Mad Dog Mcrea + Skimmity Hitchers at Komedia Bath, Thursday 20th June

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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.

https://www.komedia.co.uk/bath/music/mad-dog-mcrea/

Special guest support from our favourite cider-fuelled reprobates Skimmity Hitchers.

Doors 7pm

Ages 14+ but Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

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The Hawkmen ALBUM LAUNCH at The Monarch, London, Friday 12th April

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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.

Doors 7pm

Curfew 10pm followed by FREE ENTRY club night.

18+ venue so please bring photo ID.

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The Hawkmen + JC’s Hopeless Sinners at Crofters Rights, Bristol, Friday 19th April

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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

Doors 7pm.

18+ venue so please bring photo ID.

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Skimmity Hitchers + Monkey Bizzle at The Old Ship Inn, Dorchester, Friday 26th April

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Dorchester’s prodigal sons The Skimmity Hitchers return to the county town on Friday 26th April, with a bagful of stories and a thirst for cider…

Special guest support act confirmed as West Country hip-hop / reggae/ primate rock dudes Monkey Bizzle!

Rising from the cider soaked floors of Dorset’s back street boozers, 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.

http://skimmityhitchers.co.uk/

The ‘Hitchers blend razor sharp parodies and original material with a raucous stage show, spontaneous audience interaction, cheeky banter and general cider shenanigans…

Tickets are £10 in person from The Old Ship or Simon Guy, or online from https://fuelledby.bigcartel.com/ (50p booking fee applies online).

Tonight’s gig is part of Fuelled By Cider’s regular promotions at The Old Ship Inn, supporting original live music in Dorchester and the wider West Country.

Information and ticket sales for all our gigs and festivals can be found at www.fuelledbycider.com

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Palooka 5 at The Ropemakers, Saturday 27th April!!

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Back at The Ropemakers in Bridport by popular demand, it’s Fuelled By Cider’s favourite 60s-surf-psych-garage heroes Palooka 5!

Music from 9.30pm

FREE ENTRY all night.

…this is the most quirky band that you’re likely to come across: 60s surf and garage music played on original vintage instruments. Our LP ‘Rough Magic’ received airplay throughout the summer from BBC Radio 6 Music’s Gideon Coe. Expect originals, alongside the odd fresh interpretation of The Sonics, The Ventures and The Cramps. This is Rock n Roll cut to the bone!

“Palooka 5 tick all the boxes for that curl-shooting, shape-throwing, surf hoodang you’ve always dreamed of”. – Shindig Magazine

“Palooka 5 play their own brand of surf music, tinged with a large inspirational helping of the B52’s, just what the Doctor ordered to bring a smile to the face.” – UK Festival Guides

“…..after a very entertaining opening band, Palooka 5 who play splendid organ-driven surf” – UK Rock n Roll Magazine

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Cursus Cider & Music Festival, 24th – 26th May 2019

Now in our fifth year, Cursus Cider & Music Festival has a fantastic reputation for a friendly, intimate vibe with lots of fun and zero hassle. Come once and you’ll be back!

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Fully stocked bar, locally sourced food, communal camp fire and a range of international, national and local acts live on stage.

The full line-up for 2019 has now been announced and it’s a cracker!! Very excited to announce our headliners as Canadian cider-polka-punk legends The Dreadnoughts (Friday), hugely popular UK folk-punks Ferocious Dog (Saturday) and Dublin’s fabulous folk fellas The Eskies (Sunday).

They’ll be joined by an impressive supporting bill including Will Varley, Dakka Skanks, Gaz Brookfield, Skimmity Hitchers, Black Water County, Freeborn Brothers, The Lagan, Sweetchunks Band, Knocksville, Palooka 5, Sick Love, Jake Martin, Monkey Bizzle, Nosebleed, Splink, SN Dubstation and B-Sydes, plus a SURPRISE SPECIAL GUEST by the campfire on Friday night…

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Early Bird tickets are SOLD OUT!

Standard Price tickets are now on sale, including reduced prices for Under 18s and Under 5s. We pride ourselves on offering affordable ticket and bar prices while guaranteeing high quality throughout.

Tickets on sale HERE

Tents and live-in vehicles are welcome in our huge green camping areas.

Dogs and children are very welcome but no glass or fires as this is a working farm.

Full details at http://www.cursusfestival.com

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