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'Both in a Tune' A new CD from Peter Knight & John Spiers.

Posted by Peter Knight on December 23rd 2021

Hi all and season's greetings. Myself and and John Spiers will be touring in February 2022. It is an album launch tour. The official release date of our new CD is February 11th 2022, although we are making it available before that date as a pre order. The plan is to post our pre ordered CDs around a week before the official release date.

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The Gigspanner Big Band to Headline at Costa del Folk's 'As You Like It' Festival, 29th July 2021

Posted by Peter Knight on March 9th 2021

It is with the greatest pleasure that we announce that The Gigspanner Big Band will be headlining at the 'As You Like It' folk festival, hosted by the brilliant Costa Del Folk team. It takes place between the 26th and 29th July 2021 at Walton Hall, situated just outside Stratford upon Avon.

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Gigspanner Big Band Live Stream Concert Retrospective Tickets

Posted by Peter Knight on September 26th 2020

The Gigspanner Big Band Live at Nettlebed Folk Club Retrospective Tickets For A Limited Time Only For those who missed the Gigspanner Big Band's Live Stream album launch concert on the 21st of September, we have some good news! By request, we have agreed to make tickets available for the video footage, which was streamed via a hidden Youtube link. The ticket will allow you to watch as many times as you like, for as long as the video remains online.

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Knight & Spiers Live Stream Concert Now on September 22nd.

Posted by Peter Knight on September 8th 2020

Myself and John are recording our second CD while I am in the UK, and we thought it would be a good idea to arrange a live streaming concert on the last day of our rehearsal. Best laid plans.....Due to unforseen circumstance, we are moving the date of this gig to September 22nd. Sorry for any inconvenience. I'm really looking forward to playing with John again, and to see where our music goes this time. Peter.

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Gigspanner Big Band Live Stream Concert

Posted by Peter Knight on September 3rd 2020

We are beyond excited to announce that The Gigspanner Big Big Band will be playing a live concert on Monday the 21st of September. It will be livestreamed from the legendary Nettlebed Folk Club. We were devastated by the cancellation of our April/May Album launch tour, and to have this opportunity to play our rehearsed set to you, at long last, has brought a massive smile to our faces. We hope that it brings a smile to yours.

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New Video Is Now Live

Posted by Peter Knight on April 10th 2020

Very pleased to announce that this new video is up and running. It's a song from our new CD officially released today, a beautiful song called 'Earl Brand' We recorded our own parts in our home studios and John Spiers put it all together. Well done John. Hope you like it.

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Album Launch Day.

Posted by Peter Knight on April 10th 2020

Hi All. Exciting day today. The launch of the new Gigspanner Big Band CD. We have a video of one of the tracks on our new CD 'Natural Invention' that we put together remotely. It's of the song "Earl Brand". It will be premiered at 4.30 UK time.

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Important Statement re covid-19 virus

Posted by Peter Knight on March 18th 2020

We all know these are extraordinary times, and I'm sure you are aware that the measures taken to restrict the spread of the virus covid-19 has meant the cancellation or postponement of concerts. We have just arrived back in France, and later today I will drop you a line with some details about our thoughts and plans for the future. In the meantime, stay safe. Peter.

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Launch of the Gigspanner Big band Crowdfunding Campaign

Posted by Peter Knight on November 22nd 2019

Launch of the Gigspanner Big band Crowdfunding Campaign

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Playing with Steeleye Span.

Posted by Peter Knight on October 22nd 2019

I'm pleased to announce that I will be guesting with my old band Steeleye Span at the Barbican Centre on December the 17th. Other guests include Martin Carthy and John Kirkpatrick'. See you there:) Peter.

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