End of Extreme tour

London! What a magical end to a year of DRN, Trio and Solo performances 🙂 First off I wish to thank our amazing management and crew for all your hard work and good energies making this last tour run so smooth and one for the books! Our love and gratitude to Dario Nikzad our Tour Manager and Co-Manager, Brollan Söderström our Front of House Soundman, Kerry Bechtol our Lighting Director, John Taylor our Monitor Man, Jamie 'The Vibologist' Dutton on Merch and crew, Pat Goodhand our trusted Bus Driver, and Anders Gustafsson who photo documented our tour with Extreme! Working beside you all has been a joy and honor... More to come! We would like to thank Kateřina Bláhová for booking all our travel and tour accounting, Martin Jarvis our agent for all your wonderful work, and Amanda Rose for your wonderful photos from the last show! My many thanks to Robby Hoffman, Nuno, Gary, Pat and Kevin for having us on this tour... Never has it felt more like family with another band and we certainly look forward to doing more work with you in the future! Your friendship and giving hearts will be forever cherished, and your performances each night were something to behold and learn from. To Frank, Mark, Martin, Ingrid, Carlos, Adam, Simon, and all the Extreme crew... Thank you for treating DRN with such respect, and for all your hard work each day. Our gratitude to Andy Copping and everyone at Live Nation and AEG for all your good work making this tour a success. Thank you to Graeme Purdy Bell and Peter Noble and Michaela for all your great efforts in getting the word out and making beautiful artwork for promoting this recent European Tour. Many thanks to our Backline Company, to Frontier's Records, to Paul Anthony and everyone at Planet Rock, Dave Ling and all the folks at Classic Rock, and all the reviewers and photographers that were at each Extreme Date! My apologies for jumping in to the pit and startling a few of you 🙂 Great hanging with Toni Medcalf and Joshua a couple of dates. Our love to Jules Carley for creating two DRN support groups who are quickly becoming an extended family 'The Caravan' and 'The Dan Reed Networkers! To Dan Pred, Brion James, Melvin Brannon Jr. And Rob Daiker... I could not be more blessed than to be on this musical journey with you four gentlemen. The laughter, inspiration, friendship and creative madness we all share is something that I will forever hold dear and I thank you for sharing this path beside me. Last but certainly not the least.. To all the good souls who welcomed us at the London show... Our sincere gratitude for the loving reception! Looking out and seeing so many friends and familiar faces was a beautiful thing, as was seeing many new curious and bewildered faces turn to smiles by the end of the set. Thank you all and we will shall return in 2018! Until then may you all have a heartwarming Christmas with your loved ones and a memorable ringing in of the New Year ❤  

I leave you all for the Holidays with a few photos from the London show by the talented Anders Gustafsson, and stay tuned for 2018 date announcements next week after Christmas! - Dan Reed

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