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For those that asked: there is a now a dowloadable press PDF on the press page in two sizes.
Jan - Feb 2015: Australian Tour:
Shows are being worked on in various cities in Australia, and am lucky
enough to be traveling with the wonderful Australian act, Acts Revelations. All shows will be supported by talented video artist Keith Deverell. Music & video and more for all acts can be heard/seen at: www.simonfinnaustraliatour.com
which is being looked after and updated by someone far more competent than myself!
Many thanks to Frederic Botte for all his amazing work in putting all this together
Dec 2nd, 2014: Colchester Arts Centre - The Arts Centre is always a luxury to play. It has lovely people and fabulous sound. This show will be with Joolie Wood & Ian Hothersal on Drums, and I will be playing a mix of electric and acoustic.
Also playing will be Fishclaw, a group I heard for the first time two months ago and loved.
Leigh-on-Sea folk festival: June 30th.
I understand there are a number of venues. I will be playing in the church at 5pm on Sunday.
Colchester Arts Centre: August 21st.
This will be with United Bible Studies & Dead Rat Orchestra
Copenhagen: Sept 5th. at Huset, with Blood on a Feather and The Great Park
I will be back in Canada Sept 17th.
Colchester Arts Centre: 12th Sept
Before I leave I will be doing a "plugged" experimental set at the Colchester Arts Centre opening for United Bible Studies. Whom I look forward to hearing. I haven't seen Alison since Nidge's birthdays party.
By "experimental" I mean only that I will be playing an electric
guitar and be playing a some songs I've not previously used mixec with
some longer and different versions of songs I have used.
I will be arriving in Montreal, Sept 24th. It will be really wonderful to see everyone again.
The Fano festival was a wonderful experience in every way; as part of the show, part of the audience, and part tourist.
Thank you Rasmus (Steffensen) for a really enjoyable and unique few
days. It was wonderful to spend as relaxed a time with so much
music and energy. The festival seemed to have worked as a very
succesful human filter. Virtually all the people attending,
either as players or audience, were talented and/or interesting and/or
delightful to be around.
I also want to thank Blood on a Feather,
(Sarah & Mikkel) for being kind enough to join Joolie and I, on top
of doing their own set. Thank you!! It worked very well and with your
permission we will do it again!
Fano Festival July 27th - 29th
Joolie and I will be playing at the Fano Festival on Fano Island, in Denmark. I am not sure which day yet.
Joolie will also be doing her own set! And Sarah Loraine Hepburn
will be playing with us. Both on my own set and on Joolie's.
Sarah played and sang with me last time I came to Copenhagen and is
We all had a really fabulous time in Spain thanks to so many people's
effort. A really big thank you to Edu at Girodisco for putting
everyone together as well as aranging the Madrid show.
Marta & Alfredo, the dinner you took us all too afterwards in
Vitorio we are still talking about. Alex thank you for an amazing
lunch, we loved your bar (and John!). Ivan thank you for
Santiago, and Brandan for his kindness, everything was so perfect. My
only sadness is that I should have stayed a little longer!
And thanks too to Nidge, for being the world's best road manager, and keeping us all sane and on-board.
May 09th - Colchester Arts Centre
Joolie, Maja and I will be doing a show at the Colchester Arts Centre.
It is one of the loveliest venues in the UK and the sound is always
wonderful there. If I'm lucky there will also be someone with one of my
favourite voices playing.
Lille and Copenhagen were both really wonderful shows and lovely places to play.
In Copenhagen: thank you
to Mads & Lasse and to Klaus at the Studenterhuset, it is the 3rd
time playing there and it has been perfect each time. And a very big
thank you to Sarah Hepburn for being kind enough to add her lovely
voice and instraments to brighten some of my songs . And thanks to Aron
and Blood on a Feather for playing.
In Lille: Thanks to
Arthur for arranging everything, and Guillaume, "Radio" Charles (I'm a
terrible interviewee!) and Le Malterie for hosting the show, Thanks to
Raphaelle for doing sound. And the incredible audience for their
warmth; your encores used up all the songs I'd rehearsed. So a
big thank you to the person who saved my life by suggesting I repeat a
In a couple of
weeks I will be heading off to Spain with Joolie (Wood), Maja (Elliott)
for the below shows. Nidge Ince will be accompanying us as our, badly
needed, tour manager.
Mar 14th - Vitorio,
Spain. Vitoria-Gasteiz's University
Mar 15th - Bermeo,
Spain. Ateneo Cultural Beleza Malandra
Mar 16th - Madrid,
Spain. Club Ganimedes "Nasti" Calle de San Vicente Ferrer, 33, 28004 Madrid
Mar 18th - Santiago, Spain Theatre Principal Compostella.
Feb 22nd - Lille, France.
La Malterie, 42 rue Kuhlmann 59000, Lille
Sam Nolin will also play. And I'm hoping he will play "Her Marshmallows were Grey" - one of my favourites
Feb 2nd - Copenhagen, Dnmrk Studenterhuset
also playing at this show will be Aron and Blood on a Feather
which I very much look forward to hearing
thank you from Joolie, Maja and myself to everyone who made the London
show what it was. That magic combination where the sound, venue, and
audience were all wonderful. Thank you James for doing such an amazing
job on sound, everyone after the show mentioned it. (I'm seldom aware
Thanks Jenna for your work, and Rich for arranging Cafe Oto. And as
always special thanks to Joolie & Maja whose voices and playing
were truly amazing.
London show: Café Oto. Saturday Dec 10th
will be with the wonderful Joolie Wood & Maja Elliott
Black Carrot will be
opening the evening
Cafe OTO, 18 - 22 Ashwin street, London. E8 3DL. Details and directions
can be found at www.cafeoto.co.uk
A 3rd night in Tokyo has now been
All dates & details are
Fri. Jan 28th - Mandra-RA2 Kichijoji, Tokyo
Sat. Jan 29th - U.F.O. Club
Sun. Jan 30th - TRAUMARIS, Nadiff,
Thur. Feb 17th - Colchester Arts Centre, Colchester
Thur. Nov 25th - Studenterhuset, Copenhagen
Also playing at this show will be: Kloster + Of the Wand &
Sept 23rd, Casa,
London: HMV Forum May 28th
Single for HMV show
Festival Toto, Musee de la
France (Faust will play on the 12th)