Posts Tagged ‘Toyah Unplugged’

Vintage TV: Live At The Water Rats

March 23rd, 2016

Toyah Live At The Water Rats aired last night on Vintage TV. The set-list was: Good Morning Universe, Be Proud Be Loud (Be Heard), Thunder In The Mountains, Every Scar Has A Silver Lining, Echo Beach, Sensational, Ieya, It’s A Mystery, Bird in Flight, Danced, Latex Messiah (Viva La Rebel in You), I Want To Be Free.

Dawn Chorus and Come were also played at the gig on 23rd February, but these weren’t broadcast. The concert is repeated this weekend, on Easter Sunday.

Live At The Water Rats: Vintage TV: Sunday 27th March: 7pm
New! The prolific, multi-talented Toyah Willcox brings a mesmerising performance to this historic venue.


Official Toyah: Toyah Unplugged on Vintage TV

March 17th, 2016


Toyah Willcox played an intimate unplugged concert at the legendary London venue The Water Rats in February. The show was staged especially for a new Vintage TV special Live At… which will receive its premiere broadcast on Tuesday 22 March at 20.00.

The gig spanned early punk favourites including Neon Womb and Danced to hit singles It’s A Mystery and God Morning Universe through to recent material from Crimson Queen. The set also took in cult classics like Bird In Flight and the first time in 14 years the song Every Scar Has A Silver Lining had been performed in a new acoustic arrangement.

Tune in and get unplugged! Vintage TV is available on Freeview 242, Sky 369, Virgin Media 343 and Freesat 505

• Continue reading at The Official Toyah Willcox website. (Photo © Tom Pilston)

Vintage TV: Mystery Unplugged With The Terrific Toyah!

March 6th, 2016

As the punk princess of the 80s, Toyah Willcox rode the new wave that swept across the music scene, with huge hits including ‘I Want to be Free’, ‘It’s a Mystery’ and ‘Thunder in the Mountains’.

There’s been no stopping her since, and she brings her energy, passion and acoustic versions of all her classic songs to a sold-out show in front of an incredible crowd in a new Vintage TV Live At… (Tuesday, 22nd March, 8pm). See the incomparable artist in action at iconic London venue The Water Rats. It’s no mystery why she’s still so popular!


Toyah on TV: Live at The Water Rats

March 6th, 2016

Live At The Water Rats: Vintage TV: Tuesday 22nd March: 8.00pm
Toyah. See the incomparable artist in action at iconic London venue The Water Rats. Toyah performs an incredible set. It’s no mystery why she’s still so popular!


Toyah Unplugged: It’s A Mystery

February 25th, 2016

It’s A Mystery from Tuesday night’s Toyah Unplugged at The Water Rats, London. The full acoustic concert will air on Vintage TV soon. (Thanks to Gigs/KrisLW)

Live 2016: Toyah Unplugged @ The Water Rats, London

February 24th, 2016

Photos from last night’s Toyah Unplugged concert at The Water Rats – filmed for a TV special to air soon on Vintage TV. Please click below to view larger versions of these, and more, at Dreamscape’s Gallery. Obsolete is mentioned in the set-list but wasn’t played and Toyah was considering singing a David Bowie song but felt it was too emotional. (Photos © Paul Lomas)


Toyah Unplugged @ The Water Rats Tonight!

February 23rd, 2016

Toyah Unplugged – a one-off gig being filmed for future broadcast on Vintage TV – takes place tonight at The Water Rats in Kings Cross, London.

The gig is, essentially, sold out but Vintage TV tweeted last night: “Missed our @toyahofficial tickets? We have 10 left on the door from 7pm at tomorrow’s @waterrats show – first come, first served!“. Toyah also tweeted about the gig: “so looking forward to @VintageTV recording at @Water_Rats tomorrow“. Click below for more info at


Toyah Live 2016: Acoustic, Electric, Festivals

February 10th, 2016

Tons of new dates have been added to Toyah’s Official Gigs page, including a number of acoustic and electric concerts and a handful of festival appearances. Browse the list by clicking below.


Live 2016: Toyah Unplugged

January 24th, 2016

unplugged16aToyah is confirmed for a special one-off filmed gig on Tuesday 24 February 2016 at London’s Water Rats.

Toyah Unplugged is a one-off intimate concert which will see a four-piece acoustic band perform hits and classics. There will be no storytelling or background visuals in this gig like the Acoustic, Up Close & Personal gigs.

It will take place in the legendary London music pub/venue The Water Rats.

The concert will be filmed by Vintage TV for broadcast at a later date. Marc Almond plays a sold out gig at The Water Rats for Vintage TV on Tuesday 26 January for the same filmed concert series.

• Further info at