Spanking Good Newcomers!

By Andy

Introducing Spankboy, Punktastic’s tip for greatness! You might not have heard of them yet, but rest assured they WILL soon be absorbed into the national punk consciousness.

The UK Ska outift from The Wylye Valley are touring in a venue near you in the upcoming months, and are also touring with Jesse James. Catch ’em now before MCA pick ’em up…and remember who told you about them first!

They play…

July –
3rd – Cheltenham, The Fish and Fiddle
4th – Kidderminster, Ye Olde 7 Stars – TBC
5th – Swindon, Furnace w/Jesse James
6th – Newquay, Vic’s Bar
7th – Scunthorpe, Lincoln Imp – TBC
8th – Wigan, Walkabout
12th – Weymouth, Excise House
13th – Wakefield, The Snooty Fox
14th – Leeds, Highwood
15th – Sheffield, Barfly – TBC
16th – Bury st Edmunds, The Grapes
17th – Leicester, The Shed
18th – Llangollen, The Sun Inn
19th – Birmingham, Market Tavern
20th – Plymouth, Cooperage
23rd – London, Bull and Gate
24th – Reading, Fez Club
25th – Essex, Castlemayne
26th – High Wycombe, Whitehorse w/Lubby Nugget
27th – Sound (X-Treme), Leicester Square
28th – Winchester, The Railway
30th – Crewe, The Limelight

August –
1st – Warrington, The Bluebell
3rd – Wigan, The Collective
7th – Birmingham, The Old Railway
8th – Northampton, Soundhaus w/Jesse James
9th – Cheriton, Oddfellows, w/Lightyear
10th – Christchurch, Beer Festival
11th – Stoke on Trent, The Talbot
14th – Bristol, Fleece and Firkin
15th – Oldham, Castle
16th – Ashton under Lyme, Whitchwood
17th – Midsummer Norton, Wunderbar
21st – Huddersfield, Dot.Commer Bar
23rd – Command House, Kent
24th – Fitchew and Firkin, Rugby – TBC
28th – Tunnbridge Wells, Forum
30th – Bournmouth, Gander on the Green
31st – Harlow, The Square

September –
1st – Thirsk, ‘Loud’ Lord Nelson, w/Jesse James
7th – Dorchester, Central Hotel w/Gameshow host
13th – Barnstaple, Exeter Inn
15th – Plymouth, Cooperage, w/Too Hot

October –
11th – Matlock Bath, The Fishpond
25th – Aylesbury, The Limelight

November –
3rd – Felixstowe, Corks bar
22nd – Lemington Spa, Kelly’s

Throughout August and September a new ep (or maybe an album) will be recorded and distributed through Plastic Head. The ep ‘Medication’ and album ‘Adventures In Blue Flash’ are available through the band’s extremely funky website

If you like your Ska summery and your punk happy, then check this band out. You will not be disappointed!

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