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LONG TIME NO SPEAKY

Posted 29th July 2014   ·   Permalink
The Violets have been doing a few gigs over in the States, which were lots of fun, and are now looking forward to playing at Alt-Fest on the 17th August….. you can get a 10% discount on tickets by using the code theMARCHviolets. All details on the website…. http://www.marchviolets.com

Also, I have just begun a new series of t-shirts based on my artwork over the years. Kind of retro. There will be various groovy stuff from old posters and record sleeves and stuff you never got to see! The first one is based on the CROW BABY cover.

If you want one in your size you can pre-order it in the next week or so from http://uberviolet.co.uk/violets%20more%20stuff.htm

After that I will be printing them and you will have to take pot luck, and I’ll be on to the next design.

Please tell your friends!

Cheers & see you at Alt-Fest

Si

INTO THE SUN TOUR - WEST COAST JUNE 2014

Posted 19th May 2014   ·   Permalink
June 21 Saturday - Seattle - El Corazon
109 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98109, United States / +1 206-381-3094
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/226677944197922/
http://www.elcorazonseattle.com
Tickets: http://www.etix.com/ticket/online/perfo ... zonseattle

June 22 Sunday - Portland - Church Of Hive @ Star Theater
13 NW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97209 / +1 503-248-4700
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/503169466453893/
http://www.startheaterportland.com / http://churchofhive.com
Tickets: TBA

June 25 Wednesday - San Francisco - DNA Lounge (Death Guild Presents)
375 Eleventh Street · San Francisco CA · 94103 / +1 415-626-1409
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/635165943227922/
https://www.dnalounge.com / http://www.deathguild.com
Tickets: TBA

June 27 Friday - Las Vegas - Scarlet @ LVCS
425 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101 / +1 702-382-3531
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/641708209244392/
http://www.lvcountrysaloon.net / https://www.facebook.com/scarletgothlv
Tickets: TBA

June 28 - Saturday - San Diego - Soda Bar
3615 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104 . +1 619-255-7224
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/741702865850990/
http://www.sodabarmusic.com
Tickets: https://casbah.frontgatetickets.com/eve ... 9twlffz4d5

June 29 - Sunday - Los Angeles - Part Time Punks @ The Echo
1822 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026 / +1 213-413-8200
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/527363257386074/
http://www.theecho.com / http://parttimepunks.com
Tickets: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/500773

UP FOR AN AWARD

Posted 13th February 2014   ·   Permalink
Quite complimentary, Made Glorious, the album you made possible, is up for an award on terrarelicta.com.

If you fancy giving us a vote please head over. Let’s see if we can give Black Sabbath a kicking! Who’d have thought it!

Vote for us:
http://terrarelicta.com/index.php/home/ ... the-finals

Many Thanks xxxx

SOME APRIL GIGS

Posted 27th January 2014   ·   Permalink
We are doing a few gigs in April this year and thought we would let you know in case you fancied saying hello.

5th April – Fulford Arms – YORK UK
10th April – Poppodium Nieuwe NOR – HEERLEN HOLLAND
12th April – Resurrection – KAISERSLAUTEN GERMANY
26th April – Convergence – CHICAGO USA

We are also playing Alt-Fest in August

Cheers
xxxx MVs

A PAT ON THE BACK

Posted 10th October 2013   ·   Permalink
You guys are indeed rather lovely, and today should be feeling the warm glow from giving to good causes. At the very start of this record breaking saga of a pledge we picked 3 charities to donate to…

Think Local … Cloth Cat Music Charity in Leeds, which does excellent work teaching all aspects of music (including how great it is just to get involved) in an effort to improve people’s lives. With most of their funding being stopped over the last 3 years every donation really counts….
http://www.clothcatleeds.org.uk

Think Global … Friends of The Earth. And in this time of ridiculous greed, our planet certainly needs all the friends she can get.
http://www.foe.co.uk

Think Ahead … Macmillan Cancer Support. A charity particularly close to our hearts, and one that most families rely on at some point in their lives.
http://www.macmillan.org.uk

And the rather nice folks at Pledge Music are right now sending off some well-needed cheques to these organisations. And it is your money! So give yourself a pat on the back and modestly tell your friends you do a bit of work for charidee. And thank you.
xxxx

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