Saturday 7 January 2012

Socks to Adelaide, and other sales

So, with the first Scottish Falsetto Socks gig of the year under our belt (a cracking slot at the Lyric Rooms in Ashby De La Zouch which earned us a big colour photo in the Leicester Mercury) we look forward to a busy spring season, dominated by a 30-date run at the Adelaide Fringe.

The Leicester Mercury, the Socks' first press of 2012

Adelaide tickets have started selling well, with this particular example being a nice boost. There's a promotional scheme run by BankSA called Support Acts whereby they offer reduced price tickets for a number of shows by new acts (which we are in Australia) and sponsor the rest of the ticket cost. 115 shows are promoted on the scheme and, at time of writing, only 4 shows have sold out of their allocation. 4 shows, including...

Not too shabby. Though as advance sales go, we have to say The Lemon Tree in Aberdeen is taking the biscuit for best pre-sales ever. The show's not until April 27th but has already sold 45 tickets. I know it's hardly Michael McIntyre levels, but if we're perfectly honest that has out-sold a few shows we played in 2011 already.

Other shows whose tickets are now on sale and starting to clock up good figures are:

Feb 9, 10 & ll Leicester Comedy Festival
April 7 Bath Comedy Festival
April 12 The Torch, Milford Haven
May 12 Chorley Little Theatre

And other gigs whose ticket links should be up soon are:
Apr 13 - Exeter Barnfield
Apr 14 2012 - Spa Bridlington
April 25 - Byre Theatre, St Andrews
May 3 - Halifax, Square Chapel
May 4 - Keighley
May 5 - Stafford Gatehouse
May 19/20 Brighton
May 27 - Hereford Courtyard
June 28 & 29 - Harrogate
July 9 - Rondo Bath
July 13 - Beverly Puppet Festival

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