Previous events

Oldfield Youth Club, supporting The Near Jazz Experience, plus Simon&thePope

The Brunswick, 1-3 Holland Road, Hove, BN31JF

Formed in Autumn 2018 Oldfield Youth Club is made up of 3/4 critically acclaimed 1980's pop group The Last Party. Featuring Simon Rivers (Bitter Springs), Neil Palmer & Kim Rivers, reunited with the idea to pare down & simplify Simon’s songs/lyrics. As a result they are short, powerful, catchy & direct.

The Near Jazz Experience formed in 2011 by multi-instrumentalist Terry Edwards (Serious Drinking, Gallon Drunk, The Higsons, PJ Harvey), Mark Bedford from Madness and Higsons drummer Simon Charterton. Their LP Afloat received top reviews.

plus south coast punk funk drum & bass duo Simon&thePope.

8pm, advance tickets £10 from & Resident Records or £12 on the door.

Compose Yourselves 'Une Nuit De Chant'

The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 9JB

Simon Rivers/Vic Godard/Johny Brown/Helen McCookerybook: Four of the country's most original, progressive, and timeless song-writers assemble in London for "Compose Yourselves - Une Nuit De Chant". Expect solo performances, duets, and genuine bonhomie, but most of all, expect the unexpected.

The Bitter Springs

The Water Rats, 328 Gray's Inn Road, London WC10 8BX

The Bitter Springs play a headline gig for Pennyblackmusic 20th Anniversary... with support from Idiot Son/Oldfield Youth Club (starring Simon Rivers) and Raf & O.

This will be a very special night with all profits to McMillan Cancer Support/Prostrate Cancer UK.

Spearmint / The Bitter Springs

The Islington, Tolpuddle Street, N1 0XT

Two of the best bands in Britain for the price of one! A double-header featuring Spearmint and the Bitter Springs. Get your tickets for this special night before it sells out!

Spearmint will play energetic, fizzing, romantic songs from their new album as well as classics from their catalogue, from 'Sweeping The Nation' onwards. "One day Spearmint will be hailed as gods" NME.

Bitter Springs bring you soaring emotional kitchen sink dramas, from new album 'Cuttlefish & Love's Remains' alongside riches from their enduring collection of classic song-writing. "Fucking glorious bittersweet iridescent shining glowing inspirational pop music" Everett True.