Archive for the ‘Live 2013’ Category

Evesham Observer: The Only Way Is Marilyns

November 23rd, 2013


An Evesham nightspot is bringing Essex and the 80s to the Vale with two very special club nights.

The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE) and Celebrity Big Brother star Mario Falcone will hold a meet and greet at the club next Friday (November 29) before 80s legend Toyah Willcox performs live the following night (Saturday).

Toyah is an 80s icon with a career spanning 30 years that includes eight Top 40 singles and more than 20 albums. General Manager Richie Ross said: “We’re heading into the festive season with bang this year and can’t wait to welcome Mario and Toyah to Evesham”.

• Continue reading at the Evesham Observer.

Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

November 21st, 2013


Toyah Live 2013: Toyah is rounding off yet another busy year of live tours, concerts, festivals and PAs with two appearances at Marilyns Nightclub in Evesham, Worcestershire. The first PA is on Saturday 30th November, and the other, which just might possibly be Christmas related, takes place on Thursday 19th December – View a larger version of their Toyah promo at their website…

The Great British Alternative Music Festival: Toyah plays this festival twice next year, in March and October. Also playing in March are Bad Manners, The Damned, Eddie & The Hot Rods, Gene Loves Jezebel and many more – View further info here…

Toyah Live 2014: Tickets for next year’s gigs are already being received. Here’s kenbob’s for the Holmfirth Picturedome, where Toyah plays a Crimson Queen/Greatest Hits… Live! gig in February – View here…

Official Gigs: View Toyah’s, already very full, live diary for 2014 at The Official Toyah Willcox Website…

All Messed Up: Featuring Phil Spalding on guitar (yup guitar, not bass) All Messed Up play a charity concert at Mr Kyps, Poole on Tuesday 10th December – View further info here and get your tickets here…

The Changeling (Import): A random photo at Twitter – But a pretty magnificent one nonetheless – View here…

Here & Now Cruise: Toyah performing ‘Echo Beach’ on the Oceana during a 12 day cruise to the Mediterranean in late October. Toyah was only onboard for two days between Barcelona and Gibraltar, playing two shows – View the clip here…

Love Is The Law & More: Tour Finale

November 9th, 2013

The final gig of Toyah’s Love Is The Law & More Tour takes place tonight at the O2 Academy in Islington, London. The support acts have already started playing. Have a great gig Toyah and all the lucky fans going! View all of Dreamscape Love Is The Law Tour news and related updates by clicking below. (Thanks to Jo Oliver, Damon King & Official Toyah for the photos I used in the collage)


Game Ends… Runner Wins: Toyah tweeted a couple of photos from the “end of tour tea party” – See them at the Official Instagram. View photos from each gig of the tour at Dreamscape’s LITL & More Gallery.

Live 2013: Here & Now Mediterranean Cruise

October 29th, 2013

Toyah plays the Here and Now Mediterranean Cruise today. The ship, Oceana, departed from Southampton on 22nd October on a 12 day trip of the Western Mediterranean. Toyah flew out and boarded at Barcelona Harbour a couple of days ago and will now be in Gibraltar. After the concert Toyah will fly back to the UK for the next Love Is The Law & More gig at Bristol Fleece on Thursday.


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Love Is The Law & More – Tonight!

October 18th, 2013

Toyah’s, much anticipated, Love is The Law & More Tour gets underway tonight. The premiere gig takes place at Legends in Newcastle. Wishing Toyah, and everyone attending the gigs,  a successful and happy tour.


Dreamscape Gallery: 2013 Update

September 6th, 2013

An update to the 2010- page at Dreamscape’s Gallery, with 20 new photos from some of Toyah’s recent gigs, appearances and events, including BBC Breakfast, Rock The Stadium in Falkirk, Club to Catwalk at the V&A, Tatton Park Picnic Concert, Jack Up The 80s, Upton Festival and Manchester Pride. Click below to visit the Gallery (the updates are at the foot of the page)


Toyah Live 2013: A Busy Bank Holiday

August 28th, 2013

It was a busy Bank Holiday weekend for Toyah, with two live appearances: On Saturday she played a full band gig at the Upton Music Festival in Worcestershire, and on Sunday a PA at Manchester Pride. Watch Toyah perform Echo Beach at Upton and It’s A Mystery at Pride. (Thanks to Nick Houghton & Paul Lomas)


Manchester Pride 2013: Programme

August 24th, 2013

Toyah is included in the official Manchester Pride 2013 programme. She plays Sackville Gardens tomorrow night and it’s been confirmed stage time will be 9pm. (Thanks to Paul Lomas for the scan)


Live 2013: Upton Music Festival

August 21st, 2013

uptonfest13dToyah plays the Upton Music Festival 2013 this Bank Holiday weekend, alongside numerous other bands.

Line-Up: Main Stage: Saturday 24th August

12:00 China Crisis
13:30 Bucks Fizz
15:00 Toyah Willcox
16:30 Neville Staple
18:00 The Lambrettas
19:30 The Wurzels
21:00 Bad Manners
23:00 Take Fat

Upton Festival is back for its 4th year and we’re bigger and better than ever before. With a huge line-up now spread over THREE stages there’s truly something for everyone… from worldwide superstar artists to local up and coming acts Upton Music Festival is sure to be one of the greatest family festivals of 2013.

• Visit the Upton Music Festival website. View all of our Upton Festival news here.


Live 2013: Two New Club PAs

August 20th, 2013

kaosmar13aTwo new live PAs for Toyah later in the year, at KAOS, Blackpool in October and Marilyn’s, Evesham, Worcestershire in November.

Thursday 10th October 2013 – KAOS Bar
38-42 Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 2AY

Saturday 30th November 2013 – Marilyn’s Nightclub
Bridge Street, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 4RY

• View Toyah’s Official Gigs page. (Slider photo © Ray Sears)

Live 2013: Manchester Pride

August 18th, 2013

Another live date for Toyah has been confirmed, a PA at Manchester Pride next weekend, Sunday 25th August.

• View more details about Manchester Pride at their Official Website. Browse Toyah’s full 2013 live diary at the Official Gigs page.

P&O Cruises: New Celebrity Cruises Announced

August 12th, 2013

Star Studded Celebrity Cruises: Over the years we’ve been delighted to present some famous faces from stage and screen, giving you a unique opportunity to enjoy a more intimate performance and to meet the stars in person. Now we’re more excited than ever to announce our largest ever choice of star studded cruises sailing this autumn and into 2014.


I love the 80s: Here And Now is THE most successful high profile 80s live show. It has been a runaway success since it was launched back in 2001 by Tony Denton Productions.

The show is completely unique as it brings together some of the most iconic and influential names from the world of 80s pop and features six artistes over six different nights, performing their hits and more. Some of the artistes came back purely for this show, so it’s an incredibly unique opportunity to step back in time and relive your youth as you dance and sing along to the very best of the 80s. Joining you on this Oceana cruise will be Paul Young, Howard Jones, Heaven 17, the original punk princess Toyah Willcox, Carol Decker of T’Pau fame and Clare Grogan from Altered Images.

Live 2013: Toyah @ Jack Up The 80s

August 12th, 2013

Toyah performing ‘Thunder In The Mountains’ at yesterday’s Jack Up The 80s festival in the Isle of Wight. Toyah tweeted a photo of the band just before they got the ferry. View more photos here and here.

Chronicle Live: Stars Line Up For Newcastle Pride 2013

July 20th, 2013

chroniclelive13aNewcastle Pride takes place this Saturday. Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr has the details

Amelia Lily, Toyah and Katrina, of the Waves, headline this year’s Newcastle Pride on Saturday.

The festival, celebrating the region’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, could boost the Tyneside economy by around £1m.

Last year Newcastle Pride attracted around 23,000 visitors for the one-day event held in Newcastle’s Exhibition Park, many of whom came from around the UK. And organisers believe this year’s line-up will bring in even bigger crowds – giving a huge boost to hotels, restaurants and bars across the city and beyond.

• Continue reading at Chronicle Live.

Newcastle Pride/Tatton Park Concerts 2013: Newsy Bits

July 20th, 2013

sosogay13aSo So Gay: Preview: Newcastle Pride: Jordan Mann takes a look at what is going on at this year’s Newcastle Pride. Now in its sixth year, Newcastle is back with its annual Pride this weekend… The LGBT community and supporters will march through the city centre to Exhibition Park ready for the main event, where there will be entertainment from the likes of Toyah Willcox – Continue reading…

Manchester Evening News: Still in a league of their own: Human League to play a picnic gig at Tatton Park… The Human League will be appearing at Tatton Park, Knutsford, on Saturday along with Howard Jones and Toyah Willcox, as part of Tatton Park Picnic Concerts. Operatic star Katherine Jenkins will be appearing on Sunday – Continue reading…

Sky Tyne & Wear: Newcastle Pride To Promote Healthy Message…: Visitors to one of the UK’s biggest celebrations for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community next week can also use the occasion to check if they have a clean bill of health. Around 25,000 people are expected to descend on Tyneside next Sat (July 20) for Newcastle Pride… a one day free event which this year includes performances by Amelia Lily, Toyah and Katrina from The Waves – Continue reading…

Tatton Park Picnic Concerts 2013: The Official booklet – Continue reading…

Woman’s World: Picnic and Concerts in One: Combine friends, delicious treats, music and fireworks and you’ll get Tatton Park Picnic Concerts. On Saturday 20 July and Sunday 21 July Tatton Park will be transformed into a musical oasis, gathering stars on stage and audience on the grounds for Picnic Concerts 2013. Synth pop international superstars The Human League plus special guests Howard Jones and Toyah Willcox – Continue reading… Pride Takes Over Newcastle This Weekend: Fingers crossed the sunshine will be beaming down upon us at the weekend, so you can enjoy the sixth annual Northern Pride Festival in all it’s glory in Newcastle’s Exhibition Park… Come Saturday at noon the festivities begin with a parade from the Civic Centre with the theme of the six colours of the rainbow flag. Followed by a free live concert featuring the likes of Toyah Willcox and Amelia Lily – Continue reading…

Live 2013: Northern Pride & Tatton Park

July 20th, 2013

tlive13cA busy weekend for Toyah, with two gigs taking place today. During the day she plays a headlining PA at Newcastle/Northern Pride and later in the evening Toyah plays the Tatton Park Picnic Concert alongside Howard Jones and, headliners, The Human League.

Toyah previously played Northern Pride last Summer. She last played Tatton Park (“Party! at Tatton Park”) in July 2007.

Cheshire Life: Win Tickets To The Tatton Park Picnic Concerts

July 8th, 2013

cheshlife13aCheshire Life has teamed up with Tatton Picnic Concerts to offer 20 lucky people the chance to win a pair of tickets to one of the shows on the 20th and 21st July.

The beautiful lakeside setting of Tatton Park will come alive this summer with The Human League on Saturday 20th and Katherine Jenkins on Sunday 21st July.

Dust off your dancing shoes and join The Human League for an astounding evening of electro classics. The 80s legends will be supported by Howard Jones and Toyah Willcox for the party night of the summer.

• Enter the competition at Cheshire Life. (Closing date: 12/07/13)

Jack Up The 80s: Make A Date With Toyah

June 27th, 2013

Toyah Willcox says she can’t wait to play Jack Up The 80′s.

When we caught up with her recently Toyah said “I love the IOW it’s such a pretty place. I last played on the Island in the mid 90′s.”

Toyah first hit the charts in 1981 with the Four from Toyah EP. It’s A Mystery was the big hit on the EP and lots more hits followed.

Join Toyah on Sunday afternoon, 11th August as she takes the Island by storm in a not-to-be-missed appearance…

• Continue reading at Jack Up The 80s.

Live 2013: Rock The Stadium

June 24th, 2013

Toyah at Rock The Stadium in Falkirk on Saturday, playing the ‘Here and Now’ concert alongside Paul Young, Altered Images, Five Star and many more. View other photos here and here. Click below to view a larger version of the photo. (Thanks to @RockTheStadium)

Toyah Looks Forward to ‘Jack Up The 80s’

June 24th, 2013

A great photo of Toyah, looking forward to playing the Jack Up The 80s festival later in the Summer. ‘Jack Up The 80s’ say “80’s icon Toyah is gearing up for her performance on Sunday 11th August at Jack Up The 80’s!“. View a larger version of the photo by clicking below, and further info on ‘Jack Up The 80s’ here. (Thanks to @JackUpThe80s)

Love Is The Law & More: Boxing Clever!

June 16th, 2013

We’re counting down to the Love Is The Law & More Tour with sporadic LITL related bits and pieces… so here’s another one. View a larger version of this here. Visit Dreamscape’s year-long feature Remember 1983 for lots more LITL/1983 Toyahness.