The KT Bush Band will be playing at the Farncombe Music Club on Saturday 2nd February, all details on www.thektbushband.com. They write: “Calling Fans to our next gig! We’ll be getting our musical march on at the Farncombe Music Club in Farncombe on Saturday 2nd February 2019. It’ll be the second time we take to the stage at this magnificent church venue and we can’t wait to play! Hosted by the awesome Julian Lewry – full gig, venue and ticket details below. Hope to see you there! Brian (Bath), Vic (King), Sallie, Emily and Steve x”
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There is a lot of activity at the moment in the UK during Kate’s 40th anniversary year as regards tribute shows – with acts presenting their various takes on Kate’s music on the live stage – here’s a round up of some we’ve been told about.
The KT Bush Band, which features original members Brian Bath and Vic King, are playing a gig on Friday February 16th at the Hertford Corn Exchange. Vic tells me it will showcase “many songs from the early days plus great album songs.” All info at www.thektbushband.com Cheers, Vic!
Cloudbusting perform at a (now sold-out) gig in Islington Assembly Hall on February 17th (exactly 40 years to the day since The Kick Inside was released) – a very exciting night, the entire album will be performed, with promises of special guests, we can’t wait. Cloudbusting have a very busy schedule for 2018, see below and read more at their Facebook page here:
Them Heavy People are an established KB tribute band that you should be aware of, check out their next gig on 13th July in Shrewesbury or see loads more about this hard working band at their site here: https://www.themheavypeoplekatebushtribute.com/
Rachel Sinnetta writes to tell us about a 24-date theatre tour she is embarking on. It is called “Wuthering Heights – The Music of Kate Bush featuring Rachel Sinnetta and her Rubber Band” – you can read more at their Facebook page here. It is described as “a spectacular show for all Kate Bush enthusiasts including a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the release of Kate’s amazing debut album “The Kick Inside”. Wuthering Heights – is the ultimate salute to the widely respected and revered Kate Bush.” All tour dates in the UK in April/May and June are here
Jennie Abrahamson has posted a video on Facebook of herself rehearsing for two symphonic Kate Bush tribute shows in Gothenberg, Sweden on March 23rd and 24th – more on those at our previous article here.
Brian Bath, who as you’ll know played guitar in Kate’s original KT Bush Band in the late 70s as well as appearing on four of her studio albums, has let us know about the latest gig from the re-launched KT Bush Band – and the gig and venue sounds very special indeed. Here’s this from the band. Ticket info is on the poster below. Thanks, Brian!
“Looking ahead to 3rd March 2017, we’ve now confirmed a performance at the superb St John’s Church venue in Farncombe near Guildford.
This venue has welcomed many well known artists over the past few years, with concerts from Steve Howe, John Lees’ Barclay James Harvest, Gordon Giltrap, Kiki Dee, China Crisis and other crowd pleasers.
Please join us in March, and bring your friends!”
The re-launched KT Bush Band with original members Brian Bath and Vic King continue to make waves with more dates announced for 2016! Joined by Jodie May on vocal duty, and Steve Bevan on Bass the band will bring their unique take on Kate’s early work to the following venues:
- 7th October 2016 – Corn Exchange, Hertford UK [click here to book tickets]
- 4th December 2016 – Waterfront, Norwich UK [click here to book tickets]
- 9th December 2016 – Nell’s Jazz & Blues Club, London [click here to book tickets]
- 3rd March 2017 – Farncombe Music Club, Farncombe, Surrey [click here to book tickets]
Brian says: “Well, it’s all about the music and putting on a great show, these unique songs – album tracks and hit singles – are all in the mix, plus a few stories here and there to bring you closer to the maestro. Come along and grow with us, we need your magical presence to ensure this is the memorable and moving experience you can imagine.”
You can follow the band on their their official site. Brian Bath maintains his own official site here.