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Thursday, 9 April 2015

Renaissance to perform Leamington Assembly show next month

Historic band and progressive rock pioneers Renaissance - who rose from the ashes of seminal band The Yardbirds - will perform a show in Leamington Spa, it has been announced.

The band with a rich history unique unto themselves has enjoyed a career spanning forty plus years spearheaded by the 5 octave voice of Annie Haslam and the masterful songwriting skills of Michael Dunford.

They will perform on 19 April at the Assembly on Spencer Street, Leamington Spa.

Renaissance are widely considered to be the band that most successfully and routinely utilised the sound of a full orchestra in their recordings.


Renaissance

In the early years, they toured Europe extensively. It wasn’t long before influential progressive rock stations in the US were endorsing their quality. Before too long the band started thrilling concertgoers on the world’s most distinguished stages, from Carnegie Hall in New York with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, to the Royal Albert Hall in London with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Royal Chorale Society. In 1978 they had a top ten hit in the UK with ‘Northern Lights’, which has become a classic radio favourite, still demanding regular airplay to this day.


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