Laurent Perrier Champagne Culture Club

On August 13th Gavin will give a 30-minute talk for the “Laurent Perrier Champagne Culture Club” about his influences. Other guestspeakers in the series are painters Louis Le Broquoy and Anne Madden, and author/philosopher John Moriarty. The Laurent Perrier talks are free and will be announced via the Irish Times – a phone number will…

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Brussels, Spoken Word Festival

Gavin plays a spoken word festival in Brussels. He performs various tracks from his upcoming album a capella, with an encore of Virgin Prunes’ Sweet Home Under White Clouds and he gives us the scoop on the new album title: ‘Shag Tobacco’: ‘It’s actually a romantic title. It’s what a lot of us do after…

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Spoken word at Crossing Border and beyond

When Gavin was asked to do a spoken word performance at the 1994 ‘Crossing Border’ festival in The Hague, The Netherlands, his manager asked him what on earth he was going to do there. He wasn’t too sure himself. Nobody did expect that in the end the man who once sang the line ‘words disobey’…

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