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About Seán

Seán Twomey has been running the Kate Bush News & Information site since January 1998.

Watch the full Gothenburg Symphony tribute show to Kate!

Watch the entire, unmissable, 40th Anniversary recent tribute to Kate Bush by the Gothenburg Symphony and guest artists Jennie Abrahamson and Malin Dahlström! This is amazing. This Woman’s Work – A Tribute to Kate Bush from Göteborgs Symfoniker on Vimeo.

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Bushtucker are back! Watch Paddy Bush and Colin Loyd Tucker’s new video

We’re very pleased to report that Kate’s brother Paddy Bush has been working on new music with his longtime collaborator Colin Loyd Tucker. After having both appeared on Kate’s The Red Shoes album, the duo released a wonderful album called … Continue reading

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First Aid Kit release cover version of Running Up That Hill

Swedish folk duo, First Aid Kit, have just released a new studio cover version of Running up that Hill on Spotify.

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HomeGround Glastonbury fan gathering – July 29th!

Just a reminder: HomeGround Glastonbury is on Sunday 29th July. 3 pm on the Tor and afterwards at the Rifleman’s Arms pub. See you there!

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Kate’s “Brontë Stone” now part of the Yorkshire landscape

Kate’s contribution to the Brontë Stones project is now available to see on one of four carved Brontë Stones in the Yorkshire landscape. Kate’s poem is inscribed on natural rock in the Ogden Kirk area of the Yorkshire moors. The … Continue reading

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This Woman’s Work featured in The Handmaid’s Tale

Kate’s ‘This Woman’s Work‘ was used as part of the soundtrack in the Season Two opening episode of The Handmaid’s Tale on US television. Spoiler Alert for fans of that show in this article ‘The Unerring Power of ‘This Woman’s … Continue reading

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Kate to write poem as part of Brontë art installation in Yorkshire

Kate has agreed to contribute a piece of poetry, along with poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, the Scottish makar, or national poet, Jackie Kay and the novelist Jeanette Winterson in a summer project celebrating the Brontë sisters. All four have … Continue reading

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Kate Bush nights happening in Melbourne, Australia and Manchester, UK in June

Two events we’ve heard about happening in June this year. In Melbourne, Australia on 9th June, a Kate Bush event takes place at The Corner Hotel, Richmond: “Performed by: Routines, Ms45, Cynthia Gallie, Lack the Low, Lucy Dwyer, Lisa Crawley, Jules … Continue reading

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KT Bush Band gig and Rachel Sinnetta & Rubber Band tour updates

Vic King has been in touch to let me know that the KT Bush Band (which also features Brian Bath) play St James Church, Weybridge, Surrey on Saturday 14th April. All info and ticket links on their site here.  Also here … Continue reading

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Hello Earth featured in Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

A section of Kate’s Hello Earth (not sung by Kate) and an extended instrumental version of the song was played during today’s opening ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia. The famous Australian … Continue reading

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Baby Bushka from San Diego tour UK and Ireland, autumn 2018

As we’ve seen recently, the number of Kate Bush tribute acts actively doing shows is increasing, and more importantly, diversifying – each bringing their own take on Kate’s music to a live crowd. One of the only US based acts … Continue reading

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Legendary piper who famously worked with Kate, Liam O’Flynn, has died

We were very sad to hear that the legendary Irish uilleann piper, and founding member of Planxty, Liam O’Flynn, has died at the age of 72. He was regarded as a master piper and a global ambassador for traditional Irish … Continue reading

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Del Palmer to join The Kate Bush Song Book on tour in Ireland in October!

More exciting news from Del Palmer and the folks from the band Cloudbusting. Here’s the announcement from them: “Cloudbusting’s Mandy and Michael are soon to find out what it’s like touring the greatest music in the world around one of … Continue reading

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Del Palmer plays Kate Bush songs live for the first time in decades at 40th anniversary concert!

Some events just end up feeling quite historic, and this was one of them. Cloudbusting created a spectacular show in London on Saturday night. The entirety of The Kick Inside was performed in album sequence to mark the exact 40th … Continue reading

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The Kick Inside is 40 years old today! The story behind the iconic “kite” cover artwork

“…and then I find it out, when I take a good look up. There’s a hole in the sky, with a big eyeball, calling me….come up and be a kite, and fly a diamond night…” The Kick Inside, Kate’s stunning … Continue reading

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