Chris Lee’s Pigbag will be venturing forth once again at the start of June.
They’ll be playing The Jam House in Birmingham on 2nd June 2016, gig starts at 9pm.
Tickets start at £5 – get them here.
There’s an article on The Guardian website today made up of interviews with members of cult bands who had huge hits.
Alongside Gerald Casale (Devo), Stephen Jones (Babybird), David Cunningham (Flying Lizards) and others is Pigbag’s James Johnstone.
James talks about forming the band, appearing on Top of the Pops, Instinct, and the recent Pigbag resurrection.
Chris Lee’s Pigbag will be playing at The Plough Arts, Great Torrington in Devon on Saturday 19th December 2015.
The current band line up is given as:
You can follow the band on Twitter @Pigbag_LiveBand
Support will be from local ska band, Raggamuffins.
There’s a 30 second clip from a Chris Hawkin’s BBC 6Music show on the BBC iPlayer, about how far ahead of their time Pigbag were with “Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag”.
Thanks to ex-Pigbagger, Roger Freeman, for letting me know about that.
Chris Lee’s Pigbag will be headlining the Friday night at CalvertStock in Kentisbury, Devon on 19th June. The event is to raise money for the Calvert Trust charity.
http://calvert-trust.org.uk/calvertstock for more info
Bearded Theory have announced the line-up for their 2015 event.
Pigbag will be playing the Woodland Stage on Friday 22nd May 2015. The festival is held at Catton Hall in Derbyshire.
Earlybird tickets go on sale on Tuesday 9th September 2014 for £87 (adults).
Other acts appearing at the festival include:
More information at www.beardedtheory.co.uk
Pigbag will be appearing at the Audio Farm Festival on Friday 29th August
The festival takes place from Friday 29th August to Monday 1st September 2014 in the Welsh countryside near to Shrewsbury.