March 8th 2017 – ‘Love Poems for people who don’t like being in love’ now available on Amazon.co.uk.
February 22nd 2017 – ‘Love Poems for people who don’t like being in love’ published and available here. For every print copy sold I will be donating $1 to Planned Parenthood.
February 14th 2017 – Released ‘Love Poems for people who don’t like being in love’ at launch party at Simple Studios, 2nd Floor, 134 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001. Website dedicated to the book shows further details here. (Audiobook version also available.)
January 6th 2017 – 4pm EST / 9pm GMT – Facebook live on RowenMusic page if you want to hear another reading from my book of poetry.
January 2nd 2017 – 2:30pm EST – Facebook live on RowenMusic page for New Year hello and an opportunity to hear one of my poems from my upcoming book.
December 31st 2016 – Completed final draft of my new book of poetry called, “Love Poems for people who don’t like being in love” due for release February 14th 2017.
December 14th 2016 – Performed, ‘Hudson Landing’, ‘Lifeboat’ and ‘Is It Friday?’ at Heathrow Airport, Terminal 3
Two members of my four-strong, appreciative audience…
And the glass of wine I had at sunset seeing as my flight to NYC was delayed and I got a free one thanks to the lovely perks of my Amex card…
November 1st 2016 – Recited ‘Chez la fleuriste’ – a Jacques Prévert poem – at the Club des Poètes, 30 Rue de Bourgogne, 75007 Paris
March 23rd 2016 – Played four songs at one of the pianos at Kings Cross St. Pancras International.
My lovely photographer friend, Eddie Ngugi took some photos and filmed a couple of songs too.
12th October 2015 – NEW SHOW – Live in NYC!!! Showcasing some new songs, including the one about the plane that landed in the Hudson and a song about how UK Cabinet members in government all seem to come from the same private schools in London… If you’re based in or near NYC, please come along to my gig at the Path Cafe in the West Village. 7pm start, free entry and CDs available on a ‘pay what you like’ donation basis.
6th October 2015 – I’ve been in the studio recording some vocals for a song I’ve been writing with Willie Green. Here’s a couple of photos from the session…
23rd July 2015 – Performed live and unannounced at Vivienne Westwood’s ‘Worlds End’ shop on the Kings Road in honour of her ‘Politicians R Criminals’ campaign. Though my song is about how politicians got away with charging outrageous things to the taxpayer in the UK as expenses and Vivienne’s campaign highlights new ways in which politicians worldwide are attempting to negotiate trade and investment policies that pose a threat to democracy and the rule of law, I think both highlight the audacious and indeed unlawful behaviour that people in power (who are supposed to be representing us) are getting away with.
Here’s what I sang with the help of my trusty old Macbook:
22nd June 2015 – Moved back to London – hurrah!
14th June 2015 – Concert Window gig – catch me live from the comfort of your own sofa for a last Bristol-based gig, before I return to London. Buy ‘pay what you like’ tickets here. Due to recent problems with the Concert Window interface, I’m offering my own “compensation” gift to all who attend and leave their email address. I will be recording my soundcheck rehearsal so that you can have your own full video recording of the same songs as on the live show. You’ll also be added to my mailing list so that you can stay up to date for further events and shows. (If you want to opt out of this, simply unsubscribe from the link in the first email you receive.)
9th March 2015 – Starting a new course for those wanting a bit more creative “do”-ing in their lives and a lot less creative procrastinating… http://rowenbridler.com/creative-breakthrough-course-get-u…/
14th September 2014 – I can’t believe it was a year ago that we were shooting the video for ‘Lifeboat’ in Prague. Here’s some ‘behind the scenes’ footage of that shoot:
20th July 2014 – 8pm BST / 3pm EDT Rescheduled Concert Window gig
Get all the details, tip $10 to get an HD copy of ‘Lifeboat’ video + 3 previously unreleased tracks, and/or watch the show here.
30th April 2014 – Videos from the “Under The Radar Live Sessions” show on Brooklands Radio now up on YouTube. Here’s one of them:
27th April 2014 – 7pm BST Interview and performing three songs on David Durant’s “Under The Radar” live sessions show on Brooklands Radio. Listen back via this link.
24th February 2014 – Tom Robinson played, ‘Lifeboat’ on the BBC Introducing Mixtape Show . Read about all the acts played including me here. Also, a live performance and interview slot on David Durant’s “Under The Radar Sessions” on Brooklands Radio is set for Sunday 27th April.
23rd February 2014 Lifeboat was played on Debbie Hyde’s ‘It’s All Good’ radio show. It was the opening track on the show! Listen to her great segue from the song to the topic of climate change (it was genius!) here.
18th February 2014 ‘Lifeboat’ now in stock at Rise Music, Bristol shop.
9th February 2014 ‘Lifeboat’ (Official Music Video) up on YouTube now.
Listen to ‘Lifeboat’ being played on #UnderTheRadarLiveSessions on @brooklandsradio from 7pm http://www.brooklandsradio.co.uk
6th February 2014 – Concert Window ONLINE GIG & RELEASE PARTY set for 3pm EST / 8pm GMT on SUNDAY 9TH FEBRUARY. Buy tickets here.
2nd February Live interview today at 11am PST / 2pm EST / 7pm GMT on Spreecast with the lovely Devine Taylor: http://www.spreecast.com/events/sing-for-your-life
25th January 2014 Latest gig dates –
SINGLE RELEASE GIG: Tuesday 11th February 7pm at Harvey’s Cellars, 12 Denmark Street, Bristol
Sunday 23rd February (as part of the ‘Acoustic Array’) at MOLES, 14 George Street, Bath. Brought to you by Raves From The Grave record shop.
19th January 2014 ‘Lifeboat’ gets first airplay on Cofi Radio UK. Listen again here. (Starts 16min 42secs)
7th January 2014 New single masters done. Video final edit done. Ready to release ‘Lifeboat’, the single on February 9th 2014…
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18th September 2013 Returned to the UK after three years in Prague.
9th&10th September 2013 Video shoot for ‘Lifeboat’ shot in Prague, Czech Republic with the director Ivo Consi.
July 23rd 2013 Recent collaboration work on two separate tracks with Oliver Crawshaw and Joseph Routon respectively, due for release in the coming months. Track titles are, “Mirror” and “Road Trip”.
July 21st 2013 Shooting role of ‘Woman Client’ in Azadeh Mohammadi’s ‘Bon Appetit’ short film. (One day shoot.) Film’s story is based around similar theme to the real imprisonment and repression of human rights lawyer, Nasrin Soutodeh.
July 17th 2013 ‘Behind the #minisongs’ video that explains my series on TOUT.com is released today. It details how I came up with the idea and why:
June 30th 2013 Article in Traphic magazine by Erin O’Brien up today: http://blog.traphicmag.com/?p=1931 Despite answering tens of questions for an interview format article, there appears to be no mention of my desire to tour with the Pet Shop Boys, and just a few tiny inaccuracies, but I’ll leave you to guess which ones…
June 4th 2013 Shooting of scenes with Rainer Bock and Heikko Deutschmann for the role of Johanna von Bismarck has wrapped for the new Ole Bornedal film, ‘1864’.
June 2nd 2013 Rehearsal on set for shooting of scenes for role of Johanna von Bismarck in Ole Bornedal’s ‘1864’. Shooting begins tomorrow.
April 14th 2013 Two day shooting of lead role of ‘Mila’ in Katerina Petkovska’s ‘The Painter’ short film wrapped after two very long days…
February 19th 2013 Recording lead vocals for single ‘Lifeboat’ with Geoff Tyson in Prague.