By Steven Hastings on 03/04/16 | Category - Harbour Bazaar



Harbour Bazaar turns it’s spotlight this month onto Ian McNabb one of the UK’s finest and most acclaimed singers & songwriters! 

We will be selecting a host of fine tracks from his extensive back catalogue plus an interview with Ian discussing thirty years of The Icicle Works, his host of fine solo albums and including the Mercury Prize nominated Head Like A Rock and current album ‘Respectfully Yours’ – a collection of personal cover versions choices that includes the songs of Scott Walker, Green On Red, The Doors and his forthcoming tour with both Icicle Works and solo dates.

Featured new album selection is ‘Distance Inbetween’ the latest from chiming indie rockers The Coral plus, as promised, a live acoustic performance from Shangri La supremo Tom Burgess.

Plus Guests Choices from Choices Guests Now & Then featuring this month White Denim plus a psych themed Glorious Sixties Pop Moment and a perfect Bunnymen tune in Cover Uncovered.

Hope you can join us from 8pm broadcasting live at or via Tune In radio app or at

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By Steven Hastings on 07/02/16 | Category - Harbour Bazaar

Harbour Bazaar radio show swing open on 7th Feb from 8pm with a spotlight on Peter Meaden the original face, scene shaper and stylist/manager of The Who with a welcome return to the show for mod about town JOHN HELLIER - who will be telling his story, choosing songs and discussing his new book, co-authored with Pete Wilky, I’M THE FACE – THE OFFICIAL PETER MEADEN BIOGRAPHY

Plus an insight into the recent released and acclaimed MIDNIGHT IN MY LIFE - A short film about Steve Marriot described as a poignant study of talent, ageing and what success means and staring Martin Freeman

Plus in our What’s In A Label feature we have SFOB’s Box Of Delights MARK LANCASTER featuring JAZZMAN RECORDS and a set from Northern Soul DJ, Essex scooter scene veteran & promoter JOHN MADAMS.

Plus Cover Uncovered, Guest Choices From Choice Guests, a Glorious Sixties Pop Moment plus tracks from The High Numbers, the Who, Beefheart, Humble Pie, Steve Marriot and a fist full of floor fillers to close…

For more info I’m The Face

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By Steven Hastings on 03/01/16 | Category - Harbour Bazaar
So where have we been in 2015? Catch up here with the traditional Harbour Bazaar Box and Box Special where will be rounding up, reviewing and playing some extra tracks from our featured albums, artists and shows plus our highlights of the year. 

Playlist will be from our Harbour Bazaar that this year included spotlights on Lee Hazlewood, Mick Ronson, The Cramps, Robert Wyatt & Vivian Stanshall plus a British Psych Special with Bevis Frond. Then we have been at home with The Howes, had a Six String Special and listened to Songs of Redemption. 
Featured albums included Forever Changes, Spirit Of Eden, Subterranean by Dylan Howe, Siamese Dream, Corona from Fay Hallam and Duende Blues from Steve Hooker plus new books by John Doran, Zoe Howe and Wyndham Wallace and plenty of new music and live performances inc Spring Heeled Jack, Dooyah and The Kingsnakes & A No Good Woman!

Plus joined in the studio by Beverley Raymonds Mobile Disco, regular features Guest Choices from Choice Guests, Glorious 60's Pop Moment, Cover Uncovered and more.

Massive thanks to all of our guests in 2015 Roman Jugg, Dave Collins, Dan Newman, Zoe Howe, Dylan Howe, Mark Lancaster, Wyndham Wallace, Jay West, Dawnette Fessey, John Doran, Nick Saloman, Pat MacNamara, Owen Hill, Gary Thompsan, Lee Martin, Danny Brown, Owen Hill, Fi & Dave Dulake, Paul Tunkin from Blow Up, Jan Rogocki from HipShakin, Al Cooper-Nine, George Crockford, Alastair Johnson and the delightful Ki Longfellow-Stanshall. 

Podcasts of all shows at

Happy New Year from The Harbour Bazaar!
By Steven Hastings on 06/12/15 | Category - Harbour Bazaar

English as tuppence, changing yet changeless as canal water, nestling in green nowhere, armoured and effete…Harbour Bazaar delivers for your delight on 6th Dec from 8pm a Spotlight on the legendary singer-songwriter, musician, author, poet and wit VIVIAN STANSHALL

Telling the song and telling the story from Southend Teddy Boy roots through to art school rubber eared jazz hot disgusting cold of The Bonzo Dog Band through Death Cabs and Magical Mystery Tour and then watery escapades of Stinkfoot and the saga of Sir Henry of Rawlinson End.

Featured album is Vivian Stanshall’s 1981 solo album TEDDY BOYS DON’T KNIT and delighted that joining Boxy and I in the studio and choosing tracks we have AL COOPER-NINE, Bonzo’s and Viv aficionado, actor, presenter and Village Green’s own compare extraordinaire!

Theme is for the show is Characters plus Guest Choices From Choice Guests, The Stranglers in Cover Uncovered, a Glorious Sixties Pop Moment from The Fith Dimension plus tracks from Savages, Skip Spence, Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, maybe Klaus Nomie and even some Jobriath….

Now read on…

Join us live in the Harbour Bazaar at 8pm on Sunday 6th at www.sfob.cok or TuneIn Radio at

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By Steven Hastings on 01/11/15 | Category - Harbour Bazaar


A Halloween Harbour Bazaar radio show beckons with a leather gloved finger Sun 1st Nov with a very overdue spotlight on the once gravest and finest band on earth, ladies and gentlemen THE CRAMPS! A plunder through their history, tracks and chats plus new music from legendary rockin’ blues and soul man STEVE HOOKER’S forthcoming album DUENDE BLUES and a chat with JOHNNY LOUCHE, impresario and DJ behind Oxford’s HIPSHAKIN’ nightclub!

With a spooky Halloween nodding rockabilly drag surf sleeze & hotrod selection from Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Bobby Fuller Four, The Meteors, Reverend Horton Heat, Suicide, Hasil Adkins, Link Wray, Julie Driscoll plus Guest Choices from Choice Guests, a Classic 60’s pop moment and a screamer in Cover Uncovered!

Join us live in the Harbour Bazaar at 8pm on Sunday 1stNov at www.sfob.cok or TuneIn Radio at

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By Steven Hastings on 04/10/15 | Category - Harbour Bazaar
The Harbour Bazaar radio show lifts up Sun 4th October with featured albums, tracks and artists classic, bold and new on Ship Full Of Bombs  Thames Delta Radio.

Classic Album choice is the heavyweight politically charged MINGUS AH UM from jazz pioneer CHARLES MINGUS and new from the soulful FAY HALLAM with CORONA released on BLOW UP RECORDS who we spotlight in our Whats In A Label feature where we will be chatting with Blow Up supremo Paul Tunkin 

Music from Battles, CocoRosie, My Baby, Sexwitch, Thomas Truax and many more plus Political and Protest themed Guest Choices from Choice Guests, a Classic 60™s pop moment and a rocker in Cover Uncovered!

Join us live in the Harbour Bazaar at 8pm on Sunday 4th October at  www.sfob.cok or TuneIn Radio at

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