Don’t miss a minute of this year’s Harnkegger Games!

Don’t miss a minute of this year’s Harnkegger Games!

Sep 10, 2017

Many of the dwarves of Laurelin seem to be in a frightful hurry these days. Thorin’s Hall is alight with activity in preparation for the games of the year that start tomorrow. What games you say? The Harnkegger Games of course! LOTRO’s very own Olympics with a twist is back for its sixth year. Compete and earn yourself massive amounts of gold...

Community Events: July 28th-August 3rd

Community Events: July 28th-August 3rd

Jul 28, 2017

Community Calendar: The Department of Harmony and Song celebrates their 3rd anniversary by taking the hobbits to Isengard featuring the hobbit who started it all, former Community Manager Rick Heaton (once known as Sapience).  Speaking of famed quotes/memes, the Rangers of the West will simply walk into Mordor on *the day after the new release day, August 3rd,...

Weatherstock & Community Events: July 21st-27th

Weatherstock & Community Events: July 21st-27th

Jul 21, 2017

Weatherstock IX: The time has finally come for the biggest event in LOTRO.  Weatherstock is a spectacle like no other, with hundreds of people gathered together on the summit of Weathertop.  Landroval’s the Lonely Mountain Band plays host to this enormous event and 18 performers will be there to entertain the crowd, as well as a super band formed from the...

Community Events: July 14th-20th

Community Events: July 14th-20th

Jul 14, 2017

Community Calendar: We have a relatively quiet week between the mass of events of last week and next Saturday’s Weatherstock, but there are still many weekly concerts, RP gatherings, and other group activities throughout the game.  There will be one very special concert Sunday on Belegaer with Die Fäuste Durins. Breemarsch der Durins Faust der Gerechten...

Community Events: July 7th-13th

Community Events: July 7th-13th

Jul 7, 2017

Community Calendar: This is going to be a great weekend in LOTRO: we’ve got the Weatherstock Concert Series and the Festival of the White Lady on Landroval while the Summer of Love Festival comes to Belegaer.   We posted a preview of the WCS yesterday with information on all performers, but the lineup for the Summer of Love is also very impressive....

Weatherstock Concert Series

Weatherstock Concert Series

Jul 6, 2017

The Weatherstock Concert Series will be held this weekend on the Landroval server.  Unlike in the past when the series would take place over a month in a variety of locations, this year’s series will include 19 half hour concerts over the single weekend at the Bree Festival Grounds stage. Performers come from around the world, including musicians from...

Community Events: June 30th-July 6th

Community Events: June 30th-July 6th

Jun 30, 2017

Community Calendar: Next weekend will be huge.  We’ve got the Weatherstock Concert Series, the Festival of the White Lady, and the Summer of Love Festival.  We have more information on each of these events in the coming soon section.  But there’s still plenty to see this week, from the regular weekly concerts and gatherings to several special events...

Community Events: June 23rd-29th

Community Events: June 23rd-29th

Jun 23, 2017

Community Calendar: We have several great special concerts to start this week.  This year’s Festival of the White Lady, always a much-anticipated day on the LOTRO calendar, will be taking place on July 8th.  The Weatherstock Concert Series, as well as Weatherstock itself, is also coming up in July.  Find out more about these events below! This listing of...

Community Events: June 16th-22nd

Community Events: June 16th-22nd

Jun 16, 2017

Community Calendar: Let me start with an apology–this post will revolve around one event in particular this week, and that event is my baby.  This will be the 4th Shirefest hosted by Second Breakfast and our longtime members are amazed to see the growth of the music community on Crickhollow and indeed throughout the game.  Some scoff at LOTRO’s...

Community Events: June 9th-15th

Community Events: June 9th-15th

Jun 9, 2017

Community Calendar: And we’re back!  Thank you for stopping back by after our week off. Festival season has officially begun.  Brandywine’s Summer Music Fest starts on Saturday at 2pm EDT at the Bree Festival Stage.  Shirefest hits Crickhollow next weekend.  And we now have a date and open signups for Weatherstock on Landroval: band registration...

Community Events: May 26th-June 1st

Community Events: May 26th-June 1st

May 26, 2017

Community Calendar: There will be two concerts on Sirannon Friday: Les Daft Pigs perform French songs and Les Troubadours du Crépuscule play their debut concert.  Start off your summer the right way on Saturday with a pool party on Belegaer featuring music from Frische Brise, Hopfenfees and Friends, the Michel Delving Bunny Watch, Mondbarden, Ohrwurm, Struck by...

Community Events: May 19th-25th

Community Events: May 19th-25th

May 19, 2017

Community Calendar: Green Dragon Friday celebrates 9 years on Laurelin.  There will also be a two-day horse-racing event in the Shire on Belegaer featuring music from popular musicians like Die Bunten Voegel, Frischen Brise, Grünfinken, Fäust Durins, and Ziehenden Muskanten. This listing of featured events is only published on Fridays, but our Google...

Community Events: May 12th-18th

Community Events: May 12th-18th

May 12, 2017

Community Calendar: Laurelin is getting ready to celebrate two major milestones.  Green Dragon Friday started nine years ago, and that’s an occasion worth two parties.  The warm up party is this Friday and includes competitions, a parade, riddles, and a lecture.  The Forest of OAKS will mark 3 years on Saturday with their anniversary concert, featuring 7...

Community Events: May 5th-11th

Community Events: May 5th-11th

May 5, 2017

Community Calendar: Anniversary celebrations continue with Dawning Eclipse’s 10th anniversary on Crickhollow May 6th.  That’s also the date for the coronation of the May Queen and King on Laurelin.  All votes for the Queen and King must be mailed to Nannie prior to the ceremony.  Nost-na-Lothion, an elven festival of flowers, will be held on...

Community Events: April 28th-May 4th

Community Events: April 28th-May 4th

Apr 28, 2017

Community Calendar: Sirannon plays host to a very special 10th anniversary celebration on Saturday, featuring music, racing, quizzes, and a “mystery spectacle.”  Find out more details about this and other featured events below. This listing of featured events is only published on Fridays, but our Google calendar is kept up to date throughout the...

Community Events: April 21st-27th

Community Events: April 21st-27th

Apr 21, 2017

Community Calendar: The Alefords and Struck by Moonlight are hosting a beer festival, The Moonshine Party, Saturday on Laurelin.  The lineup of musicians, poets, and storytellers is impressive.  Sirannon’s 4th Blades and Needles (De Lames et d’Aiguittes) fashion show will also be held on Saturday.  Sunday is the Great Race from Michel Delving to the...

Community Events: April 14th-20th

Community Events: April 14th-20th

Apr 14, 2017

Community Calendar: It’s time to celebrate 10 years of LOTRO!  The Anniversary festival will be back on April 20th, as will Crickhollow’s Muddy Foot Day, an annual celebration of pipe-weed featuring music from five of the finest bands on the server.  The HOPE will celebrate the anniversary on April 15th with the Magical Mystery Tour through...

Community Events: April 7th-13th

Community Events: April 7th-13th

Apr 7, 2017

Community Calendar: Saturday brings two special concerts: The Eriador Philharmonic Orchestra on Landroval at 2pm and Ziggy Piecrust and the Badgers to the Stars on Laurelin at 2:30pm/7:30pm BST.  Exploring the Lord of the Rings–On Location travels to Arkenstone this week for the usual 9:30pm Tuesday session.  Also on Tuesday: Dwarves Night Out with the...

Community Events: March 31st-April 6th

Community Events: March 31st-April 6th

Mar 31, 2017

Community Calendar: We have a few special concerts coming up this week: Die Bunten Vögel comes to Sirannon on Saturday, Duidhrastir & Laaleth play elven duets Sunday on Crickhollow, and the Rolling Kegs play April OAKS on Tuesday.  Daylight saving time ends in Australia on Sunday, so No Whole Bard has moved their shows to 7am EDT/ST. Please note that...

Community Events: March 24th-30th

Community Events: March 24th-30th

Mar 24, 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...