Saturday morning, streetstage out for a rally supporting a drop in centre at Jarrow..feel a march coming on again..then we have the Middens doing a video shoot during a gig at North Shields at Chirton clerb after the footie match (free entry), Great new wave band in the 1979/80 era style, only staffed by lads under 20yr old. superb original music and sooo tight. Same day we are sorting out the sound at Pop Recs, the venue shop run by Frankie and the Heartstrings in the North easts second city (just kiddin mackem pals), this time its for the Vaccines. Sold Out of course. And some very special guests as well…maybe…you heard it here first..or didnt..
Its been a busy last few months, just had a look at the calender,bands from every genre… From The Jam, Hells Bells, Cadillacs, Big Ray and the Hipthrusters, Parastatic, Joe Mcelderry, Hookahs, Johnny Dickinson, Split Crow Road, Cregan and co, Wishbone Ash, , Charlatans, … around 25,000 people have been in front of a Guerilla stage since last september.
oooh, we have been so busy booking this one up for you, its a great gig in a fantastic spot, lakeside and beach within 50yds of each other! 30 plus bands over 3 days, loads for the kids, real ale, canoes, beach, football, volleyball, zebras..ok no zebras, but yes little horses to ride and facepainting..all the superb area to explore, hundreds of acres of woods and footpaths.Only a mle from Amble where that Robso Green chep has been hanging out on his telly program lately. heres the links for tickets. http://www.coquetfest.co.uk/?page_id=5 Heres a picture of the beach..and Mrs Guerilla with Woody derg.
we have been lucky enough to be involved in two of the fab Pop recs gigs this year already, the Charlatans , before their headline at 6 music at the Sage, and The amazing Hyde and Beast, what a band , west coast americana direct from the north east. Watch out for the next ones…
Heres Hyde and Beast at the soundcheck, I have some of the gig but its so packed you couldnt see the band!