Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Rockers get offa their cloud
Published 14/07/14



THE Rolling Stones Adoration Society — AKA rock band the Crossfire Hurricanes — are blown away to be playing at the Henley Fringe festival again this year and are especially delighted with the venue.

The band, which plays a selection of two dozen of the Stones’ best known material, had a wonderful time at the Angel on the Bridge last year and filled the place on both nights.

So this year they have extended the run to three nights and will be at the rock’n’roll-loving venue, Lovibonds in the centre of town.

“It’s an ideal fit for us,” says guitarist Paul Cleverley. “Lovibonds has a reputation for great music and there’s plenty of room for people to either sit, stand or dance. We’re really looking forward to it.”

Drummer and singer Peat Gregory adds: “We had some of the best nights since we started when we played the Angel on the Bridge last year. It was little cramped but that only added to the atmosphere and somehow people found room to dance — it’s very hard for them not to at our gigs. The Stones seem to have a Faustian pact which says that you MUST move your feet whenever you hear their music.”


The band has been together for three years and while they don’t make any attempt to imitate the Stones’ look, they make sure that the rock’n’roll spirit of the music is always there.

“We combine that with audience interaction and dialogue so that it’s an all-round entertaining experience,” says Mike Rowbottom, the band’s manager, singer and guitarist. “It gave us some great moments last year, but also some strange ones.

“We were approached by one woman who said she was reviving the place in Richmond where the Stones started, The Crawdaddy Club, and would we play there? We were chuffed to be asked and held our breath for months waiting for the call from her. Of course, it never came.”

The band takes to the stage at Lovibonds on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of Fringe week.

Mike says: “I’ve been supporting the Fringe in all manner of ways since it started and it’s been fantastic to be part of the performance set up for the last couple of years.”

• For more details about the Henley Fringe festival from July 21 to 27 visit www. henleyfringe.org

PUBLISHED 14/07/14



 
MOST POPULAR
Suspected explosives found in Checkendon
Housing plan isn't working
Woman's fresh hope in council house wrangle
Councillors fear losing independent retailers
Planning row centre to enter new talks
Confusion reigns at sold-out Elton gig
Friends put on vintage birthday display
Pop royalty hit high notes
 
 
LATEST LIFESTYLE HEADLINES
Cultivating pupils’ individual talents
This Kia’s pulling power was anything but flowery
Small class sizes allow our pupils to flourish
Jaguar scoops two manufacturing awards
Lifes a beach when you look after yourself
A summer free of back pain is beckoning
Meet the dental team who believe prevention is key
New medical clinic is open near Tesco
Now Pilates is as easy as ABC for children as well as adults
Helping you get the body you want
Skoda’s accent is on performance
Isuzu’s extreme pick-up answers call of the wild
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
Cricket club summer ball piles on the fun
Appeal launched after clubhouse raid
Councillors fear losing independent retailers
Rocking on the Meadows
Boaters salute terror victims
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 149429
www.higgsprinitng.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
  HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD. Telephone (01491) 419400  
© Higgs & Co (Printing) Limited 2012  |  Registered in England number 1418717