Andy Treacey

Review of The Stables show by Pete Lawrence

Thanks to Pete Lawrence for his review of the show at the Stables. “At The Stables there gig was a joyous celebration of all things soulful and funky. Absolute highlight was the Frank Collins led cover of Aretha Franklin’s gospel opus ‘With Everything I Feel In Me’.. spine-tingling brilliance. “ Read the full review

Half Moon, July 2017

These two gigs were pulled together at short notice but got a good turnout nonetheless. The best news was that Jim is back, and was on top form. However, Paddie couldn’t make it, so Charlotte Churchman stood in and did a great job, and brought a number from her repertoire – Stevie Wonder’s “What’s the

Half Moon, July 2017

Rise & Shine and What’s the Fuss from the Wednesday night. More to come!

Half Moon, October 2016

A few numbers from the first of two great nights at the Half Moon, October 2016

The Half Moon, Putney – 14-15th October 2016

By general agreement, these were the best gigs since the 2014 re-union – two sold-out nights with crowds in the weekend mood helped. For the record, Mel Collins was back on sax (“Bet you don’t get a reception like that with King Crimson” said Frank), and Andy Treacey from Faithless was on drums. Two ‘new old’ songs were in the set: “What You Waiting For” (AKA Turn Up the Microphone”), an obscure Norman Whitfield disco track originally recorded by Stargard (video from the night here), and the Quincy Jones number “Stuff Like That”.

Read Craig Chaligne’s review on Louder  Than War (he liked it).

Thanks to Steven Cropper for these great photos. Check out the rest of his work at www.transientlife.uk

 

Lonely Town, Lonely Street

From the the first of two sold-out nights at Half Moon, 14 October 2016