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1-2 MarPortmeirion weekender, WalesEmail for tickets
7 AprUndercover festival, GuildfordTickets
2 MayThe Underground, BradfordTickets
3 MayThe Grove, Byker, NewcastleTickets
10 May Forum, Tunbridge WellsTickets
1 AugEndorset festival, DorsetTickets
24 AugLost 80s Live, Peacock Theater, Los Angeles, CATickets
30 AugLost 80s Live, Vina Robles, Paso Robles, CA Tickets


A year ago!

Sadly, due to the pandemic & subsequent lockdowns, it’s now exactly a year to the day since the band graced a stage. The last show was with From The Jam in Leamington Spa which beat the first lockdown by a few days. Hopefully, with the gradual easing of restrictions, life can get back to normality very soon and we will have the long-overdue return of live music.
Now is a perfect time to grab your tickets for the autumn 40th anniversary of New Clear Days gigs (or a FTJ show) and details and links are on the left.… Read the rest


FTJ dates postponed

We have just been informed that the forthcoming May and June dates with From The Jam for the Settings Sons 40th anniversary tour have been postponed. So far, six of the nine dates have been rescheduled to later on this year although The Vapors are no longer supporting at the Loughborough gig. All tickets remain valid for the rescheduled dates and we will bring you info on the remaining three gigs (Hastings, Wrexham & Bury St Edmunds) when we have it. … Read the rest


Magnets @ 40

Exactly 40 years ago today, on the 9th of March 1981, the band released their second album ‘Magnets’, a mere nine months after their debut ‘New Clear Days’. The 11 track album was produced by David Tickle, who was best known at that time for his work with Split Enz. The album featured two singles, firstly ‘Spiders’ which had failed to chart and the soon-to-be-released ‘Jimmie Jones’.

The album’s feel was generally darker and less poppy than its predecessor and the lyrics dealt with a range of bleak topics such as mental health, presidential assassinations and a mass murdering cult leader.… Read the rest