Fez Archway Fundraiser

Next Saturday we play a fundraiser for the Archway Project in Halifax along with two of our favourite bands The Revelator Band and From the Hills. Event Page Arch-Way Project, which is a charity based in Halifax, whose aim is to increase the health and well-being of local communities.  The Arch-Way is not only a […]

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Fire Tower 4 Album Launch Weekend

Next weekend marks the release of the first Fire Tower 4 album Day One. To celebrate we are playing at two utterly lovely venues. On Friday February 14 we will embrace the romantic spirit of the Northern Quarter in Huddersfield and the following night, Saturday 15th February we will be at the legendary Puzzle in Sowerby Bridge.  Copies of Day One will […]

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The Big Parade

On Wednesday we finished recording The Big Parade, the final track of the new Fez album. More about the album and other Fez related news after the festive season. But today I saw some polling figures that really struck me. It seems that there are big gender differences in the ratings of certain public figures. […]

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Christmas with Ghost School

Looking forward to this lovely event: “Weaving together a mix of traditional and original material, Ghost School create a rich musical tapestry which comes to life in their dynamic live performances. Andy Greaves (Vocals/Mandolin/Guitar), Les Gillon (Vocals/Guitar) and Jen Trott (Vocals/Fiddle) are pleased to be returning to Wadsworth Community Centre with a festive event, introducing […]

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Grace Petrie

Grace Petrie played a Labour fundraiser in Hebden Bridge last night: an excellent gig.  I’d never seen her before but I will definitely go out of my way to see her again.  Her politically acute lyrics use humour as a weapon and she also has the timing of a stand-up comic in her banter between […]

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Fire Tower 4 at the Arch-Way Project

I always love playing out with Fire Tower 4.  This gig at the Arch-way Project will be a special treat. The improvised freedom of a Fire Tower 4 gig never fails to give me a feeling of liberation and joy.  This gig will be special for a couple of reasons.  One is that we are […]

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Alasdair Roberts

A truly original songwriter with a stunning band. I went to see Alasdair Roberts at the Golden Lion in Todmorden  last night and it was a stunning performance.  When my old friend and well-informed folk fan Colin alerted me to the gig, I had to admit I to him that hadn’t actually heard of Alasdair Roberts. […]

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