STFU Irish Tour starts on Tue 3rd March

Posted on: February 21st, 2015 by STFU

We head over to Ireland in just over a week to launch the new album there – can’t wait…and I think these will be the only Irish concerts this year so get along to a show if you can…


Also we’re playing live on RTE Radio 1 on Tue 3rd March sometime between 9am and 10am on the John Murray Show so tune in if you can…


Here’s the dates


Tues. 3rd: Spirit Store, Dundalk, Co. Louth, 8.00 p.m.; €13.50 (€12.00 + €1.50 booking fee). Bookings: e-mail or tel. 042 9352697


Wed. 4th: Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart, Co. Londonderry, 8.00 p.m.; all tickets £10 (incl. complimentary interval refreshments). Bookings: 0044 (0) 28 7083 1400


Thurs. 5th: Island Arts Centre, Lisburn, Co. Antrim, 8.00 p.m.; £12 (£10 concs). Bookings: 0044 (0)28 9250 9509


Fri. 6th: Glens Centre, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim, 8.00 p.m.; €15. Bookings: 071 9855 833 or e-mail


Sat. 7th: Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, 8.00 p.m.; €15 on door, €12 early bird tickets available. Bookings: 0504 90204


Sun. 8th: Upstairs at Whelan’s, Dublin, doors 8.00 p.m.; €12 adv. or €14 on door. Bookings: WaV box office, tel. 1890 200 078




Album Six ‘The Chuck Norris Project’ available now via mail order

Posted on: November 21st, 2014 by STFU

So we’ve got the new album back from manufacture and even though it won’t be officially released and in the shops til January they’re already on sale via this website…the cost is just £10 inc p&p (in UK – email me for R.O.W. postage prices) and you can pay electronically via paypal (or mail us a cheque)…

Here’s the link where you can place an order

And if you’d like to listen first before you buy here’s a link to where it’s streaming in full for a limited time


Finally here’s a list of the confirmed concerts on January’s launch tour (I’ve not had time to add them all to the tour page on this website yet)…


STFU Sixth Album Launch Tour – January to March 2015


Sat 17th Jan – Edinburgh Storytelling Centre – Hometown Album Launch

Sun 18th Jan – Celtic Connections, Oran Mor, Glasgow – Scottish Album Launch

Wed 21st Jan – Borough Theatre, Abergavenny

Thu 22nd Jan – The Atkinson, Southport

Fri 23rd Jan – Villa Marina, Douglas, Isle of Man

Sat 24th Jan – Merlin Theatre, Frome

Sun 25th Jan – Plough Arts Centre, Great Torrington

Mon 26th Jan – The Greys, Brighton

Tue 27th Jan – Dartford Folk Club

Wed 28th Jan – The Lighthouse Arts Centre, Poole

Thu 29th Jan – Watermark Arts Centre, Ivybridge

Fri 30th Jan – Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis

Sat 31st Jan – South Street arts centre, Reading


Thu 5th Feb – Ents Shed, Bedford

Fri 6th Feb – Kings Place, London – London Launch

Thu 12th Feb – Courtyard Theatre, Hereford

Fri 13th Feb – Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Sat 14th Feb – Acorn Theatre, Penzance

Sun 15th Feb – Kitchen Garden Café, Birmingham


Tue 3rd March – The Spirit Store, Dundalk, Co Louth

Wed 4th March – Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart

Thu 5th March – Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

Fri 6th March – Glens Centre, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim

Sat 7th March – Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Co Tipp

Sun 8th March – Upstairs at Whelan’s, Dublin



Album six…prepare to be teased…

Posted on: October 1st, 2014 by STFU

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New page on STFU website for ‘The Southern Tenant’

Posted on: May 18th, 2014 by STFU

Hey All…

There’s now a new and separate page on this website for all electronic STFU (aka ‘The Southern Tenant’) news and links – make note of the fact that the next big electronic concert will be Fri 31st October 2014 at Summerhall…

Here’s the page link with photo, video, audio link, bio, etc  – will be posting any TST news and info there…

STFU Tour next week – Newbury, North Devon and Bridport…

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 by STFU

Ok…so…after that fantastic run of shows in the Highlands last week we’re approaching the last bit of UK touring in 2014 (unless some mid-November gigs I’m working on work out – they’re still TBC)…Dirk has something on next week so sadly won’t be on the shows but we do have an excellent dep in the form of ex STFU-er and Blueflint-er Roddy Neilson on the fiddle again for the first time since the Orkney Folk Festival three years ago…the gigs are Newbury on Thu 10th April, then Woolacombe Village Hall in North Devon on Fri 11th April and finishing up with a concert at Bridport Arts Centre (with support from the hugely entertaining Stompin Dave Allen) on Sat 12th April…here’s the links for tickets…

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