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RENAISSANCE – Live At The Union Chapel

May 16, 2016

Renaissance Touring 2016 Back to Blighty: homecoming triumph of the brightly burning storytellers of yore. Michael Dunford’s passing in 2012 might have broken the last line linking this ensemble to British soil yet, since their “big dream was to bring … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE – Academy Of Music 1974

May 4, 2015

Cleopatra 2015 Turning their cards in NYC, English art rock ensemble embrace their symphonic side to get away with opulence. It was an enchanting evening in May 1974, when FAIRPORTS with Sandy Denny at the front opened for RENAISSANCE who … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE – DeLane Lea Studios 1973

April 16, 2015

Cleopatra 2015 Playing comfortably, but not safe, symphonic rockers rise from the ashes and fly high. 1973 was a special year for RENAISSANCE for it was then that the band’s classic line-up solidified, yet it also marked the first time … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE Pledge For A Live Recording

March 23, 2015

It’s been four years since RENAISSANCE released a concert recording – limited edition 2CD/2DVD document of their 2011 tour – and, since then, some things changed. The major turn was the passing of guitarist and main composer Michael Dunford in … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE bootlegs turn legit

January 28, 2015

During their first run, RENAISSANCE released only one concert album, 1976’s “Live at Carnegie Hall,” and though some more have been out since the late ’90s, none of those documented the band’s earlier period. This niche couldn’t stay unfilled, so collectors’ interest to bootleg recordings thrived. … Continue reading

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