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Posted on July 13, 2018 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Dundee,  The Skids are coming... December 2018.

Tickets on sale 10am Saturday morning via TicketWeb UK​…/the-skids-church-dundee-…/8548155

Royal Albert Hall 2019

Posted on June 30, 2018 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

We are delighted to announce this very special event.

Dunfermline Glen Pavilion

Posted on June 20, 2018 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Two of Dunfermline's most iconic bands The Skids & Big Country come together to play a joint-headline show at the Glen Pavilion on Saturday 29th December.

Tickets on sale 9am Friday via TicketWeb UK

Glasgow Barrowland

Posted on June 20, 2018 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The Skids are delighted to announce our first ever appearance at the iconic Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow on 21st December 2018.

The world famous Glasgow Barrowland is synonomous with the best music around and it will be an honour for us to hit the stage and savour the special atmosphere.

Joining us for this special evening are Big Country which will ensure a special evening

Presale tickets available from 9am tomorrow at

The Speed of Life Live

Posted on June 15, 2018 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Richard Jobson & Martin Metcalfe - Spoken word,music,song & Q&A.

Skids frontman & film director Richard Jobson reads passages from his acclaimed new sci-fi novel 'Speed Of Life' with a musical landscape provided by Filthy Tongues Maestro Martin Metcalfe.

Two aliens visit Earth in search of the secret of human creativity.

They've already received broadcast from Earth on their own distant planet.

They've identified what they think is the best example of a creative human.

His name is David Bowie.

Richard's heartfelt love letter to David Bowie is brought to life in form of two aliens Their names are Green & Blue.

Their search for Bowie, their observations about humanity and it's strange habit of 'creating' are a joy to read.

Richard & Martin will also perform some unplugged songs from the Skids back catalogue plus a few of their co-writes from the recent UK top 30 Skids LP 'Burning Cities'

Don't miss this unusual and enthralling performance.

Boys on Tour!

Posted on June 11, 2018 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)

See you soon Reading

Posted on June 7, 2018 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (5)

Jobson & Metcalfe

Posted on June 7, 2018 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (3)

Jobson & Metcalfe in Edinburgh and Irvine HAC... THE SPEED OF LIFE: LIVE, Spoken Word, Ambient soundscapes, song and a Q&A Edinburgh Tickets here... .... Richard & Martin ALSO appearing in Irvine at HAC…/richard-jobson-martin-metc…/5305723


Posted on June 2, 2018 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (2)

Manchester tonight - EARLY SHOW