Fairport Convention Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Music review: Fairport Convention, Queen's Hall, EdinburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    IT wasn't mentioned among the gags about playing in the band being in danger of turning into a proper job but the next time Fairport Convention venture this far north on an annual tour it's likely to be as part of their fiftieth anniversary celebrations. Nobody, least of all founding member, singer-guitarist Simon Nicol, would have imagined back in 1967 that the Fairports would a going concern for so long and it would have seemed equally unlikely, two years later, that they'd still be retailing that traditional love triangle tale, Matty Groves to such enthusiasm all these years on.

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  2. Weekend Round Up February 4, 2016Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | The George Towner

    The founding member of Fairport Convention, called "the finest rock songwriter after Dylan and the best electric guitarist since Hendrix" , presents a solo, all request show-pick your favorite songs to be played from any of his numerous albums, including his new, highly-acclaimed release, Still. An evening of jazz and blues at the Living Room Live presenting Candice Bostwick, accompanied by one of DC's finest pianists, Wayne Wilentz, and David Jernigan on bass.

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  3. Top 5 Concerts of the Coming WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | The Morning Call

    Thompson's music usually gets divided into his 1960s work with Fairport Convention - perhaps behind only Bob Dylan as seminal to the folk-rock genre - or his devastatingly good work with his wife, Linda, in the early 1980s. But throughout his career, amazingly nearing 50 years, has been consistently astonishing.

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  4. Celtic Connections review: BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... 2 Young Folk, and the resulting experience of playing major events including Cambridge Folk Festival and Fairport Convention's Cropredy weekend can't have harmed his confidence. Personality often plays a big part in the 'Young Trad' final and Amini ...

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  5. Barns of Wolf Trap February ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... February 3 at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, February 4 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets $60-$75 The founding member of Fairport Convention, called "the finest rock songwriter after Dylan and the best electric guitarist since Hendrix" ( Los Angeles Times ), presents a ...

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  6. Fairport Convention top of the bill for Derby Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | This is Derbyshire

    ... the best yet, with fantastic venues, exciting acts and much more to be announced in the coming months." Fairport Convention have been making fantastic music for almost 50 years. The band have many prestigious achievements, a highlight of which is ...

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  7. What's on: Your guide to going out in North StaffordshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | This Is Staffordshire

    ... Jamie Parks, perform their debut as a folk trio on Tuesday from 9.30pm at The Glebe, Stoke. Free entry. Fairport Convention perform on Wednesday from 7.30pm at the Victoria Hall, Hanley. Tickets A 25.40. Telephone on 08448 717649. An open mic, ...

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  8. Guv'nor of folk rock to perform in WoodchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    FOUNDER of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and the Albion Band, Ashley Hutchings has long been called "the Guv'nor" of British folk-rock. And this weekend, the Guv'nor pays a visit to Woodchester, where he will perform words and music show, From Psychedelia to Sonnets.

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  9. Fairport Convention winter tour stops off at Waterside TheatreRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | Tring Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Folk rock legends Fairport Convention, credited with originating the genre, are now on their 32nd consecutive winter tour and the event has become a much anticipated fixture in the band's annual calendar.

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  10. Chris ConwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | This Is Leicestershire

    ... who enjoy the relentless creative flow of his music. Chris has played with members of Jethro Tull and Fairport Convention and toured with Peter Tork (Monkees). He's also played with composer Gavin Bryars, tabla man Talvin Singh, violin virtuoso Dr L ...

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  11. Gig of the week: War Horse singer performs in CalstockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Cornish Guardian

    ... From his early days in his native North East, he has performed and toured with such folk luminaries as Fairport Convention, Ralph McTell, Vin Garbutt and Richard Thompson. Ralph has described him as having "one of the best voices in England". The ...

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  12. Fairport ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | This Is Staffordshire

    Fairport Convention has been making great music for nearly fifty years. Credited with originating the British folk-rock genre, the band has been through many changes but the current members retain a passion for live performance.

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  13. Bob makes a welcome returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

    ... with a number of tours both in the UK and abroad, starting with an appearance as special guest on the Fairport Convention tour and continuing with folk club tours in Britain, Holland and Canada. In 2011, he was invited to play the role of Songman in ...

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  14. Exeter's Corn Exchange launches new Spring programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | This Is Exeter

    Launching this week the Spring programme includes Russell Howard, Julian Clary, Sarah Millican, Fairport Convention, Russell Watson and Gareth Gates. Other highlights include the cyclist Mark Beaumont, the Vienna Festival Ballet and The Tales of Beatrix Potter.

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  15. a Check out The Rails at Cambridge JunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... - is a gem. Released on Island Records' classic Pink Label (once home to John Martyn, Nick Drake and Fairport Convention), the collection of traditional and original songs hark back to the folk rock glory days, while appealing to a new generation of ...

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  16. Appletreewick pub serves up musical treatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Cravenherald.co.uk

    ... Nerina Pallot, Texas and Shane MacGowan. Nick is a member of the Hall Brothers band and has supported Fairport Convention, Hugh Cornwell, Show of Hands, Kate Rusby, Glenn Tilbrook among others. He also provided session guitar for Magna Carta on its ...

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  17. Instruments of Mass ConstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... influences. "For this record, Velvet Underground were big; The Beatles are always big," Little says. "Fairport Convention was another one, but I like a lot of '60s Psychedelic Pop." Part of Little's homage to classic Psych Pop is reflected in his ...

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  18. Pop legends Madness will top the bill on Thursday at this year's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Banbury Guardian

    ... d the Bandits, Sound of the Sirens, Anthony Clarke and Dave Pegg. Saturday of course offers the ultimate Fairport Convention with Ralph McTell, Babylon Circus, Demon Barbers XL, Pierce Brothers, Gilmore and Roberts and Maia.

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  19. David Bowie: 1947-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... folk whatsit that felt like a kid-friendly parallel to the movement spearheaded by groups like Fairport Convention and Pentangle. His second album underwent a number of title changes before being stamped with the title of its hit single in 1972, ...

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  20. Appaloosas kick-start Calstock Arts' new season of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Cornish Guardian

    ... guitar. He has been involved in various musical projects with other artists including Chris Leslie, of Fairport Convention, and Paul Sartin, of Bellowhead, resulting in a number of albums being released. The band is enhanced by the intricate ...

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