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Kathy VanTassell is webmaster for Simon Townshend's Official webpage and has been minding the fort since 1999.

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Stir Records

January 14, 2016 | By | Add a Comment
Stir Records

Simon Townshend will soon be releasing 2 CD’s for the first time in the UK, Looking Out Looking In and Denial on his own new record label Stir Records. A limited edition sampler EP will be available at his gig Jan 29th at The Half Moon Putney. See you there.

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US 2015 Mini Tour Round up

January 13, 2016 | By | Add a Comment
US 2015 Mini Tour Round up

We were busy gearing up to announce a number of additional gigs that Simon would be doing in between dates on the second North American leg of The Who Hit’s 50 Tour slated to start in September 2015. Then came the 11th hour announcement that Roger was ill and under doctor’s orders to not perform and that first four shows of the tour would be canceled.

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Sad News

January 11, 2016 | By | 1 Comment
Sad News

I just heard about David Bowie's passing. So sad. His music was the very best to me and my friends when we were growing up. What a grey sad day. We lost our heart. I honestly feel empty.

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Putnam County News – Simon at Daryl’s House Club 10/29

October 28, 2015 | By | Add a Comment
Putnam County News – Simon at Daryl’s House Club 10/29

Nice little write-up about Simon’s upcoming gig at Daryl’s House Club on 10/29 “With his solo music, Townshend “puts on a very different hat,” than he does with The Who, letting his own influences and style take charge” – read the entire article here Tickets for Townshend’s show at Daryl’s are on sale at http://www.darylshouseclub.com. […]

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Simon’s East Coast US dates are go!

October 22, 2015 | By | Add a Comment
Simon’s East Coast US dates are go!

Simon’s East Coast US dates are go!

Read all about it

AND check out his VLOG …

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Martyrs’ gig review – pennyblackmusic

June 20, 2015 | By | Add a Comment
Martyrs’ gig review – pennyblackmusic

Lisa Torem over at Pennyblackmusic.co.uk has posted her review of Simon’s May 12th 2015 gig at Martyr’s in Chicago – Some great insights and observations plus photos taken by Philamonjaro! http://www.pennyblackmusic.co.uk/MagSitePages/Article/7967/Simon-Townshend-Martyrs-Chicago-12/5/2015

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New interview at pennyblackmusic

June 20, 2015 | By | Add a Comment
New interview at pennyblackmusic

Lisa Torem has another great interview with Simon Townshend up over at pennyblackmusic.co.uk Conducted while Simon was in Chicago this past may, it explores DENIAL and his recent activities. “Do you want to hear about a really special singer-songwriter? Then pour yourself a cold one and kick off your shoes. Resist the mobile phone: this […]

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Giving Back: Simon signs for TCA every Who gig with BIG results!

June 9, 2015 | By | 1 Comment
Giving Back: Simon signs for TCA every Who gig with BIG results!

In the past, Simon has occasionally wandered the crowds pre-Who gigs to meet fans and sign cds. This time, during The Who Hits 50 US tour, Simon has volunteered his time to sign pre-show, every show*, to help raise awareness and money for Who Cares: Teen Cancer America. Fans buy TCA wrist bands and can […]

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