The Blow Monkeys
With worldwide hits such as "Digging Your Scene" and "It Doesn't Have To Be This Way", The Blow Monkeys blazed an iconic trail across the 1980's.
Led by the charismatic singer songwriter Robert Howard (aka Dr Robert) and ably assisted by bassist Mick Anker, drummer Tony Kiley and saxophonist Neville Henry they further cemented their reputation with hits such as "Choice?", "Wait" (a UK top five with soul diva Kym Mazelle) and Celebrate (The Day After You) a duet with soul legend Curtis Mayfield.
All this plus a song “You Don't Own Me” on the multi platinum selling soundtrack to the film Dirty Dancing.
The band parted company on a high in 1990 as their "greatest hits" compilation "Choices" went Top Five and Gold on release. The Blow Monkeys reformed in 2008 and released their first new studio album in 18 years “Devils Tavern” followed by “Staring At The Sea” in 2011.
Their renaissance continued in 2013 with the release of their highly acclaimed album “Feels Like A New Morning” and most recently their much lauded
“boogie” opus "If Not Now, When?" released in April 2015.
In a career spanning more than 30 years The Blow Monkeys have carved out a unique place in "pop" history. They are on an evolutionary path that shows no sign of slowing down making music that is distinctly there own.
Long may it continue.
CURRENT TOUR DATES INCLUDE:
Thursday 25th Old Fire Station, Carlisle
Friday 26th Tan Hill Inn, Swaledale, Yorks
Friday 3rd Acapela, Pentyrch, Cardiff
Friday 14th The Bungalow, Shuttle St, Paisley
Thursday 13th Howden Park Centre, Howden, Livingston, West Lothian
Thursday 31st Arlington Arts Centre
Saturday 2nd St Johns Church, Godalming, Surrey
Saturday 9th Trading Boundaries, Sheffield Green, Fletching
Friday 29th King George's Hall, Northgate, Blackburn
Thursday 12th Brixton Academy, Stockwell Road, London
Friday 3rd The Cinnamono Club, Bowdon, Altrincham
Saturday 4th CCA, Sauciehall St, Glasgow
Wednesday 8th 99 High Holborn, London
Thursday 9th 99 High Holborn, London
Friday 10th 32 Earl St, Maidstone, Kent
Saturday 11th Brindley Place, The Waters Edge, Birmingham
Sunday 12th The Lowther Pavilion, Lytham St Annes
Friday 10th Kubix Festival, Herrington Country Park, Sunderland
Sunday 12th Forever Young Festival, Johnstown, Kildare
Friday 24th Tower House, Strand St, Douglas
Saturday 25th Tudor Grange Park, Solihull
MORE DATES TO FOLLOW...
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT COLIN BLACK 07846 427 810