Family will be performing for the last time this year December 17th & 18th at 02 Shepherds Bush Empire, London. Prior to the farewell performances, they will appear at the Close to the Moon Festival in Italy and Ramblin’ Man Fair, respectively. More information at chappo.com.
A new 2 CD compilation, History, will be released October 28th, 2013 via Madfish/Snapper. This would be the first ‘best of’ package featuring the newly remastered recordings from original master tapes first released via the limited edition box set, Once Upon A Time. Presented in a deluxe digi-pack and featuring period photos and sleeve notes,...Continue reading
Family will headline this year’s Rockin’ The Park festival at Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, on August 16. It’s their only festival appearance of 2013 and follows their acclaimed reunion shows in London on February 1 and 2. They’ll be joined by Asia, Caravan, Snakecharmer and Michael Chapman at the one-day summer event, which is part...Continue reading
Look out for the February 2013 UNCUT magazine and the Shindig! no. 30 (November 2012) issue for excellent Family coverage!
February 2013 sees the entire Family catalogue come together for the first time in a massive 14 disc box set released by Snapper in the UK. It includes all the bands recorded work plus 2 discs of unreleased material. Containing all of the band’s albums from the career defining late ’60s albums Music In A Doll’s...Continue reading
News blast from chappo.com Legendary British prog-rock giants, FAMILY have announced they will reunite in 2013. For one night only, Roger Chapman, John ‘Poli’ Palmer, Rob Townsend and Jim Cregan will headline an exclusive reunion performance at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Saturday 2nd February 2013. Their first show together in over four decades, FAMILY will bring back the...Continue reading
Previously unreleased BBC tapes released by Hux Records as BBC Radio: 1970.
A little late to report, but in March 2008, Angel Air released “Best of Family & Friends” CD/DVD set. Seems like Family & Roger Chapman’s catalogue has traveled to a new label, so we may expect to see even more (relatively tacky) repackaging of their music. You may order it at our store.
Repertoire Records releases limited edition digisleeve remasters of a few Family albums…be sure to add them to your collection! Order them online. BANDSTAND (limited Edition of 4000 copies) comes with the B side “Rockin’ R’s” as well as three live cuts, “No Mule’ Fool” “The Weaver’s Answer” and “Good News, Bad News” as bonus tracks....Continue reading