Thursday, 29 October 2015

Bickers & Fij November shows

"Remember, remember the 7th & 8th of November"

The Bickers & The Fij are off for a couple of dates in November as a kind of Bonfire Night weekend shindig.

First stop is Saturday 7th November at The Locomotive in Swindon where our they will be lighting the fuse, and then  standing a safe way away from a series of songs both old and new from the forthcoming album, currently in production.

The following day (Sunday 8th) they will be appearing at The Shiiine Weekender at Minehead where they will be launching a series of melancholic rockets alongside Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets, Wonderstuff, 808 State, The Wedding Present, Peter Hook, The Telescopes & Pat Nevin.

Don't forget to jump on board the Pete Fij / Terry Bickers Facebook page where you can find regular updates of the recording of album #2

Friday, 10 July 2015

Bickers & Fij air new songs

Pete & Terry will be playing a short set at the always lovely Bleeding Hearts Club on Monday 13th July at the Rialto Theatre, Brighton.

They will be airing a selection of their new songs before they head to the studio later this month to begin work on album#2.

Tickets are available here

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

McCulloch & Bickers & Fij

Pete Fij / Terry Bickers have been announced as main support for the upcoming Ian Mcculloch show at the stunning St Paul's (pictured here) in Worthing this Saturday 21st March.

It's particularly apt for Worthingtonian Pete who recently cited 'Ocean Rain' as his all time favourite album in an interview for Louder Than War

Doors open at 7.30, with our melancholic duo on at 8pm.

A limited number of tickets are still available here
You can join the Facebook Event Page here

Copies of Pete Fij / Terry Bickers album 'Broken Heart Surgery' which topped 4 different critics' polls for album of the year in 2014 is available from Bandcamp and you can follow the duo's exploits via the medium of the Pete Fij / Terry Bickers Facebook page or by following Pete on Twitter

Monday, 16 February 2015

Bickers & Fij go literary in London

Pete Fij / Terry Bickers are stretching their melancholic wings for their first engagement of 2015, as part of the Speaky Spokey literary cabaret night at Kings Place, London 5 minutes walk from Kings Cross & St Pancras station, on Monday 9th March at 7pm.

"Colonising England" is part of a night celebrating writers talking about their experiences growing up in England in the 1970's, and features Salena Godden recounting grwoing up in Hastings with a go-go dancing mother and Jazz musician father, Gabriel Gbadamosi reading from his autobiographical novel 'Vauxhall' - an evocative and witty tale of Irish tinkers, rag & bone men and Nigerian immigrants, living cheek-by-jowl in a south London slum & there is a dramatisation of Colin Grant's Pen Ackerly prize short-listed memoir, 'Bageye At The Wheel' with tales of all-weekend poker playing amongst Luton's rambunctious Jamaicans

Alongside playing their maudelin tunes, Pete & Terry will be discussing their experiences growing up in the 1970's both as part of and alongside immigrant communities. Tickets are £9.50 in advance and can be bought online here

Pete & Terry live on Facebook here, you can follow Pete on Twitter here and you can buy Pete Fij / Terry Bickers' album 'Broken Heart Surgery' that topped four citics's lists for album of 2014 here.