hello fantastic fans,…..

my next concert is at the soundhouse in bolton on friday the 26th march 2010…
then it’s off to new york for 7 concerts in april…
( see my “shows” list on for full details)

if you are interested in booking me for a live concert,… like the one i did in york last week,….

or maybe with my “oh blimey big band”,….

then phone karen on 07784 477385
or email

best regards
frank sidebottom

p.s. i’ll do a blog later,…. (subscribe now !)

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hello fantastic fans,…

…. and a big “thank you” to all who came to see me in sheffield yesterday,… you were ace !!!.

tonight i’m at “the verge” in hyde (see my ‘shows’ list on )

…. and here’s the youtube version of “tmperley tv”….

best regards
frank sidebottom

my next telly is this sunday… here’s a snek preview…

best regards
frank sidebottom

p.s. dont’ forget my “me as ig – 88” on ebay….

just click —>
for complete list of concerts , see my “shows” list on  ……. but my next live shows are…

*** the prince albert in brighton on saturday 7th novw (with firework display !)
*** the lmrca railway club (127 navigation road, next to the ram stn) in altrincham… which
will also have a fierworks display, and a fully operational “death star” !!!! (8pm £4.95p)

*** friday 23rd oct (7pm) – mccormack’s ballroom, leipzig – germany
*** saturday 24th oct (afternoon with my “oh blimey big band”) – mccormack’s ballroom – germany
(the above two are part of the “ballroom bash” festival with loads of other ace bands like, the stags, the norvins, peter berry and the shake set, doctor explosion, king salami and the cumberland 3, and muck and the mires. it’s a 2 day fest,… and i’m on twice……. that’s good !

*** saturday 7th nov – the albert in brighton
*** sunday 8th nov – the l.m.r.c.a. club in altrincham (star wars/ghosts and fireworks night)

hello fantastic fans,….

oh blimey,…. the next 3 shows with j.c.c. have been cancelled….

i only just found out myself,… but tonights show and the next 2 with
john cooper clarke have been cancelled…….

…. but the good news is… they are being re-arranged for the following dates…

*** saturday 14th nov ~ ruby lounge , manchester
*** sunday 15th nov ~ fibbers york
*** thursday 19th nov ~ masque, liverpool.

*** so i’ll next see you in london on saturday…..

best regards
frank sidebottom

p.s. did i mention i have a new album out ???

hello fantastic fans,.. and especially those in new york,…

the aeroplane is booked,… i’m on my way,…

friday,… @ the webster hall,… (see above)
saturday @ coney island film festival 4pm (come and meet me)
sunday @ otto’s tiki bar 6.30pm – 538 east 14th st.
sunday @ the cake shop 8pm – 152 ludlow street, l.e.s.

(full details in blog to follow later – subscribe now)

best regards
frank sidebottom

p.s. uk tour with john cooper clarke to follow next week (see next blog)

*** thursday 1st oct – the brcm club, philadelphia (cancelled —see bulletin)
*** friday 2nd oct – the webster hall, east 11th st. new york
*** saturday 3rd oct – the coney island film festival, brooklyn, new york
*** sunday 4th oct – otto’s shrunken head, (early show 6.30pm) lower east side, new york.
*** sunday 4th oct – the cake shop (8pm) lower east side, new york.

*** the rhythm festival – cancelled due to illness (sorry – see last 2 bulletins)
*** concord 2 – brighton – cancelled due to illness (sorry – see last two bulletins)

*** deva’s showbar – chester – 4th september 2009
*** leeds university – 9th september 2009
*** derby arms (long) – preston – 11th september 2009
*** “magical timperley tour” (open top bus trip) – sunday 13th september (07966 189650 for details)

*** rebellion in blackpool – 8th august 2009
*** the l.m.r.c.a. club in altrincham – 9th august 2009

*** the lowry lyric theatre, salford keys, manchester m50 3az…. on friday 31st july. (7.30pm start)
ticket line 0161 832 1111 – box office 0870 4280785)

…. and then in hull on sunday 2nd august (see poster)….
……with maybe a stop at the kendal calling festival on the saturday…
(they asked me to do it…. i said yes,… but have not heard back !!!)

*** sun 19th july @ the gasworks in bradford
*** fri 31st july @ the lowry, salford quays in manchester.

*** plus on the 4th july i’ll be judging then in the altrincham festival parade
which makes it’s way to timperley where there’ll be a fun fair …
(watch out for the “radio timperley roadshow” vehicle !!!)
*** the brudenell social club in leeds…
saturday 20th june.
(33 queens road, hyde park, ls6 1ny)
tickets are £10 – 0113 2752411 or from
junbo & crash records- or the venue.

*** and don’t forget “the lowry” is coming up…
my manchester summer show at salford quays.
friday 31st july…

you’ve just missed me
***supporting billy childish at the dirty water club on london on friday 5th june,….
then on saturday and sunday (6th & 7th) i was m.c. for the liverpool tattoo convention….

where me and my “oh blimey big band” will also be playing tracks off my new lp !!!

….and then next sunday…. i’ll be introducing my “frank’s world” animation on the big screen here in manchester for ‘beatnik tv’ as part of the “hungry pigeon festival”


**** saturday the 9th may 2009
the witchwood in ashton-u-lyne
(more details to follow)

**** then the l.m.r.c.a. club on the 10th may – altrincham.

**** friday the 17th of april 7.30pm …. £ 10.
york city f.c. social club, bootham crescent, york, yo30
a ace solo night of two sets from me,….
doing loads of old firm faves,…. plus new ones like this –