The last two weeks have been all Leon.. doing some great gigs and meeting some top folk… since the last Dirt gig in March ive gone on a spoken word spree – Gigs have included featured slots at manchester for both emotions, bobe down in leeds, Away with words in Hull. The usual Mtv hostContinue reading “Its all about the Dirt”
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Picking up nicely
So.. having been back from japan for three weeks.. my first aim was reduce salt as blood pressure rocketed – Achieved! Second .. get Leon busy.. achieved.. gigs are coming in nicely too. Featured slots around the north and beyond. Two gigs done so far inc a feature at Bury Broadly Speaking. Next up isContinue reading “Picking up nicely”
Thats it.. year over for performance activity. 2022 has been a belter for both Leon solo and the Dirt. Ta to all who came to gigs, put stuff on, bought merch and gave ace reviews. From book launch and autumn gigs to festivals for leon, highlight has to be shiine solo set, conducting remembrance sunday,Continue reading “Rising sun”
Cloud nine to ground control!!..
So where to start.. the last ten days have been a ride in it’s self Gigs for the Dirt in london for otherside in shoreditch, followed by Manchester at astral Daze 1 and then onto shiiine on festival for a slot that blew us away with the response received… Leon also has air in hisContinue reading “Cloud nine to ground control!!..”
Ignorance is Bliss
Its the name of the latest track to enter The Dirt set.. peerhat Manchester was the first place to hear it, then karma fedtival in Nottingham. The set is forming nicely with power junkie added previously. Both soon to be released as joint singles on 02.12.22. We have 5 dirt gigs left before we haveContinue reading “Ignorance is Bliss”
3 down lots to go
So. Three book gigs down with lots to go.. a few festivals and designated book gigs to get stuck into before the Dirt and I head back to Japan. (7 week trip .. tour and time out..) So far. Local launch at donkeystone brewery and Manchester rose and monkey went brilliant. I’ve also added TheContinue reading “3 down lots to go”
Hello everyone…The book is being shipped out thick and fast.. I have spares.. come chat..Thank you to all pre sale purchases..This offer of last year’s price of £13 stands for a while longer..The book is launched live in less than 3 weeks.. so giddy!!On Thursday 18th August at Donkeystone Brewing Co. Followed the week after by a night at The Rose And Monkey Hotel on 24th.Both have great spoken word and acoustic performance folk.. and are free.. I’ve attached posters..I then take the content around the north.. so far confirmed…Huddersfield – Macclesfield – Sheffield- Salford – York- Liverpool – Northwich -Accrington.Room for a couple more?.. let’s see..
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Long time no natter
It must be a month.. maybe longer but I’ve been spinning plates.. Book preparation, proof reads, edits, launch nights go to print and facilitate media is part of it as well as coordinator of a presale.. but it’s worth it “don’t believe the hype”- ,LPF2. Has landed and I’m chuffed. £13 gets you an artContinue reading “Long time no natter”
To start with I performed at Bearded theory festival last weekend.. Sunday.. 1pm.. a 20 min rollercoaster set to a packed tent.. loved it… I’ve been going for years and to get the opportunity to Do a set was ace!!.. ta Gail! Also this week we did mancunia presents which will be aired soon onContinue reading “Something else”
I bizzare week… Anxiety attacks… Reflections on friends lost.. worries of close ones.. yet euphoria over two great sets at The Dirt with some great bands and a Leon gig at kick out stigma. And meeting up with food mates.. I’m kicking back from today.. regrouping.. doing what the wife tells me.. switching off ..Continue reading “Roller coaster”