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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

Singing Songs of Praise…

Singing Songs of Praise…

The October Gig Monkey column for The Ocelot was a fairly straight ahead music review of my 40th birthday gig featuring one of my favourite bands, the magnificent Case Hardin. And a rant.  I need to start this month’s column with a combined apology and rant. Firstly, the apology; once again I am reviewing a … 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

Sounds Around Town 1st May 2014

Sounds Around Town 1st May 2014

This weeks gig guide was a bit covers heavy due to the bank holiday. However, our Songs Of Praise show at the Victoria looked (and was) a belter!  There is plenty of live music available this week, which is always a good thing, and I am starting to see local festival bills being announced which … Continue reading

Good To Be Back!

Good To Be Back!

It has been almost a year since I last posted here. Do I ignore this gap and continue as if nothing had happened? Or do I spend hours posting up all the articles published since then? And why the break? Well, to be honest, I am not really all that sure why I stopped posting … 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