Posts Tagged ‘Aberdeen Re:Union’

Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

August 18th, 2013

aberdeenru13bRe:Union: Toyah played the Lemon Tree in Aberdeen last night. She tweeted: “Thank U Aberdeen Students Union 1981, great nite” – View a photo from the gig here…

Daily Echo: Top Talent on Board: Southampton-based P&O Cruises is launching its biggest ever line-up of star-studded voyages this autumn with famous faces from the stage and screen. Michael Ball, David Essex, The West End Men featuring Lee Mead, and Here And Now – with live performances from six 80s legends including Paul Young, Toyah and many more – Continue reading…

County Press Online: Charity Parties 80s Style: Around 2,000 people dug out the shoulder pads and shell suits and headed to the Garlic Festival site in Newchurch to enjoy the festivities with live music from 80s legends including Bad Manners, Katrina and the Waves, Toyah and Heaven 17 among many others – Continue reading…

Official Instagram: Great live photo of Toyah, from ‘Jack Up The 80s’, with the latest confirmed live dates info: gigs confirmed: Manchester Pride: 25 Aug / P&O Here & Now Cruise: 29 Oct – View here… (Thanks to Michael Cooney)

Jack Up The 80s: A few more photos of Toyah from last weekend’s concert in the Isle of Wight at the ‘Talk Photography’ forum – View here…

Lady Gaga – Applause: Gaga’s new single sounding “inspired” by Eighties Toyah, Hazel O’Connor and Nina Hagen – The beginning has a “Minx” vibe, with a smidge of ‘I Want To Be Free’, if you ask me ;) – Listen here…

Inverness Courier: Toyah in Aberdeen

July 9th, 2013

invercourier13aMusic legends help bring back days of the students’ union

Aberdeen University Union’s former glory days as one of the Granite City’s magnets for music-lovers will be recreated in The Lemon Tree next month.

A line-up including iconic punk princess Toyah Willcox, Ultravox’s Midge Ure and Union favourites Blues ‘n’ Trouble has been assembled for one of the hottest gigs of the year at The Lemon Tree on Saturday, August 17.

Christened “Re:Union”, all profits from the night will be going to the Aberdeen Student Charities Campaign, and one of the organisers, Karen Grayburn, is promising concert-goers a memorable and evocative night. “It’s going to be a nostalgic night for anybody who has ever eaten a pie in the Dungeon or bought a ticket from Union Travel,” she said.

• Continue reading at the Inverness Courier.

Evening Express: Midge & Toyah Play Aberdeen

June 22nd, 2013

Midge Ure and Toyah Willcox to play Aberdeen gig

Concert in tribute to former university union bar

A former Aberdeen university union is to be marked with a 1980s gig. The University of Aberdeen’s union bar will be remembered at The Lemon Tree on August 17, with Midge Ure and Toyah Willcox joining the line-up.

• Continue reading at the Aberdeen Evening Express.

What’s On: Toyah To Help Recreate Student Glory Days

June 22nd, 2013

Toyah To Help Recreate Student Union Glory Days At Lemon Tree

Aberdeen’s University Union, which once stood at the corner of Gallowgate/Kirkgate, may have disappeared from the city landscape 10 years ago – but its spirit lives on.

And the Union’s glory days will be celebrated at re:Union  in The Lemon Tree on Saturday, August 17, with a fabulous line-up including iconic punk princess Toyah Willcox, Ultravox’s Midge Ure and Union favourites Blues ‘n Trouble.

• Continue reading at What’s On.

Aberdeen Re:Union 2013: Promo Video

June 10th, 2013

Toyah plays the Aberdeen Re:Union 2013 on Saturday 17th August. Watch their promo video for the event at You Tube. More details on all of Toyah’s upcoming gigs here.

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Toyah Live 2013: Three New Live PAs

March 3rd, 2013

Three new live Toyah PAs have been confirmed for the Summer by the first Breaking Through newsletter.

Blackburn Pride In The Park, taking place at Witton Country Park, Blackburn on Saturday 1st June. More info on the two-day event here. (NB. It appears this has been cancelled, as of early May it has disappeared from the Official Gigs page)

Northern Pride 2013, taking place at Leazes Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne on Saturday 20th July. More info on the one-day event here.

Aberdeen Re:Union, Back To The 80s with Aberdeen University Student Union. a celebration of Aberdeen University Union and student life in the ‘80s! More info and book tickets here. View their Toyah page.

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