Due to the current COVID-19 Coronavirus situation and the Government directive to close bars, restaurants and pubs until further notice all Informers gigs are currently suspended.

This page showcases the Lockdown videos we've been making during 2020 and 2021

Chris, Francois, Geoff, Jon, Nelson, Phil and Steve.

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March 2021 The Informers - Live in Lockdown - 'Ive Got to Use My Imagination' (Gerry Goffin, Barry Goldberg)

Our version is based on the Bobby 'Blue' Bland version from 1973.

Featuring the following personnel from the Informers Collective:

Geoff Ansell - Drums

Francois Deville - Bass and Backing Vocals

Steve Lockwood - Lead Vocals

Nelson Day - Keys

Phil Taylor - Guitar

To play video play: click image below

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Special thanks to Francois for the video editing

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January 2021 The Informers - Live in Lockdown - Every Kinda People (Andy Fraser)

We have a new lockdown video to mark then start of 2021, made famous by Robert Palmer.

Featuring the following personnel from the Informers Collective:

Geoff Ansell - Drums

Francois Deville - Bass and Backing Vocals

Steve Lockwood - Lead Vocals

Chris Moore - Keys

Phil Taylor - Guitar

To play video play: click image below
(lower res version here - may load quicker, not as good quality)

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To view on YouTube click here

Special thanks to Francois for the video editing

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29th July 2020 The Informers - Live in Lockdown - Magnolia (J J Cale)

Another offering from the members of The Informers collective. A change of pace for us, with another favourite from the set, Magnolia, by the much missed JJ Cale.
Hope we've done him and the song justice. Again, filmed and recorded in our separate homes during the CoVid19 Lockdown.

To play video play: click image below

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Top left & bottom right: Phil Taylor guitars, middle: Chris Mooe keyboards and backing vocals, top right: Geoff Ansell drums,
middle left: Jon Gilhooly vocals and harmonica, middle right: Steve Lockwood: bass, bottom left: Nelson Day acoustic guitar, bottom middle: Francois Craig-Deville pedal steel

More lockdown videos soon!

Special thanks to Francois for the video editing

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5th July 2020 The Informers - Live in Lockdown - Ooh Baby Baby (Smokey Robinson)

The Informers Trio perform this classic 1965 track from Smokey Robinson and the Miracles

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Top left & bottom right: Phil Taylor guitar and bass, bottom left Jon Gilhooly vocals and drum programming, top right Nelson Day keyboards.

More lockdown videos soon!

Special thanks to Jon for the video editing

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11th June 2020 The Informers - Live in Lockdown - : Lady Day and John Coltrane (Gil Scott Heron)

The full Informers Collective perform this classic track from Gil Scott Heron

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Left to Right: Phil Taylor guitar, Chris Moore keyboards and backing vocals, Geoff Ansell drums, Nelson Day guitar, Jon Gilhooly vocals, Francois Deville-Craig bass,
inset clips: Steve Lockwood backing vocals, Francois DeVille-Craig backing vocals

More lockdown videos soon!

Special thanks to Francois for the technical wizardry.

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18th May 2020 The Informers - Live in Lockdown - Monkey In Your Soul (BeckerFagen)

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Six members of the Informers Collective social distance performance of a short, but pefectly formed, song
by Steely Dan from their 1974 album 'Pretzel Logic'.

We've all got used to a little monkey in your soul during these most challenging times ... stay safe and hope to see you soon in a live performance setting ... we will return!

Left to Right: Phil Taylor guitars, Chris Moore keyboards, Geoff Ansell drums, Nelson Day keyboards, Jon Gilhooly vocals, Francois Deville-Craig bass, pedal steel & backing vocals.

More lockdown videos soon!

Special thanks to Francois for the technical wizardry.

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