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Live Shows 2021


25- Durham, Stone Valley Festival North, England


02 - Great British Alternative Music Festival, Butlins, Skegness, England

08 - Glasgow, O2 Academy, Scotland with Special Guests Neville Staples Band

09 - Edinburgh, La Belle Angele, Scotland

10 - Aberdeen. The Lemon Tree, Scotland


06  - Rolling Stone Weekender, - Seestraße 1, 23758, Weissenhäuser Strand,Germany 


17 - Dublin, The Academy, Ireland - Tickets

18 - Belfast, Limelight, Northern Ireland - Tickets

Live Shows 2022


28th - Millennium Forum - Derry - Ireland - Tickets


10 - Sheffield, Leadmill, England - Special guest Neville Staple Band-Tickets

11 - Northampton, Roadmender, England - Special guest  Hugh Cornwell Electric-Tickets

12 - London, Electric Ballroom, England - Special guest  Hugh Cornwell Electric-Tickets

17 - Brighton ,Chalk ,England - Special guest  Hugh Cornwell Electric-Tickets

18 - Frome, Cheese & Grain, England - Special guest  Hugh Cornwell Electric-Tickets

19 - Cardiff, Cardiff SU Great Hall, Wales - Special guest  Hugh Cornwell Electric-Tickets

31- Newcastle, Boiler Shop, England - Special guest  Hugh Cornwell Electric-Tickets


01 - Manchester, Academy, England - Special guest  Hugh Cornwell Electric-Tickets

02 - Liverpool O2 Academy, England - Special guest  Hugh Cornwell Electric-Tickets

09 - Munich, Feierwerk, Germany - Tickets

10 - Weinheim, Cafe Central, Germany - Tickets


02 - Hertfordshire. Sign of the Times Festival South, England - Tickets

23 - Soria, Motorbeach Festival, Spain - Tickets


13 - Bremen - Kulturzentrum Lagerhaus, Germany - Tickets

14 - Düsseldorf, Zakk, Germany - Tickets

15 - Hamburg - Markethalle, Germany - Tickets

17 - Malmo, Plan B, Sweden - Tickets

18 - Oslo, Vulkan Arena,  Norway- Tickets

20 - Göteborg, Pustervik, Sweden -  Tickets

21 - Stockholm, Slaktkykan, Sweden - Tickets

22 - Copenhagen, Pumpenhuset, Denmark - Tickets


29 - Birmingham, O2 Academy 2, England - Tickets

30 - Castleton, The Devils Arse at Peak Cavern, England - Tickets


01- Holmfirth, Picturedrome, England - Tickets

06 - Southampton, 1865, England - Tickets

07 - Oxford, Academy,England - Tickets

08 - Lytham, The Lowther Pavilion, England - Tickets

20  - Norwich, Waterfront, England - Tickets

21 - Bury St Edmunds, Apex ,England- Tickets

22 - Bexhill, De La Warr Pavilion, England - Tickets


Hello, Michael Bradley here.

I've written a book which is now available.

It's a dark thriller which exposes the corruption at the very heart of our society.

No it's not. 

It's my account of being in The Undertones, from first hanging around in O'Neill's house to the break up with Feargal in 1983. 

I've called it Teenage Kicks : My Life As An Undertone, getting in quick before anyone else uses that title. Like Stephen King. 

My older brother Martin has read it and gives it his approval.

I hope you like it.  

If you go to any of the forthcoming Undertones shows, you will not be asked questions about what was in it. 



You can hear Michael talking about the book here.

Damian O'Neill released a solo single on 10th November 2014.

'Trapped in a cage' c/w 'Love Makes The World Go Round' on 7" vinyl only on Overground Records is a limited edition of 500 copies. (cat. no. Over 140).

Both songs are selected from 'Re-energize' a musical play written by renowned Belfast playwright Gary Mitchell. Music by Damian with lyrics by Gary.

'Re-energize' was commissioned by Derry’s Playhouse Theatre for Derry City of Culture 2013 and was performed there and at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast.

Damian: "Re-energize is a gritty play about 4 downtrodden individuals from Belfast who, now middle aged and on hard times, decide against all the odds to reform their old punk band and in effect get a 'second chance'. Initially John and I were commissioned to write 8 pieces of music to lyrics by Gary Mitchell to be performed by the actors live on stage. John wrote 3 songs, I wrote 4 and we co-wrote one. The songs went down really well so I decided to take things further and record 5 of the songs myself in a studio playing everything apart from the drums. I think the 2 songs on the single turned out best."

To receive irregular information send an e-mail to:

Guide To Derry

Michael Bradley’s guide to Derry for The Guardian website can be viewed here: The Guardian

The Mickey Bradley Record Show

Mickey presents a weekly two hour radio show every Friday evening between 7:30 and 9:30 pm on BBC Radio Ulster 94.5 FM or online at

More details here.

The video for the single Much Too Late can be seen here.


The Undertones merchandising store is now open: Click here to enter the store.



As the great F.R. David put it: 'Words Don't Come Easy' ...especially if you're relying on someone dropping the needle onto a copy of Nuggets .....

Read more here from the writer of “Let’s Talk About Girls”, the legendary Manny Freiser


The Wireless

Gobbins Path

Michael Bradley takes a walk along the newly reopened Gobbins Path in Antrim: The Guardian

          Follow Paul on Spotify

The Paul McLoone Show


Refit Revise Reprise, the brand new album from Damian O'Neill, is now available from all good record shops,  iTunes and Amazon

You can watch the Sweet ‘n Sour video here or listen on Spotify

Comprising of 12 tracks recorded at home and at Press Play Studios in South London. Co-produced, engineered and mixed by Damian, Andy Ramsay (ex Stereolab) and Paul Tipler with musical contributions from Sean O’Hagan (The High Llamas) amongst others. There’s some old, new, borrowed and blue on this record. You’ll hear new songs and instrumental tracks that are guaranteed to thrill and melt your heart plus Damian’s delved into his musical past and revamped selected self penned Undertones/That Petrol Emotion songs too. It’s Glam/Stomp/Dreamy Pop with a cascade of guitars, vibes, organ, bells and whistles.

Michael Bradley tells the story of the Derry Halloween.

The Undertones ‘You've Got My Number (Why Don't You Use It!)’ single celebrates its 40th Anniversary. Here is their Top of the Pops performance of the track from October 1979:

Listen here→

The Undertones ‘Teenage Kicks’ major label single release and first UK top 40 hit, came out 41 years ago on 13th October 1978. Check out the original promo video:

Teenage Kicks


Listen here→

Unable to play any live live shows with The Undertones Damian and Billy have been busy working with US band Baby Shakes releasing a blistering ‘glam rock’ version of Damian O’Neill’s brilliant ‘Sweet 'n' Sour’. The B side is an Undertones track Really Really (see video here)and this has been given a similar treatment. The vinyl single comes in 4 colours, magenta, silver, crystal & black and is released on Damian’s own Dimple Discs label.

For more information visit:


“It’s Going To Happen” was released 40 years ago (21/04/1981).

The video for this has now been upgraded to HD and is available to view here.