Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti among artists helping veteran UK band The Strawbs celebrate their 50th anniversary

Courtesy of Glass Onyon PRVeteran U.K. prog-folk band The Strawbs will be marking their 50th anniversary this weekend with a star-studded, three-show celebration at the Strand Theater in Lakewood, New Jersey, today, Saturday and Sunday.

A variety of guest musicians will be performing at the concerts, including frequent David Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti, Renaissance frontwoman Annie Haslam, ex-Peter Gabriel synth player Larry Fast and Hooters singer/guitarist Eric Bazilian.

The Strawbs also will be welcoming back a number of former members at the shows, including keyboardist Blue Weaver, who played with the band from 1971 to 1973, then joined …read more

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