The Monochrome Set
plus Cathode Ray
SATURDAY 7TH MAY 2022
Over 18 Only
Featuring original Monochrome Set members Bid (Guitar/Vocals) and Andy Warren (bass)
with new addition Athen (keyboards) and Mike Urban, who was previously in the band in the
early 90s, on drums, The Monochrome Set formed in 1978, and were heavily influential in
the ‘post-punk’ scene that evolved after the initial scorched earth of punk.
The band’s early releases were on the legendary Rough Trade Label before signing with
Virgin offshoot Din Disc. They also released several albums on the Cherry Red label, making
a notable appearance on that labels’ well known ‘Pillows and Prayers’ compilation.
Though The Monochrome Set split in 1985 the next decade saw several reunions for both
live gigs and further studio recordings, their album release count now being well into double
After a hiatus of over a decade the band reformed full time in 2010 and have since toured all
over the UK, Europe, Japan and the USA, whilst also releasing six new, critically acclaimed,