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  • Richard Jackson Presents... Steve Mercy (support from Typan & Tom Youdan)

    Richard Jackson Presents...
    Steve Mercy live at Temple Street Canteen
    Saturday 8th Feb, 2:30pm
    Free entry

    Ahead of his show supporting THE QUIREBOYS at the end of the month, it's a privilege to have Steve Mercy bring his unique blend of influences to TSC. He'll be supported by a rare acoustic performance from hard rockers Typan (who are also supporting THE QUIREBOYS!) and acoustic tunes from Tom Youdan.

    *** STEVE MERCY ***
    Drawing on the rich musical heritage of the West Midlands, singer/songwriter Steve Mercy has his roots firmly in rock but is now well on his way to creating a unique blend of Black Country Rock!

    Taking influences from Johnny Cash through to Sister's of Mercy, Steve continues to develop this uniqueness as a solo artist; however he is no stranger to the limelight chalking up worldwide album releases with bands such as Abigail's Mercy, Omega and Holy Rage (featuring Judas Priest founding member Al Atkins).

    His most recent LP "Sketches" is available to purchase through his Facebook page (

    Support from:

    *** TYPAN ***

    *** TOM YOUDAN ***

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  • Carols at the Canteen (2019)

    I wrote this blog for the Bath & North East Somerset Music Service website (I work for them and wanted to promote what I've been up to, which is really wonderful of them) so I figured I'd share the same article here.

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  • Real life storytelling

    Last Friday I took part in a real life storytelling event. Hosted by Touch CIC and held at Temple Street Canteen, it was an opportunity to talk about a part of your life with a rough theme of 'overcoming adversity'. Having been to the previous event and feeling it'd be something I'd like to be involved with, I signed up immediately. The organiser, Jen, was nothing but wonderful and supportive throughout, really helping me to spin out what had initially started as just a footnote into the entire talk.

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