Friday, February 22, 2019

Everly Brothers on Saturday



Appearing  this Saturday: The Everly Brothers.

Don and Phil Everly first became famous back in 1957 with Bye Bye Love and quickly established themselves as Rock n Rollers for the rest of that decade. Wake Up Little Susie, Cathy's Clown and Walk Right Back followed successively before they moved into the rock-a-ballad style they later became synonymous with.

In the mid 1960's they chart topped with, Crying In The Rain, Devoted To You, All I Have To Do Is Dream, Love Is Strange, Ebony Eyes, When Will I Be Loved and other softer rock songs.

By the start of the 1970's both brothers had become addicted to amphetamines which lead to a nervous breakdown for Don and the duo stopped recording. By the time both were recovered, disagreements had turned into a feud and the brothers did not perform, nor communicate with each other for a decade and pursued fruitless solo careers.

Thirteen years after the split, they performed some tense reunion concerts together beginning in the UK in 1983 where they had agreed that they would only talk to each other whilst on stage, but only if it was necessary.  Encouraged by the media hype of the reunion, in 1984 they recorded, On The Wings Of A Nightingale which was to be their final song to enter the charts.

By the 1990's the brothers had made peace with each other, but their stop-start careers had eroded their following and they continued to perform one-off reunion concerts every few years until their last appearance in 2004 as featured artists for the Simon & Garfunkel tour Old Friends, Live On Stage.

Phil Everly died in 2014, but the Everly Brothers legacy will live on.
We invite you to experience their heyday and bask in the incredible love songs penned by these talented and troubled souls.

Party in the Park is at 12pm SL (8pm UK) with the stage show an hour later.
Location:  http://slurl.com/secondlife/London%20City/106/111/24

Monday, February 18, 2019

Trash or Treasure



One man's trash is another man's treasure..

You never know quite what you're going to find in the Soho Trash Can, but with over 100 gifts, including cash, you might strike it lucky and get something useful.... or useless.


It's always worth a rummage in the bin!  Today, we've added this cute pet Octopus.  Good luck in winning the latest prize!  Just walk into the bin and it will hand you your present!
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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Lala's Love




Lala's was the place to be, this Friday night just gone, as Madame Bailey played tunes to get everyone hot under the collar.   We were all thrilled to get chatted up by a few frisky visitors, until it turned out we were all getting exactly the same compliments!   Sometimes its better not to compare notes!



Lala's is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 1pm SL time (9pm UK) with themed events for each party.

Join the fun here http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/241/38/23

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Sedaka Show



There is still time to catch Sedaka on stage now at London City... and win 300L in the cash grab!




Friday, February 15, 2019

Neil Sedaka on Saturday



As part of the Valentine's season, London City invites you to a romantic evening at the Love-In stage.

Neil Sedaka will be there singing his favourite love songs to get you into the spirit of the event.

With a career spanning 55 years, Sedaka is one of America's most prolific singer songwriters, and has written over 500 songs for himself and other artists including Connie Franics for whom he wrote Stupid Cupid.

His most famous songs include, Stairway to Heaven, Calendar Girl, Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen, Solitaire, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do and Oh Carol.

Party in The Park begins at 12pm SL (8pm UK) with Sedaka in Concert at 1pm SL.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/98/109/23


Thursday, February 14, 2019

Happy Valentine's Day



Have a great valentine's day, and don't forget that the place for love today is at Madame Lala's, where there is a free running buffet and top tune from DJ DeSantis, designed to melt the heart of even the most seasoned of cynics.

Lala opens her doors at 1pm SL time (9pm UK)

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The Wedded Bliss Love Match Computer






A state of the art, computer has been deployed in London City, to help you find a perfect match during this Valentines season.

As you can see, this is a highly sophisticated machine, and uses extremely elaborate  and complex algorithms, to search the world and return the name of your perfect love-match Cupid!

Beam in to London City now, and find your Mr(s) Right!

Teleport to find bliss: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/70/212/23

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Busking



If you have a talent for singing and would like to share this with others in London City, head to the Busking Area in front of Compton's pub.   You can logon to the tip hat and earn cash singing your favourite songs and entertaining the community!




This is Frank's regular cabaret artist AJ, in London City.
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Friday, February 08, 2019

Matt Monro's Love-In for Valentines



On Saturday, join us for a special show to celebrate Valetines Day.

Matt Monro, sometimes known as the Singing Bus Driver, was a British male vocalist whose career spanned the late 1950s 60s and 70s.

In the 1960s Matt Monro hit international fame and left for America, spending the next 20 years performing concerts and in Las Vegas, before returning to the UK shortly before his death in 1985 at just 54.

The man with the warm and beautiful voice brought enormous pleasure to millions and had many celebrity fans including Frank Sinatra who said of Monro after his death: “If I had to choose three of the finest male vocalists in the singing business, Matt would be one of them. His pitch was right on the nose; his word enunciations letter perfect; his understanding of a song thorough.”

He sang the opening movie scores to The Italian Job (On Days Like These)From Russia With Love and Born Free and is best known for songs, Portrait of My Love, If I Never Sing Another Song, We're Gonna Change The World, The Impossible Dream and Walk Away (later recorded by Elvis).

Join us for a romantic evening, with Matt Monro appearing for the first time ever in London City.

Party starts at 12pm SL (8pm UK), and the Show begins an hour later at 1pm SL

Concert Area TP: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/98/107/24



Sunday, February 03, 2019

Last night in London



Kicking off Valentines season in London City last night, was Cat Stevens, spreading peace and love around the world.



We were joined throughout the event by Liru, lead developer for Singularity Viewer  she she was here to test the very latest build of this superfast viewer, shipping to all users during February.    More on that as the project nears completion.. 'cept to say it has a ton of brand new requested features users will love.



Friday, February 01, 2019

Ride on The Peace Train, with Cat Stevens




Widely known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, Yusaf Islam is a British Singer Songwriter born in 1948.

In 1972 one of his first albums Vatch Bull at Four, spent fifteen weeks at number 1.

Cat Stevens has always delivered by song, a message of peace.  His most famous songs include Matthew and Son, The First Cut is the Deepest, Moonshadow, Peace Train, Father and Son, Wild World and Morning has Broken.

In 2006 after a 28 year break he returned to pop music and still continues to tour today.

Enjoy the PEACE music of Cat Stevens this Saturday.   Beach Party at 12pm SL (8pm UK) with the concert an hour later at 1pm SL.

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