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15th July - Blakes, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland
14th July - Sweeneys, Dublin, Ireland
13th July - The Spinnaker, Lahinch, Ireland
12th July - McGirl's Bar, Ballinamore, Ireland
6th July - The Iron Duke, Brighton, UK
4th July - The Grey Lady Lounge, Tunbridge Wells, UK
30th June - Half Moon, Putney, London, UK. w/The Members (POSTER) (FOOTAGE)
24th June - Hotel du Port, Piriac, France, w/Roman Electric Band
22nd June Fleur de Sel,La mine d'or,Pesnetin, France, w/Roman Gaume
21st June - Zygobar, Nantes, France, w/Roman Gaume
2nd June - Le De Dannan, Nantes, France
1st June - Korrigans, Trémentines, France
26th May - Le Butterfly, Saumur, France
24th May - L'r de Rien, Nantes, France
19th May - Stad Strand de Oerkap, Haarlem, Netherlands
18th May - Dranklokaal de Druppel, AB Zeist, Netherlands
16th May - Le Canon a Pat, Rézé, France
12th May - Le Houlala Rock bar, Bergerac
11th May - L'Antidote - Bordeaux, France
29th April - Les Combustibles - Paris, France
28th April - 5ème Avenue, Orléans, France
27th April - Café du Boulevard - Melle, France
21st April - Le Baraka - Clermont-Ferrand, France
20th April - Zic Zinc Bar, Limoges, France
19th April - Houses Of Parliament Bar, Bordeaux, France
17th April - Le Chat Noir, Angouleme, France
13th April - Mondo Bizarro - Rennes, France
12th April - Le Dynamo - Nantes, France
8th April - Les Valseuses - Lannion, France
7th April - Le Galion - Lorient, France
6th April - Café du Theatre - Dinan, France
15th March - Wageni, Bochum, Germany
16th March - Freak show, Essen, Germany (Poster)
18th March - Yoko Mono, Hamburg, German
8th February - The Grey Lady Lounge, Tunbridge Wells, UK (Review here)
28th January - The Castle, Sheerness, Isle of Sheppey, UK
27th January - The Iron Duke, Brighton, UK
21st January - The Iron Duke, Brighton, UK
20th January - The Crew and Queen's Hall, Nuneaton, UK. Downstairs pub


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31st December - The Hydrant, Brighton, UK (poster / alt. poster)
8th December - The Bedford, Royal Tunbridge Wells, UK
5th December - The Brunwick (open mic night), Brighton, UK (YouTube Footage)
22nd November - The General Humbert's Irish pub, La Rochelle, France (CANCELLED)
21st November - Salle des Fêtes de Verrieres, France (CANCELLED)
20th November - The Kennedy Irish Pub, Angoulême, France (CANCELLED)
18th November - Jug and Jazz, Ger, la Manche, France (POSTER)
17th November - Bar le Gazoline, Rennes, France
14th November - Le Café du Boulevard, Melle, France
13th November - Hotel des Voyageurs, Chef-Boutonne, France
12th November - Mondo Bizarro, Rennes, France
11th November - Le Dynamo, Nantes, France (YouTube Footage)
6th November - Kings Head, Göteborg, Sweden
5th November - Henriksberg, puben, Göteborg, Sweden
4th November - Broder Tuck, Stockholm, Sweden
23rd October - Fibbers, York, UK (supporting Hazel O'Connor)
21st October - The Hog and Hosper, Pontypool, Wales, UK
14th October - Hotel Pelirocco, Brighton (POSTER)
12th October - Grey Lady Lounge, Tunbridge Wells, UK
2nd October - Hull Trinity Music Festival - Corn Exchange Stage, Kingston-Upon-Hull, UK
1st October - Jaz Cafe Bar, Kingston-Upon-Hull, UK
24th September - Rock´n Hole, Berlin, Germany (Private event but check here for details)
16th September - The Royal Oak, Ipswich, UK
14th September - Le Barock, Rennes, France (PHOTOS)
12th September - Le Lion d'Or, Celles-Sur-Belle, France CANCELLED* (POSTER)
*SWITCHED TO: Le Café du Boulevard, Melle, France (Download footage here)
11th September - Le Dynamo, Nantes, France (POSTER)
10th September - Le De Dannan, Nantes, France
9th September - Mon Soleil Café, Nantes, France
8th September - Jug and Jazz, Ger, Manche, Lower Normandy, France
7th September - Maloe Melo, Amsterdam, Netherlands
4th September - Yoko Mono, Hamburg, Germany19th August - The Iron Duke, Brighton, UK
28th August - 12 Bar Open day @ The 12 Bar, London, UK
17th August - Grey Lady Lounge, Tunbrdge Wells, UK
7th August - Rebellion Festival, Blackpool, UK
6th August - The Beat Club, Blackpool, Rebellion Aftershow party, UK
31st July - Pivo Pivo, Glasgow, UK
30th July - Whitefriars Olde Ale House, Coventry, UK
29th July - Shakespeare's, Sheffield, UK
28th July - Carpe diem, Leeds, (Female fronted band night), UK
27th July - The Lamp, Kingston-Upon -Hull, UK
Ireland supporting U.K. SubsClick to enlarge
25th July – Galway, Roisin Dubh
24th July – Ballinamore, McGirls alldayer (POSTER / PHOTOS)
23rd July - Cork, An Cruiscin Lan
22nd July - Dublin, Fibbers Magee
21st July - Dundalk, Harrissons (PHOTOS)
20th July - Belfast, Pavilion
18th July - Crane Lane Theatre, Cork, Ireland
16th July - The Gypsy Rose, Dublin, Ireland
15th July - The Spinnaker, Lahinch, Ireland (POSTER)
10th July - Yoko Mono, Hamburg, Germany CANCELLED
9th July - Cafe Pitcher, Haarlem, Netherlands CANCELLED
5th July - Larmtorget Kalmar, Svensktoppen Nästa, Sweden
1st July - Broder Tuck, Stockholm, Sweden
19th June - The Sunday Supplement @ The Castle Finchley Road, London, UK
18th June - MOFEST, Nottingham, UK
17th June - Karns Cafe Bar, Hinckley, UK
15th June - Grey Lady Lounge, Tunbridge Wells, UK
12th June - Pelirocco Hotel, Brighton, UK (7pm) (POSTER)
28th May - Le Marché Couvert, Chartres, France
27th May - L'Antirouille, Nantes, France
26th May - Mon Soleil, Nantes, France
26th May - Le Dockyard, Nantes, France
21st May - The Old Wharf, Birmingham, UK
15th May - Forum, Vaulreal, France (YouTube footage)
14th May - Saint Lo, Normandy, France
13th May - l’Orange bleue, Vitry le Francois, France
12th May - Laiterie, Strasbourg, France
10th May - Le Bar'hic, Rennes, France

6th May - Sub071, Leiden, Netherlands  (POSTER HERE)

29th April - King's Head, Acton
18th April - Captain Americas, Blanchardstown, Ireland
17th April - Blakes, Enniskillen, Ireland (POSTER)
16th April - Grand Social, Dublin, Ireland
15th April - Widows, Belturbet, Ireland

14th April - Courtney's, Dundalk, Ireland
13th April - Fibbers Rock Bar (on the quay), Dublin, Ireland
9th April - The Hydrant, Brighton
8th April - Old Wharf, Birmingham (POSTER / Alt POSTER)
7th April - The Old Angel, Nottingham
6th April - 3 Tuns, Gateshead
29th March - The Wheelbarrow Camden, London, UK
28th March - The 12 Bar Club Soho, London, UK
25th March - The Railway Venue, Bolton, UK
23rd March - The Old Wharf, Birmingham, UK. (POSTER HERE)
13th March - Trillians w/The Duel + more, Newcastle, UK
12th March - Henrys Cellar Bar, Edinburgh, UK. Vic Godard's official aftershow party
11th March - Base Studios, Stourbridge, UK (PHOTOS HERE)
6th March - Acoustic Bites @ West Bromwich Arts Centre, UK
5th March - The Royal Oak, Ipswich, UK.
19th February - King's Head, Acton, London, UK

11th February - The Flying Scotsman, Mount Lawly, Perth, Austraila
(A Queensland Flood Relief Fundraising gig.)
11th February - The Rocket Room w/Applebite beggers on Acid, Perth, Austraila (PHOTOS)
10th February - Sail and Anchor Hotel, Fremantle, Austraila
6th February - Rosemount Hotel (359 Bar) Perth, Austraila
5th February - PUNKX Picnic, Hyde Park, Perth, Austraila
4th February - The Civic (The Den) w/Applebite beggers on Acid, Perth, Austraila
28th January - Railway Hotel w/Appelbite beggers on Acid, Fremantle, Austraila
26th January - Horse and Coaches, Randwick, Sydney, Austraila
25th January - Beach Road Hotel, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Austraila
22nd January - Roxbury Hotel, Glebe, Sydney, Austraila
16th January - The Empress Hotel, Melbourne, Austraila
13th January - Finn McCool's The Norwood Hotel Adelaide, Austraila
12th January - Grace Emily Hotel, Adelaide, SA, Austraila
10th January - Kellys on King, Newtown, Sydney, Austraila
6th January - Palace Hotel, Googee, Sydney, Austraila
5th January - Your Space Muso Showcase @ The Townie, Newtown, Sydney, Austraila
4th January - Beach Road Hotel, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Austraila

Gigs played without Paul Slack will be highlighted in red!


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18th December - Karn's cafe Bar, Hinckley
17th December - The Old Wharf, Birmingham
13th December - Dundalk, McManus Seatown
12th December – Belfast, Pavilion
11th December – Dublin, Fibbers Rock Bar (2nd show) (Photo)
11th December – Dublin, Sweeny's (1st show)
10th December – Dublin, Crawdaddy
9th December – Galway, Roisin Dubh
8th December – Dublin, Whelans downstairs
7th December – New Ross, CDP
6th December – Blanchardstown, Captain America
5th December – Enniskillen, Blakes
4th December – Mullingar, Stables
3rd December - Dublin, Fibber Magees
2nd December – Cork, Crane Lane Theatre

December Irish tour - click to enlarge
1st December - The Blue Lagoon (open mic), Bristol
28th November - The Central, Nottingham
27th November - The Gaff, London
25th November - King's Head, Acton Road, London
21st November - Acoustic Bites @ The Public, West Bromwich
20th November - The Wagon and Horses, Birmingham
18th November - 12 Bar, Soho, London
13th November - The Sugar Bar, Stockholm, Sweden
12th November - Cadillac Bar, Örebro, Sweden (photo click here)
11th November - Söderport, Kalmar, Sweden
6th November
- The Old Wharf, Birmingham (SUPPORTING U.K. SUBS!)Click image to enlarge
(photos click here & here)
30th October - OXJAM, The Portman, Boscombe, Bournemouth
17th October - Club Victoria, Carlisle
16th October - Whistle Binkies, Edinburgh
14th October - Pivo Pivo, Glasgow
13th October - Henry's Cellar, Edinburgh
10th October - Manchester Tiger Lounge
9th October - Stone Cross, Midsomer Norton *
8th October - The Craufurd Arms, Wolverton, Milton Keynes *
7th October - Hoxton Underbelly
26th September - The Hydrant, Brighton
20th September - Blanchardstown, Captain America, Ireland
19th September - An Cruiscin, Cork, Ireland
18th September - Trades club, Sligo, Ireland, all dayer on stage 4pm PLUS
18th September - Leitrim Bar, Sligo, Ireland
17th September - Fibber Magees, Dublin, Ireland
16th September - Balconey TV appearance and a live Dublin South FM radio broadcast
Balconey TV website link here // Dublin South FM website link here

Balcony TV footage:

15th September - Whelans upstairs, Dublin, Ireland
12th September - Thirsty Scholar, Manchester
8th September - Karns Cafe Bar, Hinckley
8th September - The Flower Pot, Kentish Town, London
29th August - The Public, Birmingham Arts Centre
(between 1pm and 4pm - just Monica and Paul unplugged)
28th August - The Green Star, Stoke-on-Trent - Punk and Ska Festival PICS HERE
27th August - Old Wharf, Digbeth, Birmingham
21st August - The Castle Tavern, Sheerness (with TV Smith)
17th August - Monto Water Rats, King's Cross, London
14th August - 12 Bar, London
7th August - Rebellion, Blackpool Arena Stage
3rd August - Ivory Blacks, Glasgow
2nd August - Whistle Binkie's, Edinburgh
1st August - The Cellar Bar , Peterborough

Gigs played without Paul Slack will be highlighted in red!


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23/5/2009: Portland Rock Bar, Hove, UK (Photos)

Previous gigs to be updated soon...




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On tour - click to enlarge