Saturday 31 August 2013

Scootfest 15 September 2013

Excellent news - A third band has confirmed for Sunday 15 September; so The Universal will now be be playing in addition to The Persuasion and The Speed Of Sound. It's free too.

I met the sound engineer today and the PA will be loud enough; which is always good to know. 

The day will have a real festival-feel with American Classic Cars, lots of Scooters, food, drink, a Scooter accessory market, Scooter-portrait photography and of course plenty of music; both live and DJ'd. 

Scootfest is part of Rossendale 60sFestival which lasts the whole weekend throughout the valley, the Sunday music event is all at one venue at the Old Cobblers Inn, Rawtenstall (BB4 6HR) so it deserves a separate name.

This particular Vespa is unlikely to be there as I photographed it in Berlin last week. But never mind, there will be others.

Monday 26 August 2013


We're live again as a three piece; guitar/vocal, bass & drums.
See us at Scootfest in 60sFest at Rawtenstall, in a marquee outside the Old Cobblers on 15Sep2013. 
The line up features Mr Kevin Roache on bass and Mr Raul Carreno on drums. 
The Speed Of Sound are featured in the new English-language edition of Lord Litter's Magic Music Box on KWTF and the web, the listen-again link will follow.
Hutchins and Rickenbacker at rest during a quiet moment in rehearsal.

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Live and loud

15 Septermber 2013 Scootfest, Rossendale 60sFest; outdoor covered marquee gig. Double header. More details to follow.