation from the interviewer on how stupid he was in his younger years. On with the main course: Could someone find […]

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Blackmore’s Night stay close to home

Meanwhile in the castle… US tour dates have appeared for Blackmore’s Night without much fanfare. The band of minstrels will play neighbouring states over the three weekends in late June and early July 2024. Tickets are already on sale, full details in our calendar.

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Steve supported by himself

Dixie Dregs will play eight dates in April, supported by the Steve Morse Band. The mini-tour will start in Nashville, TN, on April 18, 2024, and proceed further south, wrapping up on April 27th in Clearwater, FL. Dregs’ lineup will include Steve Morse, Andy West, Rod Morgenstein, Allen Sloan, with Jordan Rudess on keyboards. No […]

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Flying in ever rising circles

Steve Morse, together with his son Kevin, has paid tribute to his friend and aerobatics instructor Nikolay Timofeev, who recently passed away.

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The town’s on fire again

Glenn Hughes will embark on another US tour in February 2024. He will again be preforming his Classic Deep Purple set, comprising mostly Mk3 & Mk4 numbers. Gilby Clarke of Guns N’Roses fame will be a special guest on the opening night at the Whisky A Go Go in LA. Enuff Z’nuff and Bad Marriage […]

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When the branches meet

Two branches of the massively overgrown family tree came together in Pennsylvania on May 26. Reb Beach, last seen with Whitesnake, came on stage to jam with the Steve Morse Band on a blues standard. Smartphones were on hand.

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Glenn and Yngwie to tour US

Glenn Hughes will take his ‘Celebrating 50th anniversary of Burn‘ to the United States. The tour will start on August 16 in New Jersey and stretch into late September. The opening night in NJ and the Dallas show will be just Glenn and his band, while the rest of the tour is a double bill […]

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