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Curved Air - Eastney Cellars October 11th


CURVED AIR, one of the greatest British progressive `70's rock bands, are
appearing at The Cellars at Eastney  on 11th October. 


The band will feature original members Sonja Kristina - voted "Top British
Female Vocalist Of The 70's" - and Florian Pilkington-Miksa on drums, and
from their second line-up the brilliant electric violinist/keyboard player
Eddie Jobson.  They'll be joined by Kit Morgan on guitar and Rob Harris on
bass,  to complete the present line-up.


Due to the sensual vocals of Sonja Kristina and Darryl Way's romantic
violin. Curved Air were often thought of as a British progressive-rock 
version of California's It's A Beautiful Day (who have also appeared at The
Cellars!).  


Curved Air's  first  three chart breaking albums are all-time classics
-1970's "Air Conditioning"  contained "Vivaldi", their most celebrated
piece, whilst 1971's "Second Album" produced the hit single "Back Street
Luv". Their artistic peak was reached with "Phantasmagoria" (1972).


After 1973's "Air Cut" (1973), original member Francis Monkman left, and 
Eddie Jobson (a former member of Roxy Music, Yes, U.K., and Jethro Tull)
took over on violin and keyboards.  


Curved Air have performed many prestigious venues in recent years, and
festival dates include The Isle Of Wight Festival in 2008 and The High
Voltage Festival in 2011 -but you can see them "up close" at The Cellars! 


CURVED AIR are appearing at The Cellars at Eastney , 56 Cromwell Road,
Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO4 9PN on 11th October. Doors open at 8:00 p.m.
Advance tickets are 16.


You can purchase online via Ticketweb -- just click on the Ticketweb logo on
the show on The Cellars website -http://www.thecellars.co.uk/
Tickets can also be booked in person at Eastney Community Centre  in
Bransbury Park. Their opening hours are Monday-Friday 10am-3pm
Tickets will also be available  directly from the door staff at the venue
from 7.30.p.m on Tuesday 7th, and 8 p.m on the 10th when the venue will be
opening for other gigs. 
Or buy on the night -subject to availability -so why take the chance?!?