- The Nightingales
- Indie/ Punk
The Nightingales are an indie and post-punk outfit formed in 1979 and re-formed in 2004.
Key members include: Robert Lloyd - vocals/ mouth organ, Fliss Kitson - drums/ vocals, Andreas Schmid - bass/ vocals and James Smith - guitar/ vocals.
The band was initially formed in Birmingham from members of punk band The Prefects (featuring Joe Crow).
They have been described as a 'typical John Peel band' and featured in a few of the broadcaster's annual 'Festive 50s'.
Album releases include their 1982 debut, "Pigs on Purpose", plus "Hysterics" (1983), "In The Good Old Country Way" (1986),"Out of True" (2006), "What's Not To Love?" (2007), "Insult To Injury" (2008), "No Love Lost" (2012), "For Fucks Sake" (2014) and 2015's "Mind Over Matter".
Chart singles include: "Paraffin Brain", "Crafty Fag" and "It's a Cracker".
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- Photo: Anthony John Sayer
Events for The Nightingales
- Thu 20th Sep 2018 The NightingalesThe Cellar (Oxford)Buy Tickets
- Fri 21st Sep 2018 The NightingalesThe Exchange (Bristol)Buy Tickets
- Sat 22nd Sep 2018 The NightingalesWedgewood Rooms/ Edge of the Wedge (Southsea)Buy Tickets
- Sun 23rd Sep 2018 The NightingalesTom Thumb Theatre (Margate)Buy Tickets
- Tue 25th Sep 2018 The NightingalesSoup Kitchen (Manchester)Buy Tickets
- Fri 28th Sep 2018 The NightingalesThe Central (Gateshead)Buy Tickets
- Sat 29th Sep 2018 The NightingalesThe Lantern (Halifax)Buy Tickets
- Sun 30th Sep 2018 The NightingalesThe Greystones (Sheffield)Buy Tickets
- Tue 2nd Oct 2018 The NightingalesThe Hare & Hounds 1/2 (Kings Heath)Buy Tickets
- Wed 3rd Oct 2018 The NightingalesMoth Club (Hackney)Buy Tickets
- Thu 4th Oct 2018 The NightingalesThe Portland Arms (Cambridge)Buy Tickets