Dave Hemingway’s Sunbirds

The Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea

Show Dates: Saturday 21st October 2023

Location: The Wedgwood Rooms, 147b Albert Road, Southsea, Hampshire, PO40JW

This is a seated show

Doors: 7.30pm. Show 8.00pm
Tickets: £15 (adv), £18.00 (on the door if not sold out)
Available Securely Online At: www.wedgewood-rooms.co.uk
Wedgewood Rooms Box Office: 02392 863911

Alternatively, physical tickets can be purchased in store at Pie & Vinyl in Castle Road, Southsea, Southsea Gallery in Albert Road, Southsea or Harbour Records in Emsworth. You can also send a cheque for the required amount of tickets (made payable to Ken Brown), along with a SAE, to our address shown on our website. Securely Book Your Tickets

The man who once told us he loved us from the bottom of his pencil case, founder Beautiful South member Dave Hemingway, returns with his new band SUNBIRDS!

Having retired from the live music scene at the back end of 2016, Dave has been keeping busy together with erstwhile South colleague, guitarist / songwriter Phil Barton, new discovery singer / violinist Laura Wilkinson and drummer Marc Parnell.  “Cool To Be Kind” was released in November 2020, signalling the arrival of SUNBIRDS with new songs and a new sound.



“Cool To Be Kind is a must-have album which helps us forget the pandemic and lust after the days when this amazing new band can deliver their songs live!” (UK Music)

Produced by cult producer Teo Miller, the debut album captures truthful, open-hearted, funny and sometimes painfully honest songs, turning the page to a new chapter for Dave Hemingway and The Beautiful South story.

“Now we’re SUNBIRDS, we’re free to dig a little deeper into ourselves”, says Phil Barton. “Having said that, there’s no exact science here, we’re just enjoying ourselves and expressing whatever we want whether it’s about love, longing, depression or Gary Lineker’s crisp adverts!”.

“An album with warmth to spare!” (MOJO Magazine)

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