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[26 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 4,890 views]
ROBERT PLANT ANNOUNCES 12 CITY BAND OF JOY NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

Robert Plant has announced via his official web site a 12 city tour of North America to commence on July 13th. The tour will include material from his forthcoming new album tentatively titled ‘It’s Rude To Say No” – more dates will follow in the fall.
The press release reads as follows  
July shows to include material from new Rounder album
Burlington, MA – Robert Plant has confirmed a 12 city North American tour. Beginning in July, this 1st leg of shows which will be followed by further dates in the fall will …

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[22 Feb 2010 | One Comment | 8,317 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND-UP: FESTIVAL DATES FOR THE VULTURES, QUIZZICAL PLANT, DOUBTFUL COVERDALE/PAGE REISSUE, CONFIRMED KNEBWORTH ’90 REISSUE.

 
Them Crooked  Vultures continue to add dates to their summer schedule with four more European festival dates announced this week. The festivals are Rock Am Ring, Nurburgring, Germany over the weekend of 4th -6th June, The Hove Festival (Web Link) , Arendal, Norway on June 30th, The Peace & Love Festival (Web Link), Borlange, Sweden on July 1st and The Festivalpladsen (Web Link), Roskilde, Denmark on July 2nd.
The excellent Austin City Limits TV broadcast that was shown last week is now available to watch in its entirety by following this …

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[15 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 2,427 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND UP: ROUNDER RECORDS 40TH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM PLUS ZEP TRIBUTE BAND LATEST

On March 2nd , Rounder Records will be releasing Rounder Records’ 40th Anniversary Concert, an album of the concert that celebrated the label’s 40 years in the music industry. Recorded in October 2009 at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry, the concert will also be presented as a PBS television special that will begin airing on the network in March, 2010 and released on DVD in May.
The event is a superb exhibition of Rounder’s diverse roster, and features Grammy winning Rounder artists Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, Mary Chapin …

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[26 Apr 2009 | 2 Comments | 2,954 views]
TBL 23 Update

For those who have already ordered a copy of TBL 23, you’re in for a real treat when this magazine lands on your doormat!
For those that have not yet placed an order, you really are missing out on an essential read, with more content than you realise.
With 20,000 words covering 32 pages and packed with archive visuals, this magazine is the ultimate companion for every Zep reader both young and old.
TBL 23 is currently at the printers and we will be posting it out this week.  This magazine is another …

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[1 Mar 2009 | One Comment | 2,812 views]
Robert & Alison working on follow up to Raising Sand

Rolling Stone reports that Robert and Alison are in the studio working on the follow up to the five times Grammy winning Raising Sand album. It was reported that Raising Sand had a 700% sales increase following the Grammy success climbing back to number two on the Billboard US chart. In the UK the album is set to resurge on the UK chart following a national TV advertising campaign.

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[10 Feb 2009 | No Comment | 2,274 views]
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Scoop 5 Grammy Awards

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss scooped a total of five Grammy awards at the 51st ceremony in Los Angeles.
Their album Raising Sand was voted Album of the Year and Best Contemporary Folk/Americana album, the track Please Read The Letter was Record of the Year, Killing The Blues Best Country Collaboration with vocals and Rich Woman was voted Best Pop Collaboration with vocals.

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[8 Feb 2009 | No Comment | 2,351 views]
Robert and Alison to perform at the Grammy’s, New interview reveals reunion thoughts

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss have been added to be the list of performers at the 51st annual Grammy Awards which will be held February 8 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The event is being screened at 9pm on ITV2 in the UK on February 9th.
In an interview with Ben Jones on Absolute Radio Robert reveled his thoughts on a Led Zeppelin reunion.

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[4 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 2,120 views]
Raising Sand nominated for five Grammy Awards

Robert and Alison’s Raising Sand album has been nominated for five Grammy Awards in the 51st annual Grammy Awards event due to be staged in Los Angeles on February 8 2009. 
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[22 Nov 2008 | No Comment | 2,076 views]

Robert and Alison Krauss picked up an award at this years CMA Awards. The track “Gone Gone Gone” was named musical event of the year. The ceremony for the 42nd annual CMA Awards took place last Wednesday night (Nov. 12) in Nashville.

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[17 Oct 2008 | No Comment | 2,183 views]
Robert & Alison update

With the hugely successful Raising Sands Tour now over, having played it’s final date on October 5th at The Mountain Winery in Saratoga, now’s a good time to look back over the last month at just a few highlights. 
Robert and Alison attended the Mercury Prize gala on September 9, 2008 in London, although there didn’t come away with the prestigious award, that went to Elbow, with their album, The Seldom Seen Kid, each nominee received a nomination award. Robert joked in an interview prior to the show “At my age …