String Driven Thing

  • String Driven Thing "The Steeple Claydon Tapes"

    Posted on February 12, 2014

    String Driven Thing "The Steeple Claydon Tapes"
    180-Gram Gatefold Sleeve Blue Vinyl
    Individually Numbered Limited Edition of 300
    Extensive sleeve notes by Pete Frame (Rock Family Trees and Zig Zag) and Chris Adams
    Record Store Day LP Release!
    Release Date 19th April, 2014
    Pre-Order here
    OZIT DAN LP 8021
    In the 1970s, Chris and Pauline Adams of String Driven Thing moved to a [...]

  • String Driven Thing at Bakewell Festival 17th August 2013

    Posted on July 18, 2013

    Saturday 17th August   Main stage 7-30pm  Bakewell Festival  The Showground Bakewell, Derbyshire


  • String Driven Thing Macclesfield Cheshire phone for your tickets now 01565 734066

    Posted on March 16, 2013

    don't miss this concert in a beautiful village setting phone for your tickets now lots of good accomodation around Macclesfield too

  • Sat May 11th 2013 String Driven Thing Macclesfield

    Posted on March 8, 2013

    String Driven Thing five piece including Chris Adams and Grahame Smith, Andy Allan, Dick Drake and Robin Adams   Macclesfield Sat 11th May  tickets credit card bookings phone Chris Hewitt  or Tom Hewitt 01565 734066

  • String Driven Thing play to 2200 on 2nd Dec 2012

    Posted on December 6, 2012

    String Driven Thing including Chris Adams ,Grahame Smith and Pauline Adams played to an audience of 2200 at Skegness on Sunday 2nd Dec 2012 Robin Adams on lead guitar and Andy Allan on bass and John Bradley on drums- quite a night 


    hopefully some summer festival dates in 2013 will follow

  • Graham Smith has published a new book

    Posted on October 12, 2012

    String Driven Thing violinist Graham Smith has published a new book

    more info is available at

  • String Driven Thing 1st or 2nd Dec at The Great British Folk Festival at Skegness

    Posted on October 12, 2012

    String Driven Thing including violinist Grahame Smith will be appearing at the Great British Folk Festival at Butlins Skegness on the 1st or 2nd Dec 2012

  • The Railway in Saddleworth Gig

    Posted on April 29, 2012

    More news on the Saddleworth gig.


    The gig is on the 12/05/12 @ 9:00 PM

    The Railway, Greenfield, Saddleworth, OL3 7JZ (upstairs in the concert room)


    Tickets can be booked by phone with a card by telephoning Ozit Records on 01565 734066 7 days a week.

    Book early as venue capacity is 70 and may sell out.

  • May 2012 Extra Gig Dates

    Posted on February 25, 2012

    We have added a new page to the site with the gig dates.
    There are two new gigs, one of which is the 40th Anniversary Gig we mentioned in an earlier post.
    String Driven Thing London 40th Anniversary Show including Chris Adams, Grahame Smith and Pauline Adams.
    Sun 13th May
    @ The Boom Boom Club/Sutton Utd FC, The Borough [...]

  • Reunion Gig – Grahame, Chris & Pauline

    Posted on February 20, 2012

    To coincide with the release of the live Foxtrot Tour album, we’re thrilled to announce that the band will be playing a one off gig in Surrey on Sunday May 13th. featuring the original ’72 lineup of Graham Smith, Pauline Adams and Chris Adams. Details of the venue will be posted shortly.