Hello, Good Evening and Welcome We begin this week’s edition of the MIS Online newsletter with news of a certain Lee Thompson. On Sunday 29th March at 3pm the Rio Cinema in London will be presenting “A Voyage Round Lee Thompson”. According to the advertising blurb, the event promises to …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome The US leg of Madness’ touring stint may be some months off, but that doesn’t mean fan preparations are’t already underway. If you’re planning to see Madness while they’re Stateside then you’ll want to check out the MIS Feature in this very issue. It’s a …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Hello, good evening and welcome to the latest issue of the MIS. This week the band added yet another date to their ever growing list of gigs planned for 2020. On July 8th Madness will be appearing at the Henley Festival, Henley on Thames. Check …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome This week Suggs and a Fat Boy Slim stepped aboard an ice cream van in the middle of winter. The Reason? To give away 100 free tickets (and ice cream!) to this summer’s Hi-Tide Festival which takes place in Margate in July. The event which …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Evening all, As we get ever closer to the end of January we’re starting to see things in the world of Madness pick up once more. While news is still on the light side it is starting to slowly increase. First-up, and it’s exciting news …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Hello, good evening and… bienvenue! Le French M.I.S  celebrated the 40th anniversary of Madness in a French way : like in 2009, 10 years later, members recorded covers of some Madness songs in 2019. This time it is a digital Extended Play. Four tracks, no …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Good evening all! The big news this week is that Madness are due to return to France in 2020 for a festival in the northern regions. Cabaret Vert, in the national top ten of French Festivals, and takes place  in Charleville-Mézières, Ardennes. https://cabaretvert.com/artiste/madness/ The festival takes place …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome As we approach the tail-end of 2019 it’ll come as little surprise to the majority of readers to learn that Madness news has pretty much dried up for the time being. The band, like many of us, are taking a well-earned rest. And why not? …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Hello and a very warm welcome to this week’s issue of the MIS. Well, that’s it. It’s been one heck of a year, but the stream of gigs organised to coincide with Madness’ 40th anniversary came to a resounding climax this week as the band …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome 2019 is quickly drawing to an end, but this week a stack of new gigs were announced including several in Germany and the United States! In Germany, the band are now booked to perform in Koln on the 23rd August, with a visit to Berlin …