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Songs of Praise in 2014

Songs of Praise in 2014

So, how was 2014 for my live music promotions business Songs of Praise? Well, here are some stats (discounting the two festivals we were involved in). We put 38 shows on at 3 venues ( The Victoria and The Roaring Donkey in Swindon plus The Lamb, Devizes). These shows incorporated 99 sets of music from … Continue reading

Sounds Around Town 15th May

Sounds Around Town 15th May

Bit late in posting this, the last of my columns covering for Dave. For The Swindon Advertiser 15th May 2014 One of the things I have noticed during my time compiling this guide, has been the over-abundance of music that appeals to the older generations – classic rock, Blues and Jazz etc, whilst there seems to … Continue reading

Songs Of Praise Posters

Songs Of Praise Posters

Since the end of last year, principally because all money that comes in to Songs Of Praise goes back out to the performers, I have been designing the posters for the shows. Very basic, as I am neither a designer or have the software skills necessary for anything else. They work though, and I have … Continue reading

Viva La Revolution – The Furnace Hots Up

Viva La Revolution – The Furnace Hots Up

The main feature in my January 2013 Gig Monkey page for the Ocelot was this little review of Godsized, Eye For An Eye and From Ruin at The Furnace in Swindon.  The revolution at Swindon venue The Furnace continues apace, and not just physically, as it gradually transforms itself from a slowly dying metal venue … Continue reading

Gig Monkey presents a night of acoustic bliss

Gig Monkey presents a night of acoustic bliss

Originally published in the October Ocelot Magazine: Flushed with success from the inaugural Gig Monkey night at The Shuffle, we thought it was time for another shot at this promoting lark. So, on Thursday October 25 we will be taking over the Rolleston, on Commercial road in Swindon, and providing you lot, our discerning readers … Continue reading