NEW BLUES RIG

I was back rehearsing with "The Blue Thunder Brigade" this week!

It was a bit rough the first few songs, but we soon got back to winning ways and by the end of the session, we were back in the…

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BACK TO IT!

Hi everyone, I hope your 2020 has got off to a great start!

I'm back to it tomorrow with the annual Smokie charity concert in Bradford.
Not much of a need to blow the cobwebs off my fingers, because…

A YEAR IN REVIEW

When I look back at the past year, I always try and think; what was the best stand out show, what was the best tour and were there any particular happenings that were a highlight for me personally? 

Sometime…

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY!

I hope your all starting to enjoy your Christmas holidays!

Another busy year for me, which I will as usual, share in my end of year review! In a few days time.
I am always well aware that for…

AUSSIE TOUR BLOG

For those of you who have a Facebook account why not check out Mick's Tour Blog from Down Under, where he's performing with Smokie on their tour of Australia, that takes place throughout the whole of november.

If you…

TRAVEL CHAOS AND OTHER HAPPENINGS

I'm sat in my house in the UK . . . . . . Back early due to travel chaos in Russia!

Thank you to Alexander Sedelnikov for this photo in Moscow

Smokie played Crocus City Hall…

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MID-SUMMER CATCHUP

I seem to be in Scandinavia more than ever! . . . . Of course a big Smokie territory.
Last week in Norway I noticed some photographers taking photos of the marvelous fjords and it reminded me just how I…

THE LEGENDS - UK TOUR

Smokie joined "The Legends Live" Tour half way through due to prior commitments.

I arrived early for our first show at the Metro Arena in Newcastle and straight away I realized just how big the production was on…

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SWEDEN TOUR ALMOST OVER

I wake this morning to another sunny day here in Sweden, In Falkoping to be exact.
Quite a small gig last night but sold out nethertheless.

We've been flying in and out of Sweden for the last 5 weeks…

FRIENDSHIP SEARCHING

I've been a quite busy the last few weeks! . . . . . The last three weekends in Sweden has had it's fair share of travel. Of course Sweden is pretty big!
Some great shows though and very enjoyable…

RUSTY FINGERS . . . . . NOT A CHANCE!

As most of you know, Smokie take off the month of January, to recharge the batteries and take a well earned holiday.
 

So . . . . . I went skiing in France as I always do, but as…

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2018 A YEAR IN REVIEW

Gig-wise, 2018 started off with the usual Smokie charity dinner in Bradford, before heading to Ireland to play what were three cracking gigs, the highlight being the Dublin gig, a place and venue I particularly enjoy! 

However; prior to…