Hugh Reed & The Velvet Underpants + Support
Fri Feb 11 2022 at 08:00 pm
McChuills | Glasgow, SC
AdvertisementHugh Reed & The Velvet Underpants will be returning to McChuills with support from My Pet Rocket, a 4 piece pop/rock band from Perth.
Hugh Reed is now based in Beijing, (but returns to the UK regularly) he's a Scotsman who has had a long musical career. He has toured with The Fall, Half Man Half Biscuit and has supported Mogwai, Simple Minds and ‘Belle and Sebastian’ as well as many others.
Following local TV appearances his band The Velvet Underpants were invited by Deborah Harry of the band ‘Blondie’ to support her on 11 dates throughout Britain. This culminated in Hugh and Debs doing a live duet of Waiting for the Man, which can be watched on YouTube. Deborah also faxed Lou to tell him about Hugh.
Hugh’s debut album Take a Walk on the Clydeside was released receiving a lot of radio play not just in UK but also throughout, Europe, America and Canada.
Hugh describes himself as ‘multi talentless’ and is seen in a cameo role in the coolest film of the nineties Trainspotting - More recently he acted in the Jackie Chan movie ’12 Zodiacs’ as a butler and has also appeared many times on CCTV - Chinese TV in many acting roles.
Hugh previously toured extensively throughout the U.K., Germany, Holland, Belgium, Denmark and Ireland. Hugh has relocated to Beijing, and recorded his next album ‘Ni fa feng le ma?’ (R U Crazy? -in Chinese)
Hugh Reed and the Velvet Underpants –
I’d rather have a bottle in front of me -than a full-frontal lobotomy
Video location: Temple Bar, Beijing
Where is it happening?McChuills, 40 High Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom
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