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Pigtails and Army Boots Weekly Update

on April 11, 2013

Sorry for the late update this week, here’s the round up:

Kate Bush has recieved a CBE. She didn’t speak to journalists but did release a statement:
” I feel incredibly thrilled to receive this honour which I share with my family, friends and fellow musicians and everybody who has been such an important part of it all.  Now I’ve got something special to put on top of the Christmas tree”

Nadya Tolokonnikova, one of the jailed members of Russian band Pussy Riot has spoken from prison to declare she will continuing her political activism
When asked if she had thought about her life after prison,she replied: “My life isn’t going to change – there will be new key components because of the experience I’ve gathered here. The vectors of politics and art will continue the same.”

CSS are releasing their fourth album in June called ‘Planta’ . You can hear a tropical sounding track called ‘Hangover’ here

Weekend event guide (as I’m so late posting this) Friday 12th April- Sunday 14th April

12th- Kate Nash at The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

14 April – What The Frock! Comedy presents ‘Upstairs Downton’ – Windmill Hill Community Centre, Vivian Street, Bristol – Doors 6.30pm, comedy from 7pm – Tickets £10 advance or £12 on the door, if not sold out

Upstairs Downton: The Improvised Episode is the lost episode of a popular TV costume drama set in the 1920s, inspired by audience suggestions. As inventive as it is unpredictable, Upstairs Downton features the upstairs and downstairs characters of your dreams in full period attire. It’s just like on the telly. Only made up. Plus – support from Becky Brunning.

http://whatthefrock.bigcartel.com/product/upstairs-downton

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE are my band of the month and here are their current tour dates: (one of them is THIS weekend)!

APRIL

Fri 12th Manchester Star & Garter SOLD OUT!
Fri 19th London Black Heart Camden: only a few tickets left!! : www.pledgemusic.com/projects/ocalbum2

MAY

Thurs 2 Birmingham Adam and Eve
Fri 3 Leicester Shed
Sat 4 Maidstone Earls (Maidstone Fringe Festival all-dayer)
Sun 5 Nottingham Maze (Noize Level Critical weekender)
Tues 7 Canterbury Lady Luck Bar
Weds 8 Portsmouth Edge of The Wedge
Thurs 9 Bournemouth Anvil
Fri 10 High Wycombe Scorpios
Sun 12 Preston Dog and Partridge
Fri 17 Rhyl North Wales Inn
Sat 18 Huddersfield Parish
Fri 24 Bannerman’s Edinburgh
Sat 25 Morecambe Nice n Sleazy Festival
Weds 29 Newcastle Trillians
Thurs 30 Hull Adelphi
Fri 31 Bradford Gasworks

more posts about the band this month to include: a bio, a review of their latest album, and an interview with their lead singer Kelli!

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