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Pigtails and Army Boots weekly post

on March 25, 2013

Some of you will know that I used to present ‘Pigtails and Army Boots’ an all female fronted radio show- I’m now keeping the show alive but still bringing you all the exciting bits I’d bring you in the show, but in blog form and maybe the odd podcast here and there!


News this week

* Paramore have announced a London gig at tiny venue The Garage on April 5th to support the release of their new album which comes out on the 8th.


*Blondie are touring the UK and Ireland this year! The dates are:

Nottingham Sherwood Pines Forest Park (June 14)
Thetford Forest (15)
Isle of Wight Festival (16)
Liverpool Academy (18)
Isle of Man Villa Marina (19)
Gloucestershire Westonbirt Arboretum (21)
Kent Bedgebury Pinetum (22)
Dublin Olympia (25)
Belfast Waterfront (26)
Yorkshire Dalby Forest (28)
Staffordshire Cannock Chase Forest (29)
Glasgow Clyde Auditorium (July 1)
Edinburgh Usher Hall (2)
Newcastle Academy (4)
Cheshire Delamere Forest (6)
London Roundhouse (7)
London Kew Gardens (9)


* Skunk Anansie have released a new single from their most recent album ‘Black Traffic’ called ‘This is Not A Game’ hear it below:


Weekly Event Guide Monday 25th- Sunday 31st

Wednesday 27th- Sinead o Connor at The Barbican Centre, London

Friday 29th- Swansea Feminist Network- ‘Feminist Friday’ meet at Costa Coffee at the City Centre bus station, Swansea at 3.30pm, materials will be provided

Sat 30th- Southend Feminist Group- March Meeting- 2pm upstairs at Utopia Coffee House, The Royals Shopping centre, Southend on Sea. Email

Sun 31st- Trash Monroe at Chinnerys, Southend on Sea


Next week, more news, the event guide, and amazing unsigned/independent bands to listen to! and here’s a few tracks I’ve particularly enjoyed this week:





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