Chris and Glenn playing a tiny warm-up gig in Somerset at The Square & Compass Inn on Windmill Hill, Ashill, Ilminster, Somerset on Friday 8 May 2015 before their appearance at Yellowfest in Torquay on Saturday 9 May 2015.
FRI MAY 8
CHRIS DIFFORD & GLENN TILBROOK……..SQUEEZE………
A WARM UP GIG FOR THE MAIN PLAYERS OF SQUEEZE……….. LTD. TICKETS…..A TINY GIG FOR THEM ……. A MASSIVE GIG FOR US !!!!
Home-cooked food, beamed ceilings, heavy hand-made furniture and great gardens. What’s stopping you?!
Music at The Square & Compass
Music in The Barn The Square and Compass hosts a vibrant and diverse range of musical events, spanning the full range of musical styles. INTERNATIONAL TOURING BANDS ON STAGE IN OUR FANTASTIC PURPOSE BUILT MUSIC BARN– WITH THE HELP OF TOP PROMOTER DAVE SAUNDERS http://www.mojopromo.co.uk WE ARE ABLE TO PUT ON SOME REALLY TOP BANDS THE MORE PEOPLE THAT COME TO SEE BANDS THE BETTER BANDS WE CAN BOOK SO BRING YOUR FRIENDS PLEASE !
THE WAY THINGS ARE GOING, WE MIGHT END UP BEING THE LAST PLACE DOING THIS GOOD LIVE MUSIC AROUND HERE SO PLEASE KEEP COMING & BRING SOMEONE WITH YOU !!!! WE ARE GETTING MORE & MORE BANDS ASKING TO PLAY HERE & THE LINE UP COMING IS THE BEST BY FAR WE HAVE HAD. DAVE IS NEGOTIATING WITH SOME MORE BIG NAMES SO WATCH THIS SPACE !!!! MUSIC FOR PEOPLE WHO KNOW ABOUT MUSIC !!!!
Fancy a weekend? Tickets are £25 plus a booking fee available from here. Restaurant from 7pm. Accommodation and camping available, phone 01823 480467 for booking.
Eight brand new high quality double rooms have just been added to the pub, making the venue ideal for weddings, enabling guests to now stay at the venue. This also makes the Square and Compass an ideal location for holiday makers looking to explore Somerset, The Blackdowns and the Jurassic Coast.
The Barn Venue
In addition to the pub itself, the barn offers a purpose built venue for weddings, conferences, music and parties. The Barn has a civil licence for weddings and a fully licensed bar, modern toilets and large dance area. The professional music & sound system increases it’s appeal and scope for all other types of gathering.
Here’s the press release:
En Suite accom available plus camping or park your campervan in the field next to the venue – phone first for details and booking.
Venue doors 8pm Start 9pm SEATING CANNOT BE GUARANTEED – FIRST COME ETC…NO REFUNDS UNLESS SHOW CANCELLED.
TICKETS ARE BOUND TO SELL FAST TO HEAR ALL THOSE SQUEEZE HITS – BE SURE TO BOOK. It’s 1973 in South London. Teenage friends Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook form the band that will see them dubbed ‘The New Lennon and McCartney’. By 1984 after many chart topping hits Squeeze had disbanded. The chemistry between Tilbrook and Difford could not be as easily dismissed however, and the ensuing record they made together has become the “lost” Squeeze album for many fans. Now the subject of a major BBC documentary in the works, Difford and Tilbrook are also working on the first new Squeeze material in over 15 years.
Over 35 years later, with their legacy intact and as vital as it has ever been, Difford and Tilbrook are still touring and reminding fans worldwide just why they have left such an indelible impression on the UK’s music scene. The duos songwriting hits include such classics as ‘Take Me I’m Yours’, ‘Up the Junction’, Another Nail in My Heart’, ‘Labelled With Love, not forgetting the perennial radio favourite ‘Cool For Cats’…. the list goes on and on!
Squeeze’s contribution to music has been noted in 2010 with the site of their first gig being awarded a prestigious PRS For Music Heritage Plaque, which has so far commemorated the debuts of Blur and Dire Straits. It joins an ever-increasing list of Squeeze accolades alongside their recent Ivor Novello for Outstanding Contribution to British Music and their Nordoff-Robbins Icon Award and the Mojo Icon Award.
Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook have survived everything over the years, from the ever-changing musical landscape to their own internal reshuffles and acrimonious breakups – still going strong and still loving every moment.