1st November 2013

Dave Bartram made his first public appearance since stepping down from Showaddywaddy tonight at Upstairs At The Western in Leicester. The night was a great success. Dave performed acoustic numbers amongst an evening of storytelling. Songs performed were “Hey Rock And Roll”, “Three Steps To Heaven”, and the evening had opened with “Smiling Eyes”, the first time the song has ever been performed live since it was released in 1975. Following the show, Dave mingled and chatted with fans in the pub below and a great night was had by all.

Dave also announced on the night that his second book, which is primarily about the band’s 1970s/1980s heyday, is to be released in March 2014.


19th October 2013

Dates have been announced for the Once In A Lifetime Tour (June 2014), with The Osmonds, David Essex & Les McKeown’s Legendary Bay City Rollers! Check out the Gig Dates page for details.

In other news, the band are already rehearsing new material for the 2014 shows, including two singles that they have not played for many years, and an album track from their 1977 LP ‘Red Star’.


17th June 2013

Can anyone who was at the band’s gig in Lytham St Anne’s on 20th November last year please get in touch - urgent assistance is required with a query.

The band’s new Showaddywaddy Live CD is will be available for the first time on Friday 21st June 2013.


16th June 2013


  • Dave’s debut book, The Boys of Summer, is released in paperback format on 9th September 2013.

  • And Dave’s 2nd book (covering the band’s whole career), is on course for release in March 2014.


May 2013
As fans will know, 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the formation of Showaddywaddy.

The band have been playing sold out shows throughout the year all over the UK, performing most of the 23 top-40 singles recorded during the band’s career.

In June, a deluxe Showaddywaddy box set is being released - The Complete Studio Recordings 1973 - 1988.

Later this year, we should be seeing an exclusive live CD being released also.


3rd January 2013
A new promo pic for 2013 has been released. This will be used in all promo material throughout the year.

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