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Brobdingnagian Bards Head to Hollywood to Play LOTR Oscars Party

For Immediate Release 2/5/2004

Austin TX--Celtic duo Marc Gunn and Andrew McKee, the Brobdingnagian Bards, will present an exclusive performance at the Into the West Oscar Party sponsored by New Line Cinema's Official Lord of the Rings Fan Club sponsored by on Sunday, February 29th, 2004.

The Brobdingnagian Bards first released their original instrumental "Tolkien (The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings)" on the late three years ago. The single quickly dominated the charts and subsequently earned over one million mp3 downloads.

The success of that single prompted the duo to record an entire album of music inspired by JRR Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" entitled "Memories of Middle Earth". This CD has earned continual praise from fans and critics alike for its unique sound and stirring Celtic and folk-influenced music.

Thanks to the international grassroot efforts of LOTR fans from many different groups, including The Official Fan Club, Ringbearer.Org, LOTR Fanatics, War of the Ring, Council of Elrond, Tolkien Online, the LOTR Fanclub Scrapbook, and Tolkien Forever, The Official Fan Club is proud and excited to present this Lord of the Rings themed Oscar party.

Guidelines and Attire: Formal attire or high quality costumes encouraged. Attendees must be 18 years of age by the day of the party to be admitted. ID will be required at the door, so please remember to bring yours!

Ticket price includes an elegant dinner buffet including wine and soft drinks, door prizes, giveaways, viewing of the televised Oscar Ceremony, an Art Show, live entertainment from Brobdingnagian Bards, Avalon Rising, and Kevin Henry, and dancing to Middle-Earth styled dance music. The event will also feature a cash bar, a sales room, raffles, and silent auctions.


For interviews email marc @ or call 512.470.4866
For more information, articles and downloadable color and black & white photos, or listen to Brobdingnagian Bards Lord of the Rings music.

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