DoveTales Announce New Shows at The Eagle Inn, Salford

DoveTales Announce New Shows at The Eagle Inn, Salford

With a new bass player, Manchester’s DoveTales will return to The Eagle Inn in Salford on Tuesday, 23 April. Fusing harmonic rock, folk and country with soulful lyrics, DoveTales will mark their first of three 2019 shows at the Salford venue, following a sold-out show...
Tamborrada, San Sebastian, January 2019, Part 3

Tamborrada, San Sebastian, January 2019, Part 3

My third and final post about my trip to the Tamborrada, the Festival of the Drum, in San Sebastián earlier this year and I’ve got a couple of videos to give you an idea of the amazing energy everywhere and at all hours of the day and night. 12.30 at night in...
New DoveTales Dates!

New DoveTales Dates!

DoveTales have three new dates at The Eagle Inn in Salford. Get them in your diary and come and hear what we’ve been working on! Tuesday April 23rd Tuesday May 21st Tuesday June 25th
Introducing Fela, DoveTales’ new bass player

Introducing Fela, DoveTales’ new bass player

Great news: DoveTales have found our new bass player Victor “Fela” Freeman. “Fela had two life ambitions; join the circus or storm the musical charts, when they were indeed stormable. Being unconnected in the circus industry, he opted for the...
Tamborrada, San Sebastian, January 2019, Part 2

Tamborrada, San Sebastian, January 2019, Part 2

Here are some more pictures from the Tamborrada festival. One of the main things that was so striking was how much everyone was enjoying themselves regardless of age. From young children, teenagers, people in their 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and upwards there was just genuine...
Tamborrada, San Sebastian, January 19th – 20th 2019

Tamborrada, San Sebastian, January 19th – 20th 2019

Many years ago while touring I played a gig in San Sebastian, in the Basque region of Northern Spain. San Sebastian left a great impression on me and I said to my wife about us visiting the place together some time. In August 2018 I read an article about a festival...