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Fantastic Time!

January 30, 2016 | By | 7 Comments
Fantastic Time!

I hope everyone enjoyed themselves as much as I did at The Half Moon, Independent Venue Week gig last night. It was a big success for all involved. During the show we had a couple of minor technical glitches and the stage / venue itself is very loud (I had a lunatic in front of me, […]

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Ready, Steady, Go!

January 28, 2016 | By | Add a Comment
Ready, Steady, Go!

Had a great rehearsal yesterday, the band sound amazing. We’re all really looking forward to the Half Moon, Putney gig tomorrow (29th Jan) – it’s part of Independant Venue Week so get yourself down there and big it up. Here is a ticket link: http://musicglue.com/half-moon-putney/events/29-jan-16-simon-townshend-half-moon–putney/ I am releasing my last two CDs, Looking Out Looking […]

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Goodbye Everything! Hello World!

January 14, 2016 | By | 2 Comments
Goodbye Everything! Hello World!

It has been a tough fortnight, first Lemmy dying which was awfully sad – such a lovely guy, then the King himself, David Bowie. This has been the hardest of all in my lifetime, to accept and realise. We grew up with Bowie’s music blaring out, eagerly anticipating what his next alterego might be. With changes, he changed everything. […]

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Half Moon, Putney – 29th Jan 2016

December 17, 2015 | By | 3 Comments
Half Moon, Putney – 29th Jan 2016

I’m delighted to announce that I have Mark Brzezicki (Drums), Phil Spalding (Bass) and Tony Lowe (Lead Guitar) joining me as special guests for my upcoming show at The Half Moon, Putney on Friday 29th January 2016: http://halfmoon.co.uk/event?event=506038&date=2016-01-29%2020:00:00 The gig is part of the Independent Venue Week and is going to be a rockin’ night out so get […]

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Keep Music Live!

November 26, 2015 | By | 1 Comment
Keep Music Live!

I’ve really enjoyed playing songs live from my home studio using the fabulous Periscope App. I’ve only done it a couple of times and it’s obviously something I won’t be able to do everyday but when I can, I will. It feels new and exciting. Quite inspiring. I can play my more obscure material, make mistakes, […]

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From Boston to Philly…

October 31, 2015 | By | 5 Comments
From Boston to Philly…

Had another great show in Boston last night. Found a fantastic venue, apparently been around for years but only just setting up for serious artists to play there – hence my arrival on the scene 😉  Seriously though, The Burren in Somerville is ace and definitely one I will stop by at again. Was a fantastic, responsive […]

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ST On The Road

October 30, 2015 | By | 2 Comments
ST On The Road

Well, I have 2 shows under my belt and now on the road to Somerville, MA for tonights show at The Burren. Really excited as the Boston area has always been good to me, mostly due to the good old House Of Blues, Cambridge days where I played many times and generally hung out on […]

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Thankful

October 27, 2015 | By | 2 Comments
Thankful

I’m healthy. I’m lucky. Tomorrow I’ll be in the United States of America. I hope that the word has gotten around between my fans, Who fans and any fans of live music really, that I’m still doing it. I’m coming to America against all odds – hurricane or no hurricane, to blow the roof off…. […]

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