Live Dates

Hen (and more than likely, Les too) is coming to a town or living room near you.

Merchandise

CDs, DVD, T-shirts

House Gigs

Would you like Henry to perform in your living room, garden, or function room…or even on an allotment?

Workshops

Songwriting workshops in schools and other settings.

History

More than 37 years making music.

Latest Facebook Post

3 days ago

Henry Priestman

Just about recovered from full-on day in Longton yesterday.
A songwriting workshop day with the kids from St Oswald's Primary School, then in the evening a wonderful housegig (our 5th there in 5 years) in front of these big kids, to raise money to help the school out in the special work it does for children with learning diabilities etc.
Huge thanks to Janice & John Anthony Lee for making it happen, to Jonny Campbell for joining us on fiddle, and to Isabelle Higginson, aged 14, our amazing support act.
....and onward for Les Glover and me, to Newbald Village Hall for our sold out concert there tonight 🙂
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1 week ago

Henry Priestman

Over on Sex Pistols' Twitter page, there's a pic of myself and John J Campbell in rather fetching khaki shorts, atop "Coniston Old Man" peak; the photo was used on the poster for The Pistols' only Liverpool gig, at Eric's on 15th October 1976...we were the support band that night (Albert Dock, soon to mutate into Yachts).
Who was there?
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1 week ago

Henry Priestman

Keeping the spirit of #NationalAlbumDay going, here's a good game for a lazy Sunday autumn afternoon.
Go to you record or CD collection (or both), 2nd shelf from the bottom, 10th album in from the right...photos most welcome. (Mp3s not permitted!).
LP: Van Dyke Parks/"Clang of the Yankee Reaper"
CD: Weather Report/"Tale Spinnin'"
[inspired by Jacqui Harris]
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Upcoming Events

Oct
26
Fri
7:30 pm Pickmere, housegig*
Pickmere, housegig*
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm
*Private function; sorry, tho’ some housegigs are open to the public, this particular one is not. For info on these house concerts, and to enquire about Henry’s housegigs see this link: http://www.henrypriestman.com/house-gigs/  
Nov
8
Thu
7:30 pm London Green Note: Yachts Boxse... @ Green Note
London Green Note: Yachts Boxse... @ Green Note
Nov 8 @ 7:30 pm
London Green Note:  Yachts Boxset release Celebration SOLD OUT!!!!!! @ Green Note | England | United Kingdom
THIS GIG HAS NOW SOLD OUT…. Henry’s back again, a special one-off gig to celebrate the launch of the recent 3CD boxset by his old band Yachts. Within his usual shambolic but charming set he’ll[...]
Nov
9
Fri
7:30 pm Farnham, Huxley Housegig*
Farnham, Huxley Housegig*
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm
*Private function; sorry, tho’ some housegigs are open to the public, this particular one is not. For info on these house concerts, and to enquire about Henry’s housegigs see this link: http://www.henrypriestman.com/house-gigs/  
Album cover for The Last mad Surge of Youth by Henry Priestman

“…compares favourably to Ray Davies. These are heart-warming self-assured songs from a man confidently declaring that he’s not done yet”

8/10

Uncut Magazine

“Clever crafted songwriting…full of proper tunes & grown-up words…a clever, wily,  literate writer”

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R2 Magazine

“A lovingly crafted album… his fourth act might be his best”

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Classic Pop Magazine

“It’s all bound by Priestman’s songwriterly craft: some things age cannot whither”

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Q Magazine