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Barrence Whitfield & The Savages

A little later than planned, but here's a video of Barrence Whitfield & The Savages playing our first ever in-store captured by Agency Southend Not only is it pretty amazing that Barrence and his Savages played here, them being one of my favourite bands and all, but the guitarist Peter Greenberg and the bass player Phil Lenker were both in seminal Boston punk band The Lyres!  They both seemed a little confused that somebody from Essex, who's never set foot in Boston, firstly knew their first band so well and was a little awestruck to meet them.  I made Peter have his photo taken with me after their gig that night, much to his bemusement.  Neither of us look good...

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Barrence Whitfield & The Savages In-Store

On Thursday 15th May (our two month anniversary fact fans), Barrence Whitfield & The Savages drop by to christen our shop with our first ever in-store performance.   They'll be playing a short set from 5.30pm, before heading over to the Railway for a gig that evening.  Make sure you arrive early, as we're a small shop and can only fit in so many people! If you're not familiar with Barrence and his Savages, sit back and let me fill you in with a potted history: Barrence Whitfield is a full-throttle soul screamer in the spirit of Little Richard, Wilson Pickett and Solomon Burke. He has been described as the owner of one incredible pair of lungs, with limitless energy...

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