Friday, August 30, 2019

Gordon Lightfoot on Saturday!



For the first time ever in London City, singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot will be performing his most famous songs!

The Canadian born performer is perhaps best known for his songs rather than his performances of them.  His material has been recorded by (to name but a few), Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Marty Robbins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Barbra Streisand, Johnny Mathis, Herb Alpert, Harry Belafonte, Scott Walker, Eric Clapton and Glen Campbell.

His most famous songs include, "For Lovin' Me", "Early Morning Rain", "If You Could Read My Mind", "Sundown", "Carefree Highway", "Rainy Day People" and "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" 

Still performing to this day, Gordon Lightfoot remains one of the most poetic and evocative song writers of all time.

Enjoy his concert here in London City.  The event is on Saturday at 1pm SL time (8pm UK), with the concert at 2pm SL time.




Wednesday, August 28, 2019

London City Maintenance



London City is undergoing some lab end maintenance today, which will result in our old location being reflected on the map, until it updates in the next 24 hours.

Until this time, please use landmarks to access the estate as Maps and Slurls may fail.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Bank Holiday!



London City North

Yet again, its a long weekend in Great Britain as we celebrate the Summer with another Bank Holiday.

It is extremely important that you to rush down to the local supermarket and invest in lashings of delicious cold beer as the mercury is set to soar!    But hurry! stocks are limited because I've just come back from shopping.

Join us in London City throughout this wickedly hot long weekend!





Johnny Cash on Saturday



There are few recording artists who are considered an example of  'cool' throughout their careers and remain there long after their death, but Johnny Cash is one such person.

The American singer-songwriter was one of the top selling music artists of all time, selling more than 90 million records worldwide.

Drug and alcohol abuse featured prominently in his early career until he met and fell in love with June Carter, who was independently famous as part of the bible singing Carter Family.  Cash said he had an epiphany when meeting Carter and his devotion for her made him clean up his habits and embrace the teachings of the Lord.   (Everyone say Hallelujah!)

Johnny Cash is best know for songs, Hurt, A Boy Named Sue, Ghost-riders, Folsom Prison Blues, Ring of Fire, When The Man Comes Around, Jackson and Walk The Line.

He is appearing as a solo act for the first time ever in London City with a brand new show on Saturday and you are invited to spend some time with this great icon.

The party starts at 12pm SLT (8pm UK), with the concert an hour later at 1pm SLT.

Friday, August 16, 2019

A tribute to Glen Campbell - Saturday




Glen Campbell's career spans over 50 years.  He is perhaps one of the best known Country singers of all time, with hits, Gentle On My Mind, Galveston, Wichita Lineman, By The Time I Get to Phoenix and Rhinestone Cowboy.

In 2011 he announced that after many years of suffering short term memory loss, it was in fact the effects of Alzheimer's disease and that his ability to perform and record music was coming to an end.

Throughout 2012 and 2013, Glen Campbell performed a worldwide Goodbye tour for all his fans to enjoy his music one last time. 

Join us here in London City at 12pm SL (8pm UK) this Saturday for a Concert, celebrating the career of the Rhinestone Cowboy as he rides off into the sunset.


Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Free London Merchandise to celebrate 10 years



To celebrate 10 years of London City, merchants are setting up their stalls next to the concert area with Free and almost Free gifts :)

"No Shot", has an array of mesh outfits featuring the Union Jack, including a FREE outfit for Men and for Women:



Also, this Dog Tag featuring the London City logo is available completely free


Melstore are also offering themed merchandise and Free Gifts!


To collect you gifts, visit: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/115/112/23




Monday, August 12, 2019

Render Weights explained



Here is a particularly useful video from the lab, explaining all you need to know about render weights and how you can control what you see versus performance of your viewer.


Sunday, August 11, 2019

Substation today



Last night, country goddess Emmylou Harris wowed the crowd with her pearl like voice.  Here are some pictures from the event.

A reminder that today it's Substation at 11am SL (7pm UK) followed by a drunken Katty on the Beach with her quizzes, from 1pm SL (9pm UK).





Friday, August 09, 2019

Emmylou Harris Concert



Emmylou Harris is an American singer and songwriter.

Back in the 60s she was spotted by Gram Parsons who recognized her special talent of introducing harmonies that the song writers had overlooked.  After Gram's untimely and bizarre death, Emmylou went solo and carved her own career.

She has recorded with Bob Dylan, John Denver, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Roy Orbison, Neil Young and most recently toured with Mark Knopfler.

In 1995 she diverged from country for a new Indy-style sound for her album "Wrecking Ball", which was panned by critics as career suicide, and yet sold more then 5 million copies.  Since then Emmylou has periodically, continued to dip her toes into this unique style of music.

She went on to win 13 Grammy's and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2008.

Emmylou Harris appears in London City on Saturday.   The party begins at 12pm SL time (8pm UK) with the concert an hour later at 1pm SL time.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/100/102/23

Sunday, August 04, 2019

Enjoying a bit of Willie



Willie was on show last night at London City.   The octogenarian stoner was in fine fettle as he entertained the crowd with his most famous songs..





Friday, August 02, 2019

Willie Nelson on Saturday



Everyone loves a bit of Willie.  He has been popular as part of the Highwayman concerts, but this weekend, he's out on his own appearing in London City as part of our festival.

Songs written and performed by Willie Nelson include, On the Road Again, Always on my Mind, Crazy, City of New Orleans and Pancho and Lefty.

Come and yeehaw with the great man himself!

The Party starts at 12pm SL (8pm UK) and Willie takes to the stage at 1pm SL.

Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/115/109/23