Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Extra Extra

I can't pretend to be anything other than thrilled at the way the tour is selling - especially given that it's still a fair few months away. I couldn't really believe it last month when I was told that several of the shows had already sold out and that they wanted to add 9 more nights. And now - with the tour still 8 months away - we're adding a further 7.

I know some people find it a bit frustrating that the extra dates are in venues that already had the show - so I can only say that I'd love to playing in all four corners of the country... but I can only go where the show is booked. And it sort of stands to reason that the easiest gigs to add to a tour are ones at existing venues which have sold out 8 months in advance... it's venues who've already put faith in the show responding to the demand they're witnessing.

The Lowry Centre in Salford is one of the ones that has a new date.

Indeed we've now added three extra shows there. Which means a huge amount to me because Manchester was my home town for many years and is where I started doing stand up.

(Yes, I know Manchester and Salford are technically not the same city. But they might as well be. They're not twin cities, they're conjoined twin cities.)

I mention that one in particular because of the email they sent to their punters mentioning this new, extra date... which contains a bit of misinformation.

If you come along, please don't expect to be stepping into the magical and colourful world of Little Baby Bum.

That won't be happening. Not on purpose anyway.

Anyway, the full list of dates - including the extra 9 and the extra, extra 7 are all on my website.

And here's an ad in handy gif form... 



5 comments:

Ol Peculier said...

That is possibly the most annoying way of trying to scan a list of dates to see if any are suitable I've ever seen...

Unknown said...

Hi. What's the minimum age someone has to be to come to the latest show?? My 10 year old thinks you're hilarious, even tho some episodes are a bit unsuitable for him!!🙊🙈🙉. But I know he would love to come if possible. I'm sure I can block his ears at the unsuitable bits! 😉😂

Brett Stirling said...

Any chance you'd do anything abroad - I'm sure you'd go down a storm over here in Switzerland!

Dave Gorman said...

@ol Peculier: that's why there's a link with the words: "the full list of dates - including the extra 9 and the extra, extra 7 are on my website">

I mean, it's not hard to click on the link, is it?

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