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FUZZBOX – Eighties pop punk band ‘We’ve Got A Fuzzbox & We’re Gonna Use It’ are making a return in 2010

You may want to know that it’s Official – FUZZBOX are back. The Eighties pop punk band ‘We’ve Got A Fuzzbox and We’re Gonna Use It’ are making a welcome return in 2010 with the announcement of a UK Tour.

The reunion will see the band take to the stage with their infamous fuzzbox sound, which dominated the charts in the 80s. Hits like ‘Pink Sunshine’, ‘International Rescue’, ‘XX Sex’ and ‘Rules and Regulations’ will feature in what is to be the band’s first European Tour in 20 years.

May 2010 Dates
13    Southampton        Joiners Arms
14    Bristol             Fleece n’ Firkin
15    Manchester         Roadhouse
16    Glasgow         King Tuts
17    York             The Duchess
18     Norwich         Norwich Arts Centre
19     Nottingham         The Social
20     Oxford         Oxford Academy
22     Birmingham         Birmingham Academy
23     Colchester         Colchester Arts Centre
24     Brighton         Audio
25     London         Islington Academy

Fuzzbox will be releasing a new single on Gotham Records, as well as working on a new album. For all enquiries, please contact Barry Tomes: barry at barrytomes.com  or +44 (0)7966 174 319

Yes! They’re back! ?And the fabulous “We’ve got a …FUZZBOX… and we’re gonna use it!!” have specially selected all of YOU to attend their secret exclusive tour launch-party. ?Expect an evening of FUZZTASTIC entertainment…?Prepare yourselves for a taste of tour – See an exclusive live performance. ?Be entertained with much FUZZ and NONSENSE including a splendifierous 80’s disco with DJ Declan.? Be rewarded with a prize for the best 80’s fancy dress.

Tuesday 4th May Starts 7.30pm? DON’T BE LATE!

The Asylum?38-43 Hampton Street, Hockley, Birmingham B19 3LS

All enquiries to Barry at BTMG 07966174319? barry at gotham-records.com

www.fuzzboxfans.com
www.youtube.com/fuzzboxfans

Fuzzbox Pop Muzik Cd front

Fuzzbox print copy

Capsule forum is sourcing your views on “Engaging regional audiences – how do we do it?” What are your thoughts?

Andy Roberts mailed to draw attention to something of interest. Have you seen the Capsule forum recently on the subject of  local audiences? The forum comments raise some interesting issues and some of the comments make interesting reading.

http://www.capsule.org.uk/blog/2010/01/28/engaging-regional-audiences-how-do-we-do-it/#comment-33475069

Andy has added a comment already, you are invited to do the same. He said it’s a disappointment to see so many negative comments about attendances at gigs in Brum, when lately he’s been to a number of really well attended local shows. Not the case always, but he suggests it’s really creating an imbalanced view of the city’s music scene. What do you think?

The Glee Club Live Music Listings Autumn 2009

THE GLEE CLUB, BIRMINGHAM
THE MIDLANDS’ PREMIER COMEDY & MUSIC VENUE
0871 472 0400 www.glee.co.uk | +18

LIVE MUSIC LISTINGS UPDATE – AUTUMN 2009

NEW SHOW ANNOUNCEMENTS

TUE 01 DEC
IAN BROUDIE (Lightning Seeds) & JAMES WALSH (Starsailor)
Our big new announcement is that we shall be welcoming a very special double-headline show on Tuesday 1st December with IAN BROUDIE of The Lightning Seeds and JAMES WALSH of Starsailor.

Ian Broudie is a prolific musician and producer (for The Coral and The Zutons) and leader of The Lightning Seeds, famed for their hits Pure, The Life Of Riley, Lucky You, You Showed Me and Three Lions. Starsailor’s songs have always been awash with timeless, perfectly sculpted melodies – all underpinned by James Walsh’s fragile, soaring vocals.

MON 07 DEC
CODEINE VELVET CLUB (Jon Lawler – Fratellis)
Codeine Velvet Club – a new outfit from Jon Lawler of The Fratelli’s – which exudes a Sixties-inspired sound that’s equal parts Phil Spector’s teenage symphonies and John Barry’s sharp 007 soundtracks shall be with us on December 7th! Their debut single ‘Vanity Kills’ is out on November 23rd through the legendary Island Records, with the album to follow.

NEW ALBUM SHALL BE AVAILABLE ON SPOTIFY FROM MON 16 NOV

LIVE MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS AT THE GLEE IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

SUN 01 NOV – LAST FEW SPACES
ADRIAN EDMONDSON & THE BAD SHEPHERDS (classic punk tracks in a folk persuasion!)
+ Ella Edmondson

WED 04 NOV
MARK EITZEL (American Music Club)
+ Franz Nicolay (The Hold Steady)
New album Klamath out now. Written and recorded in a log cabin in the middle of the woods by the Klamath river, California. The pastoral, laid back, late night sparse feel to the album harkens back to Eitzel’s folk influences of Nick Drake and John Martyn and earlier work with AMC. “It’s gorgeous and every bit as good as those early American Music Club records” THE INDEPENDENT

Mark has previously been awarded ‘Songwriter Of The year’ and ‘Album Of The Year’ by Rolling Stone magazine. American Music Club played a wonderful show at The Glee in support of their highly acclaimed ‘The Golden Age’ album. We hear Mark shall also be bringing another CD available to buy at shows.

GET A TASTER www.markeitzel.infohttp://markeitzel.blogspot.com

FULL AUTUMN MUSIC LISTINGS

Mon 09 Nov
The High Llamas + Soy Un Caballo (featuring Simon Tong – The Verve)

Wed 11 Nov
Birmingham Jazz present:
Steve Tromans Debop Band: The Last Words of Victor Jara

Thu 12 Nov
Emily Maguire (studio)
(previous guest to Roddy Frame)

Fri 13 Nov (studio)
Martha Tilston + Dan Arborise

Sun 15 Nov
Great Lake Swimmers & Sleeping States
(bring their ‘Ambient Zen Americana’ back to Glee)

Tue 17 Nov
Foy Vance

Thu 19 Nov (studio)
Blue Roses (Laura Groves)

Mon 23 Nov
The Leisure Society
(The Sleeper re-released 05 Oct as 2cd edition)

Tue 24 Nov
Lou Rhodes + John Smith

GET MORE INFO ON EACH GLEE ARTIST
Please visit www.glee.co.uk for a full-page of info. on every artist including extra web links plus as many legal freebies as we can find.

HOW TO GET FREE GLEE-ALERTS FOR YOUR FAVOURITE PERFORMERS
Log into the My Bookings section of www.glee.co.uk with your email and booking password and head to My Performers. Tick the boxes next to your favourite artists & we’ll send you a free alert every time one of them plays the Glee. We’ll be constantly updating the list.

Fri 27 Nov (studio)
Dan Whitehouse + Vashti Anna + Michael Clarke

Sun 29 Nov
Thea Gilmore

Tue 01 Dec
Ian Broudie (The Lightning Seeds) & James Walsh (Starsailor)

Thu 03 Dec (studio)
Ella Edmondson

Sun 06 Dec
Reggie Watts – US Supercomic!
Seeing is believing! “Reggie is the man. He’s a one man comedy, beat box phenomenon.” NY Press www.reggiewatts.com

Mon 07 Dec
Codeine Velvet Club
New band by Jon Lawler of The Fratelli’s. Debut single – Vanity Kills – out Mon 23 Nov (Island Records).
“They conjure up a Sixties-inspired sound that’s equal parts Phil Spector’s teenage symphonies and John Barry’s sharp 007 soundtracks”
Album on Spotify from Mon 16 Nov.

Wed 09 Dec
Ben Howard (recent guest to Fink)

Sun 13 Dec – SOLD OUT
Candy Box Burlesque

Tue 02 Mar 2010
Tom McRae
(re-scheduled from 05 Oct. All original bookings still valid)

Sun 23 May
Po’ Girl

AND FINALLY:
A few additional mentions for friends who are playing round and about

Fri 06 Nov
Beth Jeans Houghton
Hare & Hounds
www.hareandhoundskingsheath.co.ukwww.myspace.com/bethjeanshoughton

Sat 07 Nov
Portico Quartet + Sweet Billy Pilgrim
CBSO Centre
www.birminghamjazz.co.uk

Wed 02 Dec
Capsule 10th Birthday Concert
Tunng, Six Organs Of Admittance & more
Town Hall www.thsh.co.uk

Fri 11 Dec
Scott Matthews + Jo Hamilton
Town Hall www.thsh.co.uk

Wed 16 Dec
Imelda May
Town Hall www.thsh.co.uk

Mon 19 April 2010
Melody Gardot
Symphony Hall www.thsh.co.uk

THE GLEE CLUB
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BIRMINGHAM
B5 4TD

BOOKINGS / FULL LISTINGS / ENQUIRIES 0871 472 0400 WWW.GLEE.CO.UK

PLUS THE BEST IN LIVE COMEDY EVERY THU – FRI – SAT
SOME GREAT AUTUMN COMEDY TOUR SHOWS STILL TO COME – see www.glee.co.uk for full listings

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