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Steve Cropper - Live Rooms, Chester, 18 October 2014
Photo: Simon Dunkerley

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

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)

More information


Feature video

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 Tattoo

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

Album review
Band website

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Latest gig reviews

Joanne Shaw Taylor

photo: John Bull Rockerpix

 

BLUES FEST 2014, 28 October 2014

BLACK STONE CHERRY, 26 October 2014

STATUS QUO, 22 October 2014

BLACKBERRY SMOKE, 19 October 2014

STEVE CROPPER, 18 October 2014

MR.BIG, 17 October 2014

HOUSTON, 16 October 2014

JUSTIN FURSTENFELD, 16 October 2014

MESSENGER, 15 October 2014

FLYING COLORS, 13 October 2014

DAUGHTRY, 12 October 2014

TOSELAND, 8 October 2014

THE TREATMENT, 7 October 2014

VOODOO VEGAS, 4 October 2014

MELODIC ROCK FEST 4, USA, 3-5 October 2014

VIRGIL & THE ACCELERATORS, 29 September 2014

BIG COUNTRY, 28 September 2014

KIP WINGER & FIONA, 27 September 2014

ELECTRIC BOYS 26 September 2014

JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR 22 September 2014

THE DOWLING POOLE, 19 September 2014

SPOCK’S BEARD, 18 September 2014

DRAGONFORCE, 17 September 2014 [with interview]

RICHIE KOTZEN, 16 September 2014

JEFF LYNNE’S ELO, 14 September 2014

DANNY BRYANT, 12 September 2014

ROGER CHAPMAN & THE SHORTLIST, 10 September 2014

ROBERT PLANT, 8 September 2014

MARTIN BARRE BAND, 6 September 2014 [with video interview]

MICK UNDERWOOD’S GLORY ROAD, 5 September 2014

WEYFEST, 29-31 August 2014

CAMBRIDGE ROCK FESTIVAL, 8-10 August 2014 [with Photo Gallery]

CROPREDY, 7-9 August 2014

BLACK STAR RIDERS, 6 August 2014

CAMBRIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL, 31 July – 3 August 2014 [with Photo Gallery]

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