LIVE: Steve Hackett and Renaissance @ The Egg, 7/3/10

July 12th, 2010, 12:55 pm by Greg

Annie Haslam and Michael Dunford

Annie Haslam and Michael Dunford

Anyone who has ever heard Renaissance will marvel at the stunning, five-octave vocal lines of Annie Haslam that weave throughout and often soar above the music of this often-tagged “’70s-progressive” musical outfit.

In truth, the veteran band draws more from the Celtic and classical music traditions. Weaving both styles into the fabric of rock music one note at a time, they have always stood head-and-shoulders above their contemporaries because of it.

Seeing Renaissance at The Egg was both a nostalgic nod to the past and a contemporary salute to the present because Haslam and company are truly timeless.

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LIVE: Renaissance @ The Egg, 10/13/09

October 14th, 2009, 10:57 am by Greg

Whoa, dude…
Did you hear what I heard?
Was that a prog-rock concert without a single guitar solo?
And no drum solo, either?
Is that legal?
Don’t you get kicked out of the Prog-Rock Union No. 518 for something like that?

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