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Continuing gigging as a duo, with occasional guests, The Janskys are happy to announce a few new dates for the forthcoming months.

First up is a slot next Thursday, 5th December, at the Pocket Music night at Sheffield’s Red Deer.  Music starts at about 8.30pm and the lads will be performing at about 9.30pm.  Free Entry.

The Janskys (photo by Gerard F Morgan)

Friday 24th January 2014 sees the band return to The Greystones in Sheffield with a show supporting local singer songwriter Julian Jones appearing with his full band.  Julian and his band produce a lush mixture of pop, indie and country.  This gig is the first time The Janskys have played at The Greystones since early 2012 when they supported Pete Williams of Dexys.

After that the next gig currently booked is on Thursday 27th March and sees the band head to pastures new playing their first ever Manchester show with a slot at the Fallow Cafe promoted by Sideways Saloon.  The lads are very much looking forward to this jaunt across the hills.

We are also currently in discussions to try and secure dates for the band in Leeds and Derby.

More details can be found here:  www.sawayakasheffield.org.uk/live-shows

 

Other News

As well as receiving a great critical response to When Silence Speaks, (examples of press quotes can be found here:  www.sawayakasheffield.org.uk), we have also being getting great feedback regarding the artwork of the LP – pictured below for any of you who haven’t seen it yet ;-).

The Janskys’ LP ‘When Silence Speaks’ – Artwork by Mark Conway

As a result we are looking into ways of helping to curate a new exhibition of work by the artist Mark Conway.  Discussions are at a very early stage but we are hopefully looking at late spring/early summer next year.  Watch this (art)space…