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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:

New TV Smith Album
NOW AVAILABLE - CD and Vinyl

New T-Shirt Design
NOW AVAILABLE in shop


Gigs
last updated: 20 Feb 20

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

Germany
Thu 07 May 2020 HAMBURG - Hafenklang
UK
Fri 05 Jun 2020 LEICESTER - The Donkey
Sat 06 Jun 2020 BATH - The Bell
with Richard Strange
Germany
Sat 13 Jun 2020 STUTTGART - Schleyer-Halle
with Die Toten Hosen
Wed 17 Jun 2020 DORTMUND - Westfallenhalle
with Die Toten Hosen
Sat 27 Jun 2020 FRANKFURT - Festalle
with Die Toten Hosen
Sun 28 Jun 2020 BERLIN - Spreepunkrockers
Second year for the boat trip on the Spree with TV, Charlie Harper, and Jonzip.
Tue 30 Jun 2020 MUNICH - Olympiahalle
with Die Toten Hosen
Switzerland
Fri 10 Jul 2020 ZURICH - Hallenstadion
with Die Toten Hosen
Sat 11 Jul 2020 LUZERN - Sedel
TV takes a break from the Die Toten Hosen tour to return to the Sedel for a solo performance.
Germany
Thu 16 Jul 2020 DRESDEN - Filmnächte am Elbufer
with Die Toten Hosen
Fri 17 Jul 2020 SUEDWINSEN FESTIVAL - Suedwinsen near Celle
TV takes a break from the Die Toten Hosen tour to perform at the Suedwinsen Festival. https://www.suedwinsen-festival.de/infos/
UK
Fri 07 Aug 2020 BLACKPOOL - Rebellion Festival
TV's only performance at Rebellion this year will be "TV Smith & Friends" at the Opera House on the Friday.

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.
20 May 19 Bored Teenagers Tour
Back from the dead! After a dramatic few days that nearly saw the cancellation of the Bored Teenagers tour after drummer Stefan broke his leg, I'm happy to announce that Jamie Oliver from the UK Subs is going to stand in for us and the tour is back on! This may well be your only chance to see this amazing line-up. It all kicks off on Wednesday. Look out, Nottingham, Leeds, Bristol and Morecambe - we are going to be making a right old racket!
14 Feb 19 Gigs 2019
Gig list now updated to show all gigs booked to the end of August.
01 Jan 19 Gigs 2019
All currently booked TV Smith gigs for the first half of 2019 are now in the gig guide over to the left...

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

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
18 Dec 19 - Setlists
Setlist for Manchester, UK (14th Dec 2019) edited by
17 Dec 19 - Setlists
Setlist for Manchester, UK (14th Dec 2019) added by



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