Moody Blues raise $1.5M at Hollywood Bowl benefit

July 3, 2017

PasadenaStarNews.com – click here to see photos from the night. By Diana Palmer, The Pasadena Star-News The Hollywood Bowl’s 96th season began on June 17, featuring the classic-rock group Moody Blues. Some traditions are so iconic you can’t recall a time without them; The Rose Parade, fireworks at the Rose Bowl, and opening day at Santa Anita Read More…


LIKE FINE WINE, THE MOODY BLUES GET BETTER WITH AGE

July 1, 2017

BuzzNews.net Graeme Edge, Justin Hayward, and John Lodge brought a show to the Ravinia stage that knocked out everyone who was in attendance. Two full sets of music packed with hits from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s were the band’s musical offerings for the evening. Without a doubt, it was a musical setting that was Read More…


The Moody Blues to perform ‘Days of Future Passed’

June 30, 2017

NWI.com The iconic songs of The Moody Blues have remained popular for decades. The band, which got its start in Britain in the 1960s, will bring its current tour to Ravinia on June 30. The Moody Blues’ latest tour celebrates the group’s second album “Days of Future Passed.” “That album changed my life and changed Read More…


The Moody Blues’ John Lodge talks the past, present and “Days of Future Passed”

June 27, 2017

OnMilwaukee.com Growing up in postwar England, John Lodge never foresaw becoming a singer, songwriter and bass player in one of the most successful rock bands of all time. Fueled by a love for American rock and roll from the likes of Gene Vincent and Little Richard, the teenage Lodge formed a band and began playing Read More…


Moody Blues will bring ‘Days of Future Passed’ back to life at Rocksino

June 26, 2017

Cleveland.com BY CHUCK YARBOROUGH, THE PLAIN DEALER CLEVELAND, Ohio – John Lodge is not one to waffle about the importance of the Moody Blues‘ “Days of Future Passed.” “It was inventing prog rock,” said Lodge, in a call to talk about the band’s current tour playing the 50-year-old album in its entirety, including some songs that have Read More…


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…


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