An intimate acoustic evening with song smith, broadcaster, activist and raconteur Tom Robinson. Born in 1950, Tom was mentored by Alexis Korner and first discovered by Ray Davies, who produced his debut album with Café Society back in 1975.
His musical journey has included getting banned by the BBC for being Glad To be Gay, fighting fascism alongside The Clash, playing Glastonbury with Peter Gabriel, writing lyrics for Elton John, drug smuggling in East Germany, two nervous breakdowns and a period in tabloid hell after falling in love with a woman. And after a twenty year recording hiatus, his 2015 comeback LP Only The Now was awarded 4/5 stars in Mojo, 8/10 in Uncut and made a 6 Music Album Of The Day.
Tom’s thoughtful one-man show revisits the back catalogue of a master craftsman, with little-known gems sitting alongside much loved classics, all interspersed with hilarious anecdotes from five decades on the wilder fringes of the music industry.
Find out more about Tom Robinson on his website
Plus support from Lee Forsyth Griffiths
“Lee Griffiths…. he’s got an amazing voice and he’s a very very talented man…”
Guy Garvey (BBC Radio 6Music)
Find out more about Lee and his music on his website
Tickets £17 / £15 concs. / £5 Edge Hill University students