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...

Community Events: March 17th-23rd

Community Events: March 17th-23rd

Mar 17, 2017

Community Calendar: Happy Bullroarer Took Day to you all!  We celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a LOTRO spin this weekend.  Friday is a Green Bullroarer Took Friday on Laurelin, a special edition of the weekly Green Dragon Friday.  Saturday is Landroval’s A Day at the Greenfields, with genre-themed music from 11 bands from 11am to 10pm.  Sunday...

Community Events: March 10th-16th

Community Events: March 10th-16th

Mar 10, 2017

Community Calendar: We’ve now reached this event planner’s least favourite time of year: the US, Canada, and a few other places in North America will go on Daylight Saving Time on Sunday while most of Europe will go on DST on March 26th.  This means that some events on the European servers will generally take place at a different time than Americans...

A New Book for Musical Ninnies.

A New Book for Musical Ninnies.

Mar 7, 2017

Hello Musical and Non Musical LOTRO Players, After declaring I would update the sheet music for The Ninny Hammers way back in December 2016 I can finally confirm that it is complete. I took the decision to split the classical music from the other genres as well as checking each file in the current system. Now I may be blowing my trumpet far too soon. As the...

Community Events: March 3rd-9th

Community Events: March 3rd-9th

Mar 3, 2017

Community Calendar: Major special events are taking place on Sirannon, Laurelin, and Belegaer this weekend.  Please check below for more details about Grand Charivari, The Shire to Fornost: A hobbit historical field trip, and 2. Bree’er Schnulzenabend.  On Sunday, the Department of Harmony and Song will continue their server tour on Brandywine and trivia...

LOTRO Players News Episode 191: Things That Should Never Be Seen

LOTRO Players News Episode 191: Things That Should Never Be Seen

Feb 27, 2017

This week we say farewell to Karvett and discuss the first issue of The LOTRO Beacon. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN191.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (18.4MB) Game News The LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales Sample of the Week February 23rd – March 2nd Rejuvenation Potion x5 Use Coupon Code DRINKME 1/Account   20% Off Select...

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...