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Check out this fun story of the British couple who got married in Austin, TX at Roadhouse Relics (who made the neon sign for the Kings of Leon's Mechanical Bull sleeve art).

"Cupid, throw back your bow.."

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Nic Armstrong Nothing Helps

After that horrendous lull in recording activity between slipping into the Texas quicksand and releasing last November's Pocketless Shirt EP we are grateful to announce that a follow up EP is in the works. We have drawn up a shortlist of 10 tracks from 50+ and we'll be whittling these down...

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2nd Red-Hot Hootenanny

Nic Armstrong & The Thieves will bring the Brit rock and roll to the 2nd Annual Red-Hot Hootenanny and Pie Contest, a benefit for KOOP 91.7 FM scheduled for Sunday 13 July at the exceptionally atmospheric Spiderhouse Ballroom in Austin, TX. Event begins at 6:00 PM.

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Nic Armstrong Up & Atom

Check out the current issue of Up & Atom for an interview with Nic. Go get modded up!

Many thanks to Atom Retro and Madcap Clothing.

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Biggest Swabfest in Texas - Thursday 8th May - 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Just announced: Nic Armstrong & The Thieves added to lineup.. Come and get registered in the national stem cell registry along with great music and food. YOU COULD SAVE A LIFE!

Please join and share the Facebook...

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Buzzing to be back up to New York City with two dates in May. Shows are not to be missed.

  • Sunday 11 May - Rockwood Music Hall at 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday 14 May - The Rock Shop in Brooklyn. Doors at 7:30 PM
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Many thanks to EVERYONE who has pre-ordered their copy of Pocketless Shirt on vinyl. We are happy to announce that the acetates are getting cut this week in London by Grammy winning engineer, Noel Summerville of 3345 Mastering.

Not long to go now. Super thanks for your purchase and...

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Nic Armstrong May 14 The Rock Shop, Brooklyn

Happy to announce a second show in New York: The Rock Shop in Brooklyn on Wednesday 14 May.

  • Nic Armstrong, Lunifred Benjamin
  • Wednesday May 14, 2014
  • Doors: 7:30 PM
  • 21 and over
  • $8 - $10
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Nic Armstrong Rockwood Music Hall

8:15 PM - Nic Armstrong

No Cover

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$10 ADV | $12 DOS DOORS 8:00, SHOW 9:00

"Diverse bill created to hit every genre to showcase the work of Nic Armstrong. Don't miss the legend!" - Lola's Saloon

8:00 PM - Doors

9:00 PM - War Party

10:00 PM - The Apache 5

11:00 PM - Nic Armstrong & The...

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We are super excited by the news of radio play for Nic Armstrong & The Thieves' Pocketless Shirt EP!

With our micro (read zero!) budget and small team as manager, booker, promo and plugger, we are very grateful to KCRW and Anne Litt for all their support - a lovely and timely shot in...

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Set Pieces from Nic Armstrong & The Thieves' latest Pocketless Shirt EP makes Gigslutz' Tracks Of The Week.

Read on:

"Tracks Of The Week 17.02.14

Mari Lane

Hailing from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Nic Armstrong now resides in Austin, TX, composing his eclectic range of...

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Cherrywood Coffee Nic Armstrong

RESIDENCY RESUMES:

  • 5:00 PM - Friday 06 June
  • 5:00 PM - Friday 11 April
  • 5:00 PM - Friday 04 April
  • 5:00 PM - Friday 28 March
  • 5:00 PM - Friday 21 February
  • 5:00 PM - Friday 14 February
  • 5:00 PM - Friday 07 February
  • 5:00 PM -...
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Great times were had at the Nic Armstrong & The Thieves' Pocketless Shirt EP release party at The Blackheart in Austin last month. So many thanks to everyone who made the EP and the event a great success.

Photos courtesy of Matt Lankes.

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"Album reviews: Nic Armstrong & The Thieves: A British transplant now thriving in Austin

In the mid-2000′s Nic Armstrong traveled to Austin from his English homeland and never left. We should be glad he stayed. Whether he purposefully decided to make Austin his home or whether the city...

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Super bad news: severe weather advisories have been issued for the impending ice storm and both shows this weekend at Three Links - Deep Ellum, Dallas, TX and Cain's Ballroom,...

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Nic Armstrong The Sunday Times

UK national broadsheet, The Sunday Times, declares, "Nine years after decamping to Texas, the Geordie garage rocker shows us what we've been missing."

Just when the coroner had been notified, they detected a...

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Stream of Thursday's KUTX 98.9 stripped back performance: HERE

  • Body Language
  • It's A Still Life
  • Pacific Ocean
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