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14 May 2020 ~ 1 Comment

Ann & Nancy remember Little Richard

From SeattleTimes.com from May 11th 2020:

“His savage, bell-like yowl made my hair stand on end,” Heart’s Ann Wilson said Saturday. “He escaped the prison of gender paradigms, long before anyone else dared. He brought rock into the middle of white America while preening.”

“He was the very definition of the hippest cat that ever wore fancy pajamas,” said Heart’s Nancy Wilson. “One big bright star on his way to a heaven of stars.”

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05 April 2020 ~ 1 Comment

Royal Albert Hall concert VINYL

First Time On Vinyl!
Numbered Limited Edition Pink Vinyl Double LP!

Two versions available

From the label: This concert from 2016 marks the first time Heart played at London’s famous Royal Albert Hall. To make the sold-out night even more special, the band was accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, who added further depth and an epic scale to Heart’s songs. The set included hits, fan favorites and both new and reinterpreted tracks from their most recent album at that time: “Beautiful Broken”. The chemistry between the band and orchestra added a truly magical quality to a concert that will live long in the memory of those Heart fans lucky enough to have been present. This one of a kind show is pressed on vinyl LP for the first time. Strictly limited & numbered Pink Vinyl!

Two versions will be available August 7th 2020 in the US:
USA: PRE-ORDER Regular Vinyl (UPC: 4029759148975)
USA: PRE-ORDER Limited Edition PINK vinyl (UPC: 4029759147510)

Two versions will be available May 22nd 2020 in the UK:
UK: PRE-ORDER Regular Vinyl (UPC: 4029759148975)
UK: PRE-ORDER Limited Edition PINK vinyl (UPC: 4029759147510)

LP 1

  1. Magic Man
  2. Heaven 
  3. Dreamboat Annie
  4. What About Love 
  5. I Jump
  6. Sweet Darlin’
  7. Two
  8. These Dreams

LP 2

  1. Alone 
  2. Beautiful Broken
  3. Mashallah!
  4. Silver Wheels
  5. Crazy On You
  6. Sand
  7. No Quarter
  8. Barracuda
  9. Kick It Out

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03 March 2020 ~ 1 Comment

ANN HITS UNITED KINGDOM

Ann has announced a UK date for her solo tour 2020. Unknown right now is whether Ann will be adding more UK or European dates. She needs to back in the US for her California Mid-State Fair on July 31st.

Information: https://www.ramblinmanfair.com

Updated April 23rd 2020: Glasgow and Manchester have been canceled. The festival date has also been removed from her website.
Updated April 22nd 2020: The UK date for Birmingham has been cancelled!
Updated April 21st 2020: ANN WILSON HAS CANCELLED THE ENTIRE TOUR, but is not clear on UK dates:
“To all my fans – With the exception of the UK dates, for many weeks now, we’ve been hard at work, trying to reschedule our tour dates. However, given the current circumstances and the fact that we can’t predict when it’ll be safe to gather again, we’re canceling the tour for the safety of all. Please contact your point of purchase for information on refunds. I’m very grateful to my fans, the promoters, and the venues for supporting me and I can’t wait to see you again. Stay safe! With love, Ann
At this moment the UK dates are still listed on her website.
Updated March 5th 2020: unconfirmed shows in Glasgow (July 15th), Manchester (July 16th) and Birmingham (July18th).

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18 February 2020 ~ 1 Comment

Ann announces solo tour 2020

Today, Ann announced leg 1 of the Ann Wilson of Heart 2020 Tour or ‪’the 2020 spring thing‬’. You can expect Ann Wilson originals and Heart classics. As with the 2017 and 2018 treks, Nancy is not on the bill and these are not Heart shows.

Tickets go on sale February 21st:
04/30/20 Englewood, NJ POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED
05/01/20 Mashantucket, CT POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED
05/03/20 Derry, NH POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED
05/04/20 Huntington, NY POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED
05/06/20 Albany, NY POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED
05/07/20 Medford, MA POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED
05/09/20 Atlantic City, NJ POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED
05/10/20 Annapolis, MD POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED
05/12/20 Alexandria, VA POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED
05/13/20 Wilkes Barre, PA POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED
05/15/20 Pittsburgh PA Women Who Rock POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED
05/18/20 St. Charles, IL POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED
05/20/20 Milwaukee, WI POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED
05/21/20 Northfield, OH POSTPONED (Corona) CANCELLED

Other dates: (updated April 23rd 2020)
06/17/20 Columbus, OH CANCELLED
06/23/20 Frederick MD CANCELLED
07/15/20 Glasgow, United Kingdom CANCELLED
07/16/20 Manchester, United Kingdom CANCELLED
07/18/20 Birmingham, United Kingdom CANCELLED
07/19/20 Maidstone, United Kingdom CANCELLED
07/31/20 Paso Robles, CA CANCELLED?
08/18/20 St. Charles, IL (rescheduled from May 18th) CANCELLED
08/20/20 Albany, NY (rescheduled from May 6th) CANCELLED
08/28/20 Mashantucket, CT (rescheduled from May 1st) CANCELLED
09/01/20 Medford, MA (rescheduled from May 7th) CANCELLED

Updated April 23rd 2020: The UK dates have been removed from her website.

UPDATED APRIL 21ST: ANN WILSON HAS CANCELLED THE ENTIRE TOUR, but is not clear on UK dates:
“To all my fans – With the exception of the UK dates, for many weeks now, we’ve been hard at work, trying to reschedule our tour dates. However, given the current circumstances and the fact that we can’t predict when it’ll be safe to gather again, we’re canceling the tour for the safety of all. Please contact your point of purchase for information on refunds. I’m very grateful to my fans, the promoters, and the venues for supporting me and I can’t wait to see you again. Stay safe! With love, Ann
At this moment the UK dates are still listed on her website.

UPDATED MARCH 27TH: MAY TOUR DATES POSTPONED TO AUGUST! New dates to follow soon.

the 2020 solo tour logo for “Ann Wilson of Heart”
As part of the Spring solo tour Ann will headline Women Who Rock

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09 February 2020 ~ 2 Comments

Ann expected to announce solo tour on Feb. 18th

Click here for her video

With one “Ann Wilson of Heart” solo show already announced for July 31st in California, Ann’s new video message seems to be building up to a full on solo tour this Summer. In the video she keeps it under wraps, but promises mongers to release the news on February 18th. We’ll have to wait till the 18th to know for sure. The puzzling part would be the absence of Nancy, who spoke out earlier this season about wanting to take Heart to festivals in 2020.

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22 December 2019 ~ 1 Comment

Burgundy Red Heart Vinyl!

Heart’s 1985 album is coming January 10th 2020 in a very nice Burgundy Red vinyl. Claim yours here at Amazon.com.

From the label: Heart’s 1985 self-titled masterpiece “Heart”, the amazing quintuple platinum 8th album from sisters Ann & Nancy Wilson will always be considered one of classic rock’s most enduring masterpieces. Boasting many smash hits like “These Dreams” “Never” “What About Love” and “Nothin’ At All”, this amazing LP continues to enthrall the avid listener while gaining new Heart fans everyday, thanks to the continual rock and pop airplay this top charting album demands.

The first #1 album not only solidified the band’s place in rock royalty, “Heart” has continually etched the title superstar to Heart as they have been a mainstay in the hearts and minds of music fans ever since.

As a further installment to the Friday Music Heart 180 Gram Audiophile Series, Friday Music is now very honored to be re-presenting Heart’s “Heart” for the first time ever on super limited 35th Anniversary Burgundy Red Audiophile Vinyl!

This 35th Anniversary limited edition release is mastered impeccably from the original Capitol tapes by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios. This masterwork truly captivates the listener in the audiophile vinyl domain. The stunning vocals and guitar artistry of Ann and Nancy Wilson is second to none as you will relive the great sound delivered from this mega classic.

For this special anniversary release, you can also count on the original artwork graphics in a very striking gatefold cover, making this a further enhancement to your Heart listening experience.

Another fine installment in the Heart 180 Gram Audiophile Series at Friday Music…. You asked for it, we have heard you loud and clear and hear it is! “Heart” by Heart on Super Limited Edition 180 Gram Burgundy Red Audiophile Vinyl.

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07 December 2019 ~ 1 Comment

Nancy joins Rock Legends Cruise

Nancy announced that she joins this SOLD OUT cruise.

Added January 2nd 2020:

LIV WARFIELD IS COMING ALONG!

Added February 19th 2020:

Exciting news! Ben Smith will be playing with Nancy Wilson, Liv Warfield, Ryan Waters, and Andy Stoeller on the Rock Legends Cruise starting next week! (February 27th)

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