Alan Parsons Releases new Studio Album The Secret on 26th April
Eleven-time grammy winner Alan Parsons releases his new studio album The Secret on 26th April through Frontiers Music. The album sees Parsons return to Pop Rock with Symphonic and Progressive interludes which marks the definite return of the Alan Parsons Project sounds. The album features several guests including Steve Hackett, Lou Gramm and Vinnie Colaiuta. Alan is available for interviews, just let me know what you need. Listen to the first song from the album, “Miracle“, featuring Jason Mraz on vocals, here: https://youtu.be/pjMaIiSaNWM
Rebecca Downes releases her 3rd Studio Album
More Sinner Than Saint on 24th May
Rebecca Downes releases her third studio album More Sinner Than Saint on 24th May through her own label Mad Hat Records. Downes consulted with producer Chris Kimsey (Rolling Stones) for guidance with writing the songs and he gave her and her co-writer Steve Birkett confidence to write and record this album that evolved as they wrote it to be rocker than her previous material.
Five tracks were mixed by Chris Childs of Thunder and the other 7 by Bill Drescher whose accolades include working with Rick Springfield & The Bangles. Guests on the album include guitarists Alan Nimmo from King King and Magnums Tony Clarkin. Rebecca will be touring with The Quireboys in March. Shes available for interview.
The Moody Blues, John Lodge, Adds 3 shows to his Solo
10,000 Light Years Ago UK Tour in April
John Lodge, legendary bass player, songwriter and vocalist with the Moody Blues has added 3 more shows to his UK tour in April. As well as his classic Moody Blues hits he will also perform solo material including tracks from his studio album 10,000 Light Years Ago. John is available for phoners now and will be in the UK from 5th April for in person promotion.
Full UK Tour Dates are:
Tue April 9th East Sussex Trading Boundaries Thur April 11th Birmingham Symphony Hall, Night of Stars (with Jasper Carrot &
Fri April 12th Milton Keynes The Stables Sat April 13th London Cadogan Hall Sun April 14th Wimbourne (Dorset) Tivoli Theatre
To purchase tickets for Milton Keynes, London & Wimborne go too https://johnlodge.com/tour-dates
Trading Boundaries: https://www.tradingboundariesmusic.com/collections/tickets/products/john-lodge
Birmingham Symphony Hall: https://www.thsh.co.uk/boxoffice/ticket/731336
Andy Bell (Erasure) Releases his third Solo Album on 12th April
Andy Bell of Erasure fame, releases his third solo album Torsten in Queereteria on 12th April.
Performing as alter-ego Torsten a semi-immortal polysexual who is destined to love many, lose many and
be haunted by bittersweet memories, due to his unnaturally elongated life.
Check out YouTube of first track from the album We Hadnt Slept for 20 Years.
To coincide with the album release Andy will perform the show of the same name at the Above The Stag
Theatre in London from 10th to 28th April.
Andy is currently in London and is available for interviews.
Glitter Machine Annouce Debut Live show on 18th May
GLITTER MACHINE are delighted to announce their First EVER live show…. they will perform
at The Lexington in London on 18th May.
Glitter Machine have had over 769k views on YouTube for
Take The Pain check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wq-ryid3EdQ&start_rad
& over 163k YouTube Views of Black Bird….. com/watch?v=_ugYx8SzsLk
Let me know if you would like more info, music, a ticket for the show or an interview.
An Evening with Styx London Palladium on 4th June
Styx will play an exclusive one-off show at London Palladium on 4th June. They will perform a selection of music to celebrate their 47-year career.. It’s the first time the band have performed in the UK since their co-headlinning tour with Journey and Foreigner in 2005. The band have been a staple of Rock radio playlists throughout this time, with songs including Crystal Ball, Come Sail Away, Lorelei, Blue Collar Man, Renegade, The Grand Illusion, Too Much Time On My Hands and Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man).
They are available for phone interviews to the USA in next few weeks. Let me know what you need.
Toto to Headline at Live At Chelsea on 13th June
Toto headline at Live in Chelsea on 13th June with their 40 Trips Around The Sun, World Tour. The tour celebrates the bands 40th anniversary and will be their only UK show this year and will cover music from their career including their ubiquitous hits including Africa, Hold The Line, and Rosanna. Toto have won an incredible 6 GRAMMY Awards, including Best Record in 1983. They were Inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame in 2009 and continue to sell out huge shows to audiences all over the world.
Marillion Announce – With Friends from the Orchestra Tour in November 2019
Marillion return to the road in the UK with their With Friends from the Orchestra Tour for 13 dates in the UK in November 2019. Marillion will play songs spanning their 14-albums with Steve Hogarth as he celebrates 30 years of him joining the band.
NOVEMBER Dates 2019
Fri 01 Liverpool Philharmonic
Sun 03 Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Mon 04 Manchester Bridgewater Hall
Wed 06 Birmingham Symphony Hall
Thu 07 Portsmouth Guildhall
Sat 09 Bath The Forum
Sun 10 Oxford New Theatre
Tue 12 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Wed 13 Gateshead The Sage
Fri 15 Southend Cliffs Pavilion
Sat 16 Cardiff St David’s Hall
Mon 18 London Royal Albert Hall
Tue 19 London Royal Albert Hall
Steve Hackett 2019 Tour
Selling England By the Pound and Spectral Mornings
Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett has announced a 20-date UK tour in November 2019. Steve will perform the seminal Genesis album Selling England By the Pound in its entirety. He will also celebrate the 40th Anniversary of one of his most popular albums – Spectral Mornings – by performing masterpieces from the album, together with a selection of new material.
STEVE HACKETT NOVEMBER 2019 TOUR DATES
Sat 02 Aylesbury Waterside
Sun 03 Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall
Tue 05 Sheffield City Hall
Wed 06 Cambridge Corn Exchange
Fri 08 Leicester De Montfort Hall
Sat 09 Cardiff St. David’s Hall
Mon 11 Liverpool Philharmonic
Tue 12 Brighton Dome
Wed 13 Portsmouth Guildhall
Fri 15 Salisbury City Hall
Sat 16 Reading Hexagon
Mon 18 Birmingham Symphony Hall
Tue 19 York Barbican
Wed 20 Bath Forum
Fri 22 Halifax Victoria Theatre
Sat 23 Gateshead The Sage
Mon 25 Edinburgh Usher Hall
Tue 26 Manchester Bridgewater Hall
Wed 27 Southend Cliffs Pavillion
Fri 29 London Hammersmith Apollo