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…

STFU Tour in the Highlands Tue 25th to Sat 29th March

Posted on: March 18th, 2014 by STFU

We’re on tour in Scotland next week and these will most likely be the last Scottish gigs of 2014 (bar a hometown Edinburgh concert later in the year)…


The tour starts next Tuesday 25th March and for the first gig we’re back in Inverness at the Eden Court – a hometown gig itself for new double bass player Craig Macfadyen – before we head across to Plockton (my first time there) to play the Village Hall on Wed 26th March…that’s a BYOB gig, plus there’ll be a raffle of some kind to benefit the music school there in Plockton…


We continue on the Thursday 27th March by heading across the bridge to Skye and our debut concert there at Aros Arts Centre just outside Portree…then on the friday we have a good wee drive across to Banchory and our third visit to the Woodend Barn Arts Centre (I think 2008 and 2011 were the other two years we appeared there and it’s always been a great gig to play)…before we head down to Birnam Arts Centre on the Sat 29th March and finish up in another town we’ve been to before (where we played at ‘The Fiddle Tree’ club in the big old hotel there just over the road from Birnam Arts Centre) but not for ages…


Ok, as ever the full details are on the tour page –


Tue 25th March – Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Wed 26th March – Plockton Village Hall Highland

Thu 27th March – Aros Arts Centre – Isle Of Skye.

Fri 28th March – Woodend Barn – Banchory.

Sat 29th March – Birnam Arts Centre – Birnam.

STFU on tour in England 12th to 15th March…

Posted on: February 26th, 2014 by STFU

Here’s the next batch of English tour dates for Southern Tenant Folk Union in March…Danny is off to Italy so we have the ace Joe Hymas (recently hired to play in Hayseed Dixie) back on Mandolin for the first time in two years…we start in Walton On Thames (very near London) on Wed 12th March, head to Bordon in Hants to the Phoenix Theatre on Thu 13th March (click on this youtube link to see live concert footage from last time we played there –, then to the intimate Hinckley ACT in Leicestershire on Fri 14th March before finishing up on Sat 15th March at The Davy Lamp folk club in Washington Tyne & Wear…ticket links should be on this website and the venue websites…

Wed 12th March – Riverhouse Barn – Walton on Thames.

Thu 13th March – Phoenix Arts Centre – Bordon .

Fri 14th March – Hinckley ACT, Leicestershire.

Sat 15th March – Davy Lamp Folk Club, Washington Arts Centre, Tyne & Wear

STFU on tour in England this week – from tomorrow 20th to Sun 24th Nov

Posted on: November 19th, 2013 by STFU

STFU out on tour from tomorrow to Sunday

Last English gigs of 2013

Wed 20th to Sun 24th Nov Gig Dates: Ok, it’s the last tour dates of 2013 in England (there’s two in Scotland next week) and we’re not out on the road again til February so come down if you can as we return to Norden Farm tomorrow night (20th Nov) in Maidenhead, take in our first ever visit to Folkestone at The Chambers on Thu 21st Nov, head back to Basingstoke at The Forge on Fri 22nd (currently sold out but may be worth check for returns), head south then to Chichester for our first every one for Roots Around The World at Chichester Inn and finally go to Colchester Arts Centre to finish off on Sunday. The band are sounding hot and rockin’ after our 10 date Irish Tour last week and there’s some new material for album 6 in the set too…here’s the ticket and time details…

Norden Farm Centre For The Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, West Berkshire, SL6 4PF
Tel 01628 788997

The Chambers, Radnor Chambers, Cheriton Place, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2BB
Tel: 01303 223333 Doors 7pm  STFU Onstage 8:30pm Tickets £5

The Forge @ The Anvil, Churchill Way, Basingstoke, RG21 7QR
Tel 01256 844244 Show 7.45pm Tickets £14.50/£12.50

Roots Around The World @ Chichester Inn, 38 West Street, Chichester, PO19 1RP
Tel 01243 783185 / 07740 105555 Show 8.30pm Tickets £10 adv./£12.50 door  book online from:

Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF
Tel 01206 500900 Doors 7.30pm Show 8pm Tickets £12/£10 conc.

…and the Scottish gigs next week are…

Thu 28th November – Crail Folk Club –

Fri 29th November – House Concert Edinburgh – open to all but email me for details of how to be invited – (it’s lovely by the way!)


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