Two days after he walked out of Fibbers without playing a note, Julian Cope has revealed he is coming back to York.
Many fans were left dismayed when they turned up at the Toft Green venue to find out that the former Teardrop Explodes frontman had called off the gig on Wednesday night.
Some had travelled long distances, including one ticket-holder who had come up from Milton Keynes.
Julian had said the stage was too dark for him to play, despite the best efforts of the Fibbers team to get the lighting to his satisfaction.
Today, though, a new date has been fixed – but not at Fibbers.
He will now play the Duchess on Sunday, August 2, 2015.
His management released a statement which said:
We are pleased to announce that the gig will be rescheduled for Sunday 2nd August at an alternative venue, the Duchess in York.
Fibbers’ Tim Hornsby, who had to break the bad news to gig-goers on Wednesday, said: