Friday, 30 December 2011

Keith Colven

Ron Stevens, of the Heart of England Bluegrass Venue in the English midlands, reports:

I am sorry to bring sad news at this celebratory time of year, but our friend Keith Colven passed away on Boxing Day 26 December 2011. Keith made a significant contribution to our music and was key in the formation of the band Country Life, went on to play briefly with the Acme, and was a founder member of Grass Style.

Keith's funeral will be held at 3.00 p.m. on 9 January 2012 at the Heart Of England Crematorium, Heart of England Way, Nuneaton CV11 6WZ (telephone +44 (0)2476 350646). There will be a celebration of Keith's life after the funeral for all those who would like to attend at The Barn Bowling Club, Kirkby Road, Barwell, Leicester LE9 8FQ (+44 (0)1455 843067). Flowers are encouraged.