Simon Townshend: Press

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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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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Simon Townshend Proves Who He Is

April 29, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Simon Townshend Proves Who He Is

Charlie Bermant has an in-depth critique/review of Simon’s Seattle gig and Denial – over at No Depression (The Roots Music Authority ) ( Simon Townshend Proves Who He Is – Apr 23rd 2014).  “You gotta love social networking, and the opportunities it provides to artists. Townshend has approached the limit of 5,000 friends and I’m one of them, […]

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Concert Overload on Simon at McCabe’s

April 28, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Concert Overload on Simon at McCabe’s

Another great blog report – this one about Simon’s gig at McCabe’s in Santa Monica –  from Concert Overload – Concert #708 – Simon Townshend at McCabe’s Guitar Shop (April 26, 2014) – also with some nice photos “Although unfamiliar with his work, I found Simon’s compositions, with their nice melodies, to be exceptionally accessible. His […]

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Simon Stands Well On His Own

April 22, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Simon Stands Well On His Own

Nice write up and some good photos of the Johnny D’s gig (April 12 2014) over at the blog  Suze Reviews The Blues (Simon Townshend Stands Well On His Own – Apr 20) ” I love The Who but I would rather see Simon on his own; his deeply personal songs shine in the small venues where […]

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