Terry Hall from The Specials answered a couple of our questions ahead of his set at Whistable Oyster Festival in July. Read on and get familairised with the man and his Bowie and Painting obsessions
1. Who or what inspired you to start making music?
Bowie and The Clash
2. What can the audience expect from your set at The Shuck?
90 minutes of Solid Gold Easy Action
3. What else are you looking forward to at the oyster festival?
Never been to Whitstable but heard great things about it.. Looking forward to a day out!
4. What other hobbies do you have outside of making music?
Painting seems to be my current hobby/obsession.. Anything that doesn't involve noise!
5. What’s been your favourite performance to date?
Fave DJ event was actually at a friends wedding.. A happy crowd
6. What exciting projects are lined up from Terry Hall?
I am touring America and The UK this year with The Specials.. Always good fun
7. Desert island disk?
Currently stands at Bowie and Heroes
Catch Terry lay down those solid gold tunes at The Shuck on 30th July at 7PM. Don't forget to book your tickets before they're all gone - here