Dec 1 2023 Simon
Is there a specific age limit for musicians to perform on stage?
There isn't really a set age limit. There are many musicians in their 80s who are still performing and selling out arenas, such as Sir Paul McCartney. Peter Gabriel is another artist still performing well in his 70's. Also recently we heard about the Rolling Stones releasing another album and that they will be touring in 2024. Stamina may be a factor as we age, as everything takes more effort than it used to. However, age shouldn't be a barrier to playing music; it's just a part of life.
At the beginning of November, I travelled to London to watch Level 42 perform at the Apollo Eventim. One of my favourite bands and one which I have been following right from their first releases in the early 1980's. Mark King and Mike Lindup, the two remaining original members of the band are now both in their 60's but not showing any signs of slowing down. During their latest tour they performed 34 shows across the UK, Sweden, the Netherlands and Norway in the span of a month. Here is a photo from the show in London.
I am currently working on new original material for my upcoming album and the progress is going smoothly. The album will consist of 11 original tracks and one cover version. This project happens to be the most significant undertaking I have ever pursued so far, and I am thrilled to have talented musicians and artists from all over the world contributing to its creation. To help me cover some of the production costs, I plan to launch a crowdfunding campaign. I will be sharing more updates about the campaign and the album's progress in the upcoming weeks.
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Since I mentioned Level 42 earlier, here is a link to a video I had done of Love Games.
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