Author: alistair

Like many other musicians' websites, nothing has been happening here for quite some time because of the Covid crisis. I certainly hope you have all emerged as unscathed as possible from all this! Also like many other musicians, without others to play with in sessions or...

  Hello all - and a Happy new Year! Last summer's festival season proved to be my busiest ever - mostly sound engineering, but also performing, MCing and stage managing. In fact the events continued well into the Autumn, with the final blast at the Leeds CCE...

Thanks for coming back and keeping up with my news folks! It was a relatively quiet winter period gig-wise - highlights being Stockton and Spalding Folk Clubs in January as a duo with Chris Parkinson. Stockton was the first folk club I ever played at, all of...

Hello again all Another summer of highlights gone by in a flash! Sound engineering at festivals, recording 2 albums on location, even a few brilliant gigs with Chris Parkinson! And no less than 5 solo gigs at 3 festivals - ages since I did anything on my own. Once...

Hello again all. In the middle of the 2018 festival season now, with 4 festivals behind me on sound and performing solo, and 4 to come on sound, stage management, and more performing. Back in March, I was in the saddle again as tour manager...

Hello again all and thanks for visiting. The end of 2017 and start of 2018 have seen a huge upturn in musical activity for me - more gigs with Chris Parkinson which were really well attended, an amazing return to German tour management for me with...

Hello folks - a little flurry of gigs coming in for our duo! See below. As you can see, we have 2 short duo trips southwards in February and June of 2018. Plenty of time for us to add extra dates to both those trips -...

Hello again all! A couple of gig updates for you! Mid-March – End May 2017 out of action – knee replacement no.2! ...

Thanks for sticking with me while the site was down! My site was one of many thousands to be hacked recently and has been mostly re-instated now by Alex Postance at www.mre.agency . Thanks Alex! I've been busy on the recording front lately with location recordings...

Hello folks - such a long time since Alex re-vamped my website, and long overdue for a news update. One of the reasons for no updates has been my partner Maggie's house move, which I've been helping with of course. But then, once moved, BT Openreach...