Tag: gigs

The Strypes

Challenging the myth of the mod band

A recent broadsheet article (in The Guardian specifically) claims mod bands today aren’t very good. But do they actually exist? Or is it a case of mods finding bands that suit their musical tastes?

A Little Mixed Up alldayer

Not until June, but advance warning of the forthcoming A Little Mixed Up alldayer. This time, the event from the Double Breasted fanzine folk works its way south from Scotland down to London, taking place on 18th June 2011 and offering a mix of Scottish mod bands (who don't play […]

The Specials – 2011 European tour

Looks like The Specials reunion is more permanent than initially anticipated, with the dates now in place for a European tour for September and October 2011, with a final London date at the Alexandra Palace scheduled for November. It sounds a long time off, but tickets actually go on sale […]

Ronnie Spector – UK shows

If you didn't know already, Ronnie Spector is in the UK soon for some shows, probably with a Christmas twist. Why? Well, because the ex-Ronette (and ex-Mrs Spector) has a Christmas record out around the same time called Ronnie's Spector's Best Christmas Ever and of course, it's nearly Christmas. Oh […]

The Chords tour dates in August

Ok, here's the thing. I keep getting emails from various promoters saying they have The Chords on. So rather than keep posting those up individually (and because I know it's not something that necessarily appeals to everyone), here are all the tour dates, so you can pick one the one […]