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Stax legend Steve Cropper on the road again in October and November
Stax legend Steve Cropper heads out on tour in October/November as special guest of The Animals and Friends.
Get Ready to ROCK! Radio chatted to Steve at the start of the tour and an hour special is broadcast on Sunday 2 November at 17:00
More information (and tour dates)
Gig review (and video interview)
Steve Hackett extends Genesis from 21 October, Get Ready to ROCK! Radio repeats Guitarists Special
Steve Hackett‘s UK tour starts on October 21. He recently chatted to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio shortly before the screening of the Genesis documentary on the BBC. That interview formed the basis of a one-hour special but the additional material (above, 20:17) features Steve chatting about his solo career and forthcoming album.
On Sunday 19 October at 17:00 GMT we repeat our Guitarists radio special from 2011, chatting to Steve about his career. And, a week later (Sunday 26 October, 17:00) Steve selects his favourite tracks.
From the recent interview here’s Steve talking about his Genesis Revisited tours. (11:16)
BOOKER T & THE MGs Green Onions
Classic sixties R&B, see item above for news about Steve Cropper’s UK tour (October/November 2014) and Get Ready to ROCK! Radio feature.
Ajenda are supporting I AM I and Fahran on tour in November. Get Ready to ROCK! in reviewing the band’s 2013 debut album ‘Unrecognizable’ commented: “…fantastic songs, fantastic vocals, and fun…surely one of the brightest hopes to emerge in 2013.”
Thursday 20th November, Rock City Basement, Nottingham
Friday 21st November, Yardbirds, Grimsby
Saturday 22nd November, Diamond Live Lounge, Doncaster
Sunday 23rd November, Corporation, Sheffield
Monday 24th November, Railway Venue, Bolton
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DRAGONFORCE, 17 September 2014 [with interview]
MARTIN BARRE BAND, 6 September 2014 [with video interview]
CAMBRIDGE ROCK FESTIVAL, 8-10 August 2014 [with Photo Gallery]
CAMBRIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL, 31 July – 3 August 2014 [with Photo Gallery]
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