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[17 May 2011 | 45 Comments | 12,607 views]
ZEP FEST 2011 CANCELLATION

In light of the collapse of the Zep Fest 2011, I would like to take this opportunity to address the cancellation of the event and my standing within it all.
To say I was shocked when the Zep Fest web site stated the event was cancelled late on Sunday night is an absolute understatement.
It was devastating news.
To backtrack: I was offered the opportunity to appear as a guest speaker at the event back in November last year. Thus began a long running dialogue between myself with the Zep Fest Organiser Mark …

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[13 May 2011 | 6 Comments | 7,358 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY:TBL29/OVER EUROPE 1980 /ZEP FEST 2011 /GLENN HUGHES BOOK LAUNCH/T.SHIRTS/PINK FLOYD/MONA/FA CUP FINAL /EUROVISION SONG CONTEST

It’s gearing up to be a TBL summer of mass consumption with an outpouring of new TBL product due. Firstly Tight But Loose issue 29 is ready to go. This first issue of the 2011 subscription is another action packed affair. The magazine will be distributed over the next few days.If you are a 2010 subscriber your subscription ended with issue 28.
Now is the time to re subscribe!
All the details of how to subscribe can be found on the TBL Subscriptions link at the top of the TBL home page.

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[3 Feb 2011 | 5 Comments | 8,005 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND UP: ROBERT PLANT & THE BAND OF JOY US TOUR LATEST, ROY WOOD COMPILATION DUE WITH JOHN BONHAM TRACK, PAGE IN CUBA AND ZEPPARELLA SPLIT

As we move into February, the Robert Plant and The Band Of Joy tour continues across America – here’s a round up of the tour progress so far:
New songs worked into the set include a radically reworked version of Black Dog, a version of Nobody’s Fault But Mine that lends itself more to the Unledded version than the sonic Presence version and an excellent arrangement of Ramble On -while numbers such as In The Mood, Silver Rider and Cindy have re-appeared.  The press coverage has been universally positive and even …

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[28 Jan 2011 | 4 Comments | 9,821 views]
ZEP FEST 2011 UPDATE: THE YARDBIRDS AND VANILLA FUDGE ADDED TO LIVE BAND LINE UP – EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS ON TICKETS AND HOTEL RATES FOR TBL SUBSCRIBERS!

The Yardbirds and Vanilla Fudge are the latest additions to the attractions at the Zep Fest 2011 event being staged in Washington DC on May 27th to 29th.
TBL has also linked up with Zep Fest to offer an exclusive Zep Fest ticket and hotel discount for TBL magazine subscribers only.
If you are a current 2011 TBL subscriber and you are planning to visit the Zep Fest we can offer the following discount price:
$250.00 (a $75 reduction) for 3-day tickets
$139.00 (a $35 reduction) for 1-Day tickets
Zep Fest has also arranged for …

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[19 Jan 2011 | 5 Comments | 5,257 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: TBL 28 FEEDBACK/BRUCE/HOWARD/OVER EUROPE 80/HATS OFF TONIGHT

Howard and DL with the original ”Bible to the Zeppelin legions” – Portslade Brighton January 18th 2011
Firstly the latest on TBL 28. I’m pleased to say I have had some amazing feedback comments concerning the latest Tight But Loose magazine.
Here’s a review of TBL 28 via Brian Gardiner’s Ramble On blog
http://www.briangardiner.ca/rambleon/?tag=bbc-proms
‘’The first words of the lead editorial in the latest edition of Tight But Loose, Dave Lewis says:
Well I have to say that year one of this new era of Tight But Loose has been a pretty eventful one.
Well, I …

Dave Lewis Diary, TBL News »

[7 Jan 2011 | 4 Comments | 5,488 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: TBL 28/2011/GERRY RAFFERTY/MICK KARN/ROCK FOR KAMPUCHEA/LIFE WITH THE STARS THEN AND NOW

After all the Christmas and new year festivities, it’s been good to catch up on everything in the past couple of days and get some focus on a new year.
We duly saw the new year in at our local The White Horse. The rock band on offer was proficient enough but their set list hardly pampered to a new year’s eve crowd. The Door’s LA Woman is a fine album track but not one for dancing consumption after a round of Auld Lang Syne. No matter – we got through …

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[16 Dec 2010 | 11 Comments | 5,921 views]
ZEP FEST 2011 WASHINGTON DC – THE LARGEST EVER LED ZEPPELIN FAN GATHERING SET FOR MAY 27th to MAY 29th 2011

The largest ever Led Zeppelin fan gathering is taking place over the Memorial Day Weekend 2011.
Zep Fest 2011 will run over three days – May 27th, 28th and 29th –
The venue is the National Harbour in Washington DC USA.
The organizers have an ambitious line up of attractions. They include:
*Over 50 bands, DJs and entertainers performing throughout the three days over five stages. Acts are being announced in “Waves”
Included in the ’50+ Musical Acts’ will be what Zep Fest 2011 is describing as  “Descendants, Disciples & Influences”
Performing will be some of …

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[3 Dec 2010 | 12 Comments | 6,477 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: JUNE IN DECEMBER/ZEP FEST 2011/SNOW/TBL28/WORLD CUP/30 YEARS OF NOT CONTINUING AS THEY WERE

It may be winter outside….but in here it’s been flaming June courtesy of the recently surfaced soundboard tape of Led Zeppelin’s opening night at Madison Square Garden on the evening of June 7th 1977.  I know exactly what I was doing that day as it was the celebration of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee and I was toasting Her Majesty in several Bedfordshire public houses. Over in America, Led Zeppelin were barnstorming their way though the first of six nights at the legendary New York venue.
On this new CD set (released …

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[29 Jul 2010 | 6 Comments | 4,481 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: ANGEL DANCE/LED ZEP 3/QUEEN AND COUNTRY SERVED/ROBERT SANDALL/ALEX HIGGINS/HANCOCK

I can remember a fair few Robert Plant new single premieres down the years.
Hearing an advance tape of Big Log in June 83 and knowing it would catch the summer mood. Being totally mystified by Pink And Black when it was first aired on the Whistle Test. Heaven Knows played on Radio One’s review show Roundtable and being given a thumbs up by Bee Gee Barry Gibb. 29 Palms heralding the Fate Of Nations era on a bright April morning.
This week Angel Dance was added to the list. Being out …

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[2 Jul 2010 | 3 Comments | 3,457 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: WORLD CUP / TBL SCHEDULE/ JOE BONAMASSA/ TCV

DL with a fully paid up member of the Black Country Communion –  London June 29th 2010
Let’s get this one out of the way.  England’s exit from the World Cup was indeed a bitter pill to swallow. I know we were poor overall, but I can’t help thinking if the goal that never was had been rightly allowed it might have all been a different story. It’s all history now though and we are left with the aftermath, the recriminations and inquests.  Can’t get too excited about the rest of …