Wednesday 30 January 2008

Tongue Tide [Live acoustic session]

They are back, they were so good last time that I have invited them back to talk about whats been happening since their last gig on Abbey FM.

Tongue Tide played live on the radio and stole the show

The session is now available for download HERE .

Photos show Ali and Jody playing live in the studios at Abbey FM. The bottom photo is where I managed to squeeze in the middle of the picture after (or was it before) they tried to kidnap me so they could steal the show... Ho Hum.. It was a brill show all round. Don`t forget to check out their website at

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Tuesday 29 January 2008

The Prophets [Live Acoustic]

The Prophets played live in the studios of Abbey FM and was an instant success with text messages coming in from all over the UK. They performed 6 songs and chatted about their love of music and the local music scene.

Check out the Prophets website at

An audio download of the show is available for download HERE.

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Monday 28 January 2008

The Dead Letters

They came all the way from Kendal to play live on Abbey FMs acoustic hour. They talked about their music and played acoustically.

Check out their website at

Listen to the show by downloading it here

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Sunday 27 January 2008

2 weeks of live acoustic on Abbey FM start this Monday

It all kicks off this Monday

2 weeks of acoustic

There are still a few slots left if anyone wants to fill them then get in touch as soon as by telephone and leave message on 01229 808222

It all kicks off this Monday (28th Jan 2008) with the Dead Letters playing live and acoustic on the radio from 10pm. Followed by The Prophets on Tuesday and Tongue Tide on Wednesday

The following week so far we have lined up Gwen Heckle on Tue 5th Feb and Sewer Side Cafe on Wed 6th Feb.

I have 3 dates available at short notice and a list of other oppertunities for bands, singers, songwriters to promote themselves free of charge on the radio. If you can play acoustically then get in touch today.

Thursday 24 January 2008

Web site reviews

Website reviews returns to the radio in a week. If you have a good website then please email details to and it may feature on the show free of charge

Tuesday 15 January 2008

The J.R. Experience

Jon Regan of the J.R Experience played a live acoustic session and talked about his music in an interview on 107.3 Abbey FM. The interview is available for download by clicking HERE.

All other interviews with singer/songwriters in the studio can be found HERE

John can be contacted via this website

A short 30 second video clip of him playing live in the studio.

Thursday 10 January 2008

Upcoming live acts in the Studio

Live on Abbey FMs Acoustic Hour soon

Tuesday 15th January 2008 The JR Experience
Monday 28th January 2008 The Dead Letters
Wednesday 30th January 2008 Tongue Tide
Wed 6th February 2008 Sewer Side Cafe

If you would like to appear on the show and play live or talk about your music then get in touch with me now. Email or leave a message on 01229 808222

Watch this blog for news on Sandi Thom playing live in Barrow. Dates to be announced this week and ticket prices

Monday 7 January 2008

Welcome to 2008

Hello and welcome to 2008. Hope its gonna be a good year for you and after what turned out to be an excellent Christmas and a nice break its time to get back to normal so tune into Abbey FM either on 107.3Mhz FM or listen on line at from 10pm weeknights to the Late Show bringing you a feature packed late nights entertainment hosted by yours truly....

Listen out for The Bradshaws, The Club Sarnie, The Midnight Jukebox, The Hits and Headlines as we backtrack through a timewarp to years gone by. As well as the website review of the day which will be featured in this blog, it all starts with an hour of acoustic music to relax and wind down to as part of Abbey FMs Chill Factor with Abbey Acoustic from 10pm

So if you're up late at night no matter what you are doing then turn on, tune in and let Abbey FM help you through the night. Its late, its live and best of all its local and you can interact with the show in a number of ways.

To contact the show just phone 0871 900 1073 or text 07919 261847 after 10pm or at any other time you can email or if you are feeling really adventurous why not leave a message to be broadcast on the show. Just call 01229 808222 and leave your message to be broadcast, its as simple as that.