Former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW and current BLACKMORE’S NIGHT guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (a.k.a. Richard Hugh) and his wife, BLACKMORE’S NIGHT singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Candice Night (a.k.a. Candice Lauren), welcomed their second child, Rory Dartanyan, on February 7. The couple have a two-year old daughter, Autumn Esmerelda.
Ritchie, 67, and Candice, 41, were married on October 5, 2008 at a small gathering of friends and family at Castle on the Hudson in Tarrytown, New York.
The third BLACKMORE’S NIGHT DVD release, “A Knight In York”, will be made available on DVD, Blu-ray, CD and 3-LP set (limited edtion) in late June/early July.
“A Knight In York” was filmed and recorded during BLACKMORE’S NIGHT‘s British tour at York Opera House on September 30, 2011.
BLACKMORE’S NIGHT‘s latest album, “Autumn Sky”, came out in 2010.