UPDATED Band statement: Norman Watt-Roy

“Norman felt unwell last night at our Hampton Pools gig and suffered a minor heart attack – has was taken to hospital late last night. He is recovering well and will be kept in for a day or so – we’ll keep you updated as we know more. Thank you for your messages of concern and support.”

UPDATE 19 July: We are happy to say that Norman is leaving hospital today to recover at home. Thanks again for all of your kind messages of support and thanks to the NHS for being so incredible.

A clutch of brand new Wilko interviews!

Wilko has been doing lots of press around his upcoming Royal Albert Hall 70th birthday show in September! Click on the links below if you fancy a read! It’s ALWAYS time for some Wilko wisdom…

Yellow Advertiser: Rock legend Wilko Johnson on turning 70, the ‘destruction’ of Southend and why he doesn’t know who Justin Bieber is…

National Rock Review: A few moments with Wilko Johnson… 

Planet Mosh: Wilko Johnson interview

Chelmsford Today: Essex guitar legend Wilko Johnson working on first new solo album since ‘terminal’ cancer diagnosis

Wilko Johnson Speaks To Sonic Abuse

Rock ‘n’ Roll Traffic

Wilko to appear at Brilleaux book event – Rough Trade East May 22nd

Calling all Feelgood fans! Wilko will be appearing in conversation with host Daryl Easlea and author Zoë Howe at the launch of the b-format (smaller, cheaper, revised) edition of ‘Lee Brilleaux – Rock ‘n’ Roll Gentleman’.

The event will take place at Rough Trade East, just off Brick Lane in London’s East End, and will incorporate chat, readings and a signing.

Free! For further details, click here.