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Instant Childline Rocks 2009 CD

Exclusive Limited Edition Childline Rocks 3 disc souvenir set

ALL PROFITS TO GO DIRECTLY TO CHILDLINE!

Recorded instantly at the IndigO2 gig on June 1st, 2009.

Featuring The Pretty Things, Thunder, Jon Lord, Steve Balsamo, Hot Leg, Uriah Heep and GLENN HUGHES!

The double CD will feature a set from all the artists above and will come with an exclusive 3rd photo disc – 20+ professional instant photos including intimate back stage shots of the bands taken on the night of the gigs.

Order your CD now will they last and show your support for this incredibly worthy cause!

https://www.concertlive.co.uk/tour.php?id=76



Glenn Hughes Weekend, UK

SATURDAY, JUNE 6th
Glenn and his band will be performing material from Glenn‚s latest album FIRST UNDERGROUND NUCLEAR KITCHEN as well as music from his extensive solo career and classics from his time with Deep Purple. Expect to hear some surprises of rarely played songs, including some material that Glenn has never played in the UK before.

Glenn Hughes (bass/vocals/guitar)
Anders Olinder (keys)
Jeff Kollman (guitars)
Steve Stephens (drums)

SUNDAY, JUNE 7th
GLENN HUGHESYOU ARE THE MUSIC‚ – AN EVENING OF TRAPEZE

Glenn and his band will perform a unique and exclusive musical tribute to his former band, the legendary TRAPEZE. The show will consist of a full set of Trapeze music, including songs from the classic albums ŒMEDUSA‚ and ŒYOU ARE THE MUSIC…WE‚RE JUST THE BAND‚. This guarantees to be an unmissable evening, as it will be the first time that Glenn will have played exclusively a full Trapeze set as a solo artist, and it will also be a particularly poignant and emotional evening as the show will be dedicated to the memory of Glenn‚s dear friend, the former Trapeze and Whitesnake guitarist Mel Galley, who sadly died in July 2008.

It all takes place at The Robin 2 in Bilston (Wolverhampton).

The Robin 2 – Bilston (Wolverhampton)
Box Office – +44 (0) 1902 401211
Online Booking http://www.therobin.co.uk

A weekend ticket package is available. In addition, on the Sunday afternoon, there will be exclusive Trapeze & Glenn vintage film footage shown and also a BBQ afterwards for in between the film ending and showtime, later that evening.

All the details are at The Robin web site:

https://www.therobintickets.co.uk/ticketshop/giglist.asp?month=6&year=2009#1637



Glenn at Molineux

Last Sunday, Glenn was at his beloved English football team’s final game of the season, WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS, and celebrated their promotion to the English Premier League, as they were Champions of their league.

You can checkout a video where you’ll find him elated and surrounded by friends, plus a couple of pix during the celebrations!

http://www.glennhughes.com/fanforum/showthread.php?p=38769#post38769



GuitarFest 2009 – NIA, Birmingham, UK

Glenn will be doing a short electric set on behalf of YAMAHA guitars at this year’s GUITARFEST at the NIA in BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND on SATURDAY, JULY 11th, 2009.

He will play with Søren Andersen on guitar and possibly Mark Richardson on drums.

For further details, visit the GutarFest web site: www.guitarfest.net



Childline Rocks 2009

GLENN will be a special guest at the ChildLine Rocks charity concert at the IndigO2 venue, London, UK on Monday, June 1st, 2009.

Also appearing on the bill are:

Jon Lord, The Pretty Things, Hot Leg (Justin Hawkins/ex-The Darkness), Steve Balsamo (The Stories), Sons Of Albion, Jessie Hunter, Andy Newmark, Tyson Schenker and Molly Marriott and more special guests to be announced.

Tickets are on sale now:

http://www.wegottickets.com
http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk

£40 seated
£25 standing

You can also visit the event’s web site here:

http://www.childlinerocks.co.uk



Stormbringer No.2 on BBC UK Rock Chart!

The recently released 35th Anniversary remaster of Deep Purple’s “Stormbringer” has entered straight in at No. 2 on the UK’s BBC rock chart

Now we know Glenn did an awesome job on the remixes, so hopefully that had something to do with it Congratulations to Simon Robinson and everyone at DPAS, they did a fantastic job on this one.



Mel Galley RIP

Some extremely sad news to report this morning, in fact, we’ll let Glenn tell you directly.

“Melville

I am so very sad to report the passing of my oldest friend Mel. He drifted into his Golden sleep @ 10pm last night. He is now with his higher power…he has come home.

I will cherish his memory and all the things that Mel shared with me in his full and rich life…but most of all, he showed me to live like a man. He took my hand as a boy and walked me thru my earliest chapters as a young musician….he alone is responsible 4 my career as a working musician/singer-songwriter.

Let’s all remember Mel with love in our hearts and he wanted you all 2 know how overcome he was with the Global outpouring of love 4 him…he said to me “I had no idea, how many people cared and loved me”…..he was the man, he was my childhood
idol along with Jimi and Eric.

You are the Music.

I’ll see you in the Garden one day and I will recognise you as my brother…..

G
xo”



Fireworks Magazine Interview

GLENN is interviewd in the latest issue of UK based melodic rock magazine, FIREWORKS. Be sure and checkout the JUNE/JULY 2008 issue.

Visit http://melodicrock.com/fireworks/ for information on how to buy it, both hardcopy and by digital download!



NEW “Acoustic & Q&A” September gig in the UK

Now officially confirmed, GLENN will be playing The Robin 2 in Wolverhampton, England on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH.

It is an ‘Evening With Glenn Hughes’, to feature an acoustic set, short electric set, Q+A, meet and greet, etc.

It is part of the celebration weekend for the Robin’s 10th anniversary.

There are exclusive Gold tickets available, to include aftershow party etc, with all details at the Robin’s website.

http://www.therobin.co.uk



UK Rock and Blues Festival – Back On!

STOP PRESS!!!

After much speculation, it is with great pleasure that we can announce that the ROCK AND BLUES CUSTOM SHOW has now been officially rescheduled and confirmed. The dates for the festival remain the same, with the only change being a change in the festival site. The organisers have moved the event back to their usual site:

CONEGREY SHOWGROUND, CHESTERFIELD RD,
PENTRICH, NR RIPLEY, DERBYSHIRE.

GLENN will still be headlining as before on FRIDAY JULY 25TH.

Our thanks to the promoters and organisers, One Percent and DS Promotions, for all their hard work and commitment.

Tickets and all details from:

http://www.rockandblues.uk.com




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