First gig of 2017, and a very auspicious start – playing at the Coach House, the most fascinating venue in Brighton, with Sam Cutting and Greenness. Last time I played there, I was attacked by giant spiders lowered from the ceiling – it was Halloween, but even so…
The format’s interesting too: each act plays two sets of 15 minutes, which nixes the idea of Headliner vs. Underlings and adds variety for you, the discerning listener who’s smart and wonderful enough to come along (okay, leave it there before I creep myself out).
…Anyway, doors at 7.30 and music from 8 sharp x
I’m on first at 8 sharp… Doors 7.30pm, adv tickets £6 from Resident Records & wegottickets.com here, or £8 on the night.
And when I hit the stage, it won’t be alone – Mik Hanscomb 0f Junkboy is joining me on guitar…
More daylight! How will I cope?! …Next gig’s an afternooner in London, onstage 3pm on Sun 4 Dec, playing a 45min set. EDIT: gig time’s been shifted to evening, now onstage 7pm
The New Cross Inn gig went well – I’m all in favour of bare-bones, no-frills gigs in the corner of a pub (although I fit very oddly with that kind of thing)… but give me a stage, proper lights, monitors and real volume any day. Distance, artificiality, drama. That’s the way. See:
Gig #1 happens in daylight – and outdoors – at 12 noon. Playing a 45min set, free – that’s undeniable value, my friends.
(Promise I won’t burst into flames in daylight…)
EDITED TO ADD:
…and I didn’t catch fire. Onstage at the 1st gig (is that Buddha?)
This is waaay early… but advance warning of an Xmas gig I’m doing in Brighton, courtesy of Spinning Chilli Presents.
Been trying out a lot of new songs lately, and looking into working with other musicians again – so I can promise something you won’t have seen before. Stick it on your advent calendar!