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The Vapors + TV Smith

The Actress & Bishop, West Midlands

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Sat, 28th Jul 18
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7:00 pm
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11:00 pm - Sat, 28th Jul 18
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The Vapors play Birmingham for the first time in 35+ years with Special Guest TV Smith from The Adverts + DJ support in the intimate setting of The Actress and Bishop. Tickets limited

The Vapors -UK New Wave band formed in 1979 -The band reformed in 2016 after 35 years apart but were originally co-managed by Paul Weller's Father John and The Jam Bass player Bruce Foxton. They were discovered by Foxton whilst playing in a pub in Guildford and invited to tour with Paul Weller and The Jam on the Setting Sons tour.

The band hit the big time in 1980 when 'Turning Japanese' reached number 3 in the UK charts and also hit Number 1 in Australia, Canada and Billboard Top 40 in the USA.

The song was used in hit films such as '16 Candles and Charlies Angels' and regularly features on Punk and New Wave compilation albums.


After a number of other single releases including 'News at Ten and Jimmie Jones' and  2 critically acclaimed albums 'New Clear Days' and 'Magnets' the band parted company.

 Guitarist Ed Bazalgette went on to become a successful BBC TV director with recent credits including 'Poldark' and 'Dr Who' whilst lead singerDave Fenton became a Music Lawyer.

After reforming in 2016 for the sold out 'Waiting for the Weekend' mini tour the band returned in 2017 to play a number of sold out exclusive shows and festivals and maintain that momentum in 2018 with more exclusive shows featuring special guests

Twitter @vaporsofficial

Special Guest TV Smith -

The former frontman of 70s Punk legends The Adverts who had a 1977 hit with 'Gary Gilmores Eyes' will be playing an adrenaline fuelled solo acoustic set taking a journey through his back catalogue 

+ DJ support