Tuesday, 8 June 2021

 We are pleased to announce we will be playing with The ( John Rossall ) founder of Glitter Band on his  Farewell Tour at The Don Museum Last Post Bar Thornaby Stockton  on Sunday 11th July. 

Wednesday, 2 June 2021

A new date has been booked for PARTY FOR BARNEY at The Georgian Theatre Stockton Sunday Bank Holiday 1st May 2022 bands will be be announced soon 

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

We looking forward to a weekend of madness with Henry Cluney from Stiff Little Fingers with his band   XSLF 3rd Sept The Three Tuns Gateshead and 4th September at The Don Military  Memorial Museum (The Last Post Bar ) Thornaby on Tees  

Tuesday, 27 April 2021

 Our First gig in 2021 will be on 29th May  at Workington Lounge 41 

Monday, 5 April 2021

 Hi Folks if you wondering what we been up to the last few month we have been working on new material which will be tried out this summer and hopefully we will have enough to record by the end of the year.We have new  bookings for 2021/22 in Blackpool Manchester and Dundee with plenty more to be confirmed  soon.    

Wednesday, 10 February 2021

 Unfortunately Party for Barney has been cancelled Easter Sunday 2021 yet again at Georgian Theatre Stockton on Tees this is due to the uncertainty with Covid Situation. We have decided not to publish any bookings until a time in the future that  lets us announce gigs with confidence  that  they will actually  happen.We are continuing to rehearse and work on new material ,with a live album release later this year recorded in 2013,  stay safe folks hopefully the nightmare will end by the summer  of  2021 and normal service can resume.   

Friday, 18 December 2020

Fireworks Music Magazine

 In 2019 we did a interview for Fireworks Music Magazine it was originally scheduled for print in May but Covid put an end to that. We have now been advised  it has finally gone to print in issue 93 page 26-28 and available for sale £5.99 from Dec 14th.                

Big thanks to Mark Cartwright for the photo shoot.



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Rehearsals started with Kid Chaos


Saturday, 31 October 2020

Gig Cancellations

 Well Covid Restrictions have scuppered our November Gigs in Wigan Thornaby and Workington 

New Band Member Bri Kid Chaos


The Snide Remarks are pleased to announce the arrival on second guitar of Bri ‘Kid chaos’ Anthony lead guitarist and co songwriter of northern alt rock band Floral Detectives. He will be combining his duties with both bands and is looking forward to the adventures ahead.


Kid Chaos  comes from interview Capt Sensible and I were doing for Solent radio says Bri  after doing Isle of Wight festival. They asked who I was and Capt said ‘him he’s a real kid chaos. Then it stuck from then on. Bri previous band history Captain,Damned,Flowers for Romance and a little Cult

Thursday, 15 October 2020

 Last Remaining Gig not cancelled  for 2020 is The Boulevard Wigan 28th November obviously this will be subject to how Covid Restrictions Pan Out 

Saturday, 26 September 2020

999 The Don Museum Bar Thornaby

Unfortunately our event at The Don Museum Bar Gig with 999 and Litterbug 14th November Thornaby has been cancelled due to local lockdown restrictions for visiting bands

Tuesday, 1 September 2020

Back to gigging

 At last we managed to play two gigs which was fantastic news for us at the weekend both with XSLF at The Black Bull Gateshead and ROF 59 Alternative Aycliffe Radio Drive In.

Lets hope our last two surviving bookings go ahead also 

Blackbull Gateshead - Limited Social Distanced  29TH AUG.

ROF59 - Newton Aycliffe - 30th Aug 


Friday, 21 August 2020

Back playing Live

 At last we back playing live with 2 outdoor  gigs 29th and 30th August let the fun begin 

Thursday, 23 July 2020

Back to practicing

Well we may not be able to play at most of our bookings this year due to corvid situation but we back practising as from today lets hope we see a end to this nightmare soon.They is a possibility we may be doing some outside events for autumn 

Party for Barney

Unfortunately due to the current Covid situation Party for Barney 30th August has been cancelled and will be rearranged for next year any refunds will be dealt with by the Georgian Theatre

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

More Covid 19 Cancelled Gigs

11th July with Vice Squad - The Mullberry - Sheffield is now cancelled additionally 12th July Revindel Holiday Camp Lake District nr Keswick is also with Vice Squad and many more - and now 8th Aug - The Tache - Blackpool is now also Cancelled over Rebellion

Monday, 11 May 2020

Due to the on going Covid situation we have decided to sell our Vinyl Album (Life is Hell ) mail order we will still possibly do a vinyl Album launch at Sound it Out Records Stockton in the future when the situation changes- You can buy the Album for £15 including p&p payment via paypal family and friends barry.walker@homecall.co.uk

Monday, 23 March 2020

Party for Barney 2020

This has been rearranged at The Georgian Theatre - Stockton for 30th August