Manchester Jazz Festival

13th May, 2015

Good news from planet Skidoo. We’re playing our ‘home’ jazz festival for the first time this summer. We’ll doing a full on 5 piece band with brass section, it’ll be a huge party!

The venue is Matt and Phreds, the date is August 8.

For more details look here or here


30th April, 2015

We’re back at Spinfest again this year. There’s a full day of live music going on so get there early, we’re on at 6pm.

The venue is The Oast House, Spinningfields, Manchester.

See you there

North Yorkshire tour this weekend

10th March, 2015

We take our show to rural North Yorkshire this weekend.

You can get details of venues here

come along and see for yourself exactly how we get the joint jumpin’!

Skidoo live on Merseyside

28th January, 2015

We’re doing a public gig on 7th Feb (currently our only February public date!). Venue is the Talbot Hotel, more details here

JJ’s new website

26th January, 2015

Skidoo pianist Henry ‘JJ’ Botham has a new website. Check out his various projects

52 Skidoo videos

26th January, 2015

did you know there’s a Skidoo playlist on youtube??

The Joint is Jumpin’ dates!

26th January, 2015

We’ve got 6 confirmed dates for our show ‘The Joint is Jumpin’ on the rural touring network. This time we’re off to North Yorkshire and Cumbria. Check our gig diary for full details

13 March 2015
Newton-le-willows Village Hall
North Yorkshire
12 march 2015
The Joint is Jumpin, Staintondale Village Hall
14 March 2015
The Joint is Jumpin, Hart Village Hall
Hart, North Yorkshire
24 April 2015
The Joint is Jumpin, Brigham Memorial Hall
26 April 2015
The Joint is Jumpin, Ewanrigg & Netherton Community Centre
16th May 2015
The Joint is Jumpin, Lamplugh Village Hall

Double Header Gin Weekend

29th October, 2014

It’s solo stride piano at the Whim Wham Cafe and Gin Saloon, Manchester on friday night followed by full Skidoo show at The Gin Parlour, Northampton on sat. I guess we’ll be putting ourselves around some gin this weekend!

New rural touring dates

21st September, 2014

We’re resuming rural touring in the spring. We’ll be visiting North Yorkshire and Cumbria. Dates to be announced soon.

We love rural touring as it gives us the opportunity to perform our stage show, ‘The Joint is Jumpin’. Cant wait, check back soon for full details

Gatsby Night at Gusto Cookridge

24th June, 2014

We are very busy here on planet Skidoo but most gigs at the moment are private affairs. Fortunately we have a show coming up in Leeds that you are all welcome to attend. We always get a good crowd in Yorkshire so we hope you all come out in force.

Here’s some info on the event

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