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Old 05-02-2018, 04:05 PM
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If Lindsey were still in the band you can be SURE they wouldn't just have a freaking penguin as the band advertisement.
Probably, but it's not 1974 when they could send on the road a dummy band without anybody knowing, we're deep in the era of the Web 3.0 and Fear of Missing Out.
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Old 05-02-2018, 04:10 PM
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Getting bombarded with advertisements on Facebook and Instagram. The fact that there is NO band picture and NO band line up is so sleazy IMO.
Back to the days of Behind The Mask.
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Old 05-02-2018, 04:30 PM
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If you saw BTM at Richfield, let me ask you this. Did Billy Burnette sing Rhiannon that night instead of Stevie? I remember reading the review of this concert in Scene magazine and they said he sang it. I have been trying to find someone for years who could say if this was true or not.
That's a very good question. I don't remember. It was an amazing show. I loved Billy and Rick on this tour. They were amazing.
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Old 05-02-2018, 05:40 PM
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I saw a TV spot today selling the presale tickets.They showed the new line up and announced all 6 names with footage from past Mac shows and clips of Neil and Mike in concert.
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Old 05-02-2018, 05:45 PM
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I saw a TV spot today selling the presale tickets.They showed the new line up and announced all 6 names with footage from past Mac shows and clips of Neil and Mike in concert.
Thank you for posting this - I'm glad to hear they corrected this.
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Old 05-02-2018, 05:48 PM
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I don't think the penguins are meant as a ruse---it's meant for merchandising. Most people don't want to buy t-shirts with 70 year olds on them. The penguins are a cool throwback IMO.
I agree but they've used old pictures of the band for merchandise before. I believe the last tour shirt had that one fairly famous picture of the band from 76 or 77. But since there are no old pictures of this "lineup" they have to use penguins.
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Old 05-02-2018, 06:32 PM
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That's a very good question. I don't remember. It was an amazing show. I loved Billy and Rick on this tour. They were amazing.
I think if Billy had sang Rhiannon, you would have remembered

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Old 05-02-2018, 07:28 PM
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Getting bombarded with advertisements on Facebook and Instagram. The fact that there is NO band picture and NO band line up is so sleazy IMO.
yup. they have no problem hiding their "fresh! new!" band behind some penguins and tiny printed names.

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Even the local Austin radio stations are hocking ticket sales. I’ve never heard anything like it before, DJ’s are announcing the tour & Austin date while plugging that their station is based on the music of Fleetwood Mac. Obviously FM’s people are deep in damage control mode.
i know, it is so annoying! i saw the add on tv. my inbox is full of presale codes for every which venue under the sun (if anyone wants presale codes - let us know, i'd be more than happy to paste them in one of the threads!). twitter feed is full of sponsored and promoted tweets from Live Nation to go see "Fleetwood Mac". TM has a FM banner on the top when you get on their page. they are pulling all the stops and dumping bunch of money into making sure this sells.
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Old 05-02-2018, 10:16 PM
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I reported those advertisments on FB and Instagram as scam advertisements. HA HA!
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I reported those advertisments on FB and Instagram as scam advertisements. HA HA!
I wanna buy you a drink!
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I reported those advertisments on FB and Instagram as scam advertisements. HA HA!
- this is gold!
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I wanna buy you a drink!
I'll take it if you're ever in LA! BTW fun fact, did you know Stevie has such great skin and looks so young because she stopped going in the sun at 35?
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Old 05-03-2018, 01:07 AM
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I'll take it if you're ever in LA! BTW fun fact, did you know Stevie has such great skin and looks so young because she stopped going in the sun at 35?
I heard that somewhere. From a sack full of sh*t!
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BTW fun fact, did you know Stevie has such great skin and looks so young because she stopped going in the sun at 35?
I thought it was due to the virgin blood
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