The Yalla Yallas are still in our concious ... We have around two albums worth of new songs to work on ... We're just trying to get us all in the same room to work on them ... I may post some demo's online soon for you all to hear!!!
You can now listen to our first album 'Act of Defiance' in full on Soundcloud. You can also purchase the album in MP3 format for when your on the move at a temporary discount price of £3.50 here
You can now listen to our second album 'Diamond in Dirt' in full on soundcloud ... You can also purchase the album in MP3 format at a temporary discount price of £3.50 right here
Until then make sure you catch my new band ... Rob Galloway's Magic Fiver in Huddersfield this Saturday or in Leeds at the Dry Dock on Thursday 15th November!!! Free Entry!!!
An extra date has been added to Louise Distras + Rob Galloway's tour of Holland next month. We will now be visiting Amsterdam on Thursday 17th May.
Today we can announce that Louise Distras + Rob Galloway will be playing some small shows in The Netherlands next month ... More dates are expected to be announced shortly
A big thank you to everyone who tuned in to Channel 4's Countdown on Wednesday to see my performance, Another big thank you for all the comments that have been sent to me through Facebook, Twitter etc... It was a great experience and I'm very happy with the outcome ... If you missed it then it can be seen on 4OD for 30 days after the show was aired. Here is the link http://www.channel4.com/programmes/countdown/4od#3308717
Rob Galloway shall be making his appearance on Channel 4's Countdown on Wednesday 4th April at 3.10pm GMT ... It is also on Channel 4+1 at 4.10pm GMT ... So please tune in ... here is the Facebook Event page
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Get your tickets now at http://www.strummercampfestival.co.uk/tickets.html
As you may or may not have already heard, The Yalla Yallas are currentley on an extended hiatus. We have no plans to make any further music together at this time, nor do we have any plans to play any gigs. We are all still friends and I'm sure that we will do something together again someday. Our drummer Matt has joined Kliene Schweine and they have already released a couple of singles and had some airplay. Check them out at http://kleineschweine.bandcamp.com/ . Will is also currently working on …
Rob will be playing a solo acoustic set at Milos in Leeds this Tuesday 4th October. Pop down if your in town its free in.
Also Rob will be making a special appearance alongside Louise Distras at Middlesbrough Empire on Wednesday 12th October where she is supporting New Model Army. So if your about that way come in and say hello.
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We have been asked to support The Dwarves at their Leeds show on Friday 25th November at The Cockpit. We are looking forward to this gig ... We hope you are too ... Get your tickets here
YO YO YO Thanks to all who came to see us at Conservatory in Leeds this weekend ... Was a great night as ever ... We even dusted off a electric version of Death Shoes for an Encore. Here's what is coming up this month Sat 17th Sep - The Unicorn, Camden, London (First London Headline Show) - Free Entry - Event Page is here http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=142736102482055 Thurs 22nd Sep - Carpe Diem, Leeds (With Mr Shiraz + Louise Distras) - Free Entry - Event Page is here …
THANKYOU'S Thanks to everyone who bought tickets to our show at The Cockpit in Leeds on Wednesday and came along and voted. The night was a cracker ... Couldn't have asked for anything more. Also a big thankyou to everyone who came to see us at Unity Day yesterday - Thanks to Grant Henderson (Producer of our albums at Loom Studios) for standing in on Drums, and also to Louise Distras who played guitar and sang backing vocals on the majority of the set. It was so much fun. BAD NEWS Unfortunately we …
MASSIVE MASSIVE THANKYOU to everyone who has bought tickets to see us at The Cockpit for the Futuresound Final ... We have sold our entire allocation of 100 Tickets ... Which I am so chuffed with it's untrue.
I am trying to sort out some more tickets but it's looking highly unlikely at this time ... However you should still be able to Pay on the door. Get in touch if you require any and I'll put you on a waiting list should any become available.
Anyway to celebrate this we have put together a little 'best of' download .... FREE of charge ... It's 7 songs from our back catalogue ... so you can all learn our songs and sing along next week.
Go Here and claim it now its called 'Futuresound E.P' http://www.theyallayallas.com/music
Once again thankyou very much and remember to vote for us next week ... Rock n Roll
Rob + The Yalla Yallas
WE ONLY HAVE 5 CHEAP TICKETS LEFT FOR OUR GIG AT THE COCKPIT ON WED 20TH JULY ... GET YOURS NOW AT OUR STORE
Hello Everybody It's July now and our Futuresound Final is fast approaching ... We are in with a very good chance of actually playing Leeds + Reading Festivals - Which would be super cool awesome, and we would like everyone to come down and support us. The final is on Wednesday 20th July at The Cockpit in Leeds (Right next to Leeds Train Station). Tickets on the night will be £5 on the door and advance tickets from http://www.theyallayallas.com/store are £2 each however they are going …
3 DIFFERENT SETS FOR YOU TO ENJOY
http://soundcloud.com/user2252900/sets/act-of-defiance - OUR FIRST ALBUM - ACT OF DEFIANCE
http://soundcloud.com/user2252900/sets/diamond-in-dirt - OUR SECOND ALBUM - DIAMOND IN DIRT
http://soundcloud.com/user2252900/sets/elfm-2011-the-yalla-yallas-ft - NEW E.P. - LIVE @ ELFM ft LOUISE DISTRAS
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YOU CAN BUY ALL OUR STUFF HERE http://www.theyallayallas.com/store
Thanks to everyone who came out to see us at The Polish Club in Bradford on Saturday. Was a lovely sunny day and we really enjoyed playing. Hopefully we will be back soon.
Wednesday 20th July 2011 - Futuresound Competition at The Cockpit - We are in with a very good chance of playing Leeds Festival ... Come to this gig and support us ... Tickets are available at the discount price of £2 in our store section.
Tulip Tree Studios are long time supporters of The Yalla Yallas. Editor Shannon Spyker has in the past written some extensive updates about us and always been very generous in her comments. Today Shannon named Retaliation from our recent performance at the ELFM 24 hour musicathon as her song of the day. Here is a link to that page which also contains the video of said performance http://www.tuliptreepresents.com/song-of-the-day-4-the-yalla-yallas-retaliation-live/ Other Tulip Tree links containing …
The Yalla Yallas performed a very special set at thsi years ELFM Musicathon. This set was performed full band and acoustic also including Louise Distras on guitar and backing vocals. The set comprimised of 2 songs from each album and also a brand new song. Check out the performance in its entirity now here in our music section
Thanks to everyone who came down to our gig at Milos on Saturday night .. It was excellent ... Very very bus ... Great Audience interaction ... I even got a dance with Super Mario. Also thanks to everyone at ELFM on Sunday it was an honour to be the act that took the event over the 24 hour mark ... Thanks to all who tuned in at home too ... There will be some updates over the next few days containing audio and video footage from the event.
Rightio ... NEXT GIG looks like it's going to be at The Room At The Top in Bradford for their Summer Punk Party on Saturday 2nd July ... All the info is here on the FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE.
This is an all ages gig and there will be a discount for Under 18's ... ROCK N ROLL!!!!!!!!!
Louise Distras joined Rob Galloway for two songs on Sunday night at Fernades in Wakefield to complete the city's very first Long Division Festival. If you look in the videos section you will find 'Under Attack' and 'Retaliation' for your viewing pleasure.
P.S. Rumour has it Louise will be joining The Yalla Yallas for a very special set for ELFM on Sunday - More info to follow.
We've got some ace gigs coming up ... Like Futuresound Finals, Unity Day, Summer Punk Party in Bradford. So we're doing a low key warm up gig at Milos in Leeds this Saturday with our friends Skint + Demorilised, Louise Distras and also South View Juniors. It will be FREE ENTRY on the door too and so we hope to see you there ... Rock n Roll
Tickets for the forthcoming Yalla Yallas Futuresound heat (Wed 20th July 2011) are now available in our STORE priced £2. Each ticket also comes with a link to download a 7 Track E.P. to celebrate reaching the finals.
If we impress the judges that night and get a massive audience vote we could be playing both Reading + Leeds Festivals this August Bank Holiday ... and we all know how ace that would be. Should we get that far ... Everyone who bought a ticket through our website will be in with a chance to win a very special prize ... More details on that later.
There is also more details of the whole event @ Futuresound/Cockpit Website
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The Yalla Yallas have been succesful in their application to compete at the finals on this years Futuresound Competition. 6 Winners will be selected from a final 40 and will go on to play at this years Reading + Leeds Festivals. Details of Tickets and availability will be announced by the end of the week.
Rob Galloway has been asked to close ELFM's annual 24 Hour Live Musicathon. The event which is held for 24 Hours over Sat 18th June and Sun 19th June will close with a very special set at 2.30pm. If you remember back to last years event The Yalla Yallas played a treat of a set including an array of instruments like Banjos, Saxaphone, Guest Vocalists. Rob has promised an attempt to surpass that this year. More info to follow.
Sunday 12th June Afternoon - Rock n Rail Festival, Keighley - The Yalla Yallas
Sunday 12th June Evening - Long Division Festival, Wakefield - Rob Galloway (Solo Acoustic)
Saturday 18th June - Milos, Leeds - Rob Galloway (Solo Acoustic)
Saturday 2nd July - Summer Punk Party, Polish Club, Bradford - The Yalla Yallas
Saturday 20th August - Leeds Festival Fringe, Milos - Rob Galloway (Solo Acoustic)
Thanks to Carol Flaherty for the upload x
You can download both of our full length albums now for the credit crunching price of £5 each ... Get on it quick ... this offer will only last for 1 week ... go here now http://www.theyallayallas.com/music ... ROCK N ROLL!!!!
Rob Galloway and Matt Delahunty will be performing at this years Strummercamp Festival. The pair will be joined by some guests and will be performing mostly Yalla Yallas material. More info to follow ... Rock n Roll
The Yalla Yallas are currentley in talks with a venue in Camden about holding a Free Entry show there in July or August. Keep checking back for more info. You can sign up to our mailing list to the right of the page to keep up to date too. You also get a Free MP3 when you sign up.
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