It is easy to forget how many good tunes the Charlatans
have done but when they are all put together the band's back catalogue is as strong as any of their contemporaries.
LIVING IT LIKE HE LOVES IT: Tim Burgess of the Charlatans
A statement on the UK band's website added: "Jon was a brilliant drummer, an inspiration, a founding member of The Charlatans
, part of our family and a friend to everyone in and around the band.
The outdoor event - which has a capacity of 10,000 - begins the following evening on the banks of the Tees with The Charlatans
headlining the first night.
For a group who were written off by critics and fans alike, The Charlatans
are back in style.
The big difference between them and their contemporaries is that The Charlatans
simply never stopped rocking.
Glasvegas signed to Columbia records earlier this yea, The Charlatans
and Glasvegas play Cannock Chase Forest on June 29.
But believe it or not the lead singer of The Charlatans
was pining for rain-lashed Bodmin Moor in Cornwall.
July 11 features the Manic Street Preachers and the Super Furry Animals,and on July 12 you can see The Charlatans
,Feeder and Dave Gahan.
are to star in their first documentary next year: a film about their 1997 album 'Tellin' Stories'.
INDIE superstars The Charlatans
are to rock the Staffordshire countryside this summer.
LIKE an old pair of trainers, there's something comfortably familiar about The Charlatans
THE fact his band The Charlatans
produce consistently great music didn't mean frontman Tim Burgess' first ever solo show was going to be a winner.
Poor old Ronan Keating became involved in the most unlikely celebrity feud ever after Mark Collins of indie rock band the Charlatans
shouted "you're s***" as he performed at a private party for music industry heads in London.
By the time the band came on, the Barras were primed for a party and that's exactly what The Charlatans