The Thekla Archives: 2017

Lonely Robot, The Merch Desk presents: Lonely Robot

  • Sunday 20th August 2017
  • Supported by: Tilt


700 Website Lonely Robot

Lonely Robot currently have their new release at number 6 in the Official Rock charts following a highly successful first album. This first album was only promoted by 2 sell out gigs, one in Holland and the other at the Scala. In April, the band playing an album launch gig at Reading’s SUB 89 followed by a support slot at the Marillion weekend convention at De Montfort Hall in Leicester. 

John Mitchell is a singer, songwriter, guitarist (for It Bites, Arena, Frost* and more) and music producer at Outhouse Studios in Reading, UK. His latest project is Lonely Robot where he is joined by Craig Blundell (Frost*, Steven Wilson), Steve Vantsis (Fish, Tilt) and Liam Holmes (musical director and session musician).

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TILT are Steve Vantsis, Dave Stewart, Robin Boult, Paul Humphreys and Paul Dourley. Steve, Dave and Robin are probably best known for being in ex-Marillion singer Fish's band, helping to write and record his solo albums as well as being involved in many world tours spanning over 20 years. Tilt have only performed twice so far. Their first gig was in March at Planet Rock’s Winter’s End festival then at the beginning of April at de Boerderij Prog Dreams festival in the Netherlands.


The Grove, Bristol BS1 4RB
Doors 7:30pm
Ages 14+

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