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…And The Occasional Solo Show

…And The Occasional Solo Show

I am really enjoying this leg of the US Who Hits 50 tour. Right now, we’re the best we’ve been for years. Great energy. Having said that it’s hard work and I’m looking forward to a break. We have 4 more shows to do here on the west coast and I have a solo gig […]

May 21, 2016 | By | 3 Comments
Isle Of Wight – Headline? Support? Both?

Isle Of Wight – Headline? Support? Both?

Hi guys, I just wanted to say how excited I am to be playing the Isle Of Wight festival this year, twice. Yes, it’s true… I’m playing with The Who, the headliners on the 11th June and I’m also playing a set earlier in the day on the Big Top stage. I’m not sure yet […]

April 12, 2016 | By | 6 Comments


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Record Launch Gig at Islington now on sale!

Record Launch Gig at Islington now on sale!

Simon is releasing remastered versions of “Looking Out Looking In” and “Denial” it the UK on Oct 7th via his own Stir Records label. Both CDs will contain bonus tracks. “Denial” will feature liner notes written by his brother Pete. “Looking Out Looking In” will have liner notes by AND bonus tracks with Eddie Vedder. To celebrate, […]

August 3, 2016 | By | 3 Comments
Save Me From Me – The Bitter End 1996

Save Me From Me – The Bitter End 1996

A bit of a treat! In July of 1996, The Who brought Quadrophenia to Madison Square Garden, NYC for a 6 night run. Simon was part of the touring band (guitar, vocals & “Dirty Jobs”). On his day off in the middle of that run, he played to a packed out, enthusiastic crowd at the […]

July 19, 2016 | By | 3 Comments