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Glenn Hughes Meet & Greet VIP Upgrade Packages 2015

A Limited Number of VIP Upgrade Packages will be available for select dates of the upcoming Glenn Hughes 2015 Solo Tour of South America, Europe & UK.

Fans must have a concert ticket to purchase VIP Upgrade Package and also agree to all disclaimers stating it is understood that a valid concert ticket has been purchased prior to buying a VIP Upgrade Package. On the night of the show, the VIP Upgrade Package receipt, a valid concert ticket & a photo ID are to be presented at the VIP check-in, in order to be permitted access to any of the VIP elements.

Packages On-Sale from Wednesday, July 8th, 2105, at 9:00AM PDT / 5:00PM BST / 6:00PM CET via www.glennhughes.com/VIP

MEET & GREET VIP UPGRADE PACKAGE

Must have a concert ticket to purchase VIP Upgrade Package

• Meet & Greet photo opp with Glenn Hughes
• Visit to pre-show sound check
• Priority VIP check-In
• Crowd free merchandise shopping
• One autographed Glenn Hughes 8×10 photo
• One Glenn Hughes T-shirt from the merchandise stand
• One commemorative Glenn Hughes VIP laminate
• One commemorative Glenn Hughes VIP ticket
• On-Site VIP Staff

Details at www.glennhughes.com/VIP



GLENN HUGHES Returning To UK For Autumn 2015 Solo Tour

With recent announcements of live shows in South America and Europe in August, September and October, GLENN HUGHES, the legendary ‘Voice of Rock’, is extending his 2015 Solo Tour with new shows in the UK, spanning mid October into November.

Joining Hughes for his UK shows, will be DOUG ALDRICH (Revolution Saints & formerly Whitesnake, Dio) as guitar player and powerhouse Swedish drummer and longtime solo band member, PONTUS ENGBORG, rounding out the Trio.

The set will showcase highlights from Glenn’s colourful career: Trapeze, Deep Purple, Black Country Communion, California Breed along with his Solo material.

Tickets go on sale in the UK from 10:00AM GMT Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 from the venues listed below:

TOUR DATES

OCTOBER
Sat 17 Southampton, ENGLAND – Engine Rooms
Mon 19 Norwich, ENGLAND – Waterfront
Tue 20 Newcastle, ENGLAND – Tyne Theatre
Thu 22 Belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND – Limelight
Fri 23 Glasgow, SCOTLAND – The Garage
Sun 25 Holmfirth, ENGLAND – Picturedrome
Mon 26 Bilston, ENGLAND – Robin 2
Wed 28 York, ENGLAND – Fibbers
Thu 29 Manchester, ENGLAND – Club Academy

NOVEMBER
Sun 01 London, ENGLAND – Electric Ballroom

Commenting on the UK dates, Hughes says:

It’s always a great pleasure for me to play in the UK. I have lived in Los Angeles most of my life, but my career started back in the UK.

I love my fans, and personally interact with them online, or at venues on my travels. There is no greater high than performing and to reach out to my fanbase.

Joining my Band on Tour, will be Doug Aldrich, former Whitesnake and Dio Guitar player. Ronnie introduced me to Doug years ago, and I felt it was time to ask Doug to Rock with me.

It’s gonna be E P I C…

Support for the tour is Jared James Nichols who recently released his debut EP Old Glory & The Wild Revival.

Glenn Hughes UK Solo Tour 2015

Vocalist/bass guitarist/songwriter Glenn Hughes is a true original. No other rock musician has carved such a distinctive style blending the finest elements of hard rock, soul and funk. That astonishing voice is Hughes’ calling card. He’s known as a singer’s singer. Stevie Wonder once called Hughes his favourite white singer.

Hughes, a native of Cannock, England, absorbed all kinds of influences, including early British hard rock, the Beatles and, most importantly, American soul and R&B. The sleek Motown sound from Detroit and the gritty Stax/Volt sound from Memphis left their mark on him.

The first important band Hughes was a member of that achieved notable success was Trapeze. The band’s early ’70s albums included Medusa, Trapeze and You Are The Music… We’re Just The Band.

In 1973, Hughes joined Deep Purple. The trailblazing hard-rock legends had just weathered the departure of vocalist Ian Gillan and bass guitarist Roger Glover, but guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, keyboardist Jon Lord and drummer Ian Paice continued with the addition of Hughes and David Coverdale.

Since 1992, Hughes has toured extensively in Europe, Japan and South America in support of solo albums, but more recently has been involved with award winning supergroups’, Black Country Communion with guitar star Joe Bonamassa, keyboard player Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater) and drummer Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin legend John Bonham and just last year, California Breed, who also featured both Hughes and drummer Jason Bonham along with newcomer guitarist Andrew Watt.

In between his hectic schedule, Hughes also found time to publish a book, “Glenn Hughes : The Autobiography – From Deep Purple To Black Country Communion“, the Number 1 best seller is available in both hard and soft cover editions from all good retailers.

So make no mistake. The Voice of Rock never left the building.

For music and media, visit:

GLENN HUGHES

www.glennhughes.com
www.facebook.com/glennhughesonline

Interview requests: Deb Hunter / Deb@pgmgmt.com

DOUG ALDRICH
www.dougaldrich.com
www.facebook.com/DougAldrich.official
twitter.com/douglas_aldrich

Interview requests: media@dougaldrich.com

JARED JAMES NICHOLS
www.facebook.com/Jaredjamesnichols

Interview requests: Phil Jaurigui / phil@swinghouse.com



UK Dates for CALIFORNIA BREED with SLASH

CALIFORNIA BREED have just announced a string of UK dates as Special Guests of SLASH featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators.

Nov 28Phones 4u ArenaManchester
Nov 29Leeds ArenaLeeds
Dec 01LG ArenaBirmingham
Dec 02Wembley ArenaLondon
Dec 04Hydro ArenaGlasgow

Visit www.CaliforniaBreed.com for ticket/venue details.



CALIFORNIA BREED Debut At No. 1 On UK Charts

CALIFORNIA BREED, the new band of 2014, built around the foundation of legendary vocalist-bassist Glenn Hughes, drummer extraordinaire Jason Bonham and 23-year-old newcomer guitarist-singer-songwriter Andrew Watt, debuted at No. 1 on the Official UK Charts ‘Rock’ Album chart.

Their self-titled debut album, CALIFORNIA BREED, was released in Europe May 16th, UK & USA & Worldwide May 19th, 2014.

Official UK Charts



Planet Rock Glenn Hughes BCC Afterglow Special

On Sunday, October 28th at 7:00PM GMT / 11:00AM PT / 2:00PM ET over @ www.planetrock.com radio in the UK, Glenn Hughes will be broadcasting an AFTERGLOW track-by-track Special broadcast playing his favorite songs and talking about the making of the new album by Black Country Communion.

You can listen on the Internet via:

www.planetrock.com



Glenn Hughes + Fish UK May 2012

In a double bill featuring full band shows by two legendary and iconic classic rock vocalists; Glenn Hughes and former Marillion frontman, Fish, will take to the stage for a trio of UK shows in May 2012.

May 2012

25th O2 Shepherds Bush Empire – London, UK
26thAcademy 2 – Manchester, UK
27thO2 ABC – Glasgow (Scotland), UK



BCC Live Over Europe @ Vue Cinemas, UK

For one night only Black Country Communion will be on a big screen in a town near you with LIVE OVER EUROPE.

On November 1st, 2011 at 7:30PM Vue Cinemas around the UK will be screening BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION: LIVE OVER EUROPE in high definition and Dolby 5.1 surround sound.

Filmed on 14 HD cameras during the summer of 2011 in the German cities of Hamburg, Munich and Berlin this is the live film that Black Country Communion were destined to make.

It’s a thrilling concert film which puts you right there in the middle of the crowd, watching one of the best live acts in the world in full flow.

The film will be screened in 16 Vue Cinemas around the UK:

London West End – Cambridge – Oxford – Portsmouth -Exeter – Bristol – Doncaster
Leicester – Hull – Leeds – York – Birmingham – Edinburgh – Dublin – Bury – Swansea

Details of advance tickets sales and more are available over at Planet Rock and also the Vue Cinemas website 😎



An Evening with Glenn Hughes

An Evening with Glenn Hughes – A solo acoustic performance and excerpts from his life story

Join Glenn on his first UK solo acoustic tour featuring incredible acoustic interpretations of songs from his remarkable musical career. This is bound to enthral not only hardcore fans but anyone with even a passing interest in the life and times of a modern day rock legend.

November 2011

14th Leicester Square Theatre – London, UK – Box Office: 08448 733433

15th Glee Club – Birmingham, UK – Box Office: 0871 472 0400

16th Glee Club – Cardiff (Wales), UK – Box Office: 0871 472 0400

20th Glee Club – Nottingham, UK – Box Office: 0871 472 0400

22nd Band On The Wall – Manchester, UK – Box Office: 0161 834 1786

Vocalist, bass guitarist, songwriter Glenn Hughes is a true original. No other rock musician has carved such a distinctive style blending the finest elements of hard rock, soul and funk. That astonishing voice is Hughes’ calling card. He’s known as a singer’s singer. Stevie Wonder once called Hughes his favourite white singer.

Hughes, a native of Cannock, England, absorbed all kinds of influences, including early British hard rock, the Beatles and, most importantly, American soul and R&B. The sleek Motown sound from Detroit and the gritty Stax/Volt sound from Memphis left their mark on him.

The first important band Hughes was a member of that achieved notable success was Trapeze. He later joined trailblazing Deep Purple with Ritchie Blackmore and co. In the halcyon days, Purple headlined at the famous California Jam in front of 250,000 and toured the world on their own Boeing jet plane, ‘The Starship’. All of this was accompanied by cocaine psychosis, crack addiction and other excesses, before Hughes survived a clean-up-or-die crisis, and embarked on a reinvigorated solo career enriched by a survivor’s wisdom.

In addition to a prolific and successful solo career, more commercial recognition came when the KLF dubbed him ‘The Voice of Rock‘, featuring him on their international best selling hit single ‘America – What Time is Love?’. Glenn has also worked with the Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ Chad Smith and John Frusciante. One of the most important collaborations in Hughes’ career was when he began working with Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi on his first solo album ‘Seventh Star’. Glenn’s latest album, ‘First Underground Nuclear Kitchen‘, is the latest chapter in an extraordinary musical evolution, and is quite possibly the most compelling and positive musical statement in a distinguished career.

2010 saw Glenn recording and touring in a new supergroup project, Black Country Communion with guitar star Joe Bonamassa, keys player Derek Sherinian (Dream Theatre) and drummer Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin legend John Bonham. The band released their debut album produced by Kevin Shirley (Aerosmith, Iron Maiden, Black Crowes, Page and Plant, Journey etc).

Glenn Hughes: The Autobiography From Deep Purple To Black Country Communion‘ is soon to be released. Glenn talks us through this whirlwind of a life with unflinching honesty and good humour.



Vote BCC ~ 2011 Classic Rock Awards

The nominations are in for the 2011 UK Classic Rock Magazine Awards.

Black Country Communion are up for Best Band and Best Album, plus Deep Purple’s Come Taste The Band for Best re-issue and MKIV Phoenix Rising for DVD.

You can vote from anywhere around the world 😎

http://awards2011.classicrockmagazine.com



Black Country Communion invade the UK

The critically acclaimed Anglo-American rock supergroup Black Country Communion will kick-off their highly anticipated debut nationwide UK tour tomorrow evening at the Llandudno Cymru Arena in North Wales. BCC have also just announced that a live DVD & Blu-ray, documenting the European dates, will be released in October 2011.

Comprised of Joe Bonamassa (guitar, vocals), Jason Bonham (drums), Glenn Hughes (vocals, bass) and Derek Sherinian (keyboards), BCC’s UK tour dates include Llandudno Cymru Arena (Sat July 23), London’s High Voltage Festival (Sun July 24), Leeds O2 Academy (Tue 26th July), Newcastle O2 Academy (Wed 27th July), Glasgow O2 Academy (Fri 29th July) and Manchester Academy (Sat 30th July).

Read the official press release here – www.noblepr.co.uk/Press_Releases/blackcountrycommunion/tour.htm




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