Bio Stage Name : Da Blingz (Please note the capitalisation) Real Name : Gavin Livingston Age : Seventeen From : Kings Park, Glasgow Album Title : The Octagon Label : Up North Records Ltd Management : Tony Lyons, Unsignedzone.com Ltd, Tel 0131 7184285 Distribution : Proper Music Distribution Available from : HMV nationally both on-line and in the shops (from end of May) Launch Date : 17th April 2006 Launch gig : Sunday 16th April at 2pm, St Andrews in the Square Glasgow Gig History : Czech Republic Tour started 18th April for five nights working with De La Soul, Ohmega Watts, Idol, synergy, Blithe, La Cadille, and local band The Navigators. April 16th 06 Headliner at St Andrews in the Square, Glasgow Jan 06 Headliner at SoundHaus, Glasgow Dec 05 Part of Urban Uproar, SoundHaus Glasgow August 05 Headliner at The Marquee, Leicester Square, London August 05 Headliner at The HiFi Club, Leeds August 05 Headliner at The Exchange, Edinburgh August 05 Headliner at Bloc Bar, Glasgow Nov 03 Strawberry Fields, Glasgow Future Gigs : Da Blingz has three shows during the Edinburgh Fringe alongside StreetSide and L-Marie. August 10th, 17th and 24th from 9pm at City Nightclub in Edinburgh Future projects : Da Blingz will be making a music video for Channel U. Press Coverage : Breea McGinnes wrote a double page feature on Da Blingz for Saturdays 15th April edition of the Evening Times. Kim Hamilton wrote an article on Da Blingz which appeared in The Glaswegian on the 23rd March 2006.