Author: alistair

A belated Happy New Year to all! This post is prompted by a rush of gigs coming in (I wish!). St Pat's weekend is going to be busy with The Rogues this time - volunteers to drive me home at the end of it gratefully welcomed! 06/02/2024...

March 4th 2023 - gig list update. Thanks for re-visiting my website news pages! The main purpose of this post is to update my gig list below, and to confirm the permanent price drop for my (mostly) light-hearted autobiography, which you can see in my shop here:   It's...

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! ...