A bit of an update


Despite all being a bit quiet, there’s been loads going on with us recently…

We’re playing up in Preston this Friday if anybody up that way on fancies it, or anyone from Liverpool fancies the drive it’s free entry. we’re on about 9.45 – http://www.songkick.com/concerts/9349468-birdman-rallies-at-mad-ferret

Unfortunately we’ve had to cancel our show at this weekends Southport Rocks, our Ryan is keeping himself busy touring with The Wombats, The Cribs & The Courteeners so we’re holding back on a bit of the live stuff – but absolutely made up for Ryan! And a bit jealous…

Make sure you check out Owls* at Southport if you make it up there.

Our next Liverpool shows will be with Jeffrey Lewis at Static Gallery on the 30th July, and then at the Above The Beaten Track festival at the Bluecoat over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

We’ve been busy though, or rather Darren has mixing our album. It’s sounding great and we’re excited about it – it should be ready for Autumn, complete with amazing artwork from Amée Christian – news on the launch party soon.

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Recording, gigs and a little bit of telly…



We’ve been busying ourselves finishing off the album, writing stuff for the next one, and sorting some gigs out for the Summer – they’ll be more info to follow, but we’re quite excited about it all.


What we’re really excited about though – is that the good people at Channel 5 have decided to use Old Man on the promo for The Walking Dead.  Lovely stuff.



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New song

Check out this short film by Jenny Collins and Chris Jeffreys




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Photos from Family Folk Up

These photos come courtesy of Mark McNulty from the Family Folk Up show at the Scandinavian Church a couple of weeks ago, before we went down to Bristol…

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Family Folk Up

Our first gig of 2011, and a great line up in a new venue…

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Dead Cities are playing the next Family Folk Up night at the Scandinavian Church on Park Street, Liverpool on the 4th of Feb, before heading down to Bristol on the 5th to play this:

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A year in photos…

A few shots from this year – an instore show at Liverpool Sound City in May – one of three shows that festival, a Mellowtone show at the Shipping Forecast, and with John Smith and Jon Thorne at St Georges Hall, the most spectacular setting and the best gig we’ve played by a country mile.

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