Fifth “Forest of OAKS” Music Festival

On Saturday 11th May 2019, the fifth “Forest of OAKS” music festival took place, on the Laurelin server, in the mmorpg “Lord of the Rings Online”. OAKS stands for “Oldfurlong Amazing Koncert Series” (somebody really wanted that to spell OAKS). Every month Miss Acorne Oakley hosts an OAKS concert in the Oldfurlong homestead of the Shire housing area. Every year a “Forest of OAKS” music festival is held in which the bands from that year return to play a 30 minute set.

The first band were Harfang’s Family.

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Miss Rosalie’s Farewell Party at Elevenses

On Sunday 7th April 2019 the Second Breakfast kinship hosted a special edition of their regular Elevenses event to bid farewell to Miss Rosalie Rumble, on the Crickhollow server, in LOTRO. Miss Rosalie has been on since Crickhollow ever since it opened in 2010 and she created the Shirefest event, the premier music festival on Crickhollow. In real life, for the last few years Miss Rosalie has been battling against cancer and sadly that battle is coming to an end. Miss Rosalie said that before she sailed to the west she wanted to have one last party and so the Second Breakfast kinship organised this event.

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Bullroarer Took Day Screen Shot Round-up 2019

On the weekend of 16th/17th March 2019 Bullroarer Took Day was celebrated by various events, in LOTRO. On Landroval it was the “A Day on the Greenfields” festival on Saturday 16th. “A Day on the Greenfields” continued over on Belegaer on Sunday 17th. On Crickhollow the Second Breakfast kinship held their annual Bullroarer Took Day pub crawl. On Laurelin The Greenbrambles played their annual Bullroarer Took Day concert, as part of the celebrations at “The Took’s” statue.

On the first day of “A Day on the Greenfields”, on Landroval, I’m afraid I only saw four bands. The first was No Drama.

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Miss Infernosounds Memorial Dog Walk with Music

On Saturday 16th Februray 2019 the “Dog Walk with Music” event took place on the Gwaihir server, in LOTRO. It was in memory of Miss Infernosounds, a much-loved member of the LOTRO community, who passed away in December.

I knew Miss Infernosounds through seeing her regularly at various musical events in LOTRO. She always greeted me warmly and was full of fun. She had a great love of in-game cosmetic pets and, at the Wild Mill concert in Frostbluff in December, gave me, and everybody else there, a present of a black mastiff cosmetic pet. It was her love of dogs that inspired the event being a dog walk. She will be greatly missed by me and all who knew her.

The dog walkers gathered at the Bree West Gate and were entertained by Les Daft Pigs.

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Yule Screenshot Roundup 2017 – Part 4

Sorry but this post has been sitting in draft form for the last year. During the year my hard disk got corrupted and I lost a lot of the screen shots I was going to include in it. So I decided to finally publish it “as is”.

On New Year’s Eve 2017 a “Silvester” party took place on the Belegaer server of #LOTRO. Although I’d never heard the term before people started talking about the “Silvester” party on Belegaer; “Silvester” refers to Saint Sylvester’s Day, 31st December. In some countries, on the continent, this is what they call New Year’s Eve. The bands gathered at the stables, near the Prancing Pony in Bree, and followed the usual “Sonntags-Bree-Musik” round-robin format.

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