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CROWES FLY IN WITH FINAL UK DATES


As US classic rock band the Black Crowes prepare to take an extended break from touring and recording, two UK dates have been penciled in to allow the band’s British fans to say cheerio to Rich Robinson and co. Say Goodbye To The Bad Guys tour features a mixture of acoustic and electric sets most nights, featuring hits, deep album cuts, new music and select covers, illuminating their 20-year career of cosmic American music. The dates are: 11th July - Manchester Academy, 12th & 13th July - London Shepherds Bush Empire. Contact venues for ticket details. PM


Birmingham Guitar Show


It’s time for guitar fans to make a bee line for Brum in time to catch an exciting new Guitar Show at Stafford Bingley Hall on February 26–27. Korg, Yamaha, Line 6 and the Bass Centre are among the major names exhibiting at the


show alongside the illustrious company of Marshall, Laney, Paul Reed Smith, Ibanez, Gibson, Orange, Peavey, BC Rich, Rotosound and Tokai. Also recently confirmed for the event are a series of seminars and guest appearances, with highlights including acoustic ace Dave Goodman (Yamaha), Gavin Coulson (JHS), Robbie Gladwell’s Tone Clinic and Playmusic’s High Noon ‘Battle Of The Gunslingers’ competition. Tickets for the Birmingham Guitar Show are priced at £8.50 in advance and £10 on the door. There is no booking fee and parking at Bingley Hall is free.


For more information and to book tickets visit - www.ukguitarshows.co.uk. PM


ANALOGUE TO DIGITAL MUSIC EXPO 2011


If you are into Music Production this is the show that you have been waiting for!


Musicians, DJ’s and recording enthusiasts - from novice to the seasoned


pro – are invited to try out all the latest technology in recording and creation software and hardware whilst rubbing shoulders with world- renowned music industry experts, engineers and producers. Exeter Phoenix on Saturday March 19 is the venue for this amazing show, which will feature over 20 leading major music technology companies including Time & Space (Spectrasonics) Allen and Heath, Avid (M-Audio, Euphonix, Pro Tools) Quested/Affinity Audio, Yamaha/Tenori-on, Eigenlabs, Reactable, Shure, Orchid Electronics, Rycote (Polar Audio, Beyerdynamics) Sound On Sound and Mansons Guitars. This unique event is bursting with workshops, hands-on demos, exclusive new product releases, stalls, master-classes focusing on digital recording and production, guitar and bass technology, classic mics and amplification, computers live, drums live and soft synth technology alongside a music industry panel, live performances, exclusive Q&A’s with ‘Sound on Sound’ and live sessions from Sound Gallery Studios.


The Analogue to Digital Music Expo prize winner also offers tons of equipment and software worth over £5,000. Tickets are priced at £6.00 ( £5.00 advance) and are available from www.sound-gallery.net/shop or on the door.


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Wire Back in Black with Italia


As the flamboyant bassist and mouthpiece for the chart-topping Manic Street Preachers, Nicky Wire is one of the UK’s most respected musicians. Over the course of twenty years, eight top ten albums and fifteen top ten singles, Wire and co. have inspired a generation of music fans with their politically-savvy brand of catchy alternative rock. In recent years, Wire has favoured Italia Maranello basses, including a custom-made acoustic model for the band’s 2007 acoustic sessions. “I chose them initially because they look truly beautiful and unique,” Wire says, “But they are also utterly solid in terms of tuning and an absolute joy to play.”Often seen with his flashy silver, red and gold finished Maranellos, Wire has recently taken delivery of a specially commissioned Black Sparkle Maranello bass. “I love playing my Maranello!” he enthuses. “They are a beautiful workhorse that won’t let you down live or in the studio.” PM


For more details please contact Maria Peters at Sound Gallery.


Tel: 01392-495301, Email: marketing@sound-gallery.net or go to www.analogue-to-digital.com PM


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