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Rocking Horse Music Club Organise Anthony Phillips/Mike Rutherford Tribute Event

American project Rocking Horse Music Club will be returning to the UK in November to perform a selection of music from Anthony Phillips and Mike Rutherford. Working directly with Anthony Phillips, the band have curated a selection of songs taken primarily from his first three albums, The Geese & The Ghost, Wise After the Event and Sides. This will be the first time that these songs have been performed live with a full band.

Additionally, the band will be joined by Noel McCalla to perform a selection of songs from Mike Rutherford’s 1980 solo album Smallcreep’s Day, on which McCalla was the original vocalist.

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The shows will take place at Trading Boundaries in East Sussex on November 15-16, 2019. Tickets are available now.

About Rocking Horse Music Club:

Led by award winning producer Brian Coombes, Rocking Horse Music Club is the talented band of session musicians that work at Rocking Horse Studio in New Hampshire. The band includes Coombes (keyboards/vocals), Eric Wagley (drums), Brenden Harisiades (bass), Myron Kibbee (guitars), Mike McAdam (guitars), Patrik Gochez (vocals/piano/guitar), and Justin Cohn (vocals/guitar). 

Coombes and his team have worked with world class artists including Anthony Phillips (Genesis), Ian McDonald (King Crimson), Chris Difford (Squeeze), Vernon Reid (Living Colour), Greg Hawkes (the Cars), Kenwood Dennard (Brand X), Garth Hudson (the Band), Dave Mattacks (Fairport Convention), Nick Magnus (Steve Hackett), Jonathan Mover (GTR), Dale Newman (Genesis associate), Kate St John (Dream Academy), and many others. 

Rocking Horse Music Club has recently received two Best Song nominations from the Independent Music Awards for its song, Everywhere is Home, which features London’s Sing Gospel choir. The song has received airplay on BBC Radio 2 and London Live, as well as regional BBC and independent radio in the UK. The band toured the UK in support of its debut album in September 2018, including an appearance on BBC Radio Kent and a well-received performance at Trading Boundaries. 

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