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UK
Thu 24 Apr 14 LONDON - Kentish Town Forum
TV makes a guest appearance at Captain Sensible's birthday celebrations, along with The Damned, Ruts DC & Ed Tudor Pole.
Fri 25 Apr 14 READING - Rising Sun Arts Centre
£6 advance, £8 door. Entry 7:30pm, with Seasons In Shorthand and Matt Wells, TV onstage 9:30pm.
Sat 26 Apr 14 LEAMINGTON - The Assembly
"Go On Punk Make My Day" featuring UK Subs, Anti-Nowhere League, 999, The Vibrators, TV Smith, The Lurkers and more. 1pm til 10:30pm, tickets £20 advance. Ticket Line 0844 854 1358
Germany
Wed 30 Apr 14 COESFELD - Fabrik
TVOM! "Punk in den Mai" with TV Smith & Vom Ritchie, Schlappn, Los Cinco Felices Cuatro, Knastparty, Vertikal, Meikel Fernweh. Doors open 7:30. Tickets 8 euro advance, 10 euro on door. Online tickets www.coeticket.de.
UK
Sat 03 May 14 MAIDSTONE - Flowerpot
Part of the Maidstone Fringe Festival.
Mon 05 May 14 LINCOLN - SkaBillyPunk Festival
Fri 09 May 14 WAKEFIELD - The Hop
19 Bank Street, Wakefield
Sat 10 May 14 KIRCALDY - Windsor Hotel
with Jim Threat & The Vultures, Crimedesk, and Mark Ayling
Germany
Wed 14 May 14 HAMBURG - Hafenklang Goldener Salon
Thu 15 May 14 FRANKFURT - Ponyhof
Fri 16 May 14 ASCHAFFENBURG - Hannebambel
Sat 17 May 14 HORB-MüHRINGEN - Café AmErika
With Meg'n'Jez
Switzerland
Mon 19 May 14 ZURICH - Hafenkneipe
Germany
Wed 21 May 14 BALINGEN - Sonnenkeller
Thu 22 May 14 LUDWIGSBURG - Rock\'n\'Roll Bar
Fri 23 May 14 DORTMUND - Stadion Rote Erde Biergarten
Acoustic Festival. With TV, El Fish, Elvis Pummel and more.
Sat 24 May 14 AUGSBURG - Kantine
With The Boys
Tue 27 May 14 PFARRKIRCHEN - Boogaloo
With PamP and Harry Gump
Wed 28 May 14 ROTHENBURG A.D. LAABE - tba
Secret show with PamP & Harry Gump. Details: mail@rockenburg.de
Thu 29 May 14 MüCKE, NIEDER OHMEN - Bifi\'s
With PamP solo.
Fri 30 May 14 HüNXE - Ruhrpott Rodeo
TV headlines the acoustic stage.
UK
Sat 31 May 14 SHOREHAM-BY-SEA - Glastonwick Festival
TV plays again this year at Attila's music and beer festival. With Eddie & The Hot Rods, I Ludicrous, John Robb, Rory Ellis and many more.
Ireland
Fri 13 Jun 14 DUBLIN - Fibber Magees
with UK Subs and Paranoid Visions.
UK
Sat 14 Jun 14 BANGOR, N.IRELAND - Punk Festival
With UK Subs, Paranoid Visions, GBH, The Outcasts, and many more. http://www.bba-uk.com
Wed 18 Jun 14 LONDON - Buffalo Bar
Benefit gig for the Orgreave Truth & Justice Campaign, with TV, Chris T-T and The Hoodrats, Attila The Stockbroker, Thee Faction, Robb Johnson and more.
Fri 20 Jun 14 WELLINGBOROUGH - The Horseshoe
With Steven Cooper & The Charlies, and The Deportees. Free Entry!
Sat 28 Jun 14 LONDON - 100 Club
TV joins Vice Squad, Dragster, The Phobics and many more in a benefit evening to raise money for Breast Cancer Care http://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/
Advance tickets available for only £10 from http://www.wegottickets.com/sct/QKn7FgfG7z
Sun 29 Jun 14 LONDON - The Ritzy, Brixton
Upstairs @ The Ritzy Bar. TV is guest artist at Garth Cartwright's monthly 'Princes Among Men' night. 7:30 - 11:00pm. Free entry!
Fri 04 Jul 14 MEXBOROUGH - The Imperial
with The Hurriers, Pocket Full O'Nowt
Sat 05 Jul 14 MIDDLESBROUGH - Westgarth Social Club
Sun 06 Jul 14 GATESHEAD - Black Bull
with Lowlife UK. Entry £4
Spain
Tue 15 Jul 14 VALENCIA - El Loco
The Adolescents + TV Smith & The Bored Teenagers play The Adverts.
Wed 16 Jul 14 MADRID - Wurlitzer Ballroom
The Adolescents + TV Smith & The Bored Teenagers play The Adverts.
Thu 17 Jul 14 BURGOS - Estudio 27
The Adolescents + TV Smith & The Bored Teenagers play The Adverts.
Fri 18 Jul 14 BILBAO - Kafe Antzokia
The Adolescents + TV Smith & The Bored Teenagers play The Adverts.
Sat 19 Jul 14 VIDRERES, GIRONA - H-Titude Festival
The Adolsescents + TV Smith & The Bored Teenagers play The Adverts
UK
Fri 08 Aug 14 BLACKPOOL - Rebellion Festival
TV Smith & The Bored Teenagers play The Adverts. TV will also play a solo gig on the acoustic stage, day still tbc
Sat 23 Aug 14 PENZANCE - 3 Chords Festival
Taking place over the 23rd and 24th Bank Holiday Weekend, this two day festival in Cornwall features TV, UK Subs, Subhumans, GBH and many more. First 200 tickets now on sale for just £45 http://www.3chordsfestival.co.uk
Sat 06 Sep 14 WESTON-SUPER-MARE - Carnabys
Fri 19 Sep 14 BISLEY, NR. WOKING - Undercover Festival
Taking place over three days at the Bisley Pavilion, the second year of the Undercover festival will feature TV along with UK Subs, Men They Couldn't Hang, Penetration, Spear Of Destiny, 999 and many more. http://undercoverfest.com

19 Mar 14 TV on stage
First details of TV's tour of Germany in May now in the gig list.
19 Mar 14 TV on TV
TV's appearance on the People's Voice TV is now up on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9gAZG3e-Rg
05 Mar 14 The Bored Teenagers tour again!
I'm happy to announce a new tour of Spain with The Bored Teenagers playing Best Of The Adverts in July. We'll be supporting The Adolescents. Full dates, along with plenty more solo dates in the UK just announced in the gig list. Watch out for a solo tour of Germany in May, to be announced soon.
27 Feb 14 Gigs 2014
More gigs just added to the 2014 gig list over on the left...
13 Jan 14 Power In The Darkness/TV on TV
My first appearance on stage this year will be a short appearance at Tom Robinson's gig at the Bush Hall in West London this coming Saturday, 18th January, where he will be playing the whole of his "Power In The Darkness" album and I'll be guesting on the title track. http://www.bushhallmusic.co.uk/whats-on/events/18-jan-14-tom-robinson-bush-hall/
I've also recently recorded a couple of songs and an interview for The People's Voice internet TV channel's music and arts programme "The Banned." Not sure yet which day the show I'm in will be broadcast, but the programme goes out on Sunday evenings at 10:00pm with various repeats. http://www.thepeoplesvoice.tv
06 Jan 14 Happy New Year!
Happy New Year everyone! It's going to be an interesting time for TV watchers - I hope to bring you a brand new album and the fifth (and final) volume of my tour diaries in the coming year. Live dates kick off with the annual massive tour with the UK Subs, this time taking in Scandinavia as well as our usual European stops. There will be plenty more solo gigs coming after that, as well as a one-off appearance with the Bored Teenagers at Rebellion reprising the "Best Of Adverts" show. I'll be putting up news of further gigs soon - in the meantime please note the venue for the Dortmund gig on the Subs tour has changed. Hope to see plenty of you at gigs in the coming twelve months! Cheers, TV
28 Oct 13 Pre-order new volume of tour diaries!
Announcing the release of TV's highly anticipated fourth volume of tour diaries, "To Heligoland And Beyond!"

Join TV on his funniest and most fascinating adventures yet as he travels to Germany, Finland, America, Brazil, Japan, Heligoland...and beyond!

The book is available now here on tvsmith.com
Praise for TV Smith's tour diaries:
"Hilarious, honest and incredibly readable. They are magic." - Neil Gaiman
"Hilarious and essential reading." - Tom Robinson


Click on the cover to order now!

16 Oct 13 Forum is back

Forum is back online!

06 Oct 13 Out Now! Acoustic Sessions Volume 1
At last, the CD that TV fans have been waiting for!


Re-recorded versions of some of his best songs featuring guitar and vocal only, recorded "live" in the studio with producer Jon Caffery.
24 tracks!

Get it exclusive from tvsmith.com or at gigs.

Click on the cover to order now!

The entire album, as well as individual tracks, can also be purchased for download from Bandcamp: http://tvsmith.bandcamp.com
15 Sep 13 Earthbound 2013 details UPDATED
EARTHBOUND 2013

This year's Earthbound weekend will take place in Augsburg / Germany on the weekend starting Friday, October 4th.
In less than four weeks, TUTS from all over the place will come together again and have a great time.

Earthbound is the annual meeting of the TUTS (TV Smith United Tour Supporters).
It's free and TV usually plays a setlist full of surprises and rare songs.

Earthbound 2013 weekend will kick off at 19:00/7:00pm on Friday (October 4th) as part of the 'Augsburg Calling Britannia' festival at Gaswerk Augsburg.

If you print out this page, you will get free entry to Earthbound and Gaye Blacks artwork exhibition, which will be showing throughout the weekend in the nearby Apparathalle.

PamP – lead singer from Garden Gang will be doing an acoustig gig as support for TV’S Earthbound gig on Friday.

The TUTS will have a separate room for the meeting and TV's special gig.
If all goes to plan TV will have an exclusive world-premiere-surprise on that night, as well.
Worth coming even only for that!
You won't be disappointed!
Please, send a mail to news@tvsmith.com , if you are intending to come to Augsburg. We'll put you on a list and it will help us to make plans for the evening.

Facebook page for the festival: https://www.facebook.com/events/167414393428487/

On Saturday (October 5th) TV will play as part of the festival.
Entry for the festival will be 15 Euros each night.
Here's the current lineup for Saturday:

The Elephant Sessions - Inverness/UK - Scottisch Powerfolk
Dead City Rockets – Erlangen – Old School Punk Rock
Garden Gang – Bavaria/CH – Glam Punk'n'Roll
TV Smith - London/UK - '77 Punk Rock Legend
+ special guests

You might also want to catch a show or two on Friday, if it fits into your schedule:
Lineup Friday:

Soulspeed – Neuburg – Indierock
Madcaps - Augsburg - Punkrock
Marionetz – München – KultDeutschFunPunk
Jowe Head & The Demi Monde - London/UK - Experimental (ex Swell Maps + TV Personalities)
+ Special Guests

We also plan to meet up on Saturday afternoon for some Augsburg sightseeing.
If you are interested in joining us, please also send a mail to news@tvsmith.com.
We might organise a guided tour around Augsburg, pub-crawl or else...

Updates on Earthbound 2013 will be posted on the website and in future newsletters.

TV's books of tour diaries

TV's tour diaries - available at most gigs, at the webshop on this site and through the Arima Publishing website


TV Smith & The Bored Teenagers
perform 'Crossing the Red Sea with The Adverts' Live at the 100 Club.

TV Smith: Your Ticket Out Of Here - The Complete Collectors Guide
Slaby Witness, Sleaze, the Adverts, TV Smith's Explorers, Party Line, High, Production House, Cheap... the TV Smith story is one of rock's richest, filled with some of the most exhilarating music of the past 30 years. And Your Ticket Out Of Here is the first comprehensively detailed guide to every last note of it. Written by Dave Thompson - editor and publisher of the legendary TV Times fanzine.
paperback book, 170 pages. PRICE $25
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TV TIMES - THE COMPLETE SERIES FOR SALE

Between 1980-1984, members of TV Smith's fan club received a free fanzine, running from two to twenty pages, for 43 issues.
The entire series has now been archived on CD, 357 black/white pages of text and images (.bmp) comprising a priceless 357 page archive not only of TV Smith, Adverts and TV Smith's Explorers news, interviews, reviews etc, but also a wealth of related artists... Richard Strange (including a 1981 interview), Doctors of Madness (including a complete band history), Lords of the New Church (three very early interviews, pre-first album), Ian Mitchell Band, Last Touch, many more.
Includes discographies, biographies, family trees, press cuttings, much more. Unpublished in any other form. Photos were taken from one of no more than three surviving complete sets, and reflect the occasionally haphazard photocopying that characterized the series - however, all are readable, while the bmp/bitmap format allows the user to print and reconfigure pages at will.
Disc also includes a couple of unpublished issues, and color originals of several covers.

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Archive History

15 Mar 14 - Setlists
Setlist for Berlin, Germany (5th Feb 2014) added by
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Setlist for Hannover, Germany (10th Feb 2014) added by
Setlist for Eisenach, Germany (11th Feb 2014) added by
Setlist for Nürnberg, Germany (12th Feb 2014) added by
Setlist for Wien, Austria (13th Feb 2014) added by
Setlist for Zagreb, Croatia (14th Feb 2014) added by
Setlist for Steyr, Austria (15th Feb 2014) added by
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Setlist for Derby, UK (15th Nov 2013) edited by
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Setlist for London, UK (6th Dec 2013) added by
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Setlist for Köln, Germany (22nd Nov 2013) added by
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Setlist for Norwich, UK (16th Nov 2013) added by
01 Jan 14 - Setlists
Setlist for Preston, UK (26th Oct 2012) edited by
12 Nov 13 - Setlists
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