PYE HASTINGS has revealed that Caravan are planning a concert in London in January 2011 as part of a series of intimate concerts called Legends at a recording studio in front of only approx 120 fans The show will be filmed for ITV and a DVD..
“we had our first rehearsal at the beginning of August which under the circumstances went very well”. Pye also stated that “the enthusiasm from the band was infectiousand I had forgotten how much I had really missed playing with them.” A longer rehearsal is booked for October when Geoffrey Richardson is back from Touring with Murray Head.. The outline of the set is already agreed and will feature classic Caravan tunes together with some new material.
If all goes well Pye doesn’t rule out the possibility of a short tour to celebrate the 40th Anniversary Of their classic album In The Land Of Grey and Pink.
The current lineup of Caravan is Pye Hastings Richard Coughlan Geoffrey Richardson Jan Schelhaas and Jim Leverton . Doug Boyle is unavailable owing to other commitments .
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Martin Davenport : September 1st 2010