Upcoming Shows

Europe 2020! Depending on COVID-19 related restrictions, How Askew may be heading your way on the Brass Neck! tour. If you like original soulful blues and roots inspired music, please get in touch via Twitter or Facebook or contact how via bandcamp. I’d love to play at your bar, cafe, gallery, venue, festival, secret show, house party, wine or whisky tasting, or radio session.

Brass Neck! Tour 2020

Past appearances…


August 6th
Strandkompaniet, Löderups Strandbad, Sweden – solo

May 16th
LIVE STREAM: Virtual Camp Quirky Festival, UK – How Askew (solo)

April 19th
LIVE STREAM: Live Jam @ Lockdown, UK – How Askew (solo)

March 19th
Prohibition bar, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK – How Askew (solo)

March 9th
The Crafty Baa, Windermere, UK – How Askew (solo)

January 19th
Lupo Rosso pub, Grancona, Italy – How Askew (solo)


December 28th
William’s Belgian Tavern, Pals, Spain – How Askew (solo)

October 31st
9pm: Monkey Junk Blues Brexit Blues @ The Carriage, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK – Hambone, John Wilkins + How Askew (solo)

October 5th
1:30pm: Fyne Ales Brewery Tap, Loch Fyne, UK – How Askew (solo)

September 27th
3pm: Allendale Brewery Open Day and Allen Valleys Folk Festival – How Askew (solo)

September 21st
9pm: The Cricketers, Keighley, UK

September 20th
Sedgefield Blues Club, UK – supporting the legendary Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes

September 17th
The Grovesnor Hotel, Robin Hoods Bay, UK – solo interval set for Steve Phillips and the Rough Diamonds

September 15th
Darlington Blues Festival, UK

August 8th
On The Roof, Odense, Denmark – solo, opening concert before the jam night

August 3rd
Wild West night, at the Bison Farm at Gate, near Hjo, Sweden – solo, opening for Erika Baier & the Business, De blev Handgemäng and Grass Tank

July 17th
Songs and Stories, Västervik Live, Västervik, Sweden – solo

July 12th
Strandkompaniet, Löderups Strandbad, Sweden – solo

June 8th
Yellow Zebra pub, Budapest, Hungary – solo

June 7th
Sabar Winery, Káptalantóti, Lake Balaton, Hungary – solo

May 23rd
Nostalgija Vintage Cafe, Ljubljana, Slovenia – solo

May 16th
Cafe Galeria, Piran, Slovenia – solo

March 30th
9pm: The Brandling Villa, South Gosforth, Newcastle


August 24th
7pm: The Admiral Lord Rodney
The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival, Colne, Lancashire

August 25th
1:00pm: The Tyne Bar
Ouseburn Rock and Blues Festival, Newcastle

July 14th
7pm-8pm: The Kings Head
9.30pm-11.30pm: The Metro
Dereham Blues Festival, Norfolk

July 13th
The Bonded Warehouse, Sunderland – 1:00pm solo sets

May 2nd

April 21st
Whole Latte Coffee

February 4th
Billy Bootleggers – solo set, 9.30pm


November 26th
Monkey Junk Blues – solo set
The Cluny, Newcastle

November 18th
The Tannery, Hexham

September 30th
Brandling Villa
South Gosforth, Newcastle

September 10th
6pm The Old English Gentleman, Bondgate
Darlington Rhythm and Blues Festival

July 8th
2pm-3pm: The Red Lion
9pm-11pm: The Metro
Dereham Blues Festival, Norfolk

May 19th
Blues at the Bay
The Cleveland Bay, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees

April 29th
Brandling Villa
South Gosforth, Newcastle

February 12th
Save Druridge event – How Askew and Richy Clarke
Civic Centre, Gosforth, Newcastle

February 4th
Brandling Villa
South Gosforth, Newcastle


December 17th
Saltburn Blues Club
Supporting the Connie Lush Band

August 28th
The Happenings – How Askew and Richy Clarke
Wylam Brewery, Newcastle

June 3rd
The Ranch House, South Shields

May 28th/29th
Reivers Rock and Blues Festival – solo sets
Clennal Hall, Alwinton

April 15th
Blues at the Bay
The Cleveland Bay, Stocksfield

March 21st
Zetland FM, Still got the blues
Live on the radio with Harry Simpson

March 6th
Surf Cafe, Tynemouth – How Askew and Richy Clarke