DTJ @ Angelfest 11

A great afternoon in Coleford, playing and watching some great performers at Angelfest 11 on 25th August. Big thanks to Bob Smith for inviting us to play and for organising the acoustic stage.

DTJ @ The Lion Inn, Trellech

Great Open Mic Night and food at The Lion Inn, Trellech last night. Thanks to Debbie and all locals for making us feel so welcome, and thanks to Jeff Harris for organising music and some great drumming. Good luck with the Cider and Perry Festival - sorry we can't be there!

DTJ @ Chepstow Bandstand 2013

A big, big thank you to everyone who came to see us play last Sunday on the Chepstow Bandstand. In the end the weather couldn't have been better. We really enjoyed playing for everyone and we were humbled by the number of people who came to see us. Thanks to Ned for inviting us to play. We're having a break for August now but as someone famous once said.....we'll be back.

 

DTJ @ Beer Festival in Bury St Edmunds

What a fantastic gig and evening at the Beer Festival at The Queen's Head, Hawkedon, Bury St Edmunds! A big thanks to landlord and landlady, Scott and Julie for inviting us to play. A special big thanks to our local area promotional manager, Mandy, for making it happen and providing great accommoodation. Thanks to the kids for their enthusiastic support. With 40 real ales, a beautiful evening in a great setting, it was a truly wonderful and memorable evening for us and hopefully many others.

DTJ @ Blue Peter Inn, Polperro

Great gig at the Blue Peter Inn in Polperro to celebrate the completion of the 'Big Man's Challenge' Cycle ride from Bristol to Polperro by Gerald Organ, Will Organ and Phil Myer. Well done Guys. Thanks to Rob and all the staff for their great hospitality on Sunday night.

 

DTJ @ Shirefest

A fantastic day at Shirefest yesterday. Big thanks to all the organisers for all their efforts and to Garry for inviting us to play. We really enjoyed our set in the Bar, with a great crowd, who were clearly in the mood for a party. 

DTJ @ the Birdcage

Great to play at the Birdcage again - one of our favourite venues. Thanks to everyone who was there. Hopefully see you back there again soon!

DTJ @ Devauden Music Festival

A great festival at Devauden again this year and we were really pleased to be part of it. The sun shone, and there were loads of great acts, including two fantastic Open Mic sessions in the bar afterwards. Big thanks to Jeremy Horton for asking us to play and for organising the event.

DTJ @ The Millenium Centre, Cardiff

Great fun and priviledge for Dont Tell Johnny to provide the pre show entertainment for GHOST at the Millenium Centre, Cardiff, last night. Big thanks to everyone who was there and listening, including all those up in the balconies. We hope you enjoyed the music. Thanks to Liam, the Stage Manager, and the sound engineer. Their help with setting up and getting organised was invaluable.

Thanks also to Jon Stow, at Radio Chepstow, for giving the event a plug in the afternoon!

 

DTJ @ The Imp

Great Way to spend a Saturday afternoon, big thanks to every at the Imp in Bristol who turned out to see us and to Elliot for hosting the event.

DTJ @ The Hatchet

Great to do a set at the Hatchet in Bristol last Sunday, with a fantastic crowd all in good spirits and celebrating St Patrick's Day. A great warm up before hand the Baggator beforehand as well. DTJ will be appearing at 'The Imp' in Bristol this Saturday.

DTJ @ 'The Big Gig for the Big Guy'

 

A great night of music for a great cause. It was a real thrill to play with our friends in Chameleon, Twysted River and Shootin the Crow at the Chesptow Castle Inn..the home of Don't Tell Johnny.

Wagon Wheel Super Group: Paddy, Andy, Mark, Barney, Tim R, Johnny, Julien, Gary, Paul, Sam, Izzy, Tim B, Gez, Stewart.  (Was that everyone?)

We make that twelve fourteen, beating the previous record http://www.donttelljohnny.com/news/post/10-piece-dtj-a-new-record by 2. Well done everyone, it sounded awesome (if a little slower than usual).

DTJ @ Coach and Horses

Another fantastic gig at the Coach and Horses last night with a great, fun crowd all helping Delyth to celebrate her birthday. A big thanks to her for asking us to provide the music for her party -it was a pleasure to play for everyone.

DTJ @ The Birdcage

Great gig last night at a fantastic music venue in Bristol with great acoustics and atmosphere. Thanks to everyone at The Birdcage and to everyone who came to see us.

DTJ @ Totterdown Arts Festival

A big thanks to the Oxford Inn for inviting us to play on Saturday as part of the Totterdown Arts Festival and thanks to everyone who came along to see us play. It was a packed venue with people having a really good time - we hope all of you enjoyed our songs. Special thanks to the kids down at the front for the quality percussion jamming to our faster tunes

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DTJ @ Old Down Cricket Club Dinner

A great gig last night - it was a pleasure to play to such a responsive crowd - everyone seemed to having a wonderful evening in a fantastic setting. Thank you for inviting us to play, we really enjoyed it and good luck for next season!

DTJ @ St Albans Band Aid

Thanks to Dene for organising St Albans Band Aid for 2012 and for inviting us to play. It was a fantastic sunny day with a great atmosphere in the centre of St Albans, and the event raised plenty of money for a really good cause. We really enjoyed playing (see video link).

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Listen to Don't Tell Johnny on Swindon 105.5FM

You can catch a repeat recording of last Autumn's hugely successfully 'Help the Heroes' gig at the Coach and Horses in Chepstow, recorded and produced by Terry Mechan, on Swindon 105.5FM this Tuesday afternoon at 2pm, featuring many songs performed by Don't Tell Johnny.

www.swindon1055.com

 

DTJ @ The Chepstow Castle Inn

Thanks to Phil and Arlette for hosting the event, to Phil and Steve for organising the sound, to Andy and Mark from Shooting the Crow and to everyone who showed up to listen to the music, grab an instrument, or generally join in the party. Another great night in the Chepstow Castle Inn. We hope everyone enjoyed it as much as we did

I told you it would be a good night

 

 

DTJ @ Woolley Festival, Bradford-on-Avon

A bit thanks to Darren and all the organisers of the Woolley Festival. It was a great weekend with a fantastic set up and atmosphere in the acoustic tent (including a bar serving some great local ales to get you in the mood). We really enjoyed playing and listening to the other bands.

DTJ @ Priddy Folk Festival

What a brilliant Festival! Thanks to everyone who came to see us Saturday afternoon. With the relentless rain and the grass slowly turning to mud we really thought we would be playing to ourselves...but no, the club tent was full of people determined to have a good time. We did, without a doubt. Thanks to all the organisers for making the whole weekend a success, espcially Nicky, Johnny, Martin and John in the Club Tent.

DTJ @ Devauden Summer Party

Many thanks to John Brooks and his family for asking us to play at their summer party at a beautiful setting in Devauden last night. We had a great time and it was good to see everyone enjoying the music and partying away. Clearly, no-one was going to let one or two drops of rain spoil the party - the atmosphere in the barn was fantastic!

DTJ @ The Oxford

Thanks to Jim Tigwell for hosting great night at the Oxford, and to everyone who came along to listen.

DTJ @ The Coach and Horses

Fantastic gig last night. A big thanks to our hosts, The Coach and Horses and to everyone who came along. It was a great evening, we really enjoyed it and hope everyone else did.

DTJ @ Devauden Music Festival

A big thank you to everyone who helped organise and run the Devauden Festival on Friday - we had a great time and really enjoyed playing to a great crowd who refused to let their spirits be dampened by the rain.