Billy Bragg

Musicians Succeed in Reversing Prison Guitar String Ban

30th July 2014 -

 News

Musical campaigners have successfully reversed a ban that had prevented inmates of British prisons from being able to use steel strings on guitars.Billy Bragg had led the campaign to reverse the steel guitar string ban...

Billy Bragg Likens Kasabian's Swagger to Spinal Tap's Satire

11th June 2014 -

 News

Kasabian were the subject of derision when they chose to divulge the lyrics, "Horsemeat in the burgers, people commit murders, everyone’s on bugle, we’re being watched by Google" early. They eventually revised those lyrics for...

Musicians Hit Out At Ban On Guitars In British Prisons

30th April 2014 -

 Press

Billy Bragg has written to justice Minister Chris Grayling - urging him to overturn the blanket ban on guitars in prisons, which they believe undermines the important role music has to play in "engaging...

Billy Bragg Announces 'Live At The Union Chapel' New DVD And CD Out April 14th 2014

4th April 2014 -

 Press

On Wednesday 5 June 2013 Billy Bragg played a very special show at The Union Chapel in London, featuring songs from his acclaimed March 2013 album 'Tooth & Nail' as well as classics from his...

Richard Hawley And Grandmaster Flash Among Camp Bestival 2013 Highlights [Photos]

5th August 2013 -

 News

Richard Hawley plays one of his many splendid guitars.Camp Bestival 2013 took over the weekend (August 2nd - 4th) at Lulworth Castle in Dorset last week, with some superb live headline and DJ sets each...

Electric Picnic 2013 New Acts, Two Door Cinema Club, Kodaline Plus Many More

23rd July 2013 -

 Press

Picnic Bill Electrifying!Giorgio Moroder (Ft. Chris Cox) | Two Door Cinema Club |The Duckworth Lewis Method | Billy Bragg | Kodaline |Jagwar Ma | Cyril Hahn | Mø | Young Wonder | Braids | Summer...

A New England Means A New Personal Direction For Billy Bragg On New Album

19th March 2013 -

 News

One of the biggest politically-minded voices left in music has announced a move away from his previous statement-laden songs to focus more on personal relationships. Billy Bragg has been outspoken about political and societal ills...

Billy Bragg Announces New 2013 Tour Dates For Nov/Dec

20th February 2013 -

 Press

Billy Bragg and his band will tour the UK in November and December, including London Royal Festival Hall. This is in addition to the short run of June dates already announced. Billy's first new studio...

Billy Bragg - Mr Love and Justice

6th May 2008 -

 Review

Billy BraggMr Love and JusticeAlbum ReviewSomething of a dual celebration is marked by this release, coinciding as it does with Bragg's fiftieth birthday and him reaching the milestone of twenty-five years as a performer. That's...

Billy Bragg - Volume 2

27th September 2006 -

 Review

Billy Bragg Volume 2 Album ReviewAfter the release of Volume 1 of the Billy Bragg re-releases, comes the natural progression that is Volume 2. Consisting of four whole albums Workers Playtime, Don't Try This At...

Billy Bragg - Volume 1

14th March 2006 -

 Review

Billy BraggVolume 1Album ReviewAs a contemporary British social icon, Billy Bragg is up there with strong tea, miserable weather and queues in post offices. This retrospective boxed set covers some of his earliest work, together...

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