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Forward Defensive


Available via all download sites and streaming services from 5th August.

Full Band Autumn Headline Show!

Friday 11th November

The Marr's Bar, Worcester

with very special guests

Skewwhiff and Emma Howett

Tickets available here:

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   Upcoming Shows

Full band shows (where stated) are complimented by the virtuoso talents of


Carl Bayliss (drums)

Andrew Boswell (bass)

Curtis Fudge (keys)

Rich Payne (guitar)

Fri 14th Jan - Robin 2, Bilston                                   Solo (with John Otway & The Big Band)

Thur 24th Feb - Robin 2, Bilston                                Full band (supporting The Vapors)

Fri 25th Feb - The Night Owl, Birmingham                   Full band (supporting The Len Price 3)

Sat 19th March - Market Tavern Blue Plaque unveiling   Solo 

Fri 6th May - The Night Owl, Birmingham                    Full band (supporting Corduroy)

Sat 18th June - Claptrap, Stourbridge (Album Launch)    Full band (+ special guests, Dagger Debs)

Sat 2nd July - NAC, Wolverhampton                          Solo (Community All-Day Festival)

Fri 15th July - Paradiddles, Worcester                         Solo (+ special guest Emma Howett)       

Fri 29th July - Katie Fitzgerald's, Stourbridge                Solo (with Danbert Nobacon)

Sat 6th Aug - Stay Loose Records, Wolverhampton        Full band In-store gig (2pm, FREE)

Sat 17th September - Hopfest, Bewdley                       Solo


Sun 18th September - The Firefly, Worcester                 Full Band (Worcester Music Festival)

Fri 11th Nov - The Marr's Bar, Worcester                      Full Band + special guests

Sat 3rd Dec         TBA                                           Full Band

Fri 17th March 2023 - The Assembly, Leamington           Supporting Half Man Half Biscuit