the nervy betters

the nervy betters are steve brett, henry ireland, eimear o'donovan,
nicol parkinson, rhiannon parkinson and joan patrick

listen to our album

18 dec 2016 - roll for the soul, bristol. with tissø lake and vase

23 june 2016 - palomica album launch at the haunt, stoke newington.
with palomica and actual crimes

10 dec 2015 - cafe kino, bristol. with the burning hell and susie asado.

23 nov 2015 - the scout hut, bristol. with frozy and headfall.

illustration by rosie faragher

autumn tour 2015 with tissø lake

22 october - exeter, with tissø lake
24 october - bristol, roll for the soul with tissø lake, yoshino shigihara and the balky mule
25 october - london, afternoon show, tompion hall with tissø lake

live tape

buy from bandcamp.

summer tour 2015 with the living end!

10 june - jt soar, nottingham with the living end! and the blue period
11 june - birmingham, house show with the living end!
12 june - glasgow, house show with the living end!
13 june - queerfest leeds!!!!! with the living end! and SO MANY GREAT BANDS
14 june - the redhouse, sheffield with the living end! and john t angle and the spirit levels
15 june - roll for the soul, bristol with the living end! and mountains we weren't
16 june - the rumsey wells, norwich with the living end!, vase and the crow eaters

26 april 2015 - cube cinema, bristol supporting diane cluck (!!!)

pictures by phil dodd

we are currently working on our second record.

video for 'gravestone' by david hopkinson


summer tour 2014 with frozy

5 august - roll for the soul, bristol with frozy, the middle ones and oh peas!. 7:30pm / donations. fb event.

9 july - the nest, bath with frozy and hallie and the annies. 8pm / free!
10 july - gwdihŵ café bar, cardiff with frozy and oh peas!. 8pm. fb event
11 july - london, house show
12 july - birmingham, house show with the shalfonts, frozy and elopes. fb event
13 july - gullivers, manchester with frozy and cult party. 8pm / free! fb event
14 july - 13th note, glasgow with frozy and ian humberstone. 8pm / £4 / 18+ only (sorry)
16 july - travelling man bookshop, newcastle with frozy and skull puppies. 8pm / £5 suggested. fb event

debut album on sale now. LP/CDR/download:

buy from stitch-stitch or bandcamp.

there's treasure everywhere wrote a nice thing about it.

monday 26 may 2014 - the grain barge, bristol with two wings.
7:30pm - £5. facebook event

easter tour 2014

with two white cranes and palomica
19 april - the spotted dog, digbeth, birmingham
20 april - house show, hollingbury road, brighton
21 april - house show, hollydale road, peckham

1 feb 2014 - tell everyone everything all-dayer at the southbank club, bristol. with trust fund, the middle ones, two white cranes, jelas and many more. fundraiser for linkage bristol.

The Nervy Betters - Franky.

their first record will be released on polite records and stitch-stitch in spring 2014.


summer tour 2013 with two white cranes

22nd august - house show, bristol
23rd august - house show, birmingham
25th august - house show, manchester
26th august - house show, oxford
27th august - the bicycle shop, norwich
28th august - house show, seaford
29th august - house show, london

tour diary

11 may 2013 - brainlove festival at the windmill, brixton.
thanks to mat riviere for inviting us to play.

2 may 2013 - cafe kino, bristol. with rob st john.

22 aug 2012 - our first gig, at cafe kino, bristol. part of a year with henry ireland: "write good songs". with morbison, the sorry people and moscow rules.

picture by frances dixon