A rocky rootsy band from Dorset playing a distinctive brand of original music
'Utterly irresistible, infectious, exuberant music. Watch out for this band!'
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Available now from the CD page of our website (see above) and on general release through Amazon and iTunes!
We had a great response to Journeys of the Heart - check out our reviews page:
Journeys of the Heart was Album of the Week on BBC Radio Somerset.
In the months after we released it, we did live sessions on: BBC Radio Devon for the Judi Spiers show; the Interactive Lunch with Fitz ; and the John Govier Saturday morning show; The Durbervilles Folk Show on BBC Radio Leeds; BBC Radio Somerset - the Emma Britton Show; and the Alan Thompson Evening Show on BBC Radio Wales; We had airplayand the on BBC Radio Solent; the Johnny Coppin Show on BBC Radio Gloucester; and also on a number of community radio stations.
Until Today, a track on our live album Caught in the Act! is a great gig favourite and features a storming drum solo from Keith. Click here to get a little flavour of it. - Keith's drum solo
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Check out http://www.rosebudmusic.org or contact Gordon Spencer who is co-ordinating festival and event bookings for us e: firstname.lastname@example.org mobile 07884 001900
We've had a bit of a slow start to the year gigging-wise for a number of reasons but we have not been idle! Look out for some new songs into the set including a storming version of Matty Groves (the traditional song perhaps most famously done by Fairport Convention), a new Waterboys cover from their most recent album 'An Appointment with Mr Yeats' ; and a couple of originals. And there's more on the way! How can you contain yourselves?
We've some cracking gigs and festivals lined up for the summer - some are still awaiting final confirmation but we CAN tell you that we will be playing at The Old Gaffers Festival on the Isle of Wight in June; Sidmouth FolkWeek, Whitby Regatta and the Great Dorset Steam Fair in August; and The Looe Music Festival in September. We are more than content!
Sadly, due to ongoing problems with his hand entailing a further operation, at the end of last year we had to say a fond farewell to Harry O'Shea who had been playing excellent bass with us for 18 months. That was a blow. But, as they say, one door closes... we are delighted to welcome newly on board Rob Guns Boivin on bass (and several other instruments) and to welcome back Malcolm Windett on bass who will be depping for Rob during 2014.
As you can see from the above, we love playing Steam Fairs, Beer Festivals and other similar events. We were delighted to be at The Great Dorset Steam Fair again last year. We have made many friends there - and at other Steam Fairs - over the years. As a result of our various musical performances and our ability to match them pint-for-pint, we are proud to be officially approved by the Society of Drivers and Engine Men - S.O.D.E.M! Thank you, guys!