Pentangle British folk legends Pentangle will return for a one-off show at London’s Royal Festival Hall next summer. The gig will take place on June 29 and will feature the original line up of Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Jacqui McShee, Danny Thompson and Terry Cox. The show comes 40 years to the day since the band recorded their classic double live album, Sweet Child.

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Date: Sunday June 29, 2008
Location: Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX
Doors: 7pm

Tickets (priced £30, £25 and £15) will go on sale at 10am on Thursday, November 8. Southbank Centre Ticket Office: 0871 663 2500 or www.southbankcentre.co.uk (Transaction fees apply except for Southbank Centre members).

- More reunion news now. Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood are set to reunite for three shows at NYC's Madison Square Garden in February next year. The Blind Faith duo will play Feb 25, 26 and 28. "I have wanted to play with Steve for a long time," Clapton said. "I consider him a friend and a truly gifted musician. Our set at the Crossroads Festival this summer was a real treat, so I expect these shows will be good fun for us and for the fans." "I'm very excited about these upcoming shows with Eric," Winwood added. "Blind Faith was a long time ago and we have both come a long way since then. It was a wonderful experience for me to play at Crossroads this summer and I'm really looking forward to exploring some more music together in February."

- EMI have announced another slew of Radiohead-related activity. The band's former label is set to release a boxset of six studio albums (Pablo Honey, The Bends, OK Computer, Kid A, Amnesiac, and Hail To The Thief, plus the live set I Might Be Wrong) on December 10. The set will be available as MP3 download, 4GB USB Drive or seven disc cd bonanza.

- Here are The Pretty Things with Midnight To Six. For the complete story of the band's hellraising musical adventures, pick up the new issue of MOJO - on sale now!

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