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Simon and the Bande À Part

Simon and the Bande À Part

Folk / Rock / Singer-songwriter Cape Town, WC, ZA  ZA
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am i the worm?
am i the worm?
ants on fire
ants on fire
see me sink see me rise
see me sink see me rise


Blinking & Breathing- In studio with Simon & The Bande À Part


  • 2014

    Sep 28

    Hopkinton, MA, US | 7:00pm

    Simon van Gend solo house concert

  • 2014

    Sep 26

    Boston, MA, US | 8:00pm

    Simon van Gend solo house concert

  • 2014

    Sep 25

    Boston, MA, US | 8:00pm

    Simon van Gend, solo house concert

  • 2014

    Sep 21

    Watertown, MA, US | 4:30pm

    Simon van Gend, solo

  • 2014

    Sep 20

    Brooklyn, NY, US | 9:00pm

    Simon van Gend solo, 9-10pm


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  • LOST CITY BAND (Artist)
    Splendid music !!! Peace, LCB/jeffrey
  • Eddie Ray Franks Jr (Artist)
    Eddie Ray Franks Jr
    Wishing much success with your music. Eddie Ray
  • Versuchsanordnung (Artist)
    Beautiful album Visual!! i can tell, I am an illustrator :-) Best! Chris / Versu
  • BadgerStatic (Artist)
    Cool Work!
  • MR KITO (Artist)
    You guys are the best band in the world! great lyrics, strong vocals, lovely overall production! I am a fan!


  • 'Blinking and Breathing' recording sessions
  • 'Blinking and breathing' recording sessions
  • 'Blinking and breathing' recording sessions


Eric Michot

Eric Michot

Bass, Backing Vocals, Arranger


Sounds Like: Paul Simon, Neil Young, The Decemberists, Bob Dylan, Angus and Julia Stone

Bio: Simon & the Bande à Part are an introspective indie/folk/rock band from Cape Town, whose music has been described as a unique blend of folksie foot-tapping red wine fireside poetry. This trio, with Simon on vocals and acoustic guitar, Eric Michot on bass and Ross Campbell on drums, has released 4...See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: First session in the studio for the new album. Brainstorming with producer Chris Tuck, and whittling down the... http://t.co/PnEO2C4z1c


“Unashamedly sentimental songs about love, nostalgia and life as a slightly bemused man in Cape Town. The music is beautifully restrained, making Pocketsongs the perfect CD for those introspective, maudlin moments.”

— Chris Roper, Marie Claire

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New album out
Jun 24, 2013

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Q: When are you playing in Cape Town?

A: Hi Tal - I'll be doing a free gig this Thursday evening (22nd May) at the DoubleTree Hilton in Woodstock, with my drummer Ross. https://www.facebook.com/events/606098619485527/ Otherwise, on Thursday June 5th, the whole band will be playing at Cafe Roux in Noordhoek. Then on the 25th of July we return to the Alma Cafe.

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