Having discussed, as promised, the numerous complaints received about the sound at the Lighthouse Poole with our crew and promoter, we’d like to share the following clarification: the sound problems experienced at the Lighthouse were largely due to issues with the house PA, however matters were made worse when a number of dancing audience-members fell over the FOH position, ripping out the cable that links the desk to the stage. Our sound engineer had to reconnect and set up the desk again for it to work. There were other associated issues that ultimately made the situation impossible for our sound crew, who worked very hard to try to recover the situation and in whom we continue to have full confidence.
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The upcoming July 2022 shows at Cambridge Junction and Sheffield’s Leadmill venue have now been moved to 24th/25th March 2023 respectively. Special guest: Wreckless Eric!
(Just to reassure, the rescheduling of these shows have nothing to do with health reasons.)
Tickets for the original dates will still be valid. Any issues or queries, please contact your point of purchase.
Wilko and the boys are part of the big Planet Rock ‘Rocktober’ jamboree taking place in – you guessed it – October (aka Rocktober).
There’s a stonking line-up of artists on the bill: for Wilko’s part, he will be headlining at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on Tuesday October 18th.
For those awaiting news on the rescheduled Lighthouse Poole gig who haven’t otherwise heard from the venue, it has now been confirmed for September 16th: https://www.lighthousepoole.co.uk/whats-on/2020/wilko-johnsonspecial-guest-john-otway/
Wilko and the boys will be joining artists including Nine Below Zero for an event celebrating an exhibition of The Jam, curated by Nicky Weller, titled ‘This Is The Modern World’.
The event takes place in the Mod heartland of Brighton – more information can be found here.
Those of you who were present at the Worthing show on 22nd April will have witnessed Wilko having a bit of a turn – we’re happy to inform you that Wilko is ok, and much improved.
Naturally the show the following night had to be cancelled, and we are awaiting news on a new date.
Many thanks for your patience and understanding.
LATEST: Unfortunately this week’s shows have now all been postponed. Details of rescheduled dates for the cancelled shows are below.We’d like to thank you for your patience, understanding and good wishes during this changeable situation.RNCM Manchester has been rescheduled to 1st JulyNottingham – 15 JulyCheltenham – 16 JulyBirmingham – 22 July.Please contact your point of purchase for any ticket-related enquiries.Best wishes, Team Wilko.
With thanks to Adam Kennedy for this super feature in support of the current tour (click to enlarge):
On stands now! Pick up your copy tout suite to enjoy their typically entertaining repartee and much more besides: