Thursday, 31 March 2016

Deep Six & French Boutik 'live' at The Essex Arms, Brentwood, on Friday 17th June

BREAKING NEWS: Deep Six announced as Special Guests for The Moment's show in Cardiff on 22nd July

Swinging 60s story by top mask and mime theatre company reports the Haverhill Echo

Beatles to bubble cars - new book looks at swinging 60s in Sunderland

Brothers share the limelight in Kinks show Sunny Afternoon

Tom Sheehan to release ‘Paul Weller In Photographs 1978–2015’ book

Ugly Things 15 from 1997 featuring The Creation now available as a digital download

If you missed this issue back in 1997 (on account of not being born yet or whatever), now you can grab it as a digital download at the Ugly Things webstore. Issue 15 is a cracker, if I do say so myself, including a massive feature on the Creation (interviews with almost all members plus Shel Talmy), along with articles on the Poets, the Rings ("I Wanna Be Free"), Los Brincos, the King Beezz, Sean Buckley & the Breadcrumbs, the Montells & the Evil, Cinq Gentlemen, Brian Jones, and more. Also Mick Farren wrote a hilarious (and exclusive) piece called "Never Trust A Keyboard Player." 100 action-packed pages for just a few shekels.

Mods Mayday Weekender by The Alley Club in Cambridge - Saturday 30th April is DJ Night

The Moment to play Cardiff on 22nd July

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Why Motown still has us dancing in the street ... Remembering the development of colour blind music

Way We Were: The Place nightclub remembered

Soul Cellar at The Swan, Alresford, on Friday 10th June

Secret Affair & The Electric Stars at Worthing Pavilion Theatre on 21st May

The Glory Boy Mod Radio Show through the night for 9 hours from 11pm on 31st March

The Electric Stars & The Universal to tour together in 2017

The Scene to play Albert's Club in Putney on Saturday 2nd April

Beat Scene exhibition highlights promoter's impact

Upminster actor and singer lands lead role in All or Nothing mod musical reports the Romford Recorder

The Way We Were: Alan Day, Northern Soul and the Torch

Cilla Black statue will pay tribute to star outside original entrance to legendary Cavern Club

Bridget Riley: Paintings 1963–2015 Edinburgh’s Modern Art Gallery looks back on 50 years of iconic painter’s practice

Secret Affair to play the Belfast Mod & Ska Festival on 17th December

Mod fans on the march for bank holiday charity bash reports the Stoke Sentinel

See British life through a foreign lens in Barbican photography show

The Banna: Remembering the Swinging Sixties at Sunderland’s El Cubana club

Back in Time: Night Paul Weller and co Jammed in town

Friday, 25 March 2016

Coming Soon - Drew Hipson's new Modernist Magazine

From our archives: Reviews of The Who concerts, 1969-1997

Twiggy reveals secrets behind five of her most famous photos - including that David Bowie cover

Q&A: Mary Quant, fashion designer – ‘Who do I most admire? The Queen. She hasn’t put a foot wrong’

“Courrèges Had Soul:” A Model Muse Remembers the Space Age Designer

Unseen Footage of Andy Warhol Playing … Andy Warhol

BBC4 orders “Skinhead” special

Sensational Sixties Experience at Brid Spa and listen to Everlasting Love

Musik, Mods, Gangs und Mafia - Die jungen Leute dürfen das

A fab life in the Sixties

The Women Who Wrote Rock review: a short and magical period in the history of pop

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Quorn Soul Club - Forthcoming Guests

How Keith Richards Did it in His Sleep!

Why the Cinema of Swinging London Matters, 50 Years Later

Speakeasy, where The Who could drink easy, pull easy

The Little-Known, Bittersweet Meaning Behind The Kinks’ Song ‘Strangers’

New fashion shop opens in York, bringing style direct from Carnaby Street

MUSIC with GUY HENDERSON: March of the Mods to raise cash to fight cancer in teenagers

Flashback: Coventry mods cause Bank Holiday trouble