Tag Archives: North American Tour

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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The Midge Ure Conundrum

Oh my. I just discovered that PPM bête noire James ‘Midge’ Ure will be mounting an extensive North American Tour on the next few weeks that sees the erstwhile Ultravox vocalist coming dangerously close to my HQ in about a … Continue reading

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