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

June 9, 2015 | By | Add a 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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Return to Joe’s Pub NYC 2015

June 9, 2015 | By | 1 Comment
Return to Joe’s Pub NYC 2015

A Simon show at Joe’s Pub in NYC is always special! Great crowds, amazing venue, wonderful people. Simon returned to Joe’s on May 27th in a busy few days of NYC Who activity. The night before had been a killer show at Barclays in Brooklyn. Fans were ready for a great solo show and man did […]

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Santos Party House NYC June 2nd – SSHH

May 29, 2015 | By | Add a Comment
Santos Party House NYC June 2nd – SSHH

Hey fans, friends, family. My mate Zak is doing a show with the gorgeous Sshh over at Santos Party House NYC on June 2nd, so go check ‘em out! – Simon T Tickets/info at: http://www.sshh.co.uk/tickets

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Simon Signing DENIAL CD’s Pre Who Shows

April 15, 2015 | By | 1 Comment
Simon Signing DENIAL CD’s Pre Who Shows

Going to one of The Who Hits 50 gigs this leg of the US Tour?? Simon will be signing copies of his latest cd – DENIAL – pre-show during the tour! Be sure to get to the venue and pick up your copy early, as Simon will be meeting fans and signing his CD from […]

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Simon Talks with Merc Clothing

October 29, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Simon Talks with Merc Clothing

Simon sat down with MERC SOUNDS for a chat with Craig Davies that was published 24 Oct 2014 in their FEED newsletter: “… there has been such a shift of sense of ownership of music and album. There is a big sense that you don’t need to commit to buying a vinyl or track anymore. […]

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Ottawa Folk Festival write-ups

September 22, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Ottawa Folk Festival write-ups

Simon made a special trip over from the UK to perform at The Ottawa Folk Festival on Sat Sept 13th, 2014. Extreme AM rain kept some of the crowd away, but those who did brave the storm were greeted with faint to nearly non-existent mist during Simon’s set at The Hill Stage. Terry Steeves has a nice […]

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Support Teenage Cancer America and Win!

July 8, 2014 | By | 1 Comment
Support Teenage Cancer America and Win!

Simon will be performing with Roger at the Teenage Cancer America concert in Philadelphia this July 28th. Do you want to meet Roger Daltrey backstage at his show in Philadelphia? Support Teen Cancer America and you could win a trip for 2 to meet Roger, join him for soundcheck, attend a pre-concert exclusive reception and […]

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Great write-up from CSPS Iowa gig

May 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Great write-up from CSPS Iowa gig

by Charles Black on Live Gig Shots Some highlights: “Simon rips it up on guitar. He attacked his instrument with a passion that is almost animal-like in ferocity. Yet what came forth was a cascade of arpeggios, melodious licks and chords that create the aural impression that I was hearing more than just one man […]

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