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I would like to thank everyone who has pledged so far. I am so pleased to have reached 95% of my target within 10 days of starting the pledge campaign. I am in the process of recording and as a thank you to everyone who has, or will pledge, I would like to offer an exclusive bonus track on the download, when I release the album. This track will not be available commercially and will only be available to pledgers. I will announce the track titles in due course, together with updates of guest musicians. Thanks so much for your support. Pye

 

http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/pyehastings/updates/81240

Happy 70th Birthday Pye Hastings

We all wish you a very happy 70th Birthday Pye
From the band and all your many friends and fans from all over the world.
You are a true Legend , and you have inspired musicians and music lovers throughout your 50 years in the business.
It’s a great testament to the man that this band is still going strong after some 49 years .
Pye , you ARE Caravan .
you are not just the singing voice of Caravan , you are a superb Rhythm(and Lead ) guitarist .
You have written most of the songs in a catalogue of about 20 albums . You have written most of the lyrics .
On top of it all -you are a lovely man . very modest and a true professional. . An Inspiration to us all.
Here’s to the next ten years .
Cheers

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European Dates Announced for May 2017!

The Band are delighted to announce the following dates for 2017:
23 May VERVIERS(Belgium) Spirit of 66
24th May Tilburg ( Holland ) Paradox
25 May Dortmund (Germany) Piano Club
26 May Amstelveen(Holland) P 60
27th May Zoetermeer( Holland) Boerderij

Links to the sites and ticket info will follow shortly .

HAPPY NEW YEAR To YOU ALL and thanks for your incredible support in 2016

Merry Christmas

We would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thank you for supporting us, we really appreciate it, and it makes performing very special. We are in the process of arranging gigs for 2017, so keep checking the websites for updates. Have a great time and see you in the New Year. Caravan

Jan Schelhaas: New Album ‘Living on a Little Blue Dot’ Order from Pledge Music

Jan has written and made his new Cd and with your help through Pledge this will be released in the new year .
the musicians involved , so far include
Doug Boyle – Lead Guitar
Neil ford – rhythm and slide guitar
Jimmy Hastings – Sax and Flute
Pye Hastings – Rhythm guitar and backing vocals
Andy Latimer- Lead Guitar

There are various options open for example:
Download
New Album -signed Cd
New Album on Signed CD and your name in the credits
Signed Cd, Download , and executive Producer Credit
Personal Keyboard Masterclass
Yamaha P80 Stage Keyboard

with your help Jan will be able release this fantastic recording
click on the link for more info and a snippet off the album
It’s rather good!

http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/janschelhaas

Christmas offers on the Caravan Paradise Filter Webshop

As a special offer for Christmas 2016 we can personalise any of the signed items, CD’s, DVD’s, Vinyl and Photos, with the dedication of your choice, free of charge, written by Pye. Please put your special message/dedication in the “order notes” box when you complete your order. We have reduced the price of the signed vinyl for the Christmas period to £20. We are also offering bundles at special prices. Paradise Filter CD and Back Catalogue CD £15, Rosfest DVD and Back catalogue CD £20, and Paradise Filter vinyl and Back Catalogue CD £20. Have a great Christmas. Caravan.

Monaco

We would like to thank everyone who came to the Monaco gig, especially those who had travelled a long way to see us. We really enjoyed playing there and the venue was incredible. Also thanks to the promoter and the stage crew who made the experience really special.

Please check out the online shop at www.paradisefilter.com as we now have “Lady Hookah” t-shirts in stock, and the remixed version of “pain in the arse” will be available as a free MP3 with every purchase till the end of October. Caravan.