Tuesday, 16 August 2022

Stones specialists to rock up at brewery

YOU only need to hear the opening bars of any Rolling Stones song to know what

YOU only need to hear the opening bars of any Rolling Stones song to know what it is. You will probably know the words — even if you’re the same age as their grandchildren.

That’s the power behind the music of these septuagenarians — their earliest hits date back 50 years yet the songs sound as fresh now as they did then.

Local band Crossfire Hurricanes aim to channel that excitement when they return to Lovibonds off the Greys Road car park on Friday, October 2.

The four-piece band specialises in classic rock and has developed a two-hour set of Stones classics.

“We cover the early years with

Ruby Tuesday

Heart Of Stone

Not Fade Away

All Over Now
,” says guitarist and singer Mike Rowbottom. “Then we get into that astonishing period when they turned out brilliant song after song:

The Last Time
Crossfire Hurricanes are based in South Oxfordshire, with Mike from Stoke Row, bass player and singer Barry Rosier from Henley, guitarist Paul Cleverley from Wallingford, and drummer, sax player and singer Peat Gregory from Tadley.

They put together the Stones set for the Henley Fringe two years ago when they played for three nights at The Angel on the Bridge and they did the same last year when the venue was Lovibonds.

Crossfire Hurricanes play Lovibonds brewery on Friday, October 2. Stage time is around 8.30pm.

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