Recent Gig Reviews
- SWX, Bristol – 6 March 2020
- The Roadmender, Northampton – 15 February 2020
- The Welly, Hull gig – 24th January 2020
- O2 Institute, Birmingham, 11 September 2020 • Tickets
- Winter Gardens, Blackpool, 9 October 2020 • Tickets
- Leeds University Union, Leeds – 6 November 2020 • Tickets
- Revised date • Rock City, Nottingham, 19 February 2021 • Tickets
- Revised date • Gala Theatre, Durham, 26 March 2021 • Tickets
- Revised date • The Coro, Ulverston, 16 April 2021
Lux Familiar Cup 2019 – The Full Story
Much for the studio pundits to chew over in our four-yearly tournament to rank all the band’s songs in order. Our eventual winner had clearly been training for four years to be a knockout specialist, as it surged through to win the knockout stage from fifth place in the huge “Baguette Dilemma” Round, where over 1500 people voted in 391,950 random matchups. Read the full story here.
Change of Lineup: Karl Benson joins Half Man Half Biscuit
Guitarist Ken Hancock last appeared with the band in August 2017, when he was said to be “under the weather”, and has been replaced with Karl Benson.
Karl, who had subbed at a couple of gigs in the past, came on this site to introduce himself after a few people had become confused by previously knowing him under a different (stage) name with another band.
Above: Karl Benson (left), with Nigel Blackwell at the Robin 2, Bilston, February 2018