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Freeway


featuring Terry Slesser

Celebrating the music of Free and Paul Kossoff

Formed, and based, in the North East of England, FREEWAY have played sell-out concerts at various venues around the country. 

For the past few years this band has been invited to headline at the annual Free Conventions by popular demand.  In December 2005, they received a standing ovation at Newcastle City Hall; a great honour for Freeway, as Free played at this venue to many devoted North East fans on numerous occasions.

The recent recruitment of Terry Slesser (ex Paul Kossoff's Back Street Crawler) as Freeway's permanent vocalist has raised the integrity of the band beyond that of other tribute / covers acts.

 Freeway recently received this message from one of their heroes: -
“They have done a great job in honouring our music and I wish them all the best in the years to come.... Best Wishes, Simon Kirke” (legendary drummer with Free and Bad Company).  In fact, Simon was so impressed with the band that he's actually played the drums with them on several occasions, and has invited them to join him on his UK tours throughout 2007. 

FREEWAY - THE ULTIMATE FREE EXPERIENCE!

GIGS


March 24th 2007 - The Customs House, South Shields - Tickets £11.50 / £10.50 
www.thecustomshouse.co.uk

April 25 2007 - WITH SIMON KIRKE
Memorial Hall, Sheffield - Tickets £14.50
www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk   Box Office 01142 789 789

April 27 2007 - WITH SIMON KIRKE
Esquires, Bedford - Tickets £12
www.bedfordesquires.co.uk    Box Office 01234 822 138

 NEW  April 28 2007 - WITH SIMON KIRKE
Mick Jagger Centre, Dartford - Tickets £16.50 / £14.50 (conc)
www.themickjaggercentre.com  Box Office 01322 29 11 00

May 2 2007 - WITH SIMON KIRKE
Robin 2, Bilston - Tickets £12.50 (advance) £13.50 (on the door)
www.therobin.co.uk   Box Office 01902 401 211

July 13 2007 - Darlington Arts Centre
Ticket Prices T.B.C.
www.darlingtonarts.co.uk   Box Office 01325 486 555

August 10 2007 - Botley Hill Farmhouse, Warlingham, Surrey
Ticket Prices T.B.C
www.botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk  Box Office 01959 577 154

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SAT 31ST MARCH

12 NOON EAST COAST TIME

9AM WEST COAST

5PM UK TIME

FOR WEEKEND CHAT

Ever thought what it was like to drive in London ??

 

 

Set to Chiswick Roundabout by The John O'Leary Band, a drive

 from Twickenham to The Grey Horse, Kingston.

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Meet Danny -  What a delightful  voice he has  !! - Lucy

Hi, this is Danny Nova. You may or may not know me and you may or may not have heard of me but I am an ethical Vegan, and promoting the Vegan lifestyle is a part of my mission, as well as working with organizations for sick children and homeless teens. Besides my personal mission, lets talk about the music. If you know me, then you know that I am a serious songwriter, play 10 instruments (Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, Flute, Sax, Violin, Clarinet, Harmonica, Various Percusion) and sing my ass off. I regard myself as second to none because I don't compete with anyone, especially with any other artist. I have been playing music since I was six years old. Back then, I didn't know about fame or fortune, nor do I care about those things now. I do what I do with music because it's what I have always loved to do.

 

Danny Nova

 

LISTEN TO TWO CUTS FROM THE INTERVIEW HERE

On Singing clips

On Fav Queen Songs clips

 

Paul Rodgers

 

Bob Coburn

 

Firm - All the Kings Horses

 

Meet the Very Talented -  DAMIEN LEWIS

DAMIEN  with - CHRIS DUARTE - DUSTIN SARGENT

DRUMMER - PRODUCER - ENGINEER

  Revelation  

I started playing the drums at the age of five growing up in Detroit, Michigan. Born on the sweet sounds of Motown and 70's Rock and Roll. I have been in the music scene since my earliest memories. This is a direct result of my father David Lewis who was the FOH Sound Engineer and Tour Manager for huge groups like Blue Oyster Cult, Foghat, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, along with multitudinous others.  This allowed me the opportunity to fall in love with the drums at afternoon sound checks. Soon, I was the one checking the drums and my relationships with the older accomplished musicians was transcendent. I once introduced my 2nd grade teacher to Neil Diamond, and got dropped off at elementary school in the tour bus when Foghat was in town. I now spend most of my time in the tour bus or van.

 I have a recording studio, and I've been focusing on engineering and producing albums of all genres as well as playing live nearly every night. My latest projects include new albums from: Motor City Josh, Will Scruggs Jazz Fellowship, Mike Lowry, Chris Cauley, Mimi Holland, Rojo Diablo, Chicago Joe, Zach Pride, Charlie Wooton, Jess McGrath, Chris Duarte, and Revelation. Currently I'm on tour with the ass kicking "Chris Duarte Group"

 

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Countryside Rocks

in aid of the Countryside Alliance

Featuring:*

Bryan Ferry • Steve Winwood

Kenney Jones and the Jones Gang •

Jones Gang Myspace

Mike d’Abo

Special guests include:

Eric Clapton • Jon Anderson • Gary Brooker

Highclere Castle, Newbury, Berkshire - Saturday 19th May 2007

Tickets: £75 per person • Under 19: £50 per person • £5 ticket discount for Countryside Alliance members**

Numbers strictly limited • Gates open 4pm • Order a picnic or bring your own

Champagne, wine & Pimms bars • BBQ, deli & coffees

VIP tickets available

Dinner and drinks in our VIP tent • VIP tickets £175 per person • To buy VIP tickets, please call 0871 919 8321

TICKETS HERE

 

Frankie Miller Concert Paradiso Amsterdam

After connecting to this link, you need to wait about 4 mins the it begins

 

Frankie Miller - Sail Away

Paul Rodgers Live in Japan

 

 

Paul Rodgers

 

Reliant Park, Houston, TX
Fri, Apr 20, 2007 06:00 PM
 
Special Guests
 

 

Two Tickets on Saturday 05/05/07 to see Paul Rodgers and

meet him after the show in Tacoma, WA

Up for Auction by Habitat for Humanity

Proceeds from this auction benefit Photocharity whi is dedicated to raising funds and awareness for charitable organizations that empower youth to make better choices. This is accomplished through music, photography, and other fundraising events. Since 2001, Photocharity has raised over $900,000 to save homeless youth.

 

 

 

Awesome footage of Free.

Paul Kossoff - Time Away

 

Desolation Angels - Shows - 2007

June 2 - Contra Costa County Fair - Antioch, CA
June 9 - Cache Creek Casino, Brooks, CA
July 21 - Lassen County Fair, Susanville,CA
August 3 - Feather Falls Casino, Oroville,CA
August 31 - Harrahs Casino - Reno, NV

Desolation Angels - the Ultimate Tribute to Bad Company

 

CHECK IT OUT  !!!! :-)

 

Bad Company is one of the best-loved English rock bands of the 1970’s and 80’s. Founded in 1973 with former Free vocalist Paul Rodgers, guitarist Mick Ralph, drummer Simon Kirke (also of Free) and bassist Boz Burrell, they were managed by Peter Grant, of Led Zeppelin fame, and were the first band to be signed to Led Zeppelin’s Swan Song record label.

As the first super group of the 70’s, some of their international charting hit songs include: "Can't Get Enough", "Movin' On", "Bad Company", "Feel Like Makin' Love", "Young Blood", “Burning Sky”, "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy", "Ready for Love", "Shooting Star", “Silver, Blue & Gold", and "Run With The Pack".

Desolation Angels

was formed to recreate exactly the aura and excitement of this beloved super group in action. Filling the role of singer Paul Rodgers (who was known as the "the Voice" since his days in Free) is the multi-talented Mark McPhail. Mark not only sings and plays like his Bad Co. counterpart, but bears an uncanny likeness to him as well. From his high-energy stage presence, to his incredible rapport with audiences, you’ll swear you’re seeing the real thing.

Guitarist/singer Fred Sampson brings a wealth of rock and roll experience to the band, and along with the dynamic rhythm section of David Clark (bass/vocals) and Glenn Hicks (drums/vocals), they complete the powerhouse experience that is Desolation Angels – The Ultimate Tribute to Bad Company. 

 

 

 

Friends of Lynn Sorensen

Lynn's Fan Club

Sex and Violins

 

 

 consist of the musician Lynn Sorensen (Lead Vocals/Bass/Violin), Jeff (Drums), Ian Crawford (Vocals, Lead Guitar).

SEX & VIOLINS

Friends of Sex & Violins

 

 

 

Paul Rodgers Live In Glasgow CD/DVD

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(PR) Eagle Rock Entertainment, will release Paul Rodgers’ debut solo DVD ($14.98) Live In Glasgow on May 29 and CD ($13.98) on April 17. Live In Glasgow, recorded in October of 2006 on the last date of his Sold Out UK tour (which included a date at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall), is stunning proof that Rodgers’ voice has gained strength and sounds stronger than ever. This 135-minute DVD, shot with 13 cameras, includes brand new songs “Warboys (A Prayer for Peace)” and “Far Distant Shore,” as well as songs he has not performed in 35 years, and many of his hits, including “All Right Now,” “Feel Like Making Love” and “Can’t Get Enough.” Soulful, bluesy, swaggering, he belts out his songs, and also plays piano and guitar. The band: guitarist Howard Leese (Heart), bassist Lynn Sorenson, drummer Ryan Hoyle (Collective Soul) and 17-year old guitar prodigy Kurtis Dengler.

Track Listing


1) I’ll Be Creepin’
2) The Stealer
3) Ride On A Pony
4) Radioactive
5) Be My Friend
6) Warboys (A Prayer for Peace)
7) Feel Like Making Love
8) Bad Company
9) I Just Want To See You Smile
10) Louisiana Blues
11) Fire And Water
12) Wishing Well
13) All Right Now
14) I’m A Mover
15) The Hunter
16) Can’t Get Enough
17) Seagull

 

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Simon Kirke and Larry Oakes

Tribute band FREEWAY have been invited to play

at the following shows with SIMON KIRKE

April 25th, Memorial Hall, Sheffield UK
28 April, Mick Jagger Centre, Dartford
May 2nd,  Robin 2, Bilston UK
 

SHOW DATES:

 New 2007 show dates for England (UK).

19th April - The Cellars at Eastney

20 April - Princess Pavilion, Falmouth Tickets
21 April Bell at Ash Marttock
22 April - Mr Kyps Live Music Venue Tickets

25 April - Memorial Hall, Sheffield - Guests  FREEWAY TRIBUTE BAND
26 April - Musician, Leicester Tickets
27 April - Esquires, Bedford Guests FREEWAY TRIBUTE BAND - Tickets

28 April - Mick Jagger Centre, Dartford Tickets

29April - Club Riga, Southend

1st May Cheese and Grain Frome

2 May - Robin 2, Bilston Guests FREEWAY TRIBUTE BAND Tickets
3May - Komedia, Brighton Tickets
4May - Landmark Theatre,              Ilfracombe Devon

 

Radio-friendly pop-rock at it's finest, with a voice compared to Jeff Buckley and Bono and melodies compared to The Beatles and Lenny Kravitz.

***Brian Wiltsey ***

One of Atlanta's most buzz-worthy artists has release his new album Rain and Flies and it is already said to be Brian Wiltsey's best work to date. Wanting to write more band oriented songs this time around, this album definitely rocks more than his previous projects. Already known for his dynamic, soulful voice, it just gets stronger and stronger with each album.

Rain and Flies starts off with a darker love song called "On My Own" with a great line in the chorus, "On my own I will fake it through the night, there is so much more to tell you but nothing left to say, I'll just be on my way."

I think Brian is one of THE very best singer/songwriters around today

Excellent album......Grab the cd and tell me I am wrong.... Lucy Piller

 

http://www.brianwiltsey.com

. http://myspace.com/brianwiltsey   

album cover Brian Wiltsey
Rain and Flies

© 2006 Brian C. Wiltsey
 
 

 

 

Blast from the Past !!!

 

 

 

MARCH 28th 2007 8. 30pm



Bob Coburn

"Paul Rodgers" will be the featured guest on the nationally syndicated
radio show Rockline with host Bob Coburn Wednesday night March 28, 2007 at
8:30 PT.

Ask Paul a question =  1 - 800 - 344- ROCK (7625)

 Weds  8:30pm PT/ 11:30pm ET
 For a station near you, and information regarding how to log onto
the Internet for the broadcast, go to www.RocklineRadio.com

ROCKLINE with PAUL RODGERS

 

MARCH 28th 2007 8. 30pm

 

Tuesday 15th May 2007 - 7.30pm

Wishbone Ash +  BRADY COLE 


Cost: £15 + £1.50 booking fee tickets only - over 14s'
Wishbone Ash and Brady Cole ! live in Dunfermline, Rosyth Fife Scotland
Tickets now online, reserve your tickets online.

 

 

 

Harpers 11/25/2006 

BAD COMPANY TRIBUTE BAND USA

· Chris Post - Vocals/Guitar
· Rob Gainey - Guitar
· Thomas LeBlanc - Bass
· Bobby Koch - Drums

 

 

 

Thinking of Paul
 
 
DIED  19th MARCH 1976

 

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KING KARMA - King Karma
 
 
 
 
 
Reviews by two die hard Paul Rodgers fans
 
 
 
 
Reviewer: Al Mayer
This is an awesome first album. It's a '70s type album, meaning, you will enjoy listening to the whole thing, front to back. And it really rocks, with great musicianship, songwriting, and production. Speaking of production, this CD sounds like a million bucks! If you like Humble Pie, Bad Company, or any other riff driven, blues drippin', heavy rock music...BUY THIS CD!

Reviewer: Arthur Smith
Difficult to add to what's been said above, great CD, Mama's Pride is the kind of song we should be hearing from Whitesnake! Great music, great fun, will we ever see them live in the UK???
 
Check out the video below.  Excellent version of Louisianna Blues !!! Opening for LYNYRD SKYNYRD

King Karma

 

In the long tradition of power trios, Andrew Goldring & The Rosedale Power Co. pay homage to the blues from Earl Hooker to Rory Gallagher and root themselves in the rock of Cream and the James Gang. They play Neo-Classic Blues/Rock somewhere between the Hendrix of Rose Hill Drive and the Zeppelin of Wolfmother. Andrew's beyond-his-years guitar skill makes listeners take a second look because their eyes can't quite grasp what their ears are hearing. This is one 14-year-old who can hang with the big boys.

Gov't Mule frontman Warren Haynes has recently lamented, ""People are more interested in becoming famous than they are in becoming good at something." Joe Bonamassa talks about guitar players signed to major labels who ". . . only know a few chords and are more interested in how they look than how they sound . . . they don't go back and learn about Jimi Hendrix, Muddy Waters or Django Reinhardt."

Andrew Goldring has four long-term goals. 1. Become the best guitar player and singer/songwriter he can possibly be. 2. Open for Joe Bonamassa 3. Play the Montreaux Jazz Festival 4. Get a driver's license.

Listen here

MYSPACE

 

 
River Gibbs FM
 
 
 
Listen to the very best of unsigned music here
 
A new generation station for all who love music.
A radio network for the undiscovered and the unsigned
 
RiverGibbs reports.........
 
The world is full of enthusiastic artists that have yet to find an opportunity to make others aware of their talents.
We at rivergibbsfm understand this potential market and have spent time developing a concept that addresses
this problem. Rivergibbsfm provides listeners with a range of back catalogue gems from an extensive library
spanning 40 years of quality gems that no other networks seem to play.  These shows will service the specialist repress
market allowing the public to purchase vinyl/cd's at todays equivalent of the original price.    
 
The unsigned shows will promote new talent seven days a week and offer artists management, major distribution,
tours, TV and recording opportunities.  Rivergibbsfm  is a 24/7 UK/American network. 
 
Phil Orange,  www.orangepromotions.com  our onboard promoter is part of the team and has sixteen years experience
of running venues and more.  We also have a team of presenters who are extremely knowledgeable in their fields, some
of who are from Thames Valley University.  In addition, we are also currently in negotiation with festival promoters.
 
The owner, Paul Gibbs, has experienced  the challenges that todays musicians have to overcome.  An accomplished
drummer, he has toured the pub, club and working mens circuit as well as festivals and major venues.  Has been involved
in writing and production and has built his own bespoke recording studios.   Quote 'I believe in fair play.  Tune in to
rivergibbsfm.com  the network of the future.'     
 
 
 
 
Listen while you work and play

Mick Ralphs joins Simon at the Fantasy camp

Bill Wyman and Jack Bruce Unite for U.K.’s

 Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp

The camp that transforms rock enthusiasts into rock stars is set to open its doors on British soil this May. With the Rolling Stones’ founding bassist Bill Wyman and Cream’s bassist Jack Bruce signed on to headline, the weekend promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for fans to jam with rock legends. As Wyman says, “I’ll bring my axe in the studio and jam on a Stones tune with every camper!” Open to everyone from CEOs to soccer moms, musical novices to garage band veterans, the Gibson-sponsored event will be held Memorial Day weekend, from

Thursday, May 24 to Monday, May 28 at Abbey Road Studios in London.

Other famous rockers taking part in the London camp include Gary Brooker (Procol Harum), Jon Lord (Deep Purple), Paul Carrack (Squeeze, Mike and the Mechanics), Simon Kirke (Bad Company and Free), Mick Ralphs (Bad Company), Bruce Kulick (KISS), Spencer Davis (Spencer Davis Group), Neil Murray (Whitesnake and Black Sabbath), Sandy Gennaro (Cyndi Lauper and Joan Jett), and Spike Edney (Queen).

Campers are put through the paces as rock luminaries, music industry pros, and famed studio players transform them from budding amateur musicians to full-fledged rock stars. From dawn to dusk, campers eat, drink, and play music with the stars during surreal one-on-one master classes and late night jam sessions. Then, campers form bands with rock star counsellors, rehearse, collaborate, create music, and finally hit the stage as genuine rock stars playing top-notch Gibson instruments.

The camp was immortalized in a 2002 episode of The Simpsons, during which an ecstatic Homer attends the camp taught by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

On May 29, real-life campers will have the opportunity to perform at the world famous birthplace of the Beatles—Cavern Club in Liverpool—which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year.

Also in the works is another U.S. Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy camp, set for Labor Day weekend—August 31 to September 3 in New York City. Paul Stanley, the legendary KISS frontman, will return as a guest performer at the camp. Stanley will perform at B.B. King's Blues Club in the grand finale Battle of the Bands, playing classic KISS hits with the campers.

“To be a part of the camp isn't just a fantasy for the campers, it’s my fantasy too. [It’s] a way for me to say thank you,” says Stanley. “To get up and play with people who have that exuberance and energy is a gift to me as much as to anybody else.” Joining Paul Stanley will be Ted Nugent, Scott Ian of Anthrax, and legendary group Mountain.

To register, visit the Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp website at

 www.rockcamp.com.

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