Simon Waldram

SOLO Live performances

Upcoming:

Previous performances:

November 17th, 2016 - Natterjacks, Leicester
On a bill with the Marian McLaughlin Trio, Kevin Hewick and Melanie Page
Insolation / Flood / This Night Is Like Being Stuck at the Bottom of the Ocean / Sleep Tight (Pleasure Holiday cover) / Resenah / Hologram / By the Wayside / Family Album

October 21st, 2016 - The Venue Derby
As part of Oxjam. I did a full set playing guitar for Emzae's performance as well as a solo set, for which I played...
Insolation / Flood / This Night Is Like Being Stuck at the Bottom of the Ocean / Sleep Tight (Pleasure Holiday cover) / Resenah (with Emzae) / Brushfield Spots / Hologram / Family Album


June 30th, 2016 - The Cookie, Leicester
With Tom Kane & Anna My Charlotte, Melanie Page and Autumn Dawn Leader
Sleep Tight (Pleasure Holiday cover) / Brushfield Spots / Hologram / How To Let Go / Storylines / The Man Who Sold the World (David Bowie Cover) / Incomprensible / Goodnight From Me To You / By the Wayside / Last Kind Words

Autumn sang backing vocals on The Man Who Sold the World and lead vocals on two of her own songs, Incomprensible and Goodnight From Me To You.


May 24th, 2016 - The Musician, Leicester
Supporting CP Lee and Kevin Hewick
Brushfield Spots / By the Wayside / Five String Seranade (Arthur Lee cover) / Storylines / Hologram / The Man Who Sold the World* (David Bowie cover) / Incomprehensible** / Family Album

* with Autumn Dawn Leader on backing vocals
** an Autumn Dawn Leader song, for which she sang lead vocal


March 15th, 2016 - The Y Theatre, Leicester (open mic)
By the Wayside / Hologram / Storylines / Blue & Grey

March 12, 2016 - Fearon Hall, Loughborough
David Bowie tribute evening, featuring Christopher Thornhill, Tom Kane, Melanie Page, Autumn Dawn Leader, Emzae, Jess Unwin, Les Hayden and more

Lazarus / Letter To Hermoine / The Man Who Sold the World / Changes

I played guitar and sang alongside:

Melanie Page: melodica on Lazarus
Autumn Dawn Leader - piano on The Man Who Sold the World and Changes
Emzae: joint vocals on The Man Who Sold the World; lead vocals on Changes

It was a truly great night and I felt so lucky to be able to perform with such wonderful people and musicians. See pics in the 'photos' page.


January 30th, 2016 - Fearon Hall, Loughborough
Thermal Girl / This Night Is Like Being Stuck at the Bottom of the Ocean / Storylines / Hologram / City Lights / Resenah / Valor (Snot Patties cover) / Lazarus (David Bowie cover)

November 17th, 2015 - The Y Theatre, Leicester (open mic)
Hologram / Storylines / This Night Is Like Being Stuck at the Bottom of the Ocean / Mouthful of Cavities (Blind Melon cover)

September 15th, 2015 - The Y Theatre, Leicester (open mic)
Hologram / Storylines / City Lights / Skyway (Replacements cover)

September 11th, 2015 - Duffy's, Leicester
Supporting Sepia Sun and Nylon 9
Walking off the Edge of the Earth (excerpt) / Hologram / Revolution Summer / Brushfield Spots / This Night Is Like Being Stuck at the Bottom of the Ocean / Storylines / Resenah / Thermal Girl / Family Album / In Rivers She Dreams

September 1st, 2015 - Davey Hammond's Smelly Flowerpot Show on Cambridge 105
This Night Is Like Being Stuck at the Bottom of the Ocean / Storylines / Hologram / Car Glass Window
Listen to the show on Mixcloud here

August 9th, 2015 - The Maze, Nottingham 
With The Sherwins, The Spangle Corps and Fighting Evil Is Cool!
Insolation / Brushfield Spots / This Night Is Like Being Stuck at the Bottom of the Ocean / Storylines / Family Album / Hologram / City Lights / Aim For Me / Sleep Tight (Pleasure Holiday cover) / In Rivers She Dreams

July 26th, 2015 - Simon Says Festival: De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Brushfield Spots / Family Album / Storylines / Flood

May 30th, 2015 - Quad Studios, Leicester - supporting Alberteen
Insolation / Brushfield Spots / This Night Is Like Being Stuck at the Bottom of the Ocean / Blue & Grey / Flood / In Rivers She Dreams

May 30th, 2015 - The Tilt Cafe, Leicester (open mic)
She Only Wants To Be Your Friend / This Night Is Like Being Stuck at the Bottom of the Ocean / Family Album / Resenah / Blue & Grey / Hologram / Skyway (Replacements cover) / Flood

May 18th, 2015 - The Musician, Leicester (A Joy Division tribute evening)
With The AMS: Exercise One / Disorder / Heart & Soul / Twenty-Four Hours
With Meri Everitt: Isolation

The AMS were:
Simon: vocals, guitar
Les Hayden: guitar, keyboards
Kevin Hewick: bass
Jordan Ross: drums

April 29th, 2015 - Manhattan 34, Leicester (open mic)
Blue & Grey / City Lights / She Only Wants To Be Your Friend / This Night Is Like Being Stuck at the Bottom of the Ocean

Also on the 29th April I did an interview and played some songs for a live stream with Leics Music, More Music. I played:
This Night Is Like Being Stuck at the Bottom of the Ocean / Thermal Girl / Hologram / Family Album / In Rivers She Dreams

January 23rd, 2015 - The Soundhouse, Leicester
With Mikey Kerslake, Careen and Siobhan Mazzei
Brushfield Spots / Control / This Night Is Like Being Stuck at the Bottom of the Ocean / How To Let Go / Blue and Grey / Hologram / Family Album / Flood

January 18th, 2015 - The Cookie Leicester
With Wild Man of Europe and Kevin Hewick
Thermal Girl / Brushfield Spots / Resenah / City Lights / Flood / Family Album / Hologram / In Rivers She Dreams

December 3rd, 2014 - The Walkabout, Leicester
As part of a DMU Music Society night
Thermal Girl / Brushfield Spots / Control / Flood / Hologram / Fuck the Clones (Steven Davies cover)

December 1st, 2014 - The Musician, Leicester (open mic)
Black Mountain / Blue and Grey / Flood

Wednesday 26th November - Manhattan 34, Leicester (open mic)
Flood / Blue and Grey / Counting the Days (the Sound cover) / Here Comes a Regular (Replacements cover)

Sunday 16th November - The Cookie, Leicester
With Anda Volley, Kevin Hewick and Lisa De'Ville

Insolation / Brushfield Spots / Oh Enid / Control / Flood / Family Album / Blue & Grey / Hologram / Revolution Summer / Fuck the Clones (Steven Davies cover)

Saturday 15th November: The Charles Bradlaugh, Northampton

With Ed Tudor Pole, Anda Volley and Kevin Hewick
Brushfield Spots / Control / She Only Wants To Be Your Friend / 1994 / Flood / Family Album / Thermal Girl / Revolution Summer / Fuck the Clones (Steven Davies cover)

Friday 14th November: The Chameleon, Nottingham

With Anda Volley, Kevin Hewick and Lisa De'Ville
Thermal Girl / Brushfield Spots / Revolution Summer / Flood / Control / In Rivers She Dreams / Skyway (Replacements cover) / Sleep Tight (Pleasure Holiday cover) / Stop / Last Kind Words

October 6th, 2014 - The Musician, Leicester (open mic)
Thermal Girl / Hologram / Kite (Nick Heyward cover)

October 3rd, 2014 - Hansom Hall, Leicester (open mic)
This was part of "Bounce Songwriters Night" for literacy campaign Everybody's Reading and featured longer performances by Meri Everitt, Kevin Hewick and Siobhan Mazzei
Brushfield Spots / Family Album

January 26th, 2014 - The Sunday Alternative Radio Show on Trent Sound FM
Brushfield Spots / Family Album / Resenah / Thermal Girl
(Listen to the show on Mixcloud here)

November 23rd, 2013 - Keshco's 19th anniversary party
Candy Says (Velvet Underground cover) / Chance Meeting / Brushfield Spots / Oh Enid / First Day In Spring / Dandelion / Family Album / City Lights / Tugboat (Galaxie 500 cover) / Holocaust (Big Star cover) / Last Kind Words

August 31st, 2013 - Keshco Summer House Party, London
Thermal Girl / Revolution Summer / In Rivers She Dreams / Family Album / Brushfield Spots / Aim For Me

March 8th, 2013 - The Chameleon, Nottingham
With Joanna Hudson, Zero and others
Brushfield Spots / How To Let Go / First Day In Spring / Broken Hill / Dandelion / Chance Meeting / Family Album / Fuck the Clones (Steven Davies cover)

October 12th, 2012 - The Chameleon, Nottingham
On a bill with Lisa De'Ville, Yvonne Lake, The Steady Sound, James Preston and Wilcoxson & Martin
Oh Enid / How To Let Go / She Only Wants To Be Your Friend / City Lights / Holocaust (Big Star cover) / Everything Fades In Time / Last Kind Words / Fuck the Clones (Steven Davies cover)

July 21st, 2011 - The Musician, Leicester
Supporting Jake Morley
Revolution Summer / Family Album / Blue and Grey / City Lights / She Only Wants To Be Your Friend / Holocaust (Big Star cover) / Picking Up What's Left / Last Kind Words

January 17th, 2011 - The Excelsior Hotel, Sydney, Australia (open mic)
Family Album / City Lights

January 10th, 2011 - The Excelsior Hotel, Sydney, Australia (open mic)
She Only Wants To Be Your Friend / Live In the Past

November 22nd, 2010 - The Maze, Nottingham
Live In the Past / Madeline / City Lights / Brushfield Spots / Family Album / Blue and Grey / In / The Only Way Out Is Through

November 15th, 2010 - The Musician, Leicester
(open mic)
Family Album / City Lights / She Only Wants To Be Your Friend

April 17th, 2010 - The Chameleon, Nottingham
As part of a fundraiser for Night Flight magazine with The Breakdowns, Alberto Veto, Heroes of Switzerland and Nephu Huzzband
Revolution Summer / Live In the Past / Family Album / City Lights / She Only Wants To Be Your Friend / Fuck the Clones (Steven Davies cover)

August 31st, 2009 - The Town Mill, Mansfield
As part of an all day music event for PASIC
Revolution Summer / Madeline / City Lights / Family Album / She Only Wants To Be Your Friend / Blue and Grey / True Love Will Find You In the End (Daniel Johnston cover) / What Were You Thinking?

February 14th, 2008 - The Criterion, Leicester
On a bill with Dead Cowboy Culture, Alberteen and Keshco
What Were You Thinking? / Chance Meeting / Madeline / Fuck the Clones (Steven Davies cover) / Family Album / Skyway (Replacements cover - abandoned) / Blue and Grey / True Love Will Find You In the End (Daniel Johnston cover) / Lucy

February 5th, 2008 - The Harp, Sydney, Australia (open mic)
Madeline (abandoned) / What Were You Thinking? / Chance Meeting

February 4th, 2008 - The Excelsior Hotel, Sydney, Australia (open mic)
Madeline / Family Album

April 9th, 2007 - The Golden Fleece, Nottingham (open mic)
Random Hearts / Chance Meeting / This Heart Should Rest Awhile (song adapted from a poem by Emily Bronte)

July 27th, 2006 - Word of Mouth, Mansfield (open mic)
The Archerfish / Chance Meeting / Girl With the Clipboard (abandoned) / Madeline / Blue and Grey
'Til I Met You





Disclaimer: I know how obsessive and stupid it is to list every gig and every song I've played live. I just can't help doing it. It's not like I play many gigs anyway.