THU 31 JUL 2014
Kiran Leonard
plus guests
Electric Circus , Edinburgh7pm£6.00
FRI 1 AUG 2014
The Chills
Electric Circus , EdinburghDoors 7pm£15.00
SAT 2 AUG 2014
Simple Minded
Electric Circus , EdinburghDoors 7pm £8.00
THU 7 AUG 2014
Leon Jackson
+ Special Guests
Electric Circus , Edinburgh7pm£8.00
FRI 8 AUG 2014
The Little Kicks
Electric Circus , EdinburghDoors 7pm£6.00
SAT 9 AUG 2014
The Last Battle, Penny Black & Josie Long
Electric Circus , EdinburghDoors 7.00pm£7.00
SUN 10 AUG 2014
Through Colour
Vacant Life and New Team
Electric Circus , EdinburghDoors 7pmCANCELLED
MON 11 AUG 2014
Queens of Pop: After Dark
Electric Circus , Edinburgh11pm Doors£8.00
THU 14 AUG 2014
Cairn String Quartet + Friends
Electric Circus , Edinburgh7pm£8.00
FRI 15 AUG 2014
Dante Plus Guests
Electric Circus , EdinburghDoors 7pm£5.00
SAT 16 AUG 2014
Young Aviators
Special Guests
Electric Circus , EdinburghDoors 7pm£5.00
TUE 19 AUG 2014
Samantha Crain
Special Guests: The Jellyman's Daughter
Electric Circus , EdinburghDoors 7pm£9.00
WED 27 AUG 2014
Nick Waterhouse
Electric Circus , EdinburghDoors 7pm £12.00
SAT 13 SEP 2014
+ Special Guests
Electric Circus , Edinburgh7pm £6.00
WED 17 SEP 2014
Indigo Velvet
+ Special Guests
Electric Circus , Edinburgh7pm£5.00
SAT 20 SEP 2014
Tijuana Bibles
+ Special Guests
Electric Circus , Edinburgh7pm£6.00
WED 24 SEP 2014
Keston Cobblers Club
Electric Circus , EdinburghDoors 7pm £7.00
MON 6 OCT 2014
The Burning Hell
Electric Circus , EdinburghDoors 7pm£6.00
TUE 7 OCT 2014
Eliza and the Bear
Electric Circus , Edinburgh7pm£8.00
SAT 11 OCT 2014
Wayne Hussey
Electric Circus , EdinburghDoors 7pm £15.00
TUE 21 OCT 2014
The Subways
Plus Guests
Electric Circus , EdinburghDoors 7pm£12.00
THU 20 NOV 2014
Electric Circus , Edinburgh7pm£9.00
SAT 29 NOV 2014
Marcus Bonfanti
Electric Circus , Edinburgh7pm£8.00

Wayne Hussey


Doors 7pm

Over 18 Only

A former member of Dead or Alive and Sisters of Mercy as well as lead singer and guitarist of the Mission, Wayne Hussey was an instrumental figure in the success of the '80s goth pop/rock scene. Born in Bristol in 1958, he was inspired to take up the guitar by Marc Bolan and T. Rex, forming his first band, Humph, while still at school. Rebelling against his Mormon parents, who wanted him to serve as a missionary, he moved to Liverpool, where he became a regular fixture on the club scene, performing with Penetration's Pauline Murray and punk rock outfit the Invisible Girls. Spotted by Pete Burns, he joined Dead or Alive in 1981, before leaving three years later on the eve of the release of their debut album, Sophisticated Boom Boom, much of which Hussey had co-written. He replaced Ben Gunn in Sisters of Mercy, appearing on their 1985 album, First and Last and Always, before he and bassist Craig Adams drifted away to form their own band, the Mission, due to personal differences with lead singer Andrew Eldritch. the Mission recorded ten studio albums during a 23-year career, before splitting for the second time in 2008. Hussey had continually worked on solo projects throughout this period, recording an unofficial anthem for Liverpool FC's 2005 Champions League win, performing live with Gary Numan and the Cure, and producing records for Gossamer and Flowers of Romance. In 2009, he released his debut solo album, Bare, featuring new interpretations of the Mission's back catalog and cover versions of tracks by U2, the Beach Boys, and the Babes in Arms show tune "My Funny Valentine."

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