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Sunday, 14 July 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Davey Curtis sees Hawkwind at Holmfirth

Dear Jon,

I have often wondered why bands like to play the Picturedrome, because no disrespect to Holmfirth but it's not exactly the centre of the universe.

I now know why. It is a cracking venue with superb acoustics and well worth the trip.

Hawkwind were brilliant as usual. Tim Blake did his warm up act again and had the crowd eating out of his hands with a solo version of Spirit of the Age. Later the Sax player from Hipiersonik joined the band on stage and that was a nice touch. I think thats my slice of Hawk pie until they play Newcastle later this year, unless I can sneak off to the Stamford gig in August. I'll have to butter up Mrs C and get some brownie points.

Regards

Davey C






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