Bug Prentice


New EP – Pre-order now
August 16, 2016, 4:57 pm
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Our new EP is set for release on 16th September 2016. It features five songs, three of which have words and everything!

Bandcamp pre-orders come with an instant download of the anti-harassment anthem “Don’t Be That Dude”, which you can hear in the player above. Right up there. See it? There.



The Way It Crumbles – out November 23
October 3, 2015, 9:42 pm
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As Ally announced on tonight’s BBC Introducing in Oxford, our debut album The Way It Crumbles is due out on November 23. You can pre-order it on bandcamp right now and get an instant download of the song ‘Nebraska Admiral’. Listen again to BBC Intro to hear another track from the album too.



BBC Introducing in Oxford
October 2, 2015, 6:52 pm
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p033ytxvAlly wll be interviewed by Dave Gilyeat on Saturday’s edition of BBC Introducing in Oxford. Tune into BBC Oxford from 8pm or listen online. More news coming soon.



Childish Things 10

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Next month, Ally will once again be appearing at Childish Things. The charity concerts will be held at Oxford’s New Theatre on Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th March 2014. Raising money for Helen and Douglas House respite care centres, Childish Things is in its tenth and final year. Tickets Acts confirmed so far include:

Monday 24th March
Jimmy Carr
John Lloyd
Matt Richardson
Hal Cruttenden
Morgan and West
Out of the Blue
Ally Craig
Grace Savage
House band

Tuesday 25th March
Jimmy Carr
Jo Brand
John Lloyd
Rob Brydon
Alastair Barrie
Morgan and West
Out of the Blue
Ally Craig
Kevin Eldon
House band

For more information, check the Helen and Douglas House website, or follow them on facebook or twitter. Buy tickets via ATG Tickets — book soon to avoid disappointment!



Liberty Festival – 7th September @ Olympic Park

Ally Craig is playing a set at Mayor of London’s Liberty Festival, part of National Paralympic Day at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday 7th September 2013. He will be joined by Ben Bastin on double bass, and fellow Bug Prentice member Stephen Gilchrist on drums.

For the first time at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the Liberty Festival presents an exciting programme of Deaf and disability arts including street theatre, dance, live music, film, installations and children’s activities. Don’t miss the new dance performance commissioned exclusively for Liberty Festival entitled Cube of Curiosity, prepare to be amazed by Graeae’s inspiring performance ‘The Limbless Knight’, plus there’ll be a special appearance from singer Andrea Begley, winner of the BBC’s ‘The Voice’.

Liberty Festival runs from 1-6pm, with Ally’s set starting at 2:25. Entry is free, no ticket required.

If you want to see some amazing disability sporting events, you need to register for free tickets from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.



The Geekeasy podcast
August 1, 2012, 8:54 pm
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Our film-inspired song Nicholas Ray has been featured on the very first episode of The Geekeasy podcast.

Join Adam Stephen Kelly and Dr. Karen Oughton as they present the debut of The Geekeasy Podcast with a rather epic two-hour inaugural episode, featuring THE DARK KNIGHT RISES chit-chat, competitions to win tickets to a London world premiere, as well as every single season of CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM on DVD, a great interview with writer/director Sean Hogan as he discusses his new film THE DEVIL’S BUSINESS, and much, much more!

You can download the podcast here. (Warning, some of the conversation is NSFW.)



Abbey Lincoln (1930-2010)
August 14, 2010, 7:54 pm
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I am saddened by the news of Abbey Lincoln’s passing. Her albums with Max Roach rank among my favourites, and she will be sorely missed.

Max Roach Quintet with Abbey Lincoln – Freedom Day:



BUG PRENTICE at CARGO on Thursday 25th March

Attitude is Everything & Global Local present…

Club Attitude @ Cargo
Thursday 25th March // 8pm — 1am
Advance Tickets // wegottickets.com/event/74976
FREE before 9pm // £5 afterwards

LIVE MUSIC:
Darren Hayman and the Secondary Modern
Bug Prentice
Al Cool and the Stranger Wines
Lá Reblá Fam

DJ SETS:
DJ Chinaman (Deaf Rave)
Jamie Renton (Chilli Fried)

Level access throughout // Disabled toilet // BSL interpretation of lyrics
All proceeds to Global Local and
Attitude is Everything, improving Deaf and disabled access to live music.

CARGO // Kingsland Viaduct // 83 Rivington Street // Shoreditch // London // EC2A 3AY
Enquiries // 0207 749 7840 // www.cargo-london.com
Tube: Old Street / Liverpool Street // Buses: 35 / 55
Map // Facebook Event



Childish Things 5
May 6, 2009, 2:59 pm
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Helen & Douglas House

Helen & Douglas House is proud to announce yet another stunning line-up for Childish Things 5 at the New Theatre, Oxford on Thursday 14 May at 7.30 pm. This annual night of comedy and music is in aid of the Oxford based charity for children and young adults with life shortening conditions.

Acts this year include comedy stars such as Jo Brand, Patrick Kielty, Sean Lock, Kevin Eldon, Isy Suttie, Daniel Rigby and the Comedy Store Players. There will also be music from a cappella group Out Of The Blue and singer-songwriter Ally Craig.

Tickets can be bought from the New Theatre website, or instore at Helen & Douglas House shops in Abingdon, Chipping Norton, Thame and Witney.