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  1. Steve Hacket tickets for Friday Oct 11 @ Keswick

    After two cancellations in our party, I am left with two unclaimed tickets for Friday night's performance of the Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited tour at the Keswick Theater in Glenside, PA. I am asking face value - $75 each. They are in the right side row GG seats 10 and 12. The seating starts at AAA thru CCC then AA, etc., so only 10 rows from stage! If interested, call Jack at 610-533-3417.
  2. Concert: Renaissance at the Queen in Wilmington, DE on 4/12

    Friday, April 12, 2013

    Doors: 6:30 PM | Show: 8:00 PM | $36- $41

    In 1969 Former Yardbirds members, Keith Relf and Jim McCarty organized a new group devoted to the experimentation between rock, folk and classical forms. This quintet; Relf on guitar & vocals, McCarty on drums, plus bassist Louis Cennamo, pianist John Hawken, and Relfís sister Jane as an additional vocalist, ...
  3. Crimson Thread I, part one

    A note to begin with: Iíve divided up the storied career of King Crimson into many ďthreads,Ē each dealing with a particular historical period of the band. I did this because I wanted explore what was going on musically in and around the band in each of its distinctive periods (a total of seven to date, by my reckoning). This reflects my personal experience of listening to the band, reading liner notes, etc. This isnít meant to be a rigorous biography or a thorough discography, just how Iíve come ...

    Updated 03-09-2013 at 01:57 PM by notallwhowander

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  4. Concert: The Knights with Wu Man

    So I heard a promo for this randomly on the radio. I tend to tune radio promos out, but the pipa caught my ear. I became actively interested in Chinese music about 5 years ago when I first heard Cold Fairyland (a Chinese pipa-led prog band). I knew Wu Man's name, but I don't know if I'd ever heard her play. Anyway, I was intrigued, and tickets were cheap-ish, so I went to see it.

    Apparently the Knights are a somewhat casual chamber orchestra based in NYC that have collaborated with ...
  5. A paucity of Prog...

    Here I sit barricaded into my study with my furperson alternating between sleeping on "his" chair and perforating my leg as an attention getting device. So far, I've only a few new (at least to me) bands to report on.

    First is an English composer with collaborators that records under the monicker of "Willowglass" and the CD I have been exposed to is entitled, Book of Hours. It is keyboard driven, and very pleasant. One fun part is that the keyboard player ...
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