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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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Simon added to IOW Festival line up

April 11, 2016 | By | Add a Comment
Simon added to IOW Festival line up

So very pleased to spread the word that Simon has been added to the line up of this year’s ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL !! He will be performing his very own set on Sat June 11th … same day that he is also playing in THE headline act … Stage & time TBA soon. Can’t wait  – see […]

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Denial gets PT stamp of approval !

April 5, 2016 | By | Add a Comment
Denial gets PT stamp of approval !

Simon Townshend’s album DENIAL is amazing. But don’t take just our word for it … listen to Pete!

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Another glowing Chicago review

March 14, 2016 | By | 1 Comment
Another glowing Chicago review

Lisa Torem has a great review of Simon in Chicago posted over on Examiner.com “By the eve’s end, he had cultivated a sensual circle of intimacy through heartfelt narratives, intelligent instrumentation and versatile vocals.” Read the full review (Shots provided by Philamonjaro!) [Lisa also did an in-depth interview with Simon that should be available soon […]

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Chicago set list, recap and photos by Philamonjaro

March 11, 2016 | By | 1 Comment
Chicago set list, recap and photos by Philamonjaro

Philamonjaro Studios was on hand to capture some great shots of Simon when he played Lincoln Hall in Chicago on March 9th.  We’ve been lucky enough to have Phil capture quite a few Simon visits to town, and along with his photos, his short and sweet write up is well worth the read! “But what […]

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Simon has a brother ‘Who’ you might know …

March 11, 2016 | By | Add a Comment
Simon has a brother ‘Who’ you might know …

Steve Knopper posted a great write up at The Chicago Tribune on Mar 3rd. They spoke about what it was like growing up in a musical family and how the tradition lives on. “What I do have a memory of was being very happy with my parents, and the excitement, and the music in the house […]

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Catch Simon on SiriusXM Canada this weekend

February 19, 2016 | By | Add a Comment
Catch Simon on SiriusXM Canada this weekend

Check out the “That Eric Alper” show on SiriusXM Canada channel 167 this weekend to hear Eric’s interview with Simon Townshend. Channel 167: Sat 2/20: 12pm, 4pm & 11pm (Eastern) Sun 2/21: 6am, 11am, 2pm (Eastern) Don’t forget to get your tickets to Simon’s solo gig in Toronto, Feb 29 the day before he takes the […]

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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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