None to speak of.
and old gigs that have happened:
Wednesday, April 27th 2005
Launch gig for the new album at Bush Hall, London W12, along with Momus and Stars In Battledress.
Tuesday February 15th 2005
Water Rats, Kings Cross, London with Paw Paw and The Vichy Government.
Saturday November 6th 2004
Union Chapel Studio, with Scarlet's Well and Keith John Adams.
Saturday September 11th, 2004
A show at the Buffalo Bar, Highbury Corner, with Stuffy / The Fuses & The Knockouts
Wednesday August 17th 2004
A show at the 100 Club, Oxford St, supporting Spearmint.
Thursday August 12th 2004
We play our first show out of London, at the Priors Inn, Bury St Edmunds.
Wednesday May 12th 2004
Water Rats, once again, with our brand new line-up.
Wednesday December 17th 2003
Us plus John Hegley plus The Vichy Government, once again at the lovely Water Rats.
Thursday August 21st 2003
We play as part of the hitBACK night at Water Rats, London. With the magnificent Fosca and Simon Bookish.
Friday June 6th 2003
The Free French tried to launch their LP again, this time at the Dublin Castle, Parkway, London NW1. Support from The Weekend and Liquid Sunshine.
Wednesday April 16th 2003
The Free French became a 3-piece for a night, playing with Crayola, Galen Sadko and Steve Beresford at the Betsy Trotwood, self-styled "smallest venue in London". Thus also the smallest audience.
Thursday April 3rd 2003
We launched the new LP "It's Not Me It's You" with a headline slot at Kings Cross Water Rats.
Wednesday 2nd October 2002
The Free French plus HOST plus Star Bodixa at Metro, Oxford Street, for Rhodri's birthday bash. There was a tube strike, and attendance wasn't great.
Friday 9th August 2002
The Free French headline at the Barfly, 49 Chalk Farm Road, London NW1. Supported by The Maker + Dryriser.
Thursday July 11th 2002
We headline at Water Rats, Grays Inn Road, London WC1 to launch "Trial Separations" and celebrate one year in showbusiness. The sublime HOST support.
Friday June 14th 2002
Rhodri and Susannah launched The Free French LP "Running On Batteries" at Toby Slater's Special School event, at Global, Golden Square, London W1. Full details are here. A couple of pics courtesy of Kev Hopper are here.
Thursday April 25th 2002
Rhodri played new and "old" (well, they seem old to me) Free French songs on his own at "In The Line Of Fire" at The Enterprise, I supported Lach, but played after him, after everyone had gone home. Promoting genius.
Monday April 15th 2002
Rhodri and Susannah stepped in at a few hours notice to support Spearmint at the Borderline. She played the Ron Mael to my Russell Mael. Except I had less hair, and she didn't have a moustache. Premier of "Talking Nepalese".
Friday April 5th 2002
Launch party for the single "Do You Come Here Often" at the Dublin Castle, Parkway, London NW1. Other acts The Coronets & McDowell.
Monday March 4th 2002
Semi acoustic show at The Enterprise, London NW1. Other act was Submacrewman.They didn't watch us. We didn't watch them. Such is the camaraderie of playing gigs in London.
Friday February 8th 2002
The Free French + The Rebel + Richard Dedomenici + Keith John Adams at The Windmill, Blenheim Gardens, Brixton, London SW2. First proper gig.
Sunday January 13th 2002
The Free French + Keith John Adams + Toby Slater + Kev Hopper + Crayola at the 12 Bar Club, Denmark Place, London, WC2. Short set, trying out things.