Tag Archives: North American Tour

Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 62]

2013 shaped up to be a difficult year for OMD in spite of their successful “English Electric” album. While “History Of Modern” had gotten as high as #28 in the UK album charts, “English Electric” built on that new beginning … Continue reading

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Against All Odds…Simple Minds Trek Across North America in Their 40th Year

A few weeks ago when I was reviewing the current Simple Minds album, “Walk Between Worlds,” I opined that in spite of its captivating vitality, we should not be holding our breath for a Simple Minds North American tour any … Continue reading

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Graham Parker Finally Ventures South Again

More crazy tour threads were woven today when I was checking up on Midge Ure and saw that he was playing solo acoustic at the Atlanta City Winery on June 1st.  I was not going to travel for that, but it’s … Continue reading

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Professor Dolby Gets Some Summer Vacation

It’s funny how threads start. Last week it transpired that the long mooted Ron Kane memorial; get-together by his friends is finally set to come off this summer. If you’ve not seen the posts, I was set to visit my … Continue reading

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Shriekback Kickstarter Perilously Still At Halfway Point

We interrupt this OMD Rock G.P.A. for the following public service announcement. It’s now half way into Shriekback’s Kickstarter campaign to finance a tour of America this year, and it’s been stalled since day two at around 22% of goal. … Continue reading

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One King To Rule Them All: King Crimson’s Radical Action Tour US Fall 2017 Dates

Your friendly, neighborhood Monk is right now still on a three figure ticket high. Something that very rarely occurs in my universe. But it’s not every day that a mind-melting eight-man King Crimson lineup comes within striking distance of yours … Continue reading

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Roedelius To Return To America in 2017

This Monk makes many errors in judgement. I’ll never be the Post-Punk Pope because I’m all too fallible. I had been feeling the sting of not seeing seminal German musician Hans-Joachim Roedelius back in 2011, when he found himself playing … Continue reading

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