Celebrating 40 years of the classic album…


Dean Friedman, one of the pre-eminent songwriters of his generation - is returning this year to mark his 40th anniversary in the music business. He will be celebrating with the digitally remastered, re-release of his 1978 ground breaking album “Well, Well,” said the Rocking Chair’ - released April 13th on Real Life Records.

Dean Friedman will also mark the milestone by performing the entire album ‘live’, on a 57 date UK tour. Opening in Manchester at Matt & Phreds on April 15th, taking in London: May 24th Pizza Express Live, Holborn and at The Pheasantry on May 25th-26th and concluding at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August.

Friedman will be performing solo, on guitar and keyboards, featuring songs from throughout his four decade recording career, including his classic hits: ‘Lucky Stars’, ‘Lydia’, ‘McDonald’s Girl’, ‘Ariel’ and ‘Woman of Mine’, as well as selections from his last studio album, ’12 Songs’ – which was fan-funded.

On the UK tour - there will be a chance for a fan to enter a competition Duet-with-Dean on his biggest UK hit ‘Lucky Stars, live on stage; Details here: http://www.deanfriedman.com/luckystarscontest.html

This year marks Friedman’s 15th appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where in addition to his regular concert runs, he’s written and produced several hit children’s musicals, including ‘Smelly Feet’ – a children’s musical that really stinks!

“Well, Well,” said the Rocking Chair
40th Anniversary Tour Dates below:-

15 Manchester Matt & Phreds
18 Wolverhampton Robin 2
19 Bedford Quarry Theatre
20 Hornchurch Fairkytes Arts Centre
26 East Hagbourne Fleur de Lys
28 Bridgwater Bridgwater Arts Centre
27 Isle of Wight The Quay
29 Havant The Spring

3 Kendal Brewery Arts
4 Bingley Bingley Rugby Club
5 Liverpool Capstone Theatre
6 Gwynedd, Wales Fairbourne Village Hall
9 Fishguard Theatr Gwaun
11 Pentyrch nr Cardiff Acapela Studios
12 Reading Shinfield Players Theatre
13 Bath Mission Theatre
16 Harpenden Harpenden Hall
17-18 Birmingham Pizza Express Live
19 Leeds City Varieties
20 Stockton-on-Tees Georgian Theatre
23 Crawley The Hawth
24-26 London The Pheasantry
27 Maidstone Pizza Express Live

22 Belfast Crumlin Road Gaol
23-24 Dublin Arthur’s Pub

5 Eastleigh The Concorde
8 New Forest New Forest Folk Festival
11 Sheffield The Lantern
13 Bromsgrove Artrix
14 Rugby Lawrence Sheriff School
15 Bishop’s Cleeve Tithe Barn
16-18 Henley on Thames The Crooked Billet
20 Ilfracombe The Landmark
21 Penzance The Acorn
22 Exmouth Exmouth Pavilion
23 St Austell St Austell Arts Centre
27 Nottingham Theatre Royal
28 Rutland SongFest
29 Rutland Dean’s ‘Songwriting Masterclass’

3 Glasgow Oran Mor
8-19 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Tickets can be purchased direct via www.DeanFriedman.com or directly from the venue’s box office. Ticket prices: £25.00-£27.50. Doors Open: 7.00pm

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