West Country favourites Mad Dog Mcrea return to Bath for the first time in 2 years, bringing with them their unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music.
From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs of gypsies, fairies, legless pirates and black flies – Mad Dog never fail to capture their audience with their infectious songs.
Hugely popular on the summer festival circuit and regularly selling out venues across the South West and beyond, it’s very exciting to have them back in Bath tonight.
Advance tickets available in person and online from Komedia Bath.
Special guest support from our favourite cider-fuelled reprobates Skimmity Hitchers.
Ages 14+ but Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
The Hawkmen will be celebrating the release of their debut album at The Monarch in London on Friday 12th April!
The eagerly-awaited debut album contains tracks regularly played on BBC 6 Music, and championed by Funk & Soul DJ legend Craig Charles. Fans of northern soul, rockabilly, country and R&B are advised that this band is the real deal right now!
A full supporting line-up comes from super country singer Sarah Vista, Bristol’s go-go dancers The Go Gets, and DJs Pervy Mad Cat and Wah Wah Trev (Big Boss Man)
Tickets are £8 in advance from the Fuelled By Cider Ticket Shop. £10 on the door.
Curfew 10pm followed by FREE ENTRY club night.
18+ venue so please bring photo ID.
Alright my beauties… it’s about time we blew away those winter blues as Spring is Springing and there’s cider to be drunk and dust to be blowing off those old dancing shoes.
Those little scallywags The Skimmity Hitchers and Imprints along with fellow scrumpers Corky and Cut Throat Francis are descending on the Exchange in Bristol in full-force cider-swilling, foot-stomping, knees-up mayhem.
Tickets will go fast for this one… get yours here:
Your mini cider festival and 2019 festival season warm-up line-up:
The Skimmity Hitchers:
Rising from the cider soaked floors of Dorset’s back street boozers, the Skimmity Hitchers now roam the full girth of the West Country and beyond. Bringing their dry and fruity blend of Scrumpy & Western music to venues, festivals and fairs, these scrumpy swillin’ reprobates appeal to young and old, and everyone from folkies to cider punks, beardy badgers to shifty blaggers.
Imprints are a Shanty-Folk-Rock cider fuelled explosion from Bristol. With songs covering everything from Space Pirates to Zelda’s political leanings, from the undead partying to waking up drunk and doing it all over again, Imprints will guarantee foot-stomping fun and the mightiest and fieriest of jigs.
Cut Throat Francis:
Cut Throat Francis are a four-piece band from Bristol, combining Folk, Swing and upbeat Eastern European flavours.
They are also known for the array of instruments they bring to their live show including The Banjo, Mandolin and Melodica as well as rich four-part harmonies and a thumping beat from the Cajon!
Agricultural hip-hop. World’s best, alright only, Scrumpy & Western rapper.
Ages 14+ but Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult
Following the huge success of their last gig in Dorchester, Bristol’s hot ticket The Hawkmen return to the county town on Saturday 13th April brandishing a brand new album and their unique live sound.
For fans of rockabilly, northern soul, country and original R&B.
Support tonight comes from surf-psych-garage crazies Palooka 5.
Tickets £8 advance. £10 on the door.
Advance tickets available from the Fuelled By Cider Ticket Shop or in person from The Old Ship Inn or Simon Guy.
Bristol’s hot ticket The Hawkmen return to their hometown on Friday 19th April with their brand new debut album just released.
The Hawkmen play an original, authentic mix of rockabilly, northern soul, country and 60s R&B which has led to regular airplay on BBC6 Music and the backing of DJ Craig Charles’ Funk & Soul Show.
Support comes from brilliant blues / country outfit JC’s Hopeless Sinners, featuring members of festival favourites Johnny Cage & The Voodoogroove and Dana Immanuel & the Stolen Band.
Tickets are just £8 in advance for what promises to be a big night of high end live music.
Available from https://fuelledby.bigcartel.com/ and online / in person from Bristol Ticket Shop
18+ venue so please bring photo ID.
Fuelled By Cider’s favourite folk-punkers return to Bristol with an unquenchable thirst for good times and booze, sweet booze on Saturday 20th April.
Smashing their way into the UK folk punk scene since 2013, Black Water County bring an energetic live show of stout quaffing, banjo breaking and tin whistle mangling original music, along with trads and shanties that have been given a good kick up the arse and a slap around the face.
Their live shows, which feature the dual lead vocals of Tim and Shan, are a thing of local legend and awe in their home county of Dorset, usually ending up with band members scattered throughout a frenzied crowd or a shoulder-mounted fiddle solo, to name but a couple of eventualities.
The band have recently released their debut album, TAKING CHANCES (released February 2017), the first taste of which came in the shape of the preceding singles, ‘One More Beer Won’t Hurt’ (released May 2016) and ‘Start Something New’ (released January 2017) and has since been followed by The Painful Truth (released June 2017).
Show-stealing appearances at Beautiful Days, Chagstock, Outcider Festival, Cursus Festival, Great Dorset Steam Fair and more have led to numerous European dates and 2019 looks like a big year for the band.
Support comes from Bristol’s own Cut Throat Francis, a band making a name for themselves on the local scene for their gypsy/swing/jazz sound. Supports with the likes of Imprints and The Baghdaddies and upcoming festival appearances including Outcider Festival have earmarked the band as a definite ‘one to watch’ for 2019.
£8 advance / £10 otd
Also online and in person from Bristol Ticket Shop
18+ venue so please bring photo ID