I must admit, it’s been a slow start to the year for this blog. Not only has it been my quietest month for gigs in a long time, but my busiest at work, eating into my personal time and meaning I’ve had less time to dedicate to this blog.
Hopefully that’s all about to change soon. My big work project is nearing completion, and my gig diary is starting to fill up again, which feels rather comforting. I hope to write soon about the Fyfe Dangerfield gig I attended last week, and start gearing up for the following lot of upcoming gigs:
Midlake previewing their new album at The Tabernacle.
Martin John Henry, Sparrow & The Workshop, James Yorkston, and lots more at a charity gig next weekend in Edinburgh, looking forward to the trip!
David Ford playing a tiny show and releasing his new album at the Boogaloo.
The Wave Pictures playing at the newly refurbished Borderline as part of HMV’s new music gig series.
The Low Anthem playing their biggest gig yet at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, with David Ford supporting!
Another David Ford gig at the Boogaloo!
Midlake again at Shepherd’s Bush.
The Willkommen Orchestra (featuring members of Willkommen Records) at King’s Place.
Gabby Young & Other Animals launching their fantastic new single at their biggest yet gig, at Bloomsbury Ballroom.
John Cale performing Paris 1919 (wow!!!) at the Royal Festival Hall.
Get Well Soon returning to the UK following their new album release, at the Borderline.
A Silver Mt. Zion touring their new album, playing the Electric Ballroom.
Babybird following up their new album with a gig at the Scala.
Revere playing an as yet unconfirmed gig to launch their spectacular debut album.
Pavement returning to Brixton Academy.
Add to that Glastonbury and End Of The Road festivals and it’s already shaping up to be a pretty special year! Hope that you all have plenty of gigging fun lined up!