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Oct 14 & 15 Gigs

Just a quick heads-up about this weekend’s upcoming shows. Friday, October 14th – 9 PM Orleans – full band Ogeechee Seafood Festival J.F. Gregory Park Richmond Hill, GA Just $5 gets you into the park for ALL the festivities. Looks like there’s a classic car show, a carnival and, of course, GREAT seafood to be […]

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Lance, The Road, October 12, 2011, 9:23 AM

Adventures with Felix!

Back from the show in Lexington, SC with Felix Cavaliere (of the Rascals). Talk about a GOOD TIME! Wally Steinhauser and all the folks at Wingard’s Nursery treated us like kings! BEAUTIFUL setting, absolutely gorgeous weather, great production gear and techs to run it … and the FOOD! After the show they insisted on treating […]

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Lance, Commentary, The Road, October 11, 2011, 10:11 PM

Orleans with Felix Cavaliere this Friday !!!

Last Friday’s gig in Clearwater, FL was a success on all counts. It was great to welcome back John Hall to the stage for that particular show. We did a brand new song of his called I Told You So. Judging by the crowd’s reaction, the message got across loud and clear. You can see John’s […]

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Lance, The Road, October 6, 2011, 10:50 PM

Clearwater. FL this Friday … with John Hall !!!

Friday, September 30th Orleans with special guest, John Hall Friday BLAST! Concert Series Clearwater, FL FREE, outdoors, downtown Cleveland St. District (rain facility – Capitol Theater) Since co-founder, John Hall, is no longer serving as a US Congressman (as of last November) he and we have been keeping an eye out for opportunities to reunite as […]

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Lance, The Road, October 6, 2011, 9:57 PM

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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Lance, News, The Road, September 18, 2011, 8:31 PM

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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Lance, News, The Road, September 17, 2011, 3:20 PM

We’ve been keeping a few secrets :-)

So … we’ve been keeping a few secrets lately. Some have already found this one, which slipped unannounced into the store about a week ago. Orleans: Then and Now … greatest hits and MORE! is a brand new compilation of all the A-list stuff that people ask for all the time at the live shows. It […]

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Lance, Audio, More Music, News, April 5, 2011, 3:19 PM

Larry releases “One of the Lucky Ones” CD

Larry Hoppen’s newest collection is a project that spans many years. Enhancing / redoing some of the tracks from his 1996 Looking For the Light CD, adding NEW songs, then mixing and remastering it all as one album yields a VERY listenable and satisfying group of tunes! The band includes Tony Levin (bass), David Sancious (keys) […]

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Lance, Audio, More Music, News, March 28, 2011, 11:17 AM

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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Lance, News, The Road, Video, March 27, 2011, 5:16 PM

Orleans – Rockin’ Christmas Card!

This is too good NOT to pass on!  (Tip: toggle to Full Sceen for the best effect :-)) This morning I awoke to this link to an e-card sent to the band by our long-time friend, road/production manager and house mixer, Michael Malfesi (pictured below). After I finished laughing out loud, I KNEW I […]

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Lance, More Music, News, December 24, 2010, 2:15 PM