15 June 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Canada 2014: Paul McCartney Cover

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQWCtlTsTJY

Heart – Let Me Roll It – Live – Paul McCartney Cover – Montreal June 14th 2014
Thanx to mojoeric for the upload!

And here’s the 2014 version of Heart ft. Jason Bonham:

Montreal Gazette: “After an intermission, they returned for an eight-song, 50-minute set made up exclusively of Led Zeppelin songs” “Robert Plant would have raised an eyebrow. The singer, in fact, could only have concluded that the legacy of his Zep work couldn’t be in better hands than Wilson’s.” “The highlights of the opening set were, perhaps, the unexpected ones: the obscure, but fascinating, labyrinthine epic Heaven [from “Alive in Seattle! TDHS], with its fascinating shifts from trad-folk drone to prog-rock drama, and an excitedly-received and remarkably faithful version of Paul McCartney’s Let Me Roll It.”

Set list:

1. Barracuda

2. Heartless

3. What About Love

4. Bebe Le Strange

5. Kick It Out

6. Even It Up

7. Straight On

8. Let Me Roll It

9. Heaven

10. These Dreams

11. Alone

12. Mashallah

13. Dear Old America

14. Crazy On You

Led Zeppelin set:

15. The Battle of Evermore

16. Four Sticks

17. No Quarter

18. The Ocean

19. Immigrant Song

20. Kashmir

21. The Rain Song

22. Stairway to Heaven

Photo of Nancy (left) and Ann Wilson, as well as Jason Bonham (below), by Dave Sidaway/ The Gazette.

Photo of Nancy (left) and Ann Wilson, as well as Jason Bonham (below), by Dave Sidaway/ The Gazette.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yG-tpwPdRI
“Kashmir”

and for the French speaking mongers…. HERE  and HERE and… HERE

Heart playing "Heaven"

Heart playing “Heaven”

“The Wilsons and their crack band played a standard 75-minute opening set that included their best-loved songs (with the notable exception of Magic Man), and which also included guitarist Nancy Wilson singing lead on a terrific cover of Paul McCartney’s Let Me Roll It. “I learnt the song today,” Nancy said from the stage.

The first standing ovation was for the band’s 1987 massive Number 1 hit Alone. Other highlights – despite the Bell Centre’s typically bad acoustics – were the epic Heaven (never released on a studio album) and the set-closer, Crazy on You, with 60-year-old Nancy Wilson working her trademark cross-legged jump and kick moves like a rocker half her age.” More from this review

 

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26 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

HEARTBREAKER TOUR TO CANADA!

Ann Wilson announces Canadian Heartbreaker Tour in response to heart linker.nl

Ann Wilson announces Canadian Heartbreaker Tour in response to heartlinker.nl

After a “maybe” in December we now have confirmation! Still unknown if we’re talking about March or the Summer.

UPDATE FEBRUARY 3RD 2014:

Tourposter! Rockin Heaven Canada 2014

Tourposter! Rockin Heaven Canada 2014

PAULMERCS CONCERTS
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Heart Announces “Rockin Heaven – Canada Tour 2014” with special guest Jason Bonham

Tickets on sale Friday, Februrary 7 at 10 a.m.

VANCOUVER, BC ~ Paul Mercs Concerts is proud to present the following Canadian concert dates for 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Heart.

Heart will be bringing their repertoire of hits back to their beloved Canada, and will be joined by special guest Jason Bonham in a sensational tribute to Led Zeppelin.

  • June 14 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
  • June 15 Quebec City, QC Pavillon de la Jeunesse
  • June 17 Oshawa, ON General Motors Centre
  • June 18 Ottawa, ON Canadian Tire Centre
  • June 20 Sault Ste. Marie, ON Essar Centre
  • June 22 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
  • June 23 Regina, SK Brandt Centre-Evraz Place
  • June 24 Edmonton, AB Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
  • June 26 Calgary, AB Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
  • June 28 Kelowna, BC Prospera Place
  • June 29 Victoria, BC Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre

Ann and Nancy Wilson first met Jason Bonham, son of famed Led Zeppelin drummer, John Bonham, when they performed “Stairway to Heaven” together at the Kennedy Center Honors tribute to Led Zeppelin in December of 2012.

Over 6 million fans have watched the performance online and purchased the track on iTunes.

Now, in addition to a full set of Heart classic hits including Crazy on You, Barracuda, Alone, These Dreams, What About Love, and many more, fans can experience this historical pairing live when Heart and Bonham close each show with a sensational tribute to Led Zeppelin.

Ann Wilson promises fans an incredibly special event.

“Nancy and I are thrilled to be playing with Jason. Awesome rock n roll music every night…miracles apt to happen any old time.” Nancy adds, “It’s not a tribute as we have the blessings of the gods themselves.”

Jason adds, “What a great night it was for us at the Kennedy Center, and now to be able to do it again on the road with Ann and Nancy is such an honor for me.”

Ann Wilson and her younger sister, Nancy Wilson, first showed the world that women can rock when their band Heart stormed the charts in the ’70s with hits like Crazy on You, Magic Man, Barracuda, Straight On, Even It Up, Kick It Out and many more.

Not only did the Wilson sisters lead the band, they wrote the songs and played the instruments, making them the first women in rock to do so.

Heart continued topping the charts through the ’80s and into the ’90s with huge hits like These Dreams, Alone, Never, and a string of other hits that showcased the sisters’ enormous talents as both musicians and singers.

Across four decades and 14 studio albums, Heart has sold more than 35 million records, has had 21 top 40 hits, has sold out arenas worldwide, and profoundly influenced the sound and direction of American rock music while inspiring women (and guys too!) around the world to rock out in bands of their own.

A new Heart DVD/CD, Fanatic Live from Caesar’s Colosseum, which was recorded in Windsor, ON, will be released on February 25, 2014.

For more information on Heart, please visit www.heart-music.com

Rocking Heaven - Canada Tour 2014

Rocking Heaven – Canada Tour 2014

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05 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Heartbreaker Tour to Canada?

HEARTBREAKER TOUR 2014?

HEARTBREAKER TOUR 2014?

From this new interview with Ann on Vintage Rock:

Any plans to take that any further, to do more shows with Jason? Or do you know at this point?

Yeah, I think they’re trying to get a tour together for Canada, and just take it across Canada. All that is in the works and under development, so we’ll see.

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heartlinker.nl wants to note that she does not mention Australia at all?

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11 September 2013 ~ 2 Comments

HEART in AUSTRALIA / MARCH 2014?

Status: completely unconfirmed (added January 15th 2014: and by now highly doubtful)

About 16 hours ago fans started to ask on Heart’s Facebook about possible Australian dates next year. I didn’t see that until Scooty from down under sent me a message about 7 hours ago (and a screenshot from Australian TV) that Richard Wilkins (who is a well known enterntainment reporter in Australia) had confirmed that the Heartbreaker Tour is to visit Australia in March of 2014. (updated September 13th 2013Watch the second segment in this vid). As yet there is no official confirmation from Heart or Jason Bonham!

Keep in mind that the Heartbreaker Tour is big production and Heart will have to sell a lot of tickets for this to work. The math dictates that for this to be really confirmed: the dates need to show up on Heart’s website or Facebook. So far… We have rumors.

Richard Wilkins later confirmed on Twitter as well.

Richard Wilkins later confirmed on Twitter as well. Click to see the entire message.

Screenshot from Australian TV. Thank you Scooty! :)

Screenshot from Australian TV. Thank you Scooty! :)

Facebook today Thursday September 12th 2013

Facebook today Thursday September 12th 2013

Updated September 12th 2013:

Ticketek Australia adds fuel to the fire… while Australian Heartmongers hold their breath for any actual authorities like the Heart Camp of venues to spill the beans.

Updated September 13th 2013:

Ticketek Australia has opened a Waiting list

 

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06 September 2013 ~ 4 Comments

Ann outNancying Nancy

Click this one up to HD and witness this “Battle of Evermore” almost becoming a lovingly little battle between Ann and Nancy. The looks on Ann’s face towards Nancy and the fans are quite Fanatic. And my oh my does Ann crunch that guitar or what? Nancy has to get by with that tiny little old man. What a great performance to have been captured on that beautiful night at Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, July 3rd 2013. We all hope this landmark of a Heartbreaker tour continues next year!

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24 August 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Having fun at the Greek

Heartmonger Bonnie made these great shots of last night’s show at The Greek in Los Angeles. Thank you Bonnie!

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Ann Wilson, Los Angeles August 23nd 2013

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Nancy Wilson, Los Angeles August 23nd 2013

Ann Wilson, Los Angeles August 23nd 2013

Ann Wilson, Los Angeles August 23nd 2013

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Nancy Wilson, Los Angeles August 23nd 2013

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17 August 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Heart in Texas

Heart has returned from a two week rest, on their third and last leg of this North American Heartbreaker Tour. The Led Zeppelin encore with Jason Bonham has seen some new songs replacing some of the ones they started this tour with.


Immigrant Song (Dallas)


Misty Mountain Hop (Dallas)


Alone (Houston)


Mistral Wind (Houston)

 

HoustonPress.com: There went Ann’s vocals, spurred on by that kick into high gear, and she was howling into the night about the tragedies of the Vietnam war and all the social unrest that defined the ’70s. It was apparent in that moment that their music is just beyond timeless. Nothing felt dated or old, there was no scheme they were following. It was primal and raw, and they melted our damn faces off.

Ann in Houston. Click on picture for a gallery of 48 pictures

Ann in Houston. Click on picture for a gallery of 48 pictures

DallasNews.com: They proved it resoundingly for almost three hours and over the course of nearly 20 songs Thursday night, when they wowed a near-capacity crowd at the Gexa Energy Center at Fair Park.

Ann in Houston. Click on picture for full 66 picture gallery on Facebook.

Ann and Nancy in Houston. Click on picture for full 66 picture gallery on Facebook.

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