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Message from TV:
These are strange times without gigs...
I've tried to make up for it a little by recording some live performances in my home studio for you.
Hope you enjoy these ten songs I've chosen...all for free and available now.
Please consider joining my YouTube channel and I'll see if I can record some more as the lockdown continues!

Watch the complete Acoustic Video Sessions:

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Gigs
last updated: 22 Jun 20

UK Booking:
Crucialtalent@googlemail.com
Tel : +44 (0) 7884 348176
www.myspace.com/crucialtalent
www.crucialtalent.co.uk

UK
Thu 04 Mar 2021 BRISTOL - O2 Academy
Stiff Little FIngers, The Professionals, and TV Smith on the rescheduled tour from last year.
Fri 05 Mar 2021 CARDIFF - Great Hall
Stiff Little FIngers, The Professionals, and TV Smith on the rescheduled tour from last year.
Sat 06 Mar 2021 BIRMINGHAM - O2 Academy
Stiff Little FIngers, The Professionals, and TV Smith on the rescheduled tour from last year.
Mon 08 Mar 2021 PORTSMOUTH - Pyramids
Stiff Little FIngers, The Professionals, and TV Smith on the rescheduled tour from last year.
Tue 09 Mar 2021 NORTHAMPTON - Roadmenders
Stiff Little FIngers, The Professionals, and TV Smith on the rescheduled tour from last year.
Wed 10 Mar 2021 NORWICH - Waterfront
Stiff Little FIngers, The Professionals, and TV Smith on the rescheduled tour from last year.
Fri 12 Mar 2021 NEWCASTLE - O2 Academy
Stiff Little FIngers, The Professionals, and TV Smith on the rescheduled tour from last year.
Sat 13 Mar 2021 LEEDS - O2 Academy
Stiff Little FIngers, The Professionals, and TV Smith on the rescheduled tour from last year.
Sun 14 Mar 2021 NOTTINGHAM - Rock City
Stiff Little FIngers, The Professionals, and TV Smith on the rescheduled tour from last year.
Tue 16 Mar 2021 TROON - Concert Hall
Stiff Little FIngers, The Professionals, and TV Smith on the rescheduled tour from last year.
Wed 17 Mar 2021 GLASGOW - Barrowland
Stiff Little FIngers, The Professionals, and TV Smith on the rescheduled tour from last year.
Fri 19 Mar 2021 MANCHESTER - O2 Academy
Stiff Little FIngers, The Professionals, and TV Smith on the rescheduled tour from last year.
Sat 20 Mar 2021 LONDON - Roundhouse
Stiff Little FIngers, The Professionals, and TV Smith on the rescheduled tour from last year, with special guests the Neville Staple band.

19 Jun 20 Stiff Little Fingers tour
Some light at the end of the gig tunnel at last - TV's tour with The Professionals and Stiff Little Fingers has now been definitively rescheduled for March 2021, by which time we are all hoping it can actually take place... All dates now in the gig list.
30 May 20 TV on the radio (2)
Still no gigs...but TV will be on Phoenix FM at 8:00pm tonight (30/5), having a chat with Steve Green on his "Blank Generation" show, and choosing some of his favourite punk records, as well as some of his own. An extended three hour version of the show will be available online soon afterwards. https://www.phoenixfm.com/2020/05/30/blank-generation-16-looking-tv-smiths-eyes-ears/
28 May 20 TV on the radio
As there are still no gigs...how about some radio time with TV and Duncan Reid, reminiscing about their 2013 trip to Argentina and much more! Tomorrow Friday May the 29th TV Smith & Duncan Reid on “El año de la Pestre” (The year of the Plague) on-line radio. Listen to it at 8PM Argentina time / Midnight UK time / 7PM NYC time, through the following 3 channels: www.chicobombaradio.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chicobombaradio/app/306625076597100/ (click on ´Radio en vivo´at the left bar) App for mobiles downloadable at PlayStore: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=argentinastream.com.chicobombaradiook&fbclid=IwAR1w4WEEFxhh3H9iiQ5iK8rpp2IH5-Pj-U2z9PrbqtKCUo9uSIN5W31grcc
17 Mar 20 No gigs, no gigs, no gigs
The gig calendar has been decimated by the Coronavirus outbreak. I'll try to keep this page updated with all the latest cancellations but please check with venues before travelliing in case of last minute changes.
16 Feb 20 Gigs gigs gigs
Lots more gigs added to the gig list, including a new Bored Teenagers gig in Milan, Vom Richie appearing with TV in Norwich on the SLF tour, and confirmation of this year's appearance by TV at the Rebellion Festival.
16 Jan 20 TV joins Die Toten Hosen Tour
I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been invited by Die Toten Hosen to support them on some selected dates on their Summer “Ohne Strom” tour. Currently all dates except Zurich and Dresden are sold out, but it would be great to see some TUTS down the front if you are able to get tickets for either of those! I’ll be at the following gigs: 13.06 STUTTGART Schleyer-Halle, 17.06 DORTMUND Westfallenhalle 1, 20.06 DÜSSELDORF ISS Dome, 27.06 FRANKFURT Festhalle, 30.06 MÜNCHEN Olympiahalle, 10.07 ZÜRICH Hallenstadion, 16.07 DRESDEN Filmnächte am Elbufer. I’ll be slotting in a few club gigs in and around those dates - news on that soon.
04 Nov 19 Stiff Little Fingers
TV has been announced as support for Stiff Little Fingers on their UK tour next March, along with The Professionals. All TV's 2020 dates up to and including that tour now on the website.
21 Sep 19 Bad Manners
TV just announced as support on three dates with Bad Manners in October, on their 40 Years of Two Tone anniversary tour. Details in the gig list.
27 Jun 19 Gigs extra!
All gigs currently booked until the end of November have now been added to the gig list, including dates in the UK, Finland, Spain, Germany and Italy.
07 Jun 19 Finland gigs
A short run of Finnish dates in September just announced in the gig guide.

TV's books of tour diaries

TV's tour diaries - available at most gigs, at the webshop on this site and through the Arima Publishing website


TV Smith & The Bored Teenagers
perform 'Crossing the Red Sea with The Adverts' Live at the 100 Club.

TV Smith: Your Ticket Out Of Here - The Complete Collectors Guide
Slaby Witness, Sleaze, the Adverts, TV Smith's Explorers, Party Line, High, Production House, Cheap... the TV Smith story is one of rock's richest, filled with some of the most exhilarating music of the past 30 years. And Your Ticket Out Of Here is the first comprehensively detailed guide to every last note of it. Written by Dave Thompson - editor and publisher of the legendary TV Times fanzine.
paperback book, 170 pages. PRICE $25
https://www.createspace.com/Customer/EStore.do?id=3405418



TV TIMES - THE COMPLETE SERIES FOR SALE

Between 1980-1984, members of TV Smith's fan club received a free fanzine, running from two to twenty pages, for 43 issues.
The entire series has now been archived on CD, 357 black/white pages of text and images (.bmp) comprising a priceless 357 page archive not only of TV Smith, Adverts and TV Smith's Explorers news, interviews, reviews etc, but also a wealth of related artists... Richard Strange (including a 1981 interview), Doctors of Madness (including a complete band history), Lords of the New Church (three very early interviews, pre-first album), Ian Mitchell Band, Last Touch, many more.
Includes discographies, biographies, family trees, press cuttings, much more. Unpublished in any other form. Photos were taken from one of no more than three surviving complete sets, and reflect the occasionally haphazard photocopying that characterized the series - however, all are readable, while the bmp/bitmap format allows the user to print and reconfigure pages at will.
Disc also includes a couple of unpublished issues, and color originals of several covers.

PRICE $15 + shipping: $1 USA, $2 international.
Contact quatrmass@aol.com to reserve your copy and for payment details.


Archive History

23 May 20 - Setlists
Setlist for Wien, Austria (26th Oct 2002) added by
Setlist for Barcelona, Spain (11th Feb 2005) added by
21 May 20 - Setlists
Setlist for Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany (20th Sep 1998) edited by
Setlist for Birmingham, UK (25th Nov 1998) added by
Setlist for Preston, UK (19th Nov 1999) added by
Setlist for Birkenhead, UK (18th Dec 1999) added by
Setlist for Kleinweiler Hofen, Germany (3rd Mar 2000) added by
Setlist for Ischgl, Austria (4th Mar 2000) added by
Setlist for Vals, Italy (5th Mar 2000) added by
Setlist for Davos, Switzerland (6th Mar 2000) added by
Setlist for Coventry, UK (12th Apr 2000) added by
Setlist for Schaffhausen, Switzerland (10th Oct 2000) added by
18 Mar 20 - Setlists
Setlist for Bristol, UK (12th Mar 2020) added by
Setlist for Cardiff, UK (13th Mar 2020) added by
Setlist for Birmingham, UK (14th Mar 2020) added by
03 Mar 20 - Setlists
Setlist for Berlin, Germany (21st Feb 2020) added by
Setlist for Dresden, Germany (22nd Feb 2020) added by
Setlist for Hanover, Germany (23rd Feb 2020) added by
17 Feb 20 - Setlists
Setlist for Stourbridge, UK (31st Jan 2020) added by
Setlist for Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain (8th Feb 2020) added by
06 Feb 20 - Setlists
Setlist for Newcastle, UK (24th Jan 2020) added by
Setlist for York, UK (25th Jan 2020) added by
Setlist for Nottingham, UK (26th Jan 2020) added by
Setlist for Leicester, UK (1st Feb 2020) added by
06 Jan 20 - Setlists
Setlist for Portsmouth, Southsea, UK (2nd Jan 2020) added by
Setlist for London, UK (3rd Jan 2020) added by
23 Dec 19 - Setlists
Setlist for Dusseldorf, Germany (22nd Dec 2019) added by
Setlist for DÜSSELDORF, Germany (22nd Dec 2019) added by
Setlist for DÜSSELDORF, Germany (20th Dec 2019) edited by
21 Dec 19 - Setlists
Setlist for DÜSSELDORF, Germany (21st Dec 2019) added by
20 Dec 19 - Setlists
Setlist for DÜSSELDORF, Germany (20th Dec 2019) added by



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