Under the Influence- Live

The Great Escape Festival 2013

There was great excitement in Brighton on Saturday 18th May when Billy Bragg attended the Under The Influence showcase at Fitzherberts at The Alternative Escape (part of The Great Escape festival) and joined the acts onstage for a singalong of his hit “A New England”! Continue Reading →

Jefferson Airplane

On 22nd April, we’re lucky enough to have the wonderful, Helen McCookerybook and Acton as guest hosts. They’ve put together a fantastic bill to pay tribute to Jefferson Airplane, including Martin Stephenson, The Magnetic Mind, The Home Office, Guy Harries, Portia Winters & Trees & the Slipway. We can’t wait…

Suede

To celebrate the release of the new album “Bloodsports”, we paid tribute to SUEDE. As well as great artists performing two of their own songs and one SUEDE cover we also had official Suede Biographer, David Barnett’s lovely and poisonous Suede Quiz and rare Suede tracks on the playlist… Continue Reading →

Terry Callier

On 18th Feb we paid our respects to the great TERRY CALLIER who sadly passed away in 2012. Acts performed two of their own songs and one Terry Callier cover. Acts performing included Midé, Wildcuts, Alone Trooper, Roger Askew, Kit Sam Kirr, Mick Terry Continue Reading →

Xmas Special 2013

On Mon 17th Dec we had our Xmas Party: Acts performed two of their own songs and one Festive track. Acts included: The Reverse, The Anti-Poet, Helen McCookerybook, Miranda Quammie, The Lucky Face, Paul Hawkins and Ruff John. A selection of some of the performances from the night are now available to see on our youtube page Continue Reading →

Lost Indie Bands Of The 90s

In Nov 2012 we paid tribute to”Lost Indie Bands Of The 90’s”. We had some superb acts as well as an ace quiz!! I had the nerve racking but incredible experience of performing two Kingmaker songs whilst the drummer sat in the audience singing along! Other lost indie bands that were covered included: Mansun, Babybird, KulaShaker, The Auteurs, Teenage Fanclub (in the style of Flying Saucer Attack) & Therapy? Continue Reading →