UPDATE: Had to cancel the weekend gigs in Newcastle & York.
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The week started reasonably quietly with the release of a video we'd recorded over at Peartree Studios, My Wasted Heart. Then on Friday we started the beginning of a very busy/long (but very enjoyable) bank holiday weekend. We kicked the weekend off over in Knaresborough where we hosted the monthly Live Lounge at the Orange Grove, joined this time by the excellent Randall Munroe.
The next day we were over in Filey for the day to soak up the (intermittent) sun and listen to the great sounds in the venues all across the town at the Filey Folk Festival. We finished the day playing a set to the lovely crowd at the Station. Great day, hopefully back there next year.
We had a quiet day on Sunday before Bank Holiday Monday's fun - we play a set at the New Ebor St Feast festival at the York Railway Institute before the evening show at the Crescent where we join Boss Caine and Cale Tyson [USA]!!
Tale of Two Cities
Next weekend we're over Newcastle way on the Friday afternoon where we'll be playing live on Lionheart Radio and then on Saturday it's a visit to the incredible setting of the Mining Institute where we join the packed bill of Folkish Explosion - Driven Serious, Ramble Gamble, Gilded Thieves and us. It's going to be a great night. You can buy tickets here.
Sunday we're back in York where we join the bill of 'Americana at the Fulford Arms' - Susan Herndon [USA], Reid Jamieson [CAN], Steve Chapman Smith and us :-)
This week's gigs & things (02 - 08 May)
MONDAY - playing a set in the afternoon at the New Ebor Feast fest in York then over to the Crescent in the evening to support Cale Tyson
TUESDAY - Ruby Tuesdays?
FRIDAY - CANCELLED a chat and a song or two with Charles Ellis on his show on Lionheart Radio
SATURDAY - CANCELLED Folkish Explosion at the Mining Institute in Newcastle where we join in a full night of music with Driven Serious, Ramble Gamble and Gilded Thieves
SUNDAY - CANCELLED joining Susan Herndown, Reid Jamieson and Steve Chapman Smith for Americana at the Fulford Arms
Next week (09 - 15 May)
TUESDAY - up to Middlesbrough to O'Connell's for the open mic or going to see Laura Cantrell in Leeds
WEDNESDAY - over to Seven Arts in Leeds to see Murston Bapchild & The Braxton Hicks, The Bronze, Susan Herndon and Steve Chapman Smith
FRIDAY - recording a session at Zetland FM then playing O'Connells in Middlesbrough
SATURDAY - over to Solo's Music Bar open mic in Hul to sing a few songs
SUNDAY - An Evening of Panto at the Theatre Royal :-)
New Gigs Booked
Zetland FM 13/05
Junction Inn (with Boss Caine) 31/05
Robin Hood's Bay Folk Festival 12/06
Narrowboat Sessions 07/07
Bluebird Cafe 17/09
The Crescent (with Charlie Parr) 11/11