Haggard & The Rangers **
Here at Wild Oats Records,we've
put together 40 overseas
tours in the past decade. But no Wild Oats artists had ever
performed in the Middle East... until May
Steve Haggard appeared at the 24th Jacob's
by the Sea of Galilee in Israel.
Steve was joined by his great
European touring band, The
Tuxen and Gregor
who flew over from Copenhagen.
Rounding out the line-up were Gail
Lloyd (of the Wild Oats
act Gail & The Tricksters) and Israeli drummer Shay
It was a memorable six days.
The Jacob's Ladder Festival took place at Karei
the Sea of Galilee.
(The band stayed in the building pictured
above; the stage was outdoors,
behind the building.)
The festival itself was a great success. Steve
& the Rangers
performed on both Friday night and Saturday afternoon,
After the festival ended,
they spent several more days in
Israel; hanging out in Jerusalem,
and religious sites,
and thoroughly enjoying themselves.
Special thanks to the band's unofficial hosts,Joshua
& Gayla Goodman,
to festival organizers
for their wonderful hospitality !
crowd begins to gather early on Steve
Haggard & The Rangers onstage
afternoon. The Sea of Galilee
Friday night. From left: Morten,
in the background,
shot from Friday
night... and one from
From left: Gregor,Steve,
and Morten at
Morten and the
family in the
of the Rock in Jerusalem.
front of Karei Deshe.
and Joshua atop
The Band in the Dead Sea,
with the Dead Sea in the background.
the lowest point on Earth.