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Spectra All-Stars finish summer tour in KC, MO

The Spectra All-Stars finish their 2011 Summer Tour dates this coming Friday in Kansas City, MO. Friday, Sept. 23rd — 8 PM Uptown Theater 3700 Broadway Kansas City, MO 64111 816-753-8665 Tickets This particular concert features 1970s / 80’s Rock music legends Larry Hoppen (Orleans), John Cafferty (Beaver Brown Band / Eddie and the Cruisers), Robbie Dupree, David […]

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So Sorry About Ridgefield :-(

It’s another gorgeous summer/fall day here in Nashville … one in a series that has visited us all week long. And, to be honest, there are a lot of things I’d prefer to be doing other than sitting at this computer, writing this blogpost. But it’s been SUCH a long time since I last wrote […]

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Gigs in March

After a long, long winter, what a way to get back in the saddle! March was FULL of Class-A gig experiences for both band and audience alike, beginning with … March 3rd — Rock & Pop Masters at the Orlando, FL Hard Rock Hotel’s “LIVE” theater … John Cafferty & Tunes, Jimi Jamison, Fergie Frederiksen (ex-Toto) […]

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Salvation Army and Symphony Orchestra shows in NC

This past weekend (Friday and Saturday, Dec. 10th and 11th), found us in North Carolina — specifically, Greensboro and Winston-Salem, where we played the communities’ Coliseums as part of the longstanding Salvation Army food-raising drives. In their 23rd year, sponsored by the local Fox affilaite (Channel 8 ) and Sealy Mattress Co., which is NC-based, these events drew upwards […]

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Gigs in September – Unusually Cool!

Hey Gang Some different and SPECIAL gigs happening this month. And even if you’re not local to ANYwhere (other than planet Earth), you’ll be able to catch at least one of them! Check it out — First up is the coming Labor Day Weekend (here in the states). On Friday, we’re VERY much looking forward to being on […]

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Larry Hoppen to Speak at Paul Green School of Rock Music, Coral Springs FL, Sat. May 16

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   ORLEANS, Co-founder and “The Voice” of Mega-hits “Dance with Me” and “Still the One” Schedules South Florida Meet-And-Greet   CORAL SPRINGS, Florida (April 27, 2009) – Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer, and Recording Artist, Larry Hoppen, of the classic American band Orleans will be at the Paul Green School of Rock Music in […]

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Gigs in April!

Have you ever been SO busy that you feel like you just can’t catch up, let alone get ahead of the curve? Well, that’s my story … and I’m stickin’ to it! Not that it’s ALL good and fun stuff, but a LOT of it is really exciting. Too much to go into now, but I’ll […]

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Sun, Sun, Sun, Here it comes!!!

Little darlin’, it’s been a long, cold, lonely winter Little darlin’, it seems like years since it’s been here Here comes the sun Here comes the sun and I say It’s alright!            — George Harrison Wow! Has it been over two months since we last posted to this blog? Or should I say, has […]

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The Joys of Flying in 2008!

The post below comes to you essentially UNEDITED, as it appeared in my own inbox this morning. Knowing my youger brother, Lane,  as well as I do only heightened my interest and “smile factor”. You will see in his writing an astute sense for detail, as well as a grasp of the absurd. He is […]

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Ithaca Aftermath

Hey Gang! Back home and recovered from the whirlwind Jacksonville/Ithaca weekend. REALLY a lot of fun, but hardly a moment to catch our breath from the time we left Saturday morning until we collapsed Sunday night. In Jacksonville, Florida, we not only shot video for K-Tel, so they can release Still the One and Dance […]

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