Community Events: February 24th-March 2nd

Community Events: February 24th-March 2nd

Feb 24, 2017

Community Calendar: This week Mardi Gras comes to Middle-earth with a couple of events on Landroval.  The night after Ales & Tales visits their kin house, the Mardi Gras Party Band present their weekly concert in front of the Prancing Pony Inn at 8pm EST on Fat Tuesday.  The Bounders of the Shire present Fat Hobbit Tuesday at 8:45pm EST/ST with music from...

Community Events: February 17th-23rd

Community Events: February 17th-23rd

Feb 17, 2017

Community Calendar: This listing of featured events is only published on Fridays, but our Google calendar is kept up to date throughout the week and includes details on many more activities.  Take a look at this week’s agenda for upcoming events around LOTRO and copy some or all events to your personal calendar.  You may add events or post corrections in...

The Ensemble in The Lore Hall.

The Ensemble in The Lore Hall.

Feb 11, 2017

Greetings Lotro Players, You are all invited to attend a classical concert today at 2pm est in the Lore Hall on Landroval. Liliditty Buggins leads a brave band of talented musicans to bring to life music from bygone days. Our sample is a trio composed by Balakirev, entitled “Nocturne”. All are welcome to join us and if there are other musicians out...

Community Events: February 10th-16th

Community Events: February 10th-16th

Feb 10, 2017

Community Calendar: This listing of featured events is only published on Fridays, but our Google calendar is kept up to date throughout the week and includes details on many more activities.  Take a look at this week’s agenda for upcoming events around LOTRO and copy some or all events to your personal calendar.  You may add events or post corrections in...

Community Events: February 3rd-9th

Community Events: February 3rd-9th

Feb 3, 2017

The future of this post: I’ve been so glad to publish this list of events every week for the past 15 months.  I’d like to continue sharing this list of events, but some changes may be necessary.  It takes hours every week to aggregate this list from a host of different sources, make sure everything is posted both here and on two different Google...

Community Events: January 27th-February 2

Community Events: January 27th-February 2

Jan 27, 2017

This week’s featured events: Unfortunately the wonderful Radagast’s Pipe will soon sail into the west, but there will be one last chance to enjoy their music at this Saturday’s January OAKS on Laurelin.  The band formed on the Russian server of Fornost in 2012, but moved to Landroval after those servers closed down.  Since then they have...

Community Events: January 20th-26th

Community Events: January 20th-26th

Jan 20, 2017

This week’s featured events: The Andune Ensemble of Landroval will be celebrating their 5th Anniversary this Sunday at their normal weekly time, 3pm on January 22nd at the Bree Stage.  Geoffroi is one of the best band leaders out there (and I don’t say that just because I was a member of the band in their earliest days).  Take a look back at their...

Community Events: January 13th-19th

This week’s featured event: Winterstock takes over the frozen lake northeast of Frerin’s Court at Thorin’s Gate from Friday through Monday on Landroval.  The festival starts at 1pm today and runs through midnight, 12pm-1am on Saturday, 11am-11pm on Sunday, and 12pm through the end of Ales & Tales on Monday (all times EST/server time)....

Community Events: January 6th-12th

This week’s featured events: There will be two more special Yule concerts over the next few days.  Les Daft Pigs will perform songs in Frostbluff on Saturday at 3pm EST/21:00 CET on the Sirannon server.  On Laurelin, the Brandy Badgers will wassail around the farms of the Shire on Monday at 2:30pm EST/7:30pm GMT.  They start at Longo Burrow’s Farm...

Community Events: December 30th-January 5th

This week’s featured events: This is the final week for Operation Hardi Clause, the bi-annual community event that Arkenstone’s Roxxi Manor has held ever since the first LOTRO Yule.  They’ve given out crafted crit weapons, class items and food stuffs to lower level players several nights a week since December 12th.  The last two days of...

Community Events: December 23rd-29th

This week’s featured events: This week brings even more special Yule concerts across the game.  Les Hobbities will perform in Frostbluff on the Sirannon server at 3pm EST/9pm CET on Friday. The HOPE will be fire dancing at the winter festival with macarena, tango, and more outside of the Frostbluff Theatre on Landroval Saturday at 1pm EST. Die...

The Buggins Returns…

Dear LOTRO Players, You may or may not have noticed that Lilikate has been on a brief respite from adventuring with you all, since late summer. Her distant relations have been spotted wandering the wilds, but our little green clad Hobbit buddy has been holed up in her burrow and not at home to visitors. Now rested and feeling more of her old-self Lilikate and...

Community Events: December 16th-22nd

This week’s featured events: Winterfest runs throughout the weekend on Crickhollow.  Twenty bands will play over the course of three days, starting with an opening show from Second Breakfast’s house band, Breakfast Club, followed by a special edition of Bread & Jam.  All solo and group musicians are welcome to share a song in a round-robin style...

Community Events: December 9th-15th

This week’s featured events: Notenzauber will play their annual end of year concert on Landroval this Saturday at 2pm EST on the stone in front of the Prancing Pony in Bree. Operation Hardi Clause is an annual community event that has been hosted by Roxxi Manor of Arkenstone (formerly Brandywine) ever since the first LOTRO Yule.  They will give out...

Community Events: December 2nd-8th

This week’s featured events: Tiberion, a renowned PvMP player on Arkenstone and Brandywine, passed away last weekend after a long illness.  There will be a remembrance ceremony on Friday at 7:30pm at Hoarhollow Fountain in the Ettenmoors on the Arkenstone server. The Evernight Chicken Race is back, and this time the prizes include Turbine Points codes....

Community Events: November 25th-December 1st

This week’s featured events: Belegaer is home to the second annual juggler’s night (Gauklernacht) this Saturday in the Ewall neighborhood of the Bree homesteads.  The event includes juggling, theater, riddle hunts, fighting, strong man contests, hobbit races, raffles, and plenty of music.  Musicians for the event are Notenzauber, Frische Brise, Little To...

Community Events: November 18th-24th

This week’s featured event: The rocking dwarves of the Rolling Kegs present Music from the Mithril Screen, a night of songs from movies and TV, at 3pm on Saturday, November 19th on Laurelin.  They will perform inside the Greenhouse at Thorin’s Gate, found at 13.8S, 103.0W. Thursday is Thanksgiving in the US, so don’t be surprised if some...

Community Events: November 11th-17th

This week’s featured event: The hobbits of the Grand Order of the Lost Mathom will be celebrating their ninth anniversary on Laurelin this Sunday with a party of special magnificence and the premiere of a new play.  Expect speeches, drinks, food, fireworks, and entertainment.  The Grand Order Acting Troupe will present their play, “The Most Precious...

Community Events: November 4th-November 10th

This week’s featured events: Today on Laurelin: “The Tale of the Bree Rat” otherwise known as, “Fawkes! The undoing of Gubzugoy the Unready.”  Gather at Bree’s South Gate at 8pm GMT/4pm EDT for a processional to Weathertop where the tale will be told.  Free fireworks will be available but everyone is welcome to bring their own and let loose after...

LOTRO Video Highlights: Swanships of Alqualondë

LOTRO Video Highlights: Swanships of Alqualondë

Nov 3, 2016

This week’s video highlight takes a great song and applies it to the new housing area.  “Swanships of Alqualondë – Bay of Belfalas – LOTRO” was released in 2016 on LonelyMountainBand’s YouTube channel. Do you know of a good LOTRO video and want it to be featured in this series? Send an email to contact@lotroplayers.com with a...