|Wheels Of Fire will be rolling around soon!|
#101: Hello ... Hello ... my old friends ... It's great to see you once again! Yours Truly KJS is pleased to remind you that Wheels Of Fire, a new band and the brainchild of Phil Bates are due to play their debut gig at The Cons Club, Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton during the weekend of Saturday 29th May. Here's their press release for you to peruse thus:
Latest News: Wheels of Fire, a new band and brainchild of Phil Bates are going to play their debut gig at The Cons Club on Saturday 29th May 2010
OFFICIAL NEWS: A brand new band has been put together by guitarist and vocalist Phil Bates from ELO [Part] II [& The Orchestra] called ‘WHEELS OF FIRE’. The full line up is Phil Bates on guitar and vocals; Clive Bunker [ex-Jethro Tull] on drums; Brian Badhams [Elkie Brookes & ex-Steve Gibbons Band] on bass guitar & vocals and Mark Stanway [Magnum & The Honeydrippers] on keyboards.
The band will be playing music from the guitar greats such as: Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jimmy Page and many more. The band will be playing their debut gig on Saturday 29th May 2010 at Whitmore Reans Cons Club in Clifford Street Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton, WV6 0AA, England. To reserve advance tickets; priced at only £7.50 each; please telephone:  421792 after 6:00PM; Monday to Friday.
This gig will be followed by a show at The Diamond in Sutton-in-Ashfield on Sunday 30th May 2010, with further shows being added which will include a show at The Robin 2 in Bilston on Thursday 5th August 2010 and more to be confirmed scheduled for the late summer and autumn. We have been putting live music shows on for just over a year and Mark Stanway's music nights have become most popular with genuine live music lovers. The original fifties Retro Style concert room comfortably holds around 150 people and we try to make sure everyone enjoys a seat and candlelit table. We guarantee a warm, friendly and most musical atmosphere. Please join our mailing list keeping you updated with forthcoming events. You can send your email details to email@example.com where your details will NOT be passed on to any third party whatsoever."
NEW PHIL BATES PROJECT: WHEELS OF FIRE
ELO Beatles Forever [ELOBF] recommends Wheels Of Fire to those enlightened folks who enjoy the music of ELO, Jeff Lynne, Roy Wood, The Move, The Idle Race, 'Brum Beat', The Beatles and related artistes.
Until next "Time" in the ELO [and related] Universe ... KJS ... 26-May-2010