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10 July 2013
Jowe Head & the Demi-Monde
London gig 14 July 2013
Jowe and the Demi-Monde will be appearing at the Hundred Years Gallery in London (E2 8TD) on Sunday 14th July. Support comes from the Rude Mechanicals (featuring Miss Roberts) & Germany's Woog Riots. Note the early start! Doors open at 6 and entry is free (donations welcome). First band on around 7.
Flyer: click here.
http://www.myspace.com/joweheadandthedemimonde
30 April 2012
Jowe Head & the Demi-Monde
London gig 4 May 2012
Jowe and the Demi-Monde will be appearing at the Mascara Bar in Stamford Hill on Friday 4th May. Support comes from Miss Roberts & Cos.
Doors open at 8:30 and tickets are £5.
Flyer: click here.
http://www.myspace.com/joweheadandthedemimonde
15 July 2011
Jowe Head with V&HWoW
London gig 30 July 2011
Jowe will be appearing with Valerie and Her Week of Wonders at a fundraising event at the Grosvenor in Stockwell, London, on Friday 30 July, lots of other acts on the bill also.
Doors open at 8 and tickets are £5 / 2.
Flyer: click here.
http://valerieandherweekofwonders.com
18 May 2010
Jowe Head & the Demi-Monde
London gig 19 May 2010 +++ The Clean
Jowe and the Demi-Monde will be supporting legendary New Zealand outfit The Clean at the ICA in London on Wednesday 19th May.
Doors open at 7:30 and tickets are £15 each.
Flyer: click here.
Tickets: http://www.atpfestival.com/events/thecleanica/tickets.php.
http://www.myspace.com/joweheadandthedemimonde
7 October 2009
Jowe Head & the Demi-Monde
London gig 17 Oct 2009
Jowe and the Demi-Monde will be appearing at the Pangea Project in Stoke Newington on Saturday 17 October. That's 72 Stamford Hill, London N16 6XS. Lineup comprises Jowe Head & the Demi-Monde, The Rude Mechnicals and Valerie and Her Week Of Wonders.
Doors are 8.30 - 12.00 and it's just £3 to get in.
Website: http://www.pangeaproject.co.uk. +++ Map.
http://www.myspace.com/joweheadandthedemimonde
22 September 2009
Jowe Head & the Demi-Monde
New London gig
Jowe and the Demi-Monde will be appearing at Barden's Boudoir in Stoke Newington (London N16) on Wednesday 23rd September. It's an album launch night for 'This Is Mingbeat', a Sexton Ming tribute album. Lineup: London Dirthole Company, Rude Mechnicals, JH & the Demi-Monde, Tropics Of Cancer and Dave & Chris Kraft. Tickets are £5.
http://www.myspace.com/joweheadandthedemimonde
25 March 2008
Jowe Head & the Demi-Monde
New London gig
Jowe and the Demi-Monde will be appearing at the Canterbury Arms, Brixton, London this Friday (27th March). Lineup: Rude Mechnicals, JH & the Demi-Monde, Poltergroom and Sound Of The Sun. Doors open at 8:30 and entry is £5 before 9pm, £7 after.
http://www.myspace.com/joweheadandthedemimonde
5 September 2008
Jowe Head & the Demi-Monde
New band, new gigs
Jowe's new band of merry men and women (see news page, opposite) can be seen at these forthcoming live shows:
Thursday Sept 11: Red Lion, Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16
Saturday Sept 13: Club Integral, Dex's Club, Brixton, London
Friday October 3: Bardens Boudouir, Stoke Newington High Street, London E8, London
Saturday Dec 6: Bull and Gate, Kentish Town, London
5 June 2008
Head and Shoulders
New gig
Head and Shoulders (ie Jowe Head and Lee McFadden) will be appearing at the 12 Bar Club on Denmark Street, Central London, on Wednesday 11th June. They are expected on at around 10:45.

12 Bar Club: www.12barclub.com
Angel Racing Food
Greek Euro 2008 Vodafone advert shock!
As strange as it may sound, ARF's 'Venus Bigfoot' can currently be heard on the soundtrack to a Vodafone advert in Greece, championing the Greek national team ahead of the Euro 2008 football tournament.
Watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsjbdAfXgQE
9 April 2008
Jowe Head
Jowe in the USA
Jowe will be on the East Coast for a week or so in April for the opening of an exhibition of his work at the Cake Shop. He'll also be making some live appearances, backed by some old friends. Live dates below. Check the right-hand news column for the full itinerary.

Fri 11 April - Cake Shop, NY
Sat 12 April - Cake Shop, NY
Sun 13 April - Instore appearance at Eat Records, Mesrole Street, Brooklyn NY
Fri 18 April - Claude's Bar, Phoenicia NY
21 June 2007
Head and Shoulders
Another H&S live appearance
Head and Shoulders (ie Jowe Head and Lee McFadden) will be appearing again at the Bodrum Cafe, 61 Stoke Newington High Street, London N16 8EL, this time on Saturday 7th July.
8 May 2007
Angel Racing Food
Two London gigs for May
ARF will be making two London appearances in May, as follows:
Tuesday May 8th - Stage B, Stoke Newington Church St, London N16 - free entry! Onstage at 9:15 - supporting The Deptford Beach Babes.
Wednesday May 16th - Industry - 1 Curtain Road, Shoreditch (£6/£5) - headlining - onstage 10:15pm
21 March 2007
Angel Racing Food
Berlin Gig in April
To coincide with the opening of a solo art exhibition at Praxis Hagen in Berlin, Angel Racing Food will be appearing at the 'westgermany' club, Skalitzerstr. 133, Kreuzberg (nearest U-bahn: Kottbusser Tor). Support comes from the Dialekt and entry is 7 or 8 Euros.
German link here: www.ag-parka.de.
9 January 2007
Angel Racing Food
Two Gigs for 2007
Angel Racing Food have two live dates booked for London in February 2007:
1. Bull and Gate, Kentish Town, Saturday 10 February.
Album release party! Out soon on http://www.topplers.net.
2. Brixton Windmill, Sunday 25 February.
Also on the bill are the marvellous Woog Riots from Germany, plus Old Bamboo.
29 October 2006
Head and Shoulders
New name for old faces
Jowe Head and Lee McFadden have played together as a duo before under the name 'Jowe Head', but now they're calling themselves Head and Shoulders. The first gig under this new name will be at the Bodrum Cafe, 61 Stoke Newington High Street, London N16 8EL, on Friday 3rd November. The fun starts from 8pm and it's £3 to get in.
11 September 2006
Angel Racing Food
Next Gig
The new lineup of Angel Racing Food will be making their second live appearance together at the 12 Bar Club on Denmark Street, Central London, on Wednesday 13th September. ARF will be on stage at 10 pm and should play for around 40 minutes. Doors open at 7:30 and it's £6 to get in. Nearest Tube: Tottenham Court Road.

12 Bar Club: www.12barclub.com
Promoted by: Blang
19 July 2006
Jowe Head
Nikki Sudden Tribute Gigs
There will be a tribute night to Nikki Sudden at the Dirty Water Club at the Boston Arms, Tufnel Park, London, this Friday, 21st July. Lots of famous faces will be appearing, but the highlight for Jowe / Swell Maps fans will be a set of around ten Swell Maps songs played by Jowe Head, Lee McFadden (Angel Racing Food), Max Decharne (Flaming Stars) and former Swell Map Richard 'Biggles' Earl.

Dirty Water Club: www.dirtywaterclub.co.uk

On Thursday 31st August there'll be a similar show at the Roter Salon in Berlin, for Nikki's friends and fans in Germany. Jowe writes:

"I will be singing more Maps material there that night too with, hopefully, the same line-up. I hope that these shows will be a celebration of the dear fellow's great songs, and that we'll have a wild night!"

Roter Salon: www.roter-salon.de
4 January 2006
Jowe Head
Duo Gig
The songs played by Jowe Head and Lee McFadden at The Cricketers on Saturday 17 December were:

World Turned Upside Down
Dead Man's Shoes
Last Servant
Guinea Pig
Cake Shop Girl
14 December 2005
Jowe Head
Duo Gig Announced
Jowe Head and Lee McFadden will appearing at an all-nighter at The Cricketers, Northwold Road, Newington Common, N16 (that's London) on Saturday 17 December. It's all duos playing and the whole night will go under the banner of 'Stokeystock'. It's not known whether the event has an entry charge, but the duo hope to be on sometime between 8 and 10, and play approx 4 or 5 songs.
4 September 2005
Angel Racing Food
Angel Racing Food Pleasure Unit Next gig
ARF will next be appearing live at the Pleasure Unit in Bethnal Green, on Wednesday 7th September. Entry is £5 and they'll be storming the stage at 9 for a half-hour set.

Pleasure Unit website www.pleasureunitbar.com
5 July 2005
Angel Racing Food
Angel Racing Food Bull and Gate Two new gigs
ARF have two London gigs coming up.
Aug 5th - Bull & Gate, Kentish Town. With Abdoujaparov (featuring 'Fruitbat' of Carter USM).
Entry is £4 with the flyer - click on image.

Bull & Gate website www.bullandgate.co.uk

Sep 7th- The Pleasure Unit, Bethnal Green Road, E2.
Pleasure Unit website www.pleasureunitbar.com
26 January 2005
Angel Racing Food
Angel Racing Food 12 Bar Next Gig
ARF will be appearing at the 12 Bar Club on Denmark Street, Central London, on Wednesday 9th March. The evening is one of Sergeant Buzfuz's regular 'Blang!' promotions.

Sergeant Buzfuz site here.
12 Bar Club website is here.
18 October 2004
Angel Racing Food
Gig Photos
I took some photos at the 'Perverted by Mark E' gig at the Bull and Gate on 9th October. You can see them here.
Angel Racing Food Stoke Newington Eye Next Gig
ARF will be returning to The Eye in Stoke Newington on Friday 12th November, to support Mark Perry's Alternative TV. Entry is £4 with the flyer. Click on it to view enlarged image.
25 September 2004
Angel Racing Food
Next Gig
ARF will be appearing at the Bull and Gate in Kentish Town, London, on Saturday 9th October, as part of an evening to promote the Fall tribute album, 'Perverted by Mark E' (for which Jowe Head contributed a cover of 'Choc-Stock'. Also appearing are the Container Drivers, the Woog Riots, Knarf Rellöm (with the ShiShaShellöm) and I, Ludicrous. Entry is £4 with the flyer - click here to view.

The official Bull and Gate website is here.
10 August 2004
Angel Racing Food
Angel Racing Food Bull & Gate gig flyer Next Gig
ARF return to the Bull and Gate in Kentish Town, London, for gig number 11, on Friday 13th August. They should be onstage around 10:00. Entry is £4 with this flyer. The official Bull and Gate website is here.

Click on flyer to view enlarged version.
23 June 2004
The Long Decline
Cancelled Gig
The proposed gig on Friday 2nd July at the Dublin Castle in Camden has been scrapped.
2 June 2004
Angel Racing Food
Angel Racing Food London Borderline Next Gig
ARF's next live appearance will be as a support act for Vic Godard & Subway Sect at London's Borderline on Sat 5th June. Note the early start time - ARF will be onstage at 7:30, so get there early!

Click on advert to view enlarged version.
25 April 2004
Angel Racing Food
Angel Racing Food Stoke Newington Eye Next Gig
ARF will be making their second appearance at The Eye in Stoke Newington, on Friday 28th May.

Click on flyer to view enlarged version.
4 April 2004
Angel Racing Food
The Long Decline
New Gig Dates
Important update: The proposed gig on Saturday April 17th at The Verge in London's Kentish Town, which was to feature Long Decline, Angel Racing Food and Alternative TV, has been cancelled.

However, the following gig dates have been confirmed:

Fri 21st May - The Long Decline at the Hope & Anchor, London N1.
Fri 28th May - Angel Racing Food at The Eye, Stoke Newington.
Sat 5th June - Angel Racing Food, with Venus Ray and Vic Godard & Subway Sect at London's Borderline.
Fri 2nd July - The Long Decline at the Dublin Castle, Camden.
UpdateCANCELLED
12 January 2004
Angel Racing Food
Angel Racing Food Nottingham Bunkers Hill New Gig Date
ARF will be opening their gig account for 2004 with a rare trip out of the capital. They are due to appear this Friday, 16th January, at the Bunkers Hill pub in Nottingham. There are some venue details and a link to a map here.
Also playing are The Henry Road and the Nutron Stars.

Click on flyer to view enlarged version.
15 October 2003
Angel Racing Food
Angel Racing Food Stoke Newington Eye New Gig Date
ARF will be appearing on Friday 14th November at The Eye, Stoke Newington High Street, North London. Admission is free! Also playing are 'Spaghetti West One'.

Click on flyer to view enlarged version.
25 July 2003
Angel Racing Food
Angel Racing Food Dublin Castle gig flyer New Gig Date
ARF will be making another appearance at the Dublin Castle in Camden, London NW1, on Wednesday 20th August. Gig no. 6 will see them playing between The Glorious Old Bastard and headliners Preacher Casey (who also feature ARF's Lee McFadden).
Entry: £4 with flyer, £5 without (click to view).
Nearest Tube station is Camden Town.
12 February 2003
Angel Racing Food
Angel Racing Food Famous Cock Tavern gig flyer Gig Date
ARF play gig number 5 on 23 February at the 50 Watts of Power club in the Buffalo Bar beneath the Famous Cock Tavern (as below). ARF will be playing in between Penny Dreadful and the Deptford Beach Babes and should be on stage around 9:30 pm. Entry is £4, or £3 with flyer (click to view). Nearest Tube station is Highbury and Islington.
13 January 2003
Angel Racing Food
Angel Racing Food Bull & Gate gig flyer Gig Date
ARF play gig number 4 at The Bull and Gate, Kentish Town, London, on Friday 17th January. They should be onstage around 9:15. The official Bull and Gate website is here.
1 December 2002
Angel Racing Food
New Gig Dates
ARF will open for Eric Blowtorch and Mark Perry's Alternative TV at the Dublin Castle in Camden, on Saturday 14th December. ARF should be on at 8:45 or so. Looking ahead to 2003, they will be appearing at The Bull and Gate, Kentish Town, London, on Friday 17th January at 9:15. Details of other acts on the same bill to follow.
4 September 2002
Jowe Head
Solo Gig Announced
Jowe will be making a solo appearance (assisted by ARF's Lee Mcfadden) at the Beat Bedsit Records weekend festival in Brighton, on Saturday 12 October. The venue is the Sanctuary Cafe, Brunswick Street East. Doors open at 7pm and entry is a mere £4. This is a fundraising event for a local hospice. Further details can be found at the Beat Bedsit Records site.
Angel Racing Food
Gig Date [Revised]
The lineup for Thursday 12th September has been confirmed as: Reverend Pike, Angel Racing Food and Gertrude. The first band should be on around 8:30 pm, with ARF playing at about 9:45. See below for venue details.
20 August 2002
Angel Racing Food
Angel Racing Food gig flyer Gig Date
Jowe's new band will play their second ever gig on Thursday 12th September at the 50 Watts of Power Club, located in the basement bar of The Famous Cock Tavern, next door to Highbury and Islington tube (Victoria Line / BR). Further details, including the likely time of their appearance, to follow.
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