Monthly Archives: May 2008

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The Grand Hyatt Hotel – Seoul – 31/05/08

Posted in Gigs by chrislightyear

How was it for us? This was our third visit to South Korea and I think we all feel like we know the place quite well now. The Queen’s Birthday Ball is always fun to play and well attended by well dressed ex-pats and Koreans alike. The theme of the

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"Why aren't we doing this in the jacuzzi?"

Posted in Tour Diary by chrislightyear

Here we are once again – back in Seoul, capital city of South Korea, invited out for the third year running to headline The Queen’s Birthday Ball at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. By now we know the city pretty well but it still has the ability to surprise us once

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LYs return to South Korea

Posted in News by chrislightyear

Tomorrow the LYs travel to Seoul in South Korea to play at The Queen’s Birthday Ball and hang out with the British Ambassador. This marks the band’s third consecutive year headlining at the event and the 2008 QBB promises to be bigger than ever… The Lightyears were first booked for The Queen’s Birthday Ball back in

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Win FREE TICKETS to The Lightyears @ "No One Died"

Posted in News by chrislightyear

The band’s next London show is at the famed No One Died club night at The Enterprise opposite Chalk Farm tube station. The LYs will be headlining and the night also features a live performance from Marcel and DJ sets from The Camden Slags, iRod and Might Marvin Martin. No One Died has a history of selling

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First Glastonbury slot confirmed

Posted in News by chrislightyear

The Lightyears’ first Glastonbury slot has been confirmed as Friday 27 June at 10.30pm on the Small World Stage. The band will also be appearing on the Green Fuse Stage – date and time T.B.C. The LYs first played Glastonbury Festival back in 2005, turning up at the gates with instruments

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Mixing with the cognoscenti

My music career has taken me to many places I never quite expected to go – South Korea, Thailand, Chalgrove Village Hall. I have to say, though, I never expected it to take me to a Civic Reception hosted by the Mayor Of Peterborough in honour of a newly-promoted football team. I

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Peterborough is, quite literally, United

At 2pm yesterday we played a gig in a day care centre to a 6ft by 6ft room of very confused-looking toddlers. This was due to a slight mix-up during our Peterborough promotional schools tour and, I have to admit, it was a bit odd. I tried explaining to them

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Lightyears to play to stadium crowd

Posted in News by chrislightyear

This week The Lightyears have released a charity single with Peterborough United – and the band will be promoting the release with a gig in front of a sell-out crowd of 15,000 people at London Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Charity record “Posh We Are” is a re-working of the club’s

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