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John Paul Jones to Perform in Cambridge, England on May 20 2012

John Paul Jones to Perform in Cambridge, England on May 20 2012
A Cambridge art gallery has unveiled its 2012 New Music Series featuring 12 cutting edge concerts performed by world class musicians.

John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin is widely considered as one of the most influential rock bassists of all time.

He will be the big draw for the Kettle's Yard series on May 20, 2012 when he joins Stephen Montague in an exclusive interview and concert. The evening will end with the Cambridge University New Music Ensemble performing his original works.

This year's series begins on January 29 with four tubas, YouTuba, who meet in the woods for a Tuba Bears' Picnic. This musically diverse show is accompanied by text from BBC Radio 3 presenter and poet, Ian McMillan.

On February 12, Kettle's Yard presents the Irish duo, violinist Darragh Morgan accompanied by pianist Mary Dullea.

On February 27, Flam by Orlando Gough comes to Kettle's Yard. This work is performed by virtuoso singers/actors Melanie Pappenheim and Rebecca Askew.

The full programme can be viewed at http://www.kettlesyard.co.uk/newmusic.

Tickets are available online or by phone on (01223) 748100. Sunday Coffee Concerts are only £7/£4 concessions and the two evening concerts £10/£6 concessions.
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January xx, 1970 - Led Zeppelin now play without support acts in order to perform longer sets
January 09, 1970 - Royal Albert Hall gig filmed and recorded for documentary that is eventually scraped. (But was recalled for 2003’s DVD)
January xx, 1971 - Recording continues at Headley Grange
January xx, 1972 - Page has a studio built into his home
January 02, 1973 - Plant’s car breaks down and Bonham and he barely make the Sheffield City Hall gig
January 22, 1973 - Led Zeppelin record a live gig at Southampton University
January xx, 1974 - Recording Physical Graffiti at Headley Grange
January xx, 1974 - The band resigns with Atlantic and forms their own label
January 03, 1975 - Jimmy breaks a finger at Victoria Station just a week before the European warm up shows
January 17, 1975 - The band rehearses in Minneapolis for the upcoming US tour. Bootleg "Johnny Kidd And The Pirates" evolves out of this rehearsal
January xx, 1976 - Jimmy contemplates the release of The Song Remains The Same film but, continues work on the soundtrack
January 01, 1976 - In Paris, Robert takes his first unaided steps since his car accident
January xx, 1977 - Rehearsals for US tour take place at Manticore Studios in Fulham
January 24, 1977 - Bonham and Plant watch The Damned perform at the Roxy in London
January xx, 1978 - Media still claims Led Zeppelin have broke up
January 21, 1979 - Robert Plant is now proud father to son Logan Romero
January xx, 1980 - Zeppelin donate Candy Store Rock to a benefit album to benefit children
January 31, 1995 - Jimmy Page escaped being knifed when a fan rushed the stage at a Page and Plant gig at Auburn Hills, Michigan. The fan was stopped by two security guards, who he knifed instead. After his arrest, he told police that he wanted to kill Jimmy Page because of the Satanic music he was playing.
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