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    Posted: October 01 2018 at 11:04
The details are still unfolding but we know the dates and a few of the exciting details.  More here
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I believe they are not coming to Finland, but if they will really like to see them!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 03 2018 at 22:32
Small chance they would come to the Pacific Northwest, but it would be great to see them if they did. A DVD and album will most likely come of this. Very exciting.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Squonk19 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 03 2018 at 23:54
I'm pleased for our American cousins that the event is being hosted there. However, would be great if they could have a UK event like Strawberry Fayre at some point that year.
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Among the guests confirmed are Annie Haslam and Rick Wakeman.
They will perform the classic album "Grave New World" in its entirety.
Tony Visconti will conduct an orchestra that will accompany the band for one of the performances
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Wow, that would be quite a wonderful weekend.  Not a chance in heck I can get to the east coast, however.  Hopefully someone from here will, and will give all of the details.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kenethlevine Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 15 2018 at 18:53
[QUOTE=Snicolette]Wow, that would be quite a wonderful weekend.  Not a chance in heck I can get to the east coast, however.  Hopefully someone from here will, and will give all of the details.[/QUOTI
ll be there with 2 friends, one of whom is coming from Spain!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Snicolette Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 15 2018 at 19:04
Lucky you!  You must report on it...I imagine there will be a presentation of it available at some point thereafter, so we'll be able to enjoy it after the fact.  
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Hi,

I hope that it comes off great ... and that it gets a video so we can see this ... 

Ohhhh, don't allow that Canadian band to open for Strawbs!
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Long live the Strawbs!! Clap
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I'm kind of a late bloomer for the Strawbs but i literally just picked up their BURSTING AT THE SEAMS album which i'm so far not so fond of. Now albums like FROM THE WITCHWOOD are just pure magic. Slowly filling in the gaps. So far hit and miss.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kenethlevine Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 22 2018 at 09:44
Bursting at the Seams is not as proggy, but, as a crossover album with the folk base still pretty obvious, it's magic. 3 lead vocalists and 4 songwriters, tremendous variety
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Don't be so sure. The last time they got together again, they came to Pittsburgh PA. They were joined by Van Der Graaf Generator. I never thought I would see either of those banks in my lifetime but, I saw them both at the same time on the same stage.
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Actually upon second listen, Bursting At The Seams is excellent.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kenethlevine Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 22 2018 at 21:02
Originally posted by siLLy puPPy siLLy puPPy wrote:

Actually upon second listen, Bursting At The Seams is excellent.

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