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Toyah & Robert’s Weekend: At Home/UM/Sunday Lunch

December 12th, 2023

Toyah At Home: Christmas Special 2023 – Watch… • Toyah & Robert: UpBeat MomentsWatch… • Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch Revisited – Smells Like Teen SpiritWatch… (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Toyah & Robert’s Weekend: Sat Song/UM/Sunday Lunch

December 4th, 2023

Saturday Morning Song: Victims Of The Riddle (Live 1982) – Watch… • Toyah & Robert: UpBeat MomentsWatch… • Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch Revisited Bullet With Butterfly WingsWatch… (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Toyah & Robert’s Weekend: Sat Song/UM/Sunday Lunch + Press

November 28th, 2023

• Saturday Morning Song: Masai Boy (Live 1982) – Watch… • Toyah & Robert: UpBeat MomentsWatch… • Toyah & Robert’s Sunday LunchYou Give Love A Bad NameWatch…

Press for Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch – This week covering a Bon Jovi 80s classic. (Image © Toyah Willcox)

NME: Watch Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox cover Bon Jovi’s ‘You Give Love A Bad Name’ in new Sunday Lunch video: The musical couple are back with their latest cover and some new props – Continue…

Brooklyn Vegan: Watch Toyah & Robert Fripp cover Bon Jovi’s “You Give Love A Bad Name” – Continue…

Far Out: Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp cover Bon Jovi in new Sunday Lunch video – Continue…

Brave Words: Robert Fripp & Toyah Cover Bon Jovi Classic “You Give Love A Bad Name” In New Sunday Lunch Video – Continue…

Official Toyah TikTok: You Give Love A Bad Name – Continue…

DGM Live: Toyah & Robert’s Weekend – Continue…

Toyah & Robert’s Weekend: Sat Song/UM/Sunday Lunch

November 23rd, 2023

Saturday Morning Song: Martian CowboyWatch… • Toyah & Robert: UpBeat MomentsWatch… • Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch Revisited – I Predict a RiotWatch… (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Grapevine Birmingham: Toyah Willcox Kicks Off Christmas

November 15th, 2023

Toyah Willcox kicks off Christmas at Millennium Point with lights switch on

Millennium Point’s Christmas lights were officially switched on by Birmingham-born music icon, Toyah Willcox, at the award-winning conference and events venue last week (08 November).

On 08 November, over 200 people filled Millennium Point’s atrium for the official light switch on and an evening of entertainment and networking. The 39ft Christmas tree was officially illuminated by musical icon Toyah Wilcox, famed for hits such as It’s a Mystery and I Want to Be Free, and her husband Robert Fripp, legendary musician of rock band King Crimson, alongside Millennium Point’s CEO, Abbie Vlahakis.

Alongside the festive lights switch on, which marked the beginning of Christmas in the city, the evening also included a special performance from Gospel Choir of the Year Award winners, the Birmingham Community Gospel Choir, who have recently appeared on The One Show and BBC Sports Personality Of The Year.

• Continue reading at Grapevine Birmingham.

Millennium Point: Toyah Switches On Christmas

November 15th, 2023

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Christmas Lights Switch On yesterday! It was wonderful to welcome icon Toyah Willcox to switch on our Christmas lights, alongside her husband – fellow music legend, Robert Fripp. Plus, the Birmingham Community Gospel Choir’s performance was incredible. Our fabulous 39ft Christmas tree will be lighting up Millennium Point throughout the festive season for you to enjoy.

• See more photos by clicking below. (Photo © Millennium Point)

Toyah & Robert’s Weekend: Sat Song/UM/Sunday Lunch

November 15th, 2023

Saturday Morning Song: Bird In Flight (Unplugged) – Watch… • Toyah & Robert: UpBeat MomentsWatch… • Toyah & Robert’s Remembrance Sunday LunchHeroes (Lest We Forget) – Watch… (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Toyah & Robert’s Weekend: At Home/UM/Sunday Lunch

November 8th, 2023

Toyah At Home: November 2023 – Watch… • Toyah & Robert: UpBeat MomentsWatch… • Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch – Feeling Lonely? – Watch… (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Toyah & Robert: Rock Party Tour At Birmingham

November 8th, 2023

Toyah & Robert’s month-long Sunday Lunch Rock Party Tour ended last weekend in Birmingham.

Toyah tweeted: “A stunning night in Birmingham last Sunday for the finale of the Toyah & Robert Fripp Rock Party Tour! Toyah xxx”

• See more photos from the tour-closing Birmingham gig here. (Photo © Manolo Poladari)

Live 2024: Isle Of Wight Festival

November 8th, 2023

Live dates for Toyah in 2024 are being confirmed, and following a great set this year, Toyah & Robert are heading back to the Isle of Wight Festival in 2024! Visit the official IOW Festival website by clicking below.

Toyah & Robert’s Rock Party: Last Five Dates…

November 8th, 2023

The final date of Toyah & Robert’s 2023 Rock Party Tour was Sunday, October 29th in Birmingham. On this episode of Toyah & Robert On The Road, a glimpse at the last five tour dates, the fire of rock, the musicians, and the grooving audiences, all coming together to celebrate a Rock Party!

Toyah & Robert’s Weekend: Sat Song/UM/Sunday Lunch + Press

November 1st, 2023

Saturday Morning Song: Paranoid (Toyah & Robert Live At Isle Of Wight Festival 2023) – Watch… • Toyah & Robert: UpBeat MomentsWatch… • Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch – Happy Halloween – Watch… 

Press for Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch – This week covering XYZ. (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Brooklyn Vegan: Toyah & Robert Fripp cover XYZ’s “Nice Day To Die” for Halloween – Continue…

Brave Words: Robert Fripp & Toyah Perform XYZ’s “Nice Day To Die” For Sunday Lunch – “Happy Halloween!” – Continue…

Far Out: Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp cover XYZ’s ‘Nice Day to Die’ – Continue…

Official Toyah TikTok: Halloween Edition – Continue…

DGM Live: Toyah & Robert’s Weekend – Continue…

Toyah & Robert’s Rock Party: Through The Middle…

November 1st, 2023

The middle five dates of Toyah & Robert’s Rock Party Tour (featuring Daisy the unicorn dancing onstage).

The Stray Ferret: Toyah & Robert Talk Bettys!

October 26th, 2023

Rock stars rave over ‘nectar of paradise’ in Harrogate

Bettys has long been popular with visitors to Harrogate, but the business gained two more high-profile fans this month when Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp dropped in.

The couple were in town to play a gig at the Royal Hall and later took to social media to pay effusive tribute to the tearooms.

In their latest YouTube post, Robert, who is widely regarded as one of the world’s best guitarists, called Bettys “a quality establishment which resonates”, and said:

“I’d been to Bettys in York before, which was superb, but this was something of a pilgrimage.”

Toyah added: “You may think we’re complete idiots for being so in love with this experience, but it was the heart and soul of humanity. We could talk to everyone, everyone really cared, it was kind, it was utterly amazing.”

They described a cake they’d saved from their visit as “the nectar of paradise” and “a relic from the shrine of St Betty”.

• Continue reading at The Stray Ferret.

Toyah & Robert’s Weekend: Sat Song/UM/Sunday Lunch

October 26th, 2023

Saturday Morning Song: Ghosts (Unplugged) – Watch… • Toyah & Robert: UpBeat MomentsWatch… • Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch – Halloween Countdown – Watch… (Images © Toyah Willcox)

Radio: Toyah & Robert On BBC Radio Wales

October 26th, 2023

Toyah & Robert guested on BBC Radio Wales last week.

Engaged after just a week! Musicians Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp have been married for 37 years and it was a whirlwind at the start…

They spoke to Carol Vorderman and revealed their Welsh connections too.

• Watch at BBC Radio Wales/Facebook.

Reviews: Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch Tour – Liverpool

October 18th, 2023

Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
16th October 2023

Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp bring their Bonkers Web show Sunday Lunch to the stage and Del Pike is there to watch the madness unfold.

What started as a fun diversion from the horrors of Covid – Toyah and Robert’s Sunday Lunch has bloomed into an ongoing project with an army of cult followers – who’d have thought it?

Their appearance at Glasto cemented the idea that their online videos were more than a passing fad, and this was a piss-take that had actual legs.

The premise; Robert Fripp, he of King Crimson fame, stares intently at a static camera, seated in his kitchen, strumming along to a classic pop/rock hit, whilst his wife, Toyah Willcox frantically sings along, manically striking shapes and dancing feverishly around the domestic studio. And all this happens at midday every Sunday.

The results are hilarious mainly, unnerving often, but always entertaining. Toyah’s outfits, which are always comically revealing, are as much a feature as the songs and performances, and often there may be a masked collaborator to add a bit of meat to the musical bones.

• Continue reading at Louder Than War. Browse a gallery of photos from this concert at Record Collector.

Toyah & Robert’s Rock Party: First Five Dates…

October 18th, 2023

Toyah & Robert On The Road – The First Five Dates Of The Tour… A visit to the first five dates of Toyah & Robert’s tour – a Rock Party! – backstage, soundchecks, stories, onstage, grooving audiences… Dates & tickets at toyahwillcox.com.

Toyah & Robert’s Weekend: Sat Song/UM/Sunday Lunch

October 18th, 2023

Saturday Morning Song: Thunder In The Mountains (Toyah & Robert Live At Isle Of Wight Festival 2023) – Watch… • Toyah & Robert: UpBeat MomentsWatch… • Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch – Halloween Countdown – Watch… (Image © Toyah Willcox)

Harrogate Informer: Toyah & Robert Live! – In Pictures

October 12th, 2023

In pictures: Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp at the Royal Hall in Harrogate

Toyah and Robert’s Sunday Lunch is a YouTube channel that they started during the days of Government lockdowns.

Toyah and Robert have been married since the mid-80’s. Robert is perhaps best know for being the founder of King Crimson, but has many, many other credits to how bow, such as playing on Blondies, Parallel Lines, and Bowie’s, Heroes.

Toyah also has an established history in music with It’s a Mystery, Thunder in the Mountains and I Want to Be Free – to name a few.

They were a welcome addition to the Royal Hall in Harrogate, on Saturday 7 October 2023.

• Continue reading at the Harrogate Informer.  Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch Tour is on the road now – Browse venues at toyahwillcox.com.

Reviews: Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch Tour – Cheltenham

October 5th, 2023

A second review of Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch Rock Party Tour – this one for the second concert at Cheltenham. Again, this review includes spoilers.

Gig Review: Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp
“Sunday Lunch” Cheltenham 1st October 2023

Accompanying me for this gig was a friend who started his musical journey at the same moment in time as myself – late 70s to early 80s – and aside from our ailments, all we talk about is music. However, little did I know the entire night was to be all about relationships…

The grandiose setting would have seemed incongruous a few decades ago for the Punk-pixie Toyah Willcox. The galleried space and Corinthian columns are very much of the classic style. However, I guess the contemporary Toyah too is very much the classic heritage act.

Together with her husband Robert Fripp, the duo have been framing their love of music with regular “Sunday Lunch” uploads on YouTube. The covering of classic songs has amassed a huge following and even bigger reactions. The premise is one of fun and self-parody. Tonight was no different…

As the statesmen of the stage, Fripp took to his stool, after offering an unconditional kiss for his iconic guitar. Although, for the remainder of the gig the guitarist’s unflinching gaze was reserved, hereon in, for his wife of 37 years. Unapologetically, their relationship was at the crux of the show.

• Continue reading at Slap Mag. Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch Tour is on the road now – Browse venues at toyahwillcox.com.