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Gigs From History: 2007

Here's all the gigs we played in 2007. Click on the dates for further details.

Saturday 6 January 2007
The Loft, Cambridge
Me and Tim were, according to Charles de Fighting Cocks, 'rough as old arseholes - in a good way'. He's right!



Sunday 21 January 2007
The Washington, Sheffield
Penny's Birthday Party - a lovely afternoon down the pub, preceded by some Sheffield Sightseeing.



Sunday 28 January 2007
The Windmill, London
A Let's Go Baboon night with a heap of new songs and STRAP DISASTER!



Saturday 17 February 2007
Fellows Morton and Clayton, Nottingham
Me standing on a stairwell shouting at a room full of people at a birthday party.



Friday 2 March 2007
BB's Social Club, London
Just round the corner from my house, in the back room (sort of) of somebody else's



Saturday 3 March 2007
The Pleasure Unit, London
Validators Full Band Set MJ Hibbett & The Performing Pattisons, out way past their bedtime.



Friday 9 March 2007
Glass Onion, Peterborough
A really lovely night in a pub I'd not been in for eighteen years that was VERY un-Peterborough.



Friday 23 March 2007
De Montfort Student Union, Leicester
Validators Full Band Set Strange evening of NOSTALGIA and feeling OLD where we did the live DEBUT of Do The Indie Kid and found ourselves mysteriously ejected via. the lifts as soon as the gig was over.



Saturday 24 March 2007
The Portland Arms, Cambridge
Ciarafest 9, with Dooittle, Daniel Flay & Tom Conway - an all round lovely night.



Saturday 24 March 2007
Phoenix FM, Essex
Quick radio session with a small audience inside the building and a slightly larger one passing by outside, doing their shopping.



Thursday 29 March 2007
Jamm, London
Another night at Vic Lambruscco's Cabaret Hour, this time playing with Nathan Penlington.



Monday 2 April 2007
The Social (London), London
A slightly nervous start but a FUN gig, with Michael from Lazarus Clamp and Former Utopia.



Thursday 5 April 2007
The Charlotte, Leicester
Validators Full Band Set A very last minute change of venue and change of time meant all sorts of problems.



Friday 6 April 2007
The Union Tavern, London
The Poptimism All-Dayer - a lovely way to spend an afternoon and a LOT of fun doing a totally acoustic singalong.



Friday 13 April 2007
Whitechapel Gallery, London
A Velvet Sheep night where I played a special song about superstitions.



Sunday 22 April 2007
Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes, London
The International Smog Day where we played with Airport Girl, Fight Fire With Water, Former Utopia and others, and did our "unique" version of "Dress Sexy At My Funeral"



Friday 27 April 2007
The Derby Arms, Ramsgate
An ADVENTURE to the birthplace of Frank Muir.



Tuesday 1 May 2007
The Henry Holland, London
Totally Acoustic A lovely night for a proto-Totally Acoustic gig.



Monday 7 May 2007
University of Sheffield Students' Union, Sheffield
Back back again for my traditional afternoon spot at the Fuzz Club BBQ.



Monday 7 May 2007
University of Sheffield Students' Union, Sheffield
SESSION for the Shadowplayboys radio show



Tuesday 22 May 2007
Newcastle Arts Centre, Newcastle
With Jazz Finger, U.R Penetrators and Ian Boddy at the Orange Evolution Festival.



Tuesday 22 May 2007
BBC Radio Cleveland, Middlesborough
Radio Session for Bob Fischer on BBC Cleveland



Sunday 27 May 2007
Firebug, Leicester
A TON of new stuff on a rainy evening.



Friday 1 June 2007
Sumo, Leicester
Set of songs from 78s at the Banana Grove night.



Friday 1 June 2007
Sumo, Leicester
Brief set in the courtyard outside



Saturday 2 June 2007
Carpe Diem, Leeds
With Lusk and Ben Calvert at a Tasty Fanzine night.



Saturday 9 June 2007
LLAMA Lynton & Lynmouth Music Festival, Devon
On a stage in a street, working that crowd!



Sunday 10 June 2007
LLAMA Lynton & Lynmouth Music Festival, Devon
Very nice, gentle, sitting down set at Woody Bay station, with an audience of toddlers.



Monday 11 June 2007
Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes, London
Playing to the backs of people bowling.



Friday 22 June 2007
The Spitz, London
World Premier of Hey Hey 64K at the Back In Time Live event



Saturday 7 July 2007
Cornbury Festival, Oxford
On the Word stage (eventually) playing Boom Shake The Room on my ukelele.



Sunday 8 July 2007
Maida Vale Studios, London
Fantastic and STRANGE afternoon playing with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a couple of hundred other people at a Play It Again event.



Sunday 8 July 2007
Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes, London
Validators Full Band Set The Cleator Moor Validators reunite to play Being Happy Doesn't Make You Stupid and Theme From Sparta FC for the first time together in The Live Environment.



Friday 13 July 2007
Lark In The Park, London
The Pop Art Weekender, playing with Gamages Model Train Club, Ten Foot Nun and Pocus Whiteface.



Wednesday 25 July 2007
click for larger versionLee Rosy's Tea Room, Nottingham
A Tasty Fanzine night, with Horowitz, where me and Tom played Totally Acoustically and did THREE encores



Saturday 28 July 2007
click for larger versionThe Midland Railway - Butterley, Derby
A really really nice afternoon with a bunch of people TRAPPED in a train carriage with me.



Sunday 29 July 2007
The Midland Railway - Butterley, Derby
Validators Full Band Set BEST GIG EVER! Lovely weekend, lovely people LOVELY NESS!



Sunday 12 August 2007
The Green House Effect, Brighton
With the Lovely Brothers and The Bobby McGees - GRATE bands, GRATE beer, GRATE night!



Friday 17 August 2007
Firebug, Leicester
Lovely evening in Firebug for Glynfest.



Wednesday 22 August 2007
click for larger versionThe Lamb, London
Totally Acoustic First OFFICIAL Totally Acoustic Gig, with Mr Pete Green



Saturday 1 September 2007
Ray's Mum's Back Garden, Stourbridge
An old tradition, gloriously returning.



Sunday 2 September 2007
click for larger versionBloomsbury Bowling Lanes, London
Afternoon spot at PopArt's Comic Books all-dayer, featuring FAR too much talk of THE KREE.



Sunday 30 September 2007
Buffalo Bar, London
A rather excellent Lost Music night, playing with Sarandon, Keith John Adams and Navvy.



Saturday 6 October 2007
click for larger versionFox & Firkin, London
Validators Full Band Set Battling with cold, The Cleator Moor Validators play for Koobaid.



Thursday 11 October 2007
Shortfuse @ The Camden Head, London
Ukelele Set at Shortfuse, playing with Hugo Williams (poet) and Barry Jones and Stuart Macleod (off the telly)



Friday 12 October 2007
The Boardwalk, Sheffield
Validators Full Band Set The Validators join The Fighting Cocks, for ROCK.



Sunday 14 October 2007
BBC Radio Cleveland, Middlesborough
Short session for Bob Fischer's Gobstopper show



Sunday 14 October 2007
The Waiting Room, Middlesborough
Totally Acoustic set in a veggie restaurant, playing with The Bob Fischer Band



Saturday 27 October 2007
University of Sheffield Students' Union, Sheffield
First set of the day, on the main stage



Saturday 27 October 2007
University of Sheffield Students' Union, Sheffield
Second gig of the day in the smaller room, and a LOT more fun than on the big stage - this one was GRATE!



Tuesday 30 October 2007
click for larger versionThe Captain's Rest, Glasgow
Totally Acoustic With The Just Joans, Pete Green, and a final song out on the pavement



Wednesday 31 October 2007
click for larger versionThe Castle Hotel, Manchester
Totally Acoustic With The 10p Mixes and Pete Green



Thursday 1 November 2007
The Cornubia, Bristol
Totally Acoustic Final night of the with Pete Green, this time with Rescue Aid Society vs. The Black Terror



Thursday 1 November 2007
BBC Radio Bristol, Bristol
Session for Bristol Uncovered, with a very long interview!



Tuesday 6 November 2007
click for larger versionThe Lamb, London
Totally Acoustic with Mr Pete Weiss, a ukelele, and quite a lot of BEER.



Thursday 29 November 2007
Jamm, London
Back at Vic Lambrusco's Cabaret Hour



Friday 30 November 2007
click for larger versionIsland Bar, Birmingham
Validators Full Band Set Hassle from THE POLICE and then a DELIGHTFUL night of PALS and ROCK, alongside Winston Echo and The Icicles.



Sunday 2 December 2007
click for larger versionThe Red House, Sheffield
Validators Full Band Set The Cleator Moor Validators ride again, ROCKING OUT at a Sparklemotion Promotions Pop Show with Nat From Monkey Swallows The Universe, The 10p Mixes, and The Deirdres. GOOD TIMES!



Friday 14 December 2007
The Glebe, Stoke
Brilliant night featuring CURRY, The Deirdres, Horowitz, and a LOT of larking about, including toilet visits, rugby tackles, and BIG singalongs.



Saturday 22 December 2007
Fox & Firkin, London
Gig 60, featuring the Fox's traditional display of Weird Audience Member Trying To Get On Stage.




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