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Pigbag to play Audio Farm Festival

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.

Brand New Pigbag at Cottons, Islington – Fri 13th June


Goodbye Pigbag – Hello “Brand New Pigbag” (and gigs)!

Pigbag live

After several months of hibernation, a few posts have appeared on the Pigbag Facebook page.

First up, Ollie Moore, one of the two members of the original Pigbag featured in the reformed band, has decided to concentrate on other musical ventures and has left the band, entirely amicably.

Chris Lee will be continuing with the band which will now be known as “Brand New Pigbag“.

The “new” band will be playing their first gig at Cottons in Islington, London on Friday 13th June. Starts at 7:30 so get there early or book in advance.

More gigs to follow!

Pigbag gigs – quick round up

As well as the Hyde Park event mentioned previously, Pigbag currently have the following gigs lined up:

Bristol Harbour Festival  – Sat 27th July approx. 8.00pm
Birmingham Jam House. – Thurs 1st August
Pizza Express Soho Jazz Club, London – Thurs 22nd August 7.00pm
Banbury Mill Arts Centre – Fri 13th September

The previously mentioned Leeds (Brudenell Social Club) and  European gigs have been postponed for the time being.

Update: The Banbury Mill Arts Centre gig is no longer happening.

Pigbag in the Park – Sunday 14th July 2013


Pigbag will be playing on the Band Stand in Hyde Park, London on Sunday as part of the “Heart in the Park” event.

They’ll be on from 14:15 to 15:30, which means they won’t clash with Chic 🙂

Tickets from £59.50 – click here

My apologies for the late notice on this, I’ve been a bit busy and hadn’t got around to posting.

European gigs announced for Pigbag



As well as the upcoming Aberystwyth Arts Centre and Brudenell Social Club in Leeds, Pigbag have announced some more gigs for later this year:

Bristol Harbour Festival ……………….. 27th July

Banbury Mill Arts Centre ……………… 13th September

Then in October they are heading over to Europe, with two dates currently booked and more on the way.

Purmered, Netherlands ……………….. 16th October

Rockeril, Belgium ……………………….. 17th October

More Pigbag gigs announced – ** Updated **



As well as the Easter Monday gig in Bristol (see below), the band have announced 3 more gigs.

  • Fri 10th May at The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury
  • Sat 22nd June at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
  • Sat 13th July at the Brudenell Social Club in Leeds – Doors 7.30pm

PLEASE NOTE – the gig in Banbury May 10th – Mill Arts Centre has been rescheduled for SEPTEMBER. Sorry if anyone has bought tickets – I’m sure the venue will refund or reallocate your tickets to the new date.

Pigbag to play East-Fest in Bristol on Easter Monday 2013

Pigbag will be playing on Easter Monday (1st April) at East-Fest.

The event is spread over two days (Musical Youth are headlining the Sunday) on an open-air stage. East-Fest is presented by The Full Moon & Attic Bar.

Support on the Monday is from:


Day – £8/£10 + bf
Weekend – £14/£16 + bf
Available from The Bristol Ticket Shop 0117 9299008

Update: This is now indoors at The Full Moon & Attic Bar, Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS7 8RB. Pigbag are playing at approx 10.00pm

Reminder: Pigbag playing London on 25th Jan, Birmingham on 16th Feb 2013

Just a quick reminder that Pigbag will be playing two gigs in the next month.

Back to the Phuture

First up is the “Back to the Phuture” gig at The Half Moon in Putney on Friday 25th January. The gig is free entry, but as the venue has a capacity of 200, it’s advisable to reserve a space (reservation costs 50p). Support is from Perhaps Contraption with Mark Jones (head honcho at Wall of Sound) Chris Sullivan (Blue Rondo A La Turk) doing a DJ set.


Next up is the band’s appearance at the Mostly Jazz festival launch party at the Hare & Hounds  in Birmingham on Saturday 16th February. Details are on the flyer above, and tickets (£8+booking fee) can be had from

There’s a chance to win tickets to the Mostly Jazz festival if you buy tickets in advance.

New Pigbag album – “Year of the Pigbag” – release details


Pigbag have announced details of their new album, to be titled “Year of the Pigbag”.

The album will be released on Monday 25th March 2013 as both a physical CD and a digital download.

See the Sugar Shack Records site for more details and a preview of one of the album tracks.

ARTIST: Pigbag
TITLE: Year of the Pigbag
RELEASE DATE: 25th March 2013
LABEL: Sugar Shack Records
FORMAT: CD and Digital Download
BARCODE: 5052571041925
GENRE: Funk, Jazz, Afro, Dance

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