High-energy intelligent lunacy

Andy Fleet
Andy Fleet

THERE are only single seats left for Jason Byrne’s performance at The Stables this evening.

If high-energy intelligent lunacy appeals, Cirque De Lunacy is the show for you.

Andy Fleet will be seeing you over on Stage 2.

The songwriter and piano man has a new album on the way early in 2012, called The Available Light.

Expect to hear songs from the opus at the show.

“I like the idea of album titles that speak of shades of light and dark marking the mood of that period in the creators life,” Andy explains.

“My first album was released only a few years after our baby son, James, died shortly after birth.

“This was a very hard time for my wife and I and the title ‘The Night Falls Fast’ summed up the mood of that chapter for me.

“It was living hell but an amazing thing happened, I suddenly started writing my best material ever – more honest.”

This show will hold a special place for Andy too: The Stables is a great place to play – they really look after you and the sound is just fantastic. My grandmother still lives nearby and she was the reason I started

learning piano as a child - in fact we still have the old Challen upright she handed down!”

Andrew Rochford makes his return to the haunt tomorrow evening.

The man behind Cuddly Toy is now celebrating two decades in the music industry, and a career that has recently seen him fronting Mike & The Mechanics.

Viva Santana do the tribute thing on Saturday night, and singer-songwriter Anthony Strong takes the lead on Saturday night.

Following sell-outs at the Cheltenham, London and Dubai Jazz Festivals, the chap tours to support his five-track Delovely EP.

Wishbone Ash make another MK appearance on Sunday night with a truck load of material pulled from a forty year long career ready to play.

It Bites and Mostly Autumn team up for a progrock extravaganza on Monday night and speaking of the prog side, Focus arrive on Tuesday night, but if you take ticket to see the hugely successful Holland pop-rock export get along early enough to catch new city talents Motherlode in the support slot.

Jackie Leven plays in support of his current elpee Gothic Road this Tuesday evening, and when his unique styled Celtic rock rolls out of the venue, Beverley Craven will fill the gap with a night of fine songs about life, love, liberation and libido, all the Ls...

Call the box office on MK 280800.