Open Bridges Hull – We Did It!

Open Bridges - we did it! All 13 of Hull’s bridges closed for one minute at 20.17 on the autumnal equinox 2017! Big high five to the whole of the Open Bridges team and everybody who came to the Stage@The Dock. The vessels were awesome, the concert sold out and was fabulous. Open Bridges is a [...]

Sing-Sing Spell Song

Sing-Sing Spell Song... "When things are bad, you can sing-sing. Sing-sing for everything. And turn the corner to better times..." Translation: heartland hinterland faeryland brotherland wonderland alice in - in berlin heroin origin heretic addict or contradict lunatic moonatic rhetoric homesick or heartsick homesick or heartsick homesick or wallow in swallow reject or collect or [...]

Introducing Open Bridges

Rich and I are delighted to be working with a terrific group of partners on our new project - Open Bridges, exploring Hull's unique river landscape and the culture which has grown up around it. You might have heard something about it... "Open Bridges – Hull City of Culture 2017 to be split in two [...]

Loudhailer Electric Company Weekend

Two great Loudhailer Electric Company gigs last weekend. First up, Saturday at Humber Street Sesh Princes Quay stage Fab guitar and violin battling here. I’m really gonna have to practice playing my bass behind my head… https://www.facebook.com/chris.warkup.7/videos/10211957619350455/ Fab gallery of photos by Nix Chidlow, thanks Nix! Then on Sunday a fab outing to Withernsea Festival - we [...]

Bob Wayne and the Outlaw Carnies

Big high five to Andy Richardson of Freetownway Productions for putting on a brilliant night in Hull last night. Bob Wayne & His Outlaw Carnies rocked the joint. Leading lights in the modern outlaw underground country movement, rebel and proud, Bob’s world is one of truckers, demon wrestling cowboys and wronged lovers and they stormed [...]

Loudhailer Acoustic July 2017

It's always great to welcome friends old and new to Loudhailer Acoustic and this month's evening was no exception. What a terrific mix of music and spoken word and a lovely easy going summery vibe - and a great audience again. Thanks to everyone who came along. Rich and I opened the show with a couple [...]