John Hall joins the band Orleans for concerts, A Celebration of Larry Hoppen's Life at the Bearsville Theater (Woodstock) September 16, 2012
ORLEANS band official website has just announced : "We mourn the sudden passing of Larry HOPPEN. However, we will undertake to finish out the rest of this year's schedule in Larry's honor. The touring band now consists of mainstays Lance & Lane HOPPEN, Fly AMERO, Charlie MORGAN and returning co-founder John HALL. Please keep us in your hearts and prayers. Lance HOPPEN". The different concert dates of the band ORLEANS are featured at this page.
In addition, the Town of Woodstock will celebrate the life of the late Larry HOPPEN. A "Celebration of Larry Hoppen's Life" will start at 3 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Bearsville Theater, 291 Tinker St., Woodstock, according to a post by Barbara O'Brien on the Levon Helm Facebook page. Larry HOPPEN, co-founder of the band Orleans and popular Woodstock musician, died July 24 at age 61. A photo slideshow is being planned as part of the celebration.
Photo : Copyright Larry Hoppen's family.