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Updated January 31st 2014:

Soon to be playing in a venue near you: 09.02.14 The Retro Bar, Manchester - 22.02.14 The Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge - 13.03.14 The Eagle Inn, Salford.

Updated November 6th 2013: 

Bobbie Peru our happy to announce that we have a new member/Bass player, Anthony Marshall. 
We would like to welcome him to the band. He is a very accomplished player who is bringing on lots of creative ideas. 
We are excited to write new material with him and are playing out currently, so check out our gig section for our upcoming shows.

Updated July 16th 2013: BIG BIG NEWS Bobbie Peru will be opening for Buzzcocks Saturday, August 10th at The Trades Club in Hebden Bridge!!

Updated July 1st 2013: The next gig is at FAC251, The Factory, 118 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 7EN on 19th July at 7pm. The event is a Lancashire Vs. Manchester battle ... should be interesting, and apparently an album of the featured bands is also being released - watch this space!

Updated May 20th 2013: Bobbie Peru will be supporting The Fall this week, Wed. May 22nd at The Globe, Cardiff and Thurs. May 23rd at The Trinity Centre, Bristol.

Updated April 28th 2013: So you might have noticed that we are playing U.K shows again with the old line-up of Bobbie, Ding & Adam. To celebrate we've been in the studio recording some new material and also took the time to re-vamp 4 of our old 'classics'. These ar...e now available to you good people for FREE download ....... so get clicking. all we ask is that as a courtesy you leave a message telling us how great we are and click on the LIKE page button. See you soon

http://www.facebook.com/BobbiePeru/app_2405167945

Bobbie Peru is pleased to announce that they will be supporting The Fall, May 12th at the Hebden Bridge, Trades Club.

Updated Mar 23rd 2013: The next gig will be at Satan's Hollow in Manchester on 6th April. This is an early show, we play at 8pm so get down there for 7pm to get a good spot!

Updated Mar 16th 2013: Bobbie Peru will be supporting THE BARBACANS from Italy at The Lomax in Liverpool, Wednesday, March 20th.

Updated Feb 25th 2013: Bobbie Peru will be at the Bakers Vaults FRIDAY 1st March. Starts 8pm - Free Entry - LEAF Promotions

Updated Dec 28th 2012: Happy Holidays from Bobbie Peru. We have BIG plans for the new year: recording new material, new videos, new gigs, new hairdos, new tattoos, new photos, etc.

Updated Dec 9th 2012: Our next gig is at The King's Arms, Friday, December 21th in Salford.

Updated Nov 18th 2012: Our next gig is at The Roadhouse, Thursday, December 6th in Manchester with Mr Heart, Stalagmites.

Updated Nov 16th 2012: Our next gig is at The Mad Ferret, Friday, November 16th in Preston.

Updated Oct 10th 2012: We will be playing The Prince Albert in Brighton, Sat. Oct 13th with local garage rockers Deadbeat Descendant.

Updated Sept 10th 2012: Bobbie Peru is proud to announce that they will be relocating back to Manchester UK and will be playing their 1st gig at Manchester's Roadhouse on October 5th. (Ding of AAAK will be playing bass and Adam Buckeridge on drums, just like old times).

Updated Aug 8th 2012: Bobbie Peru will be playing The Elm Bar in New Haven, CT. Thursday, August 16th.

Updated July 25th 2012: Bobbie Peru will be playing The Elevens with WAZU in Northampton, Mass, Sunday, August 5th.

Updated April 17th 2012: Bobbie Peru will be playing this Friday 4/20/12 at Lazy Dog, Marlborough, MASS with Tester.

Updated March 16th 2012: Check out Bobbie Peru's latest Merch at http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/BobbiePeru

Updated January 28th 2012: Bobbie Peru have to awesome gigs coming up: March 02, 2012 (Fri) - Legion - Brooklyn w Slim Francis  & March 10, 2012 (Sat) - Elm Bar - New Haven with Death Prayers.

Updated January 17th 2012: Here is a video clip of BP playing 'Lost Make Up' at The Elm Bar in New Haven, CT http://youtu.be/vxiJyP_LE3Y.

Updated November 20th 2011: Bobbie Peru's next gig will be at Anna Liffy's, New Haven, CT on Wednesday, November 23rd. Check out Bobbie Peru playing a cover of The Witch at Snapper Magee's. http://youtu.be/LTab2TpAHmo

Updated August 7th 2011: The official video for 'Ed Gein Foreplay' by Bobbie Peru can be viewed at http://youtu.be/ni_P4ELKv20. It was recorded and filmed in Brooklyn, NYC by David Dill and Aric Carroll in July 2011.

Updated July 18th 2011: Bobbie Peru will be playing Two Boots Pizza in Bridgeport, CT, Friday, July 29, 2011. Tickets can be bought at http://www.twobootsbridgeport.com/Bpt11/July_2011.html

Updated May 14th 2011 A new Bobbie Peru release is on the horizon - the third album!! This will be a combination of recordings from 2010/2011 with various US and British artists in random global locations. It will be ready for release in July, keep watching the site for further details

Also, another exciting progression is an upcoming 2 week tour of England around October of this year. Featuring some extremely special guests, again keep tuned...more details to follow!

Updated March 8th 2011  We have now got all available MP3's for purchase.... click on BUY to get em' while they are HOT!

Updated December 19th 2010 Bobbie Peru will soon be releasing a limited edition split seven inch record with Kimono Draggin on Spaynsive Productions. If you are interested in buying a copy email bobbieperu666@yahoo.com

Updated October 21st 2010 Bobbie Peru will be opening up for Japanese punk rockers BO-PEEP at Daniel Street in Milford CT on November 17th. http://manicproductions.org/shows/580

Updated July 30th 2010 Bobbie Peru have just finish mixing a version of David Bowie's Andy Warhol. Which you can listen to right here on this page.

Updated June 6th 2010 Bobbie Peru just finished up recording four new tracks in Williamsburg, NYC with Aric Carrol of Slim Francis. These tracks are titled: Mongering the Masses, Negative the Ca$h, Going Greek (AKA: Dry Bummin) and Andy Warhol (which is a David Bowie cover)

Updated April 26th 2010 You can hear Bobbie Peru's recent radio interview and performance with DJ Cheshire Cat on WESU 88.1 Middletown Radio http://djcheshirecat.com/Archived_Shows/Wonderland_2010_04_18_Live_in_the_Studio_with_Bobbie_Peru.mp3

Updated April 15th 2010 Bobbie Peru will be doing a live radio show this Sunday night April 18th at 10pm on Middletown's 88.1FM WESU (Wesleyan University) Tune in to hear our new track MONGERING THE MASSES http://www.wesufm.org/

Updated March 4th 2010 Ct Indie review Kill The Autopilot. You can read more at http://www.ctindie.com/search/label/releases or just go to our Press section.

Updated February 21st 2010 Bobbie Perus' next gig...and the last UK gig before they are off to the US to tour will be this Friday 26th February at Baa Baa in Fallowfield, a charity gig with Uncle Meat and Sinister Footwear.

Updated February 11th 2010 Bobbie has just finished recording four new tracks with Full Frontal Records at Next Dog Studios in Bucharest Romania.
These are: 1. Lonely Hearts Killer 2. Love on a Budget 3. Tequila Vomit 4. Lost Make Up (Post Communism Version)

These four tracks are going to be available on vinyl only!!
Everything is in production right now and more details are to follow.
You can view pictures of our trip to Bucharest and of our gig at The Hard Rock Cafe at http://thegig.ro/2010/02/bobbie-peru-in-concert-la-hard-rock-cafe/
and have a look in the pics section on our mysapce page as well.
Also, Bobbie Peru would like to thank everyone (esp: Mihai and Gi Gi) at Full Frontal for making this happen!!
Our next gig will be this Saturday February 13th at The Blue Room in Greasy Blackpool.

Bobbie Peru kicked 2009 out of the present by playing a kick ass set at HEDs Xmas Party at the Mad Ferret check it out at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goXCiEKsFf8

Plans are being made for a Dry Bar extravaganza on the 20th January so get a big fat marker and work that new diary!! We will most definitely see you there.... keep your eyes out for competitions to win FREE stuff!!

Updated December 11th 2009 Live video footage of the band playing LUKE WAKE UP from Belgium's Donkey Rock Festival 2009 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ro8JwnxTuJ8

Updated November 29th 2009: Bobbie Peru's next UK gig will be the 19 Dec 2009 at Old Nicks Tavern Horncastle, Lincolnshire. Our next Manchester gig will be on the 22 Dec 2009 at The Tiger Lounge (Festive Non Festive). 

Updated October 8th 2009: Bobbie Peru are happy to announce that they will be supporting John Cooper Clarke at The Ruby Lounge in Manchester, Friday, October 16th. 

Updated 20th August 2009: Bobbie Peru's 2nd Album Release Party will be held at The King's Arms in Salford on Friday, September 25th. Support acts will be Martin Bramah's Factory Star, DILE and Deadbeat Descendant from Brighton.

Also Bobbie Peru tracks are now available for download on iTunes, click the link below or go to iTunes and search 'Bobbie Peru'!!

http://www.apple.com/search/ipoditunes/?q=bobbie+peru

Updated 4th May 2009: We will be playing Arlene's Grocery in NYC this Tuesday May 5th with Slim Francis.

Updated 28th April 2009: We will be playing the Double Door, Chicago, Illinois tonight April 28th http://www.doubledoor.com/shows.php

Updated 26th March 2009: We are pleased to announce that we will be supporting The Fall on 31 Mar 2009 @ The Junction, Cambridge and 1 Apr 2009 @ Koko, London.  http://www.visi.com/fall/news/fallnews.html
Our 2nd album (Soon to be named) is due to be released this April 2009 (More details to follow).

Updated 19th January 2009: Bobbie Peru has just finished recording 3 smoking new tracks at 6db Studios www.myspace.com/6dbstudio in Salford: 20 Stone, 25% (of nothing version), and Carbon Dated (child version). The tracks will be on our soon to be released sophomore album. 

Updated 10th January 2009: Bobbie Peru play and talk on Saturday 17th January 2009 on the last ever live SuckMySound show via the 97.2 WFM airwaves 4pm. Check out their website www.suckmysound.org for more details.

Updated 31st December 2008: Hello fellow Peruvians..  You can now view the video for I HATE THE NEIGHBOURS at http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=DAlBgVdYzZA

Suck My Sound 97.2 WFM has voted Bobbie Peru's Caustic Soda Pop number three of SMS's www.suckmysound.org Best of 2008 Top 20 Countdown.

Also, Bobbie Peru will be performing and chatting on last ever show on WFM. The show is on Saturday 17th January 4-6pm. However, this will NOT be the end of SuckMySound but it will be the end of 97.2 WFM. Anyway if you live in Manchester please tune in or if you live in the web www. suckmysound. org!!!

Our next gig will be on Friday, 9th January 2009 at The Bakers Vault, Stockport and Happy 2009!!!

Updated 2nd December 2008: Our next gig will be the release party for 'I Hate The Neighbours' Video launch. This event will be held at Jabez Clegg in Manchester on the 19th of December 2008. Doors open at 7pm and tickets can be bought at www.glasswerk.co.uk

Martin Bramah's Factory Star and Calvin Party will be the support. There will also be a buffet and aftershow party til late!!

Updated 19th November 2008: Bobbie Peru is playing a benefit event for The Complimentary Therapy Team at Christies in Manchester.
The event will be next Friday 28 November at The Kings Arms in Salford.
7 to 8 jon k dj
8 to 8.30 david leach
8.30 to 8.45 dj break
8.45 to 9.15 john stammers & band
9.15 to 9.30 wendy and her friends plus dj break
9.30 to 10 mark burgess !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
10 to 10.10 complementary therapy unit words
10.10 to 10.40 tanante
10.40 to 10.50 raffles
11 to 11.30 bobbie peru

Bobbie Peru are happy to announce that the legendary Alan Wise is now their official manager. Alan has over 30 years experience in the music industry as both as a music promoter and band manager.† Some of his most notable experience has been with his promotion of Nico, Joy Division, New Order, The Fall, Magazine, John Cooper Clarke, The Buzzcocks & Thin Lizzy.

We are very excited and keen to see what the future holds for Bobbie Peru. Any enquiries about the band should now go through Alan Wise at alan.wise3@googlemail.com

Updated 6th November 2008: We will be having our video release party/performance for our kinda of new video "I Hate The Neighbours". This event will be held at Jabez Clegg on Friday, December 19th. Also on the bill with us will be the Calvin Party and others.

Updated 23rd October 2008: Bobbie Peru will be debuting their new drummer Adam Buckeridge on Tuesday at the Tiger Lounge (28th October). Look out for the bands forthcoming single release available for the first time at a launch party...details of which to follow soon. The release is leading up to the second album release in the New Year.... keep checking back for updates!!

Updated 5th September 2008: Bobbie Peru are being featured on iTunes as HOT IN THE UK. For users of iTunes visit the AMERICAN iTunes store [U.K users need to switch countries at the bottom of the iTunes Music Store page] Access the ALTERNATIVE music genre setting and you'll find Social Suicide in the HOT IN THE UK section

Updated 28th August 2008: We our happy to announce that Bobbie Peru will be opening up for Kirk Brandon's legendary Spear Of Destiny at 7 shows on their forthcoming Singles Tour of the U.K. It means a welcome return to Scotland for us as well as home shows in Manchester & Liverpool and trips up north to York and Newcastle. We're greatly looking forward to this and would like to thank Liam, Christophe & Kirk for making this happen

And if that wasn't enough .........

We our also extremely happy to announce that Bobbie Peru have been invited by Mark E Smith to open up for The Fall again on October 31st and November 1st, Hackney Empire, London  [supporting THE FALL & John Cooper Clarke]

Updated 15th August 2008: Bobbie Peru are featured in Friday 15th August's Manchester Evening News.. as the boys that will save us from indie-Lite. The article was written by David Sue. http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/entertainment/music/rock_and_pop/s/1062661_peru_save_us_from_indielite_

Updated 2nd August 2008: We have recored a New single, 'I Hate The Neighbours' which is mixed and pretty much ready to go. 2 versions have been recorded, one with extra intro and outro stuff for the video which will accompany the single. The Video has been filmed and is now in the process of being edited. It was shot with us playing the single on a rather tall rooftop in Liverpool's city center and in various locations throughout Manchester; such as Jam Street Cafe in Whalley Range and Outside the Salford Midi School. More details to come as production finalises.

Two storming gigs over the last weekend have earned us a festival slot next month [Mozz festival in Mossely] and a return gig at The Green Windmill for a night with Mancunian legend Clint Boon on the decks 21/08

Updated 6th July 2008: Are currently recording tracks for their second album, to be released late autumn 2008. Our Live European CD will be a short run of 300 copies and will be available from this website and to download, August 2008.

Updated 1st June 2008: We will be supporting THE FALL, 28 June at Academy 2, Manchester University, doors 7:30. Also, our good friends D.I.L.E. are on the bill as well.

Updated 21st May 2008: Lords Of ROCK Interview
Bobbie Peru are interviewed by Boris Berger of Swiss Fanzine "Lords Of ROCK".  Here is the link to the interview..
http://www.lordsofrock.ch/index.php?id=1919

Updated 20th May 2008: We now have FIST T-shirts for sale in the buy section so check it out!! Our next gig will be on Thursday, June 12th at The Blue Cat, Stockport.

Updated 30th April 2008: Our next gig will be on Saturday Night May 3rd at Maxwell Hall, Salford University supporting THE FALL and John Cooper Clark. Doors 7.30pm. Also, we have been interviewed by Boris Berger of Lords of Rock Fanzine in Switzerland. Click on the link to view http://www.lordsofrock.ch/index.php?id=1919

Updated 24th April 2008: Our next gig will be on Saturday Night April 26th, 2008 at The Moon & Sixpence in Glossop. We will be playing two sets that night. One Covers and one Peruvians classics/new stuff.

Attention i-pod lovers.. "Social Suicide" tracks are now available as MP3's at http://cdbaby.com/cd/bobbieperu2

Updated 17th March 2008:  Our gig with The Fall in Salford at Maxwell Hall at the Salford University has been rescheduled to May 3rd.

We now have two new dates added to our tour with THE FALL..

19 Mar Roadmender, Northampton. 01604 604020. seetickets, ticketweb, wegottickets. 20 Mar Stylus, Leeds University Union. 0113 3801 373 (Uni.) / 0113 245 5570 (Jumbo Records).

Updated 24th February 2008: Check out the bands latest photos from the Black Francis Tour. These photos were taken by ilse Lambert from Doornroosje in Nijmegen. http://www.foxyroses.com/docs/viewevents.asp?type=concert

And from their Fabrik Gig in Hamburg, taken by Stefan Malzkorn.
http://www.malzkornfoto.de/archive.php?keywords=bobbie+peru

Updated 17th February 2008: The band are currenlty mid tour with Black Francis and playing some amazing shows. Check out the latest photos of the recent Paris gig at www.photosconcerts.com and click on Bobbie Peru

Updated 23rd January 2008: I'm happy to announce that Mark E. Smith has invited Bobbie Peru, to open up for The Fall at a few of the shows on their forthcoming UK tour in March. We will be appearing with The Fall at Liverpool Academy 07/03; London, Astoria 12/03; Salford University 21/03 and at The Ferry in Glasgow 29th and 30th ...... Many thanks Mark. Prior to our appearances with The Fall, we shall be on tour in February with another legend, Mr Frank Black Francis at most of the dates on his European tour.

Bobbie Peru will be supporting Black Francis on his European tour this February 2008.. check the gig section for tour listings.

Our label Dig Nitty now has a webpage www.dignittyrecords.com so check it out and hear hot and sultry sounds of our fellow label mates Slim Francis and James Catholic!

Updated December 2007: Bobbie Perus' track 'Swan Souffle' has been placed at number 1(!!) in Suck my Sound 97.2FM Playlist 2007. Check it out www.myspace.com/suckmysound

Updated November 2007: The Debut Album 'Social Suicide' is out NOW! Go to the 'BUY' page now to get your very own copy. They are Vinyl-style CDs with the appearence of a retro 45. They also have a 16 page full colour booklet and come with a FREE limited edition button.

If you would like to purchase any of the digital versions of the tracks off the debut album iTunes now have them for sell at http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?playListId=268354863

Check out the Review section for the latest review of the debut album 'Social Suicide' by NYC based Sentamentalist magazine.

Updated July 2007: We have just had two reviews written from our recent gig at Virgin Megastore as part of the Manchester International Festival, and one of our debut album. Check them out
http://blog.virgindigital.co.uk/mikeck/july/mifunsigned.htm
http://blog.virgindigital.co.uk/rudyard/july/rainyday.htm

To make contact: bobbieperu666@yahoo.com