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The Aquostic 2017 UK Winter Tour
AEG Presents are delighted to announce that Quo will undertake a full UK Winter Tour, performing hits from across a five decade career, in their celebrated Aquostic style.
The band will play nine venues across the nation in November and December 2017.
26th Nov - Manchester, O2 Apollo
27th Nov - Sheffield, City Hall
29th Nov - Cardiff, St David’s Hall
30th Nov - Reading, Hexagon
2nd Dec - Bournemouth, International Centre
3rd Dec - Wolverhampton, Civic Hall
5th Dec - Glasgow, Clyde Auditorium
6th Dec - Newcastle, City Hall
8th Dec - London, Eventim Apollo
All shows are fully seated except Manchester, Reading and Wolverhampton
Tickets will be available from this site from 9am on Thursday April 27th along with a number of VIP packages.
Ticket will go on general sale from 9am on Friday 28th April 2017.
Status Quo to release ‘The Last Night Of The Electrics’
on July 14th on earMUSIC.
Quo are proud to announce 'The Last Night Of The Electrics', a sensational live set recorded at the band's emotionally charged, barnstorming show at London’s O2 last year, Out 14 July 2017.
This fantastic concert will be released on a series of formats: 2CD, DVD, Blu-ray, Limited Edition 180g Black Triple Vinyl with side 6 etched (double gatefold), earBOOK (with 2 x Audio CD, 1 x DVD & 1 x Blu-ray, coffee table book including approx. 120 pages) and Digital.
180g Coloured Triple Vinyl with side 6 etched (triple gatefold), 2CD+DVD and 2CD+Blu-ray and various bundles will be available via an exclusive direct to consumer web shop. Fans who preorder the earBOOK before the end of the month will have their names included in the credits.
Francis Rossi said, “This release captures Quo on incredible form, at a concert that will live long in my memory. It was a difficult time, but we knew what we needed to do and we delivered. This was by no means business as usual, nor should it have been, but the energy of the music, the band and the crowd coming together was palpable”.
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Quo Fan Club Convention - 2017
The second Status Quo Fan Club Convention will again be taking place at Butlin's in Minehead over the weekend of 13th - 16th October. With appearances by John Coghlan's Quo, Young and Moody, The Jackie Lynton Band, Predatür and several others, this promises to be a great Quo weekend.
Status Quo - Deluxe Editions#3
Quo are delighted to announce the release of deluxe expanded 2CD / 3CD versions of a trio of classic albums that were released on the revered Vertigo label, namely 'Blue For You', 'Just Supposin' and 'Never Too Late'. These special editions are to be issued by UMC, on 26th May 2017.
Full details and track lists
Rhino's Revenge 2017
Rhino has announced the Rhino's Revenge Band for his upcoming tour in May. He has also announced a competition for guitarists and other musicians to add a solo to the original demo of Rick and Rhino's song 'Lucinda'.
Full details and tour dates on the Rhino's Revenge site and Facebook.
Rhino's Revenge Facebook www.facebook.com/rhinosrevengeband
Tour dates and ticket details are on Rhino's site at www.rhinosrevenge.com
Quo named Saturday night headliner at the BMW PGA Championship
Quo will play the Village Show Stage at the 2017 BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Club on Saturday May 27th.
Special Twilight and Early Bird ticketing offers, and hospitality packages are now available for fans from the links below.
Jamie Birkmyre, Director of the BMW PGA Championship, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to have The Quo as part of our line-up this year on the BMW Show Stage and we cannot wait to see the crowd enjoying some classic anthems from this iconic English rock band.
“With our Saturday night entertainment coming from The Quo, and Sunday evening closed by Indie pop stars the Kaiser Chiefs, the BMW PGA Championship weekend is a blockbuster package with something for everyone to enjoy. The atmosphere will be electric and once again I have no doubt it will be an enjoyable week for all spectators, professional golfers, officials, and everyone associated the tournament.”
Official Hospitality packages are now available in Clubhouse, the Village Pavilion and now the Championship Pavilion, a fantastic new hospitality area which overlooks the 18th green, renowned for providing one of the best greenside views of golf anywhere in the world.
Rick Parfitt Tributes
The renowned rock writer Dave Ling has written a touching and telling tribute to Rick for the March editions of Classic Rock and Sweden Rock magazines.
Classic Rock - Facebook
Status Quo - Shows and Rick Parfitt Memorial Event
Status Quo would like to thank their fans for all of the kind messages over the last few weeks.
In Rick's memory, the band – as previously announced - will continue to honour their already scheduled live commitments for 2017, continuing with guitarist Richie Malone.
Fans wishing to pay their personal respects to Rick will be able to do so later in the year at a memorial event which will be announced in late Spring.
Statements about Rick are here. Messages can be posted on the Quo Facebook
Show Announcements - Last Night of The Electrics & AQUOSTIC - 2017
Following the incredible reaction and success of the current European Tour and as a result of requests from fans and promoters alike, Quo are delighted to announce that the Last Night of the Electrics tour will be extended into 2017, initially visiting territories not included on the current tour.
All shows will continue to feature guest guitarist Richie Malone, and will run alongside a series of Aquostic shows planned for 2017.
This is the re-scheduled show that was cancelled on Dec 4th at Zénith, Paris.
Please Note: Tickets for the show on December 4th 2016 at Zénith de Paris will not be valid for the May 2nd 2017 concert at Salle Pleyel. People who are unable to attend the concert on May 2nd can get a refund for their tickets only at the point of sale where the tickets were originally purchased. If you wish to attend the show, you must return the ticket for the Dec 4th concert at the point of sale where it was purchased, and buy a new ticket for the May 2nd show.
Quo will play an AQUOSTIC show at the Inverness Leisure Centre on Tues June 20th 2017. Tickets from www.ticketline.co.uk and www.ticketmaster.co.uk
Quo will play an AQUOSTIC show at the York Barbican on Weds June 21st 2017. Tickets from www.eventim.co.uk or aeglive.co.uk and axs.com
Quo will play an AQUOSTIC show at the The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA, Norwich on Sun June 25th 2017. Tickets from uealcr.ticketabc.com
Quo will play an AQUOSTIC show at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, Spain on Thursday June 29th 2017. The show will close the Suite Festival at this prestigious venue. Tickets are on sale from www.suitefestival.com and Gran Teatre del Liceu box office
Bob Young’s 'Back In Quo Country'
The 30th Anniversary of Bob Young's solo album ‘In Quo Country’ is celebrated with this re-release via Cherry Red Records
It includes several bonus tracks alongside just ten of the dozens of Status Quo songs he's co-written for the band and recorded for the original Quo Country album and features a band of world class players including Albert Lee, Micky Moody, BJ Cole and Billy Bremner.
Available now from www.cherryred.co.uk or via Amazon and iTunes
Reviews and Interviews:
Live Here Now - Live Tour 2016 CDs.
Live Here Now recorded the following shows from 'The Last Night Of The Electrics' 2016 tour for instant CDs and downloads: 15 Oct - Hallenstadion, Zürich, 2 Dec - Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, 11 Dec - London 02, 16 Dec - Birmingham BIC
To order a copy of these exclusive limited release recordings, go to statusquo.pmstores.co
Rhino's Revenge II
John 'Rhino' Edward's second solo album - Rhino's Revenge II is available via Cargo records.
Order the album direct from Cargo on the right, or via Amazon and iTunes below.