Steve Smith: A review of the Moody Blues at the Hollywood Bowl

June 23, 2017

DailyNews.com Fifty years ago, singer-songwriter-guitarist Justin Hayward, singer-songwriter-bassist John Lodge and drummer Graeme Edge and their fellow members of England’s Moody Blues, keyboardist Mike Pinder and singer-songwriter-flutist Ray Thomas, recorded their “Days of Future Passed” album that time has shown to be a pioneering classic of classical rock music. Now, once and future Moodies Hayward, Read More…


Moody Blues Kick off Hollywood Bowl Season With a Blast From Past

June 22, 2017

Variety.com by: Shalina Dore The Moody Blues brought their 50th anniversary tour for “Days of Future Passed” to Los Angeles on Saturday and kicked off the Hollywood Bowl’s 2017 season. The evening also marked the 10th anniversary of Youth Orchestra Los Angeles, which performed Shostakovich’s “Festive Overture” with the Bowl orchestra. YOLA is the LA Read More…


Quentin Tarantino and others take in opening night of the Hollywood Bowl’s new season

June 19, 2017

LATimes.com Never mind what the calendar tells us about the seasons. In this city, according to Los Angeles Philharmonic Assn. Board Chairman Jay Rasulo, summer starts on opening night at the Hollywood Bowl. “It’s truly the official start of summer in Los Angeles,” Rasulo said, adding, “other than that, it’s a wonderful night for music Read More…


The Moody Blues bring ‘Days Of Future Passed’ to opening night at the Hollywood Bowl

June 9, 2017

OCRegister.com It’s been 50 years since the Moody Blues went into the studio for a week and came out with “Days of Future Passed,” the British band’s iconic concept album that mixed progressive rock with an orchestral score and blazed a path that many bands would soon follow. Surely many will remember such lushly scored Read More…


Swinging London

June 5, 2017

The Moody Blues’ Graeme Edge Nineteen-sixty-seven was a transitional year for the former beat group and its drummer, who recalls a time when musical history was routinely made without warning. by Ilya Stemkovsky moderndrummer.com In 1967, the Moody Blues were at a crossroads, having toured several years as an R&B act and experienced little traction Read More…


Moody Blues mark 50 years of trippy ‘Days of Future Passed’ album with anniversary tour

May 30, 2017

Sandiegouniontribune.com It’s no coincidence the Moody Blues recorded “Legend of a Mind” — their suitably trippy tribute to LSD guru Timothy Leary — while making their landmark concept album, “Days of Future Passed,” in 1967. That was the same year four of the five members of the English rock band took LSD for the first Read More…


Jeremy Irons Performing “Morning Glory” and “Late Lament” from “Days Of of Future Passed”

May 21, 2017

“Last week I dashed over to London to record, film (and direct !) Jeremy Irons performing ‘Morning Glory’ and ‘Late Lament’ from The Moody Blues ‘Days Of Future Passed’ album. Jeremy is the new ‘voice’ of these two spoken word pieces, originally performed on the 1967 LP by keyboard player Mike Pinder and written by Read More…


‘The Wind of Heaven’ 2017 UK Tour

May 10, 2017

Live Nation / Kennedy Street are delighted to announce that legendary singer-songwriter Justin Hayward will tour the UK in support of his latest album release All The Way. The possessor of one of the most recognisable voices in rock, Justin will be performing new songs from the album as well as Moody Blues favourites.  Tickets Read More…


Justin Hayward’s Endless Nights in White Satin

March 3, 2017

HoustonPress.com BY BOB RUGGIERO Of all the hits that the Moody Blues have charted over the past 50-plus years of existence, the one big calling card for the English band is probably “Nights in White Satin.” Atmospheric, classically orchestrated, mysterious and featuring Justin Hayward’s dreamy vocals, it’s not just a hit, but a classic-rock anthem. Amazingly, Read More…


THE MOODY BLUES TO PARTNER WITH SWEET RELIEF MUSICIANS FUND AIDING MUSICIANS DURING THEIR UPCOMING HISTORIC “DAYS OF FUTURE PASSED – 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR”

March 2, 2017

The Moody Blues will unite with Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, in an effort to help aid musicians during their upcoming special live tour celebrating the 50th Anniversary of their iconic, landmark album, DAYS OF FUTURE PASSED, which kicks off on June 3 in Rancho Mirage, California, and runs through July 23 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Moody Blues will donate $1 per-ticket sold Read More…


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