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“Don’t Go Drinking With Hobbits” CD Release Party

The amazing and ever talented Marc Gunn with be on Middle-earth Network Radio this Saturday to celebrate the release of his newest album “Don’t Go Drinking With Hobbits“. The event starts at 8:30 PM EST so make sure to tune in as we’ll be playing songs from the new album and be sure to pop into our “live event chat” room and ask Marc your own questions about the album and hear them answered live on air.

About the Album:

Three years ago, the Brobdingnagian Bards were invited to perform at the first A Long Expected Party where they celebrated a reenactment of Bilbo Baggins’ birthday party.  It was an amazing event, a weekend of high adventure, stories, songs, legends, languages, art, and more.

Now, the same folks who brought us that bring us There & Back Again for another weekend of Tolkien bliss.  Once again, Marc Gunn will be there to perform.

It was the first party that inspired the idea this album of hobbit drinking songs.  Gunn loves Lord of the Rings. It is one of the reasons the Brobdingnagian Bards recorded Memories of Middle Earth.  While Memories of Middle Earth featured music inspired by Lord of the Rings, this album also shares Marc Gunn’s love of drinking songs and  fun songs with which you can sing-along.

With this album, Gunn asked the question, what kind of songs might the hobbits sing in a pub in The Shire?

Together with many lyrics by Rie Sheridan Rose,  Gunn composed music from the hobbit’s perspective.  Most of the songs you might hear in a pub.  It’s music for people… with character, heart, and passion.  It’s music for the olde times and new.  It’s music for me and you.  It’s music for hobbits and those who love them.

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