Public Service Broadcasting to Play Aylesbury Friars Club
The hugely popular band are coming to Aylesbury on Saturday October 30 2021.
Tickets will go on general sale on Wednesday 9 th June 10.00am from ATG Tickets, MusicGlue, Ticketmaster and See Tickets.
Tickets are only availiable online and by phone only 03330 096 690 as the Waterside Box Office remains closed.
PSB have been “teaching the lessons of the past through the music of the future” for more than a decade.
2013’s debut album Inform-Educate-Entertain used archival samples from the British Film Institute as audio-portals to the Battle Of Britain, the summit of Everest and beyond.
Two years later, The Race For Space used similar methods to laud the superpowers’ rivalry and heroism in orbit and on the Moon. In 2017, joined by voices including Manic Street Preachers’ James Dean Bradfield, Every Valley was a moving exploration of community and memory via the rise and fall of the British coal industry.
Pointedly topical in its analyses, it reached number four on the UK charts.
PSB are London based and consist of J Willgoose Esq on guitar, banjo, other stringed instruments, samplings and electronic musical instruments, Wrigglesworth on drums, piano and
electronic instruments and J F Abraham on flugelhorn, bass guitar, drums and assorted other instruments including a vibraslap. The band have toured internationally and in 2015 were
announced as nominee in the Vanguard Breakthrough category of the Progressive Music Awards which they won.
The new album Bright Magic is their most ambitious undertaking yet. Prepare to be transported to the political metropolis that is Berlin. Willgoose moved there from April 2019 to January 2020 and immersed himself in Berlin influences including Depeche Mode’s classic eighties triumvirate, U2’s ‘Achtung baby’ and particularly Bowie’s ‘Low’ and ‘Heroes’ albums……and
there’s the Aylesbury connection.
Public Service Broadcasting have returned. Expect a new ‘abstract expressionist’ inspired stage presentation, with their corduroy suits re-rendered in brilliant white (“It’s a nod to the Thin White Duke,” says Willgoose).
They’ll play it live in Berlin, of course, and the other cities of the world including Aylesbury where progress, unity and possibility are embraced.