TOUR OF BRAZIL COMPLETE 6/7/13
The Dark Jokes played to sell-out audiences across Sao Paulo, in some of the best venues the state has to offer.
THE DARK JOKES ARRIVE IN BRAZIL, FINALLY… 6/6/13
Our long anticipated tour of Brazil has finally begun, and we couldn't be more buzzing…
THE DARK JOKES LIVE AT KING TUTS 6/4/13
The Dark Jokes have been invited to the famous King Tuts in Glasgow to support Canada's latest big-thing The Sheepdogs. We would like to invite you along to support us in Glasgow. If you're interested in tearing it up and hitting the Weege with The Dark Jokes then buy your tickets on the link below.
RECORDING OF 'EKCO TRANSMISSIONS' BEGINS 20/2/13
Tucked away in the comfort of the snowy banks of Loch Tay, recording has begun for the band's forthcoming debut album, 'Ekco Transmissions'. Mixing for the album will continue after the summer's touring season has finished.
LOW WINTER SUN EP OUT 25/02/13
The Dark Jokes are delighted to announce the release of their debut EP, Low Winter Sun. Out on Monday 25th February , the self produced record will be available to buy on CD and free to download via this website. Please visit the STORE page.
THE DARK JOKES INVITED TO PLAY BRAZIL 18/9/12
2013 will see The Dark Jokes perform at the 17th Cultura Inglesa Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which played host to Franz Ferdinand and The Horrors in 2012. They shall be playing several shows in Sao Paulo as part of the festival as well as independent shows in Rio de Janeiro. Cannae wait...
THE DARK JOKES ON BBC REPORTING SCOTLAND 12/8/12
With the Edinburgh festivals in full swing, there are no shortage of live performances on show. Gavin Walker reports on what makes a great performance. See if you can spot The Dark Jokes! www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-19232377
A JAM PACKED EDINBURGH FESTIVAL 20/7/12
It's that time of the year again, love it or hate it The Edinburgh Festival springs into life next week. The Dark Jokes continue their annual quest to slice up the growing mediocrity of the Edinburgh Festival and get up the noses of the Fringe. Along with the usual spontaneous outdoor performances at the Mound and High Street, The Dark Jokes are expected to play shows at C-Venue Nova, The Tron Church, Checkpoint Charlie and The Pear Tree Courtyard. Keep an eye on our SHOWS page for deatils.
LOW WINTER SUN VIDEO - ON LOCATION 4/7/12
Some shots of the cast and crew on location in the Cairngorms for the Low Winter Sun video shoot. The video, currently in post production was shot by innovative director Jack King and features a cameo performance from Neil Leiper, who starred in Ken Loach’s recent film The Angel’s Share. Watch this space for video release date.
THE DARK JOKES TO PLAY KELBURN 31/6/12
The Dark Jokes are delighted to announce their return to the Kelburn Garden Party for the 3rd year running. The Kelburn favourites will be playing the Viewpoint Stage at 6pm on Saturday 30th June and look forward to previewing some new material to all the beautifull Kelburn revellers.
THE DARK JOKES TO PLAY MAINSTAGE AT EDEN 1/6/12
The Dark Jokes have been invited to play the mainstage at Eden Festival on Friday 15th June 2012. Last year the mainstage was headlined by Gomez and this year sees The Dark Jokes warm up for Badly Drawn Boy and, more excitingly, the immortal Mr Motivator. Tickets available here http://www.edenfestival.co.uk/tickets.html
LOW WINTER SUN - ON THE RADIO 27/5/12
Low Winter Sun will be played on BBC Radio 1 Scotland Introducing with Ally McCrae 4Chainz Special - Sunday night (27/05/12) from 00:00 - 02:00. Check it out here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00t5tnn
DEBUT EP LOW WINTER SUN - IN PRODUCTION 1/5/12
The Dark Jokes are currently in their studio putting the final touches to their self-produced debut EP Low winter Sun. The three track EP will be released in February so watch this space for details.
FREE GIG AT THE JAM HOUSE MAY 10TH 3/4/12
Thats right folks The Dark Jokes would love to invite you all to a evening of entertainment at The Jam House Edinburgh on Thursday May 10th. The event will be completely free, it's a thank you to the fans who gave their support over the last year. Expect performances from The Litigators, New Confessions and some live art from Too Musc Fun Club. The Dark Jokes will play an hour long headline set that will feature some new material.
BUSKING SEASON IS HERE! 2/4/12
The Dark Jokes are up and running and ready to hit the streets with our instruments, prams and golf trolleys, our ramshackle contraptions and weird and wonderfull merchandise is good to go! Expect outdoor guerilla performances from now until the end of the summer. Keep your ears to the ground and your eyes peeled folks.
LIVE AT THE ROCKCHIME - END OF WINTER BASH 2/3/12
The Dark Jokes would love to invite everyone to Live at The Rockchime to be held at our studio on Friday 2nd March 2012. The event will showcase the very best in unsigned Edinburgh talent. Expect performances from The Litigators, The Asps, Conscious Route and your hosts The Dark Jokes. Bring an open mind.
HOMELESS WORLDCUP FUNDRAISER 28/1/12
The Dark Jokes are delighted to announce their involvement at the Homeless World Cup Fundraiser to be held on Saturday 28th January at the Liquid Room Edinburgh. The event will be jam packed with the best bands in Edinburgh and all in aid of a great cause. Tickets available from http://www.liquidroom.com/
LIVE AT THE ROCKCHIME - HALLOWEEN BASH 28/10/11
The Dark Jokes will host Live at The Rockchime - Halloween Hootananny bash at their very own newly built 'Rockchime Studios'. Expect blistering performances from Lewis Gibson & The Midas Touch, The Kennel Wages and The Dark Jokes themselves. Fancy dress as usual. Friday 28th October 2011.
A NEW STUDIO FOR THE DARK JOKES 1/9/11
The Dark Jokes would love to announce their recent move into new studio premises in Granton Edinburgh. 'Rockchime Studios' will open its doors in early October. The building will house rehearsal rooms, recording facilities and workspaces for musicians and artitsts. If you would like to rent a rehearsal room or artists workspace contact firstname.lastname@example.org
THE DARK JOKES TO PLAY ELECTRIC PICNIC 4/9/11
The Dark Jokes would love to announce that they will be performing at this years Electric Picnic. The band will take to the Salty Dog Saloon Stage on Sunday 4th September. Tickets available at http://electricpicnic.ie/tickets
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