Andy Mitchell forthcoming gigs confirmed

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Good start to the week: Great first rehearsal – just me and the drummer going through the arrangements. Moving up a gear next week with bass player joining us.

GIGS

Saturday 25th June First headline acoustic show with my band, featuring songs from my forthcoming album “Rooms”

Friday 22nd July  – Regal Room at The Distillers Hammersmith – stripped-down and delicate acoustic set with Ben King from The Yardbirds on guitar. this is a fantastic intimate venue with a great sound. Please come and pack it out!

Tuesday 23rd August – The Bedford Balham – Acoustic set with my band – The Bedford is widely considered as the place to go and see top quality acoustic music in London. Come down and celebrate the release of my album.

Here’s some proto-punk for you from the Yardbirds final sessions “Cumular Limits” featuring Jimmy Page (it is long out of print I believe)

apparently the  CD goes for $50-$100 used!



THE YARDBIRDS

The Yardbirds headline Zep Fest in Washington DC on Memorial weekend 27th to 29th May 2011

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Andy Mitchell – Live at The Tabernacle London W11

2 shows at The Tabernacle Notting Hill

Come and join me for the first in a run of shows leading up to the release of my album “Rooms” on 1st August 2011

Saturday 30th April – I will be doing a very short set for the WadeAid fundraiser at the Tabernacle, on stage 7.30 sharp.

Main acts WADE BAYLISS: 2130 – 2155 and headliner ORLANDO SEALE AND THE SWELL, FRESH FROM BBC LATE SHOW: 2200 – 2230

Saturday 25th June First headline acoustic show with my band, featuring songs from my forthcoming album “Rooms”

STAY TUNED FOR MORE ALBUM SHOWCASE GIGS IN JULY AND AUGUST – Join the mailing list and receive info about release date of my first single “(Like a) New Year’s Day”

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Update for September and October

SEPTEMBER

Forthcoming gigs:

The Half Moon pub, 1 Roxeth Hill, Harrow – Friday 3rd September – Acoustic solo gig – dusting off some old favourites… Mangling some others…

The Tabernacle – Powis Square Notting Hill London W11 2AY- Saturday 4th September: Wade Bayliss presents The Island Experiment – Short acoustic solo set featuring some new songs.

Recording sessions

This week I will also be doing some recording sessions for my friend Juliet Russell, director of Sense of Sound, the singing ensemble which I sometimes do work for. I am playing guitar on some tracks from her forthcoming album. The band are also rehearsing for 2 showcase gigs where Juliet will will be performing songs from the album. How would I describe the style? Folky acoustic flavour, with a cheeky pop twist probably!

Dates and venues

Tuesday 14th September, 8pm The Bluecoat Liverpool, supporting Killerfernandez

Wednesday 15th September, 7.30pm, The Forge Camden, London.

Sense of Sound at The Mobo Awards

Following the success of our “Let it Be Live” events in Paris and Lyon, France, Sense of Sound have also been invited to perform at the Mobo Awards nominations event, on 8th September, the precursor to the actual event in October.

Album recording and video shoot

After some frustrating technical hitches, I am heading back into the studio to complete the last couple of tracks for my album.

I am also planning a video shoot for a couple of tracks off the album

OCTOBER – The Yardbirds on tour

The Yardbirds will be on tour in France for most of October, supporting the British blues legend John Mayall

I can’t think of many places I’d rather be on tour for a month, with the caveat that I will most likely need to shed a few gourmet kilos on my return.

DATES

Oct 2nd, 2010 Ris-Orangis (nr Paris), Le Plan
Oct 5th, 2010 Le Mans, L`Oasis
Oct 6th, 2010 Nantes, Cite des Congres
Oct 8th, 2010 Dunkerque, La Poudriere
Oct 9th, 2010 Nancy, Jazz Pulsations
Oct 12th, 2010 Tours, Joue les Tours
Oct 13th, 2010 Reims, La Cartonnerie
Oct 14th, 2010 Paris, La Cigal
Oct 15th, 2010 Angers, Cite des Congres
Oct 17th, 2010 Bordeaux, Theatre Femina
Oct 18th, 2010 Toulouse, Le Bikini
Oct 20th, 2010 Marseille, Epace Julien

Andy Mitchell Live at The Portobello Acoustic Sessions

Dear all,

Great night last night at The Portobello Acoustic sessions.

They’re running a new night called The Platform on Thursdays, and I supported the incredible Tarrbaby – great, great talent

Producer Ken Gibson was in the house, as was Juliet Russell, both involved in the forthcoming CD The Island Experiment Part 1 available now on iTunes.

You can read a gig review here: altsounds

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The Island Experiment – myspace.com/theislandexperiment

Portobello Acoustic sessions – myspace.com/portobelloacousticsessions

Andy Mitchell gig this Wednesday

Wednesday 8th April – Portobello Acoustic Sessions

Andy Mitchell Live and acoustic – Supporting Tarrbaby at The Metropolitan 60 Great Western Road next to Westbourne Park tube station.

Andy Mitchell on myspace – myspace.com/andymitchellrock

Andy Mitchell Gig update

Friday 10th April – Next week I’m also playing at The Cobden Club – Midsummernight Madness part XIII featuring the great Cuthbert 80, and Juliet Russell.

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Andy Mitchell London gig news

Dear all,

2 dates for you:

1) Playing at The Island, College Road, Kensal Green this Wednesday 3rd March. Usual awesomeness will ensue.

2) Playing at The Cobden Club Friday 13th March (one for the superstitious!) Maybe I’ll play Stevie’s “superstitious” that night!

This is another fabulous “Midsummer Madness” night presented by Wade Bayliss.

Andy Mitchell on myspace: myspace.com/andymitchellrock