Thursday, 11 October 2018


Greetings people of Earth and others, just a short message of heartfelt thanks from us to The Staches (Bongo Joe RecordsDumpster Tapes and Six Tonnes de Chair Records), Lassie (U-BAC Records) and Novyi Lef (Win Big Records ) for giving our crowd a fantastic night of politicized punk, fuzz ripped garage rock, frothing with gold spandex, oscillated modulation, Wacky Onassis sunglasses and pith helmet bass funkery.
Our love and best wishes to Andy, Steve and all The Westgarth Social Club family, thanks to Matt D and Nathan on sort it all out Sound Control. Shouts to Dovetail Joints and Disgraceland Baker St. for DJ sets and hosting. To NARC Magazine and MIMA for the promo and partnering. Big up Danny and also StevePoint Blank Teesside for the photos, as per usual mine we’re very poor due to a sweaty lens and mucky fingers. Here’s the better captures for your eyeballings.

NARC link for this Saturdays Disgraceland alldayer

Sunday, 7 October 2018


The reliably informed NARC magazine have our The Staches | Lassie + Novyi lef gig @ The Westgarth this Tuseday (09.10.18) down as one of this months go to gigs in the north east. Thanks lovely NARC magazine family.  We've a few remaining tickets available online, and our in for a £5 say 'PARMO' OTD door code on the go. 

First single "Great Depression" from forthcoming The Staches - This Lake Is Pointless LP is out now too on French DIY label Six Tonnes de Chairs too.

The super limited magenta/black vinyl 7" in hand screen printed sleeve, shrink wrapped for your tactile pleasure is available from the label bandcamp page and the band will have copies of the single with them at the show. NICE. 

See you at The Westgarth on Tuesday. Doors open at 7pm. Appx stage times are Novyi Lef @ 8pm, Lassie @ 20:00, Lassie @ 20:45 + The staches @ 21:30. Be seeing you..

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Tour Vid | VIP Promo Code | The Staches @ Westgarth 09.10.18

The Staches @ Westgarth | Tour Vid | VIP Promo Code  

We wish good journey to international friends The Staches (Bongo Joe | Six Tonnes De Chair) and Lassie ( UBAC Records ) as they begin their EU/UK Tour 2018. The bands will be joining us a week from today, along with homegrown bayside electroclashers Novyi Lef (Win Big Records ) at The Westgarth Social Club aided by Big Figure PromotionsCheck out the bands tour promo video, its one of the best things we've ever seen!


We are now offering an ‘unwaged ticket option. For those who arent earning, who are students or facing cash challenges, just use verbal promo code “PARMO” at the venue to get in for a £5 (saving £2 off of the standard £7 OTD charge).  A great gig takes great bands and a great crowd. We've got the great bands for you very important people, so come and be part of that great crowd. 

We the people behind these collaborative and socially minded activities are for the people, for the music, the art and culture. We are all therefore sensitive to the fact that in the current climate of austerity. We’re all challenged by continuing cuts and rising costs. Costs that can prevent us from accessing culture and much needed opportunities for unity and escapism.

We don’t play that ****, so thats why we’ve served up the “PARMO” offer.

Don’t forget we’ve got more local good time vibes on the night from fanzine heads Point Blank Teesside who will be dropping punk/post-punk/pogo friendly tunes by way of DJ set

Find out more through this FB Event link |

Tickets are priced @ £5 ADV & £7 OTD (or £5 UTB) | Doors 7pm | First band on @ 8pm

After that, frankly anything could happen and it probably will... JOIN US!

The remaining online tickets are available from See Tickets via this link |