Beat Surrender favourites Sons of Bill are running a Pledge campaign in support of their new album and are touring in the UK and Europe in the new year.
10 Feb Austria at Goggolore Festival 12 Feb TueNuremburg, Germany 13 Feb Rosenheim, Germany at Kesselhaus Kolbermoor 14 Feb Geislingen, Germany 15 Feb FriVillingen-Schwenningen, Germany 16 Feb Heilbronn, Germany at Red River Saloon 17 Feb Ausburg, Germany at Spectrum 18 Feb Bad Salgau, Germany at Franziskaner 19 Feb Eppstein, Germany at Wunderbar Weite Welt 20 Feb Ravensburg, Germany at Zehntscheuer 21 Feb Borger, The Netherlands at Van Slag 22 Feb Terneuzen, The Netherlands at Porgy & Bess 23 Feb Venlo, The Netherlands at Perron 55 24 Feb Houffalize, Belgium at La Truite d’Argent 27 Feb Norderstedt, Germany at Music Star 28 Feb Oud Heverlee, Belgium at L’istwaar 3 Mar Enschede, The Netherlands at Nix en Meer 4 Mar Winchester, UK . . . → Read More: Sons of Bill – Euro tour / Pledge campaign
Nov 16, 2013 – London, UK @ The Haberdashery (The End Festival) Nov 17, 2013 – Paris, FR @ Loft Space Nov 18, 2013 – London, UK @ Karamel Club Nov 21, 2013 – Bilbao, ES @ Kafe Antzokia (BIME) Nov 22, 2013 – Bilbao, ES @ BIME LIVE – Stage New Nov 26, 2013 – Barcelona, ES @ BARTS w/ John Grant Nov 27, 2013 – Madrid, ES @ Joy Eslava w/ John Grant
The Shimmer Band – When the devil rides from Komplex on Vimeo.
07-Nov DERBY The Venue 08-Nov WREXHAM Central Station 09-Nov STOKE Sugarmill 15-Nov COVENTRY Kasbah 17-Nov LEEDS Brudenell Social 23-Nov MANCHESTER Castle 24-Nov PORTSMOUTH Wedgewood Rooms 26-Nov OXFORD Academy 2 27-Nov GLOUCESTER Guildhall 29-Nov SOUTHEND Chinnerys 30-Nov NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms 06-Dec LIVERPOOL District 61 – Club 359 07-Dec CARDIFF Clwb lfor Bach 21-Dec BRISTOL Exchange
This great video shot by Maria Sonevytsky and Franz C. Nicolay; edited by Deborah Magosci and Thomas Bayne. Taken from his album ‘Do The Struggle’ out now on Xtra Mile Recordings order here and the accordion-shaped 7″ ‘The Hearts Of Boston’ (Sabot Productions).
On tour November 2013 w/ Rare full-band tour! Franz will be playing keys w/ the Cut Ups, then they’ll back me on his set:
13th Nov — The Exchange, Bristol 14th Nov — The Cavern, Exeter 15th Nov — Tiki Bar and Diner, Plymouth 16th Nov — Wharf Chambers, Leeds 17th Nov — VENUE CHANGE: Chameleon Arts Cafe, Nottingham 18th Nov — Tiger Lounge, Manchester 19th Nov — Kage, Dundee 20th Nov — Audio, Glasgow 21st Nov — The Central, Gateshead 22nd Nov — The Prince Albert, Brighton 23rd Nov — The Black Heart, London 24th Nov — Rising Sun Arts Centre, Reading . . . → Read More: Franz Nicolay – Nov 2013 UK Tour Dates
The What’s Kickin’ series of CD’s reached number five last year and the quintet are all in my collection, they are wonderful representation of the music collectively called Americana and the eclectic compilations feature music performed by artists associated with the What’s Kickin’ club nights that have been at the forefront of the UK roots music scene in London for a number of years, the CD’s were produced to act as an companion to the live show that have now being re-established at The Crown in Leytonstone, not only are there some great tracks (often exclusives) from familiar and favorite artists but also some fantastic below-the-radar ones too which always get me digging around to find out more and invariably making a purchase or three.
The events themselves have established a reputation for hosting early gigs for a number of well-known acts including Pete Molinari, Damien Jurado, Southern . . . → Read More: What’s Kickin’ – Volume 5
Multi JUNO Award-winner, member of the wonderful Blackie and the Rodeo Kings and one halve of Fearing & White, Canadian singer-songwriter Stephen Fearing returns with his first solo in seven years has lined up a series of dates in England in support of the release.
October Friday 18 Loddiswell, nr. Kingsbridge, Devon Hazelwood House Saturday 19 Sutton Poyntz , nr. Weymouth Mission Hall Sunday 20 Twickenham Twickfolk at The Cabbage Patch Wednesday 23 Hempstead, nr. Saffron Walden The Bluebell Inn Thursday 24 Otterton, Devon Otterton Mill Friday 25 Nottingham The Guitar Bar at Hotel Deux Saturday 26 Hepworth, nr. Holmfirth, West Yorks. Hepworth Live at Hepworth Village Hall Sunday 27 Bristol The Hen & Chicken Tuesday 29 Liverpool Unity Theatre