Part of the "deal" of being a musician and playing festival is the immediacy, feedback and rush of being on stage. It's such a cool thing to see you all in the audience, hear you singing along and get the vibe that you had a good time, and normally that's-that... but Oohhh no! Not anymore... there's YouTube, Tune-in, Re-live and Enjoy - [pro-player width="425" height="355"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrR5SUqwodA[/pro-player]
[pro-player width="240" height="180"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYP80mIrZkQ[/pro-player] Sadly for me, the last festival of the 2009 Summer season... but, what a Summer it has been!! It would appear that distance is no object for the Nik Kershaw fans and it was really good to see you all in Glasgow at Retrofest.
The sun shone, you were loud and knew all the words - what more need I say...
Recorded at LWT on the Southbank in London, the "Donny and Marie Osmonds" show with a celebrity audience was brought to London. This show is a very slick and professional production, straight from the Las Vegas stage and of course all their songs old and new. It was a great venue to use the new Eden amplification. Check out the photos of the day and hopefully I might make the "edit" for the showing in November!
[pro-player width="240" height="180"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrR5SUqwodA[/pro-player] Got back lastnight from the Nik Kershaw gig at the Fairport Convention - Cropredy. The sun was out, hopefully you had your Factor-50 on?! I went for "the-hat" instead!! A really great vibe and a very happy audience - see if you can spot yourself in the crowd photos - sadly no prize... sorry!!
I'm really pleased to announce that I am an endorsee for Eden Electronics who make some wicked bass amplifiication. Check out their website and I'll post soon with some pictures and how it sounds! Eden WT405 "Time Traveler" Nemesis EN210 Nemesis EN410
I am going to be playing at three festivals here in the UK - Fairport Convention - Cropredy - Cropredy Convention 2009 -13, 14 & 15 August Cropredy is a pretty village five miles north of Banbury in Oxfordshire (see the location map on this website). Every August, its inhabitants welcome an invasion of up to 20,000 music-lovers for Fairport's Cropredy Convention. The event is held over the second full weekend of August, from Thursday afternoon to midnight on Saturday. 80s Rewind Festival - Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames - 21, 22 & 23 August 2009 The 80s Rewind Festival is the country’s newest boutique festival celebrating the greatest music from the coolest decade with the biggest line up of eighties acts since Live Aid. Retrofest - Loudoun Castle, Galston, Ayrshire…
I've been touring with Nik Kershaw in Germany and the fans, weather and venues have been awesome, so a big, "Thank you" to you all for being so supportive and excited. You can re-live some of these moments on You-Tube - httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93MeKrQqo00 I Won't Let The Sun Go Down On Me (10.07.09 Eckernförde) httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nj4D5Xp9_JI The Riddle (10.07.09 Eckerförde)
The summer season of festivals and gigs is here!! The weather has been great, the crowds noisy and the Overwater is still fantastic! I've uploaded some new photos of the sound check, the beach, boats and bass!
I've played Rotosound strings for over ten years and am really pleased to represent them and be an endorsee. Rotosound are running a new advert and poster campaign and I'm thrilled to be featured. Click on the poster or check out the Rotosound website for more details.
I have recently signed up with Overwater Basses to endorse their handmade bass guitars. Overwater have a fantastic attention to detail and earlier this week delivered the most playable and beautiful guitar I have ever owned - combining all the best bits of my favourite guitars into one. We'll get some pictures online from my gigs in July as soon as we can.
Heyy, and welcome to the site! We re-designed the site late last year, which made it look better... We put newer pictures online, and they showed you where I've been... We put links to YouTube videos of big gigs here in the UK and Europe... but this is all in the past... So, we've updated the site again, which will let me tell you about whats going to happen, what's just around the corner and where I'm going to be soon! Gigs and Festivals, Reviews and Developments! Cheers Paul