From: SEFAN [admin_at_sefan_dot_org_dot_uk]
Sent: 15 February 2010 13:24
Subject: SEFAN 2010-02-15_02 EVENTS (2 posts) Sussex / Kent
1. MYMC - Jeff Lang  Saturday 20th Feb Sussex
2. Simon Hopper Fans' Gig Saturday 6th March. Bromley Kent

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From: Mick Hoad <mickhoad_at_hotmail_dot_com>
Date: 13 February 2010 14:37:16 GMT
Subject: FW: MYMC Jeff Lang

Hi Everyone
Hope everyone got the message concerning Thursday's Jeff Lang gig and nobody ventured out in the snow.

Just to confirm the gig has been rescheduled for Saturday 20th Feb at 8pm. at Crowhurst Park ( He is off to Japan on Sunday)
Of course all tickets are valued. If you can't make it and have tickets just get in touch and we will either exchange for anther show or refund.

Aussie bluesman Jeff Lang  is world renowned as a prolific artist. He has defied categorization by bending and blurring genres to create his own ever-evolving sound from the base ingredients of Folk, Rock, Blues, and Experimental and World music styles.. A guitarist, singer and songwriter, Jeff has built up a reputation for startlingly original performances, working without a set list, allowing the unique energy of each night to shape the songs. None other than Rolling Stone magazine's review of his latest album comments, His dizzying combination of deep folk, kaleidoscopic blues and Hendrixesque fuzzy rock is enough to blow most minds, leaving celebrated contemporaries for dead.

See you then
Mick Hoad 
Black Horse Festival


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From: Simon Hopper <simon_at_simonhopper_dot_co_dot_uk>
Date: 12 February 2010 08:34:11 GMT
Subject: Simon Hopper News - Fans' Gig Sat 6th March + other stuff

Simon Hopper Fans' Gig Saturday 6th March
New CD Release - 'The Beautiful and Cruel'
Summer Tour Scotland and the North of England

Dear All,

Greetings from Hopper HQ

* Simon Hopper Fans' Gig Saturday 6th March
Ill be playing our annual fans' gig on Saturday 6th March, supported by regular band members Leigh (Trowbridge, guitars/vox), Andee (Price, bass/mandolin/vox) and Kevin (Richards, percussion/vox). The new cd (see below) will be available at the gig. This is the third year for this now regular event - do come, you'll be welcome! To help with organisation, please let me know if you'll be joining us by replying to this email.

Simon Hopper Fans' Gig '10
Sundridge Park Lawn Tennis and Squash Racquets Club
Lawn Close, off Garden Road,
020 8464 9106

Kick Off: 7.30pm
Entry: Free (with collection)
Support: Ian McFarlane Duo
Travel: B.R. Sundridge Park, Bus 314

* New CD Release - 'The Beautiful and Cruel'
Weve been busy here at Hopper HQ and I am looking forward to sharing the fruits of our recent activity with you. In December Leigh and I travelled to Malmo in the south of Sweden to record a new collection of songs with the help of some fine Swedish musicians.

It's called 'The Beautiful and Cruel' and you might recognise several of the songs from it since they have formed the backbone of our live sets for the last year or so. They include 'Warp and Weft', 'Two in the Margins' and 'Flat Shoes'. This album is a departure from the largely social and political material of the last couple of cds and deals mostly with affairs of the heart though there is room for a couple of Hopper observations on 'what people get up to'. I hope that you will agree that this 12-song album is a worthy addition to the Hopper canon.

The cd will be available at gigs and by mail order (send a cheque made out to J S Hopper for 10.00 inc p+p to 'The Beautiful and Cruel, 47 Vaughan Lodge, Fair Acres, Bromley, BR2 9BN). Were hoping that the cd will soon be available in shops and via the web; Ill keep you posted. Its still in production, so keep an eye on <> to find out when its available.

*Summer Tour

I will be touring with Andee in the north of England and Scotland in late July/early August this year. More news to follow.

All the best!

Penny Allen  -    General Manager
Anthony John Allen - Chair of the Board

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