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The Last Working Day Of The Month: Issue 32

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(MJ Hibbett & The Validators FACT, September 28th 2007 )

Hello all, and welcome to this FACT PACKED edition of our HOME MADE NEWSLETTER. Let's DO IT shall we?

GIGS TO COME

This month we shall be playing the following places:

Sunday September 30 - Buffalo Bar, London
(With Sarandon, Keith John Adams and Navvy at a Lost Music night)

Saturday October 6 - Fox & Firkin, London
(The Kooba Radio Benefit Gig, with The Cleator Moor Validators on stage at 8pm prompt)

Thursday October 11 - Shortfuse @ The Camden Head, London
(Solo spot at the weekly poetry night - may feature UKELELE)

Friday October 12 - The Boardwalk, Sheffield
(The Validators join The Fighting Cocks, for ROCK)

Sunday October 14 - The Waiting Room, Middlesborough
(With Bob Fischer)

Saturday October 27 - University of Sheffield Students' Union, Sheffield
(FUZZTIVAL! With Los Campesinos, Pete and the Pirates, The Mules, You Say Party We Say Die!, Piney Gir, Euguene McGuinness, The Situationists, Rory McVicar, Pagan Wanderer Lu, Calf By Calf and Mr Steve Lamacq!)

Tuesday October 30 - The Captain's Rest, Glasgow
Wednesday October 31 - The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Thursday November 1 - The Cornubia, Bristol
(The Ukelele Tour, with Mr Pete Green!)

Friday November 2 - Bodrum Café, London
(At the Bucket Of Fun Cabaret night)


Check http://www.mjhibbett.net/gigs/gigs.htm for further details.

GIGS WE'VE DONE

I had a lovely time at Ray's birthday do at the start of the month, then got a bit OVER excited about Comics at the Pop-Art All-Dayer next afternoon. Apart from that, I've had the week off getting ready for the HUGE amount of gigs about to occur!

RECORDS

The solo album she is FINISHED! It's called "A Million Ukeleles", and has twelve songs featuring guest artists INCLUDING The Validators, Mr Phil Wilson, Mr Pete Green, Mr Charlie Flowers, Mr George Gargan, The Names On My Guest List, and our CAT! Officially it's going to be a Digital Download, released on October 22nd, but I'm also hand making 200 copies - I must say i am RATHER enjoying making them too, the colouring in, stickering, rubber stamping, paper slicing and STAPLING takes me back to when I used to make CASSETTES to hand out, AND it is a good excuse to sit in front of the telly for hours! About 100 of these will be available to BUY from the webpage, and I'll send out an email mid-month to let you know how to get hold of them, should you wish to. I don't want to influence you in any way, but i WOULD just say this: It's GRATE!

OTHER THINGS

I've just received a big bag full of BADGES to go with the albums, and we should soon be getting new "A Million Ukeleles" T-SHIRTS - these ALSO will be available from the online shop, as well as in person when I go on the UKELELE TOUR with Mr Pete Green at the end of the month. Yes, i am VERY EXCITED about it!

I'm also going to try and get a few more songs up on my video channel, at http://uk.youtube.com/mjhibbett, in the run-up to the album release. I put a new version of "Programming Is A Poetry For Our Time" up the other day, and there should me more up soon.

And that's about the lot for this time - do please check the website (http://www.mjhibbett.net) for updates as the month progresses and hopefully see you back here next time for more!


Cheers,

Mark


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