Bree West Gate Turf War Continues

Not all is sweetness and light in the LOTRO music world. On Gwaihir the viscious turf war between Instant Play, on one side, and Bert Bartleby and Old Rattlepacks on the other, continues unabated. While Old Rattlepacks looks like he is about to eat Miss Threva’s hat, it is Master Loplyn I am most worried about. He is standing at the dangerous end of Old Rattlepacks.

The Turf War at Bree West Gate
The Turf War at Bree West Gate

The Brago Brothers Guest at the Mondbarden Concert

On Thursday 22nd September 2016 the Brago Brothers, Bragomur and Bragomus, were the guest band at the fortnightly Die Monbarden concert on the Belegaer server in LOTRO. The band are new on the music scene, having only played in front of an audience for the first time at the Night of the Muses on Laurelin the previous night. To mark the occasion I thought I would post some screen shots I took at the concert.

The Brago Brothers
The Brago Brothers

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Floating Log Friday

On Friday 9th September 2016, on the Laurelin server in LOTRO, Green Dragon Friday moved, for one week only, to the Floating Log Inn. This was because the Farmer’s Faire in Bywater meant that the Green Dragon Inn would be too crowded. I thought I would record this annual occurrence with some screenshots.

The Brandywine Badgers entertain the crowd
The Brandywine Badgers entertain the crowd

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The Bird and Baby Yard Party Stuck by Moonlight!

On Thursday 15th September 2016, on the Laurelin server in LOTRO, the weekly Bird and Baby Yard Party was Struck by Moonlight. That doesn’t mean it took place at night. but that Stuck by Moonlight, the band consisting of the hobbit lasses Miss Belaya, Miss Lamenca and Miss Veryty, played there. The band played the first three songs as a trio.

Struck by Moonlight
Struck by Moonlight

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Bard’s Night 2016

On Friday 2nd September the annual Bard’s Day concert took place in the Ivy Bush Inn, on the Laurelin server in LOTRO. It consisted of a selection of songs and poems inspired by, or taken from, the writing of J R R Tolkien, played or recited by the Brandy Badgers.

The Brandy Badgers
The Brandy Badgers

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Green Dragon Friday 8th Anniversary Warmup Party

On Friday 13th May 2016 the Green Dragon Inn in Hobbition, on the Laurelin server in LOTRO, hosted the Green Dragon Friday 8th Anniversary Warmup Party. Here are a couple of screenshots I took at the event.

Green Dragon Friday 8th Anniversary Warmup Party
Green Dragon Friday 8th Anniversary Warmup Party
Green Dragon Friday 8th Anniversary Warmup Party
Green Dragon Friday 8th Anniversary Warmup Party

Why Whye Hates Elves

Master Whye, who describes himself as “a brilliant scholar, superb weaponsmith, exclusive berry supplier to Miss Holly Hornblower, excellent wordsmith, virtuoso musician, genius and modest to boot”, has got a bee in his bonnet.

ARGH! It’s almost enough to make a dwarf give up ale. Almost mind you, almost. Every time I try to pick some berries to feed a starving cave-claw, on a selfless mission of mercy with no thought of personal gain, some darn elf beats me to it.

Big elves!

A large elf steals Whye's berries
A big elf steals Whye’s berries

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