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Amsterdam

January 2020 Chris and I of The J45s were in a bar Amsterdam where I wrote this song. The plan was to return to London to record and mix it with the full band however due to the pandemic this…

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Happy New Year!

Due to the emergence of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant and the subsequent increase in cases in the Greater London area, The J45s have had four gigs cancelled. On top of that the band were invited by three venues to…

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Saturday 27th November - The White Swan in St Albans

Last night The J45s outing to newly refurbished White Swan turned out to a much healthier experience than anticipated. 

The new Security were good. They roped off the audience and assisted in and out with the equipment. In addition, we…

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Sat 30th Oct - The Acre in Windsor

Enjoyable gig last night albeit squeezed in a dark corner in one of the most popular live music venues in Berkshire 

The Acre charged The J45s into a real party atmosphere and a crowd that appreciated every moment. 

The finale

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Sat 23rd October at WESC

Excellent band performance with two marathon ninety-minute sets albeit a quiet night at West End Social Club in Woking.

Remarkable intense powerful version of Freebird using a beer bottle as slide.

Hope to see you at our next gig…

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Sat 16th October - Magpie & Crown

Enjoyable J45s gig last night in Brentford enhanced by an appreciative audience. 

Good band performance encouraged by the fact the Magpie & Crown is a vibrant music venue with character and a damn good boozer 

Lamb Bristow got up for…

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Sunday 26th Sept - Ye Old George in Colnbrook

Well, The J45s gig at Ye Olde George Inn in Colnbrook On Sunday 12th September had to be cancelled due to both technical problems and health issues in the band.

This event has now been moved to Sunday 26th September.

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Sunday 12th Sept - Ye Old George in Colnbrook

Nice little gig is the Ye Olde George Inn in Colnbrook --) 

4pm start on outdoor stage. 

Forecast looking good therefore expecting a respectable turnout. 

 Hope to see you there!

WESC Beer Festival Woking - Sunday 29th August

Fine performance yesterday from all bands at WESC Beer and Music Festival.

I am sure this will be their most successful Festival to date and it was great to see the club so full of people clearly enjoying themselves after…

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