photo by Howard Heckers
ROGER HODGSON EUROPE 2016
These are the dates announced so far for Roger's concerts in 2016
See Roger Hodgson April 28 2016 at
The Palladium Theatre!
**TICKETS ARE SELLING
VERY QUICKLY! DON'T MISS OUT!**
0844 412 4655
or 0844 338 0000
in person at the venue box office and all authorized ticket outlets. Please note venue age restriction - ticket holders under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
This second London show has been added due to the tremendous demand following the sell-out of Roger's April 29 show at Royal Albert Hall.
Another wonderful show in the English countryside on the edge of the Cotswolds. What beautiful scenery we are surrounded by. Roger's show tonight in Oxfordshire at the Cornbury Festival took place just 12 miles from where he spent his childhood and teenage years and wrote many of the songs that would go on to become classic hits. This event brought many families out for a day of not only great music, but fun. Children were all around with their faces painted and women had garland in their hair. Everyone enjoyed the variety of fine food that was available by the many vendors. Speaking of food, Roger even stopped in the kitchen to tell the chefs that his meal tonight was the best he has had so far on the tour.
When Roger took the stage, he was very warmly greeted by the audience and he stated that it was good to be back in his home country. The crowd loved the show and the kids were dancing right along with their parents. We know the show ended abruptly. We had been contracted to do a 75 minute set but we were suddenly told it had to end at 60 minutes. Roger is sorry he did not get to play Give a Little Bit or It's Raining Again for you but he does hope to return and play a longer set. In fact, after the show, Roger told me that it was quite emotional for him - not just that he was playing the area he grew up in but seeing all the English faces. He said that he realized how much he missed the English and said he wants to do more shows here. We will return to the UK next spring when Roger plays Albert Hall on April 29. We are very much looking forward to seeing you there!
Shakti and Linda
Photo by Shakti Shivaya
We had a great night at the Cornbury Festival ...Roger sang so many of his great songs in 60 minutes! Roll on 29th April 2016!!!!
Photo by MC
Roger recently gave an in-depth interview.
Roger discusses listening to his heart and playing his songs live for fans around the world, his intimate connection to his multi-generational audiences, his songwriting, and so much more.
Why not visit Roger's merchandise store... Check out the new format! Aside from Roger's shows, this is the only place to find authentic signed merchandise. Free shipping to most countries and the store ships worldwide!
Don't miss seeing Roger perform live on tour. Details at: http://
Here is a recent interview Roger gave to a Canadian radio station CHOM 97.7 discussing his love of performing at Place des Arts in Montreal, where his live DVD was recorded.
Click here to listen...
Royal Albert Hall May 25, 2013.
Roger performs with electric guitar!!
This performance of Had a Dream from Roger Hodgson is from a September 3, 2014 show in Hanau, Germany and is the first time Roger performed the song live. Had a Dream has long been a fan favorite and is frequently requested. This fun, rocking classic is from Roger's 1984 album, In the Eye of the Storm, which was called "the lost Supertramp album" by one reviewer. Roger periodically performs several other songs in concert from the album such as 'In Jeopardy', 'Only Because of You' and 'Lovers in the Wind'. This spectacular album is available directly from the artist through Roger's store at http://www.rogerhodgsonstore.com/in-the-eye-of-the-storm-cd-remastered-series/
Read (and write!) all about it...
If you have been to one of Roger's concerts, Roger and his team would love to hear your comments on the show. Why not go to the guestbook page on Roger's website and share your thoughts and feelings... this page also makes a great read too!
Great feature on Roger's Website!!
"When I was young, it seemed that life was so wonderful, a miracle, oh, it was beautiful, magical"
Roger's website now includes a lyrics page!
The songs Roger sings that are often referred to as Supertramp songs are songs that Roger wrote and composed alone - many of them before he met Rick Davies and co-founded Supertramp in 1969. Although Roger's songs that he recorded with Supertramp were credited Hodgson/Davies, Roger and Rick wrote and composed separately with each singing lead on their own songs.
"I have been blessed with the gift and passion to be able to express my heart and soul through music, whether it be with an instrument, my unique voice, producing albums, or through the creative process of songwriting. Songwriting is an amazing process and feeling. For me, the music always comes first. There are usually a few lines of lyrics that come at the same time. For a two or three week period I sing the new song every opportunity I get. It's like a brief love affair; the emerging song just goes round and round in my head the whole time. It has that consuming quality to it, like falling in love. The structure and melody come to me relatively quickly - the lyric usually takes much longer." ~ Roger
You can find the lyrics to my songs on my new lyric page:
Thanks everyone for sharing your stories re what the songs mean to you.
and you can tweet the lyrics to your Twitter.
Breakfast in America.....
Check out this great interview Roger gave... it tells a fascinating story about Roger's passion and commitment to the making of the album 'Breakfast in America'
Keep it live!!
Enjoy this montage video from Roger's YouTube Channel. All footage was taken from Roger's shows around the world. What wonderful audiences Roger has! See Roger live in concert this year. Details for announced shows are on the Events tab on Roger's Facebook page or directly at:
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