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Sunday 28 November 2021.

Saturday 27 November 2021. I will be drumming with my band GUN CONTROL tonight. PSYCHODRAMA play The George & Dragon Pub, High Street, Acton. The venue is 10 mins walk from Acton Town (Piccadilly Line). West London's Psychodrama will be selling their latest album "Last Bus To Acton" at the gig. I will be drumming with my band GUN CONTROL for our first gig in 18 months. Band members and friends have November birthdays so should be a great night. Tickets available at 10 each plus 1 booking fee from www.wegottickets.com...or pay on the door. 7pm to 12pm....Three bands are playing on the night.... Psychodrama Electrics Gun Control (we are due on stage around 8pmish as we are the first band on) Also a DJ will be playing punk, trash, garage rock n roll etc. ------------------ Lots of friends here to make it a great party atmosphere. THE MEMBERS bass player Chris Payne is here. For our other gigs we supplied all the pa and band equipment etc to headline the gig. Tonight we are a support act so everyone is using the same drum kit and amps etc, that is supplied by Mannie the promoter....All I need is my own drum sticks. It is more of a live music venue than before with full flickering lights and DJ sounds. A proper sound mixing guy for our soundcheck and for all the bands who play. As it is paid entry gig, there is a security guy on the front door. All three bands tonight play around 45 mins each. My band GUN CONTROL arrived on stage at 8.15pm and play for 45 mins. It was great to see folks dancing and clapping to our own material. A bit mad how we were playing these same songs 40 years ago at the pub up the road. Everyone said we sounded great, and we had a whole heap of fun. Thanks to Billy for taking a few videos. We even did an encore.... 1. Teenage Kicks (cover) 2. Cheap Publicity 3. No Mercy 4. Wasted Youth 5. No Tomorrow 6. You Mean Nothing To Me 7. On Parole 8. The Victim 9. Do I Need You ? 10. Steppin ' Stone Encore : 11. Teenage Kicks (cover) (repeat) ELECTRICS and PSYCHODRAMA played good sets after us. A great evening.