Author: Simon

Read Tom’s interview in the Warrington Guardian

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It’s been a very sad beginning to the week

It’s been a very sad beginning to the week. Sunday saw the passing of a local promoter, pub landlord and chef Christian Thornton from Widnes’s Hammer and Pincers. I’ve played five shows for Christian over the past four years. The

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Watch out for dinosaurs!

The Kar-Pets had another lovey Scottish weekend of shows.  This time we shared the hospitality of the Vortex Room in Cumbernauld’s Bar Yellow, with the wonderful Robert MacDonald hosting and support from Echo Moon and New Rebel Cult. The Real

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To Scotland and Back and then Back to Scotland again!

Last weekend we played the Butefest Festival on the Isle of Bute which was excellent fun. The organisers put the band up in Kames Castle a palatial place to stay with a massive walled garden – it was like being

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The Revolution will be Contactless!

Three shows over the weekend coming up: Friday Butefest Isle of Bute with the Kar-Pets –  others appearing include Big Country and Goodbye Mr McKenzie Saturday Otley solo show at the Rookery at 8.00pm Sunday solo show at the Garrick’s

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It’s been busy

A busy weekend was had by yours truly playing at the Hope and Anchor in Ulverston on Thursday 5th July. I stopped off at the local Booths supermarket to work on my accounts where I was mistaken for a store

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the Kar-pets play in Stockton this Sundat

we are running a competition , we are giving away a pair of tickets for this Bank Holiday Sunday show at Kubar with the Kar-pets and the Baggy Mondays in Stockton

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