Hello, Howdy, Willkommen!
The rumours are true, have no doubt. The Hope & Social ‘Show of un-rehearsed Shonk’ is making it’s way to a town near you next month. Why? Why the hell not???! We don’t need no new album to tour crazy fool!! We are hitting the road once again, beginning on the 5th October! For this tour, it’s all about your very own dancing days, and we want you to tell us about them.
All Your Dancing Days
Remember those songs you just used to love to dance to with your mates in the University student union, or in the local club on a Friday night? We want to know about those songs that rekindle the halcyon days; that when you heard them, no matter how far away from your friends you were, you all cheered together. The song that makes you get up and dance, every time, without fail. The song that transports you to the sweat-dripping indie night, the party to end all parties, that one you always did *The Robot* to.
We’ll show you ours if you’ll show us yours…
For Wainwright, it’s The Bends, Gary can’t help but move to a bit of Paul Simon, Ed revs up every time he hears the opening bars of Smack Your Bitch Up and Hux recalls the time he had to touch the sexy man G. Love at Sankey Soap whenever Cold Beverages comes on, Goff likes his broody and moody – probably Radiohead. James only listens to Jazz.
So, now it’s over to you. Tell us all about ’em. Your heart already knows which song it is for you. Y’know the one. The arms go aloft, the British reserve is tossed aside and you propel yourself into the ocean of groove.
Tell us your songs by leaving us a comment below on this blog, on the Facebook events links below (you can find us on Facebook here), or by using the #allmydancingdays hashtag Twitter (you can find us on Twitter here BTW). Tell us your song, and if you know which show(s) you’ll be at, let us know. If we’re coming to a town near you, you might just get to hear us ruin a few bars of your favourite tracks.
6th October – Brighton – The Brunswick – Tickets – Facebook
Support from the awesome and very lovely Emily Baker **** Q MAGAZINE ‘SHE SINGS ABOUT FRAGILE LIVES & LOVES WITH THE DIRECTNESS OF A STRIPPED BACK AIMEE MANN’
17th Oct – Coventry – The Tin Music and Arts Centre – Tickets – Facebook
Support from our lovely and very awesome internet friends Atlum Schema and Stylus Boy. Go check ’em out… you won’t be disappointed. ;)
20th Oct – Leeds – Brudenell Social Club – Tickets – Facebook
Support comes from the wonderful Love Society: a Jazz sextet slammed together with with 6 Zulu vocalists from Durban, South Africa. It’s proper groovy.
25th Oct – Hartlepool – Town Hall Theatre Tickets via the Box Office on 01429 890 000 – Facebook
So, that’s where you can find us. Purleeeeease do leave your Dancing Day song in a comment below, or pen a Tweet using the hash tag #allmydancingdays. Unless of course you have a proper job that won’t allow time wasting.
See you at a gig… or if not, on the interwebz.
We love you. And we love you more if you bring five mates to the gig.