Woodley Taylor & his live band take to The Portland Arms after a successful year of Touring Festivals in 2018 with their show celebrating the release of the brand new live album “Live At Headline Music Studios”, which consists of live tracks from his debut album “Breathe A Little Deeper” and more.
Emerging Artist Woodley Taylor bring’s a rare breed of Classic Rock, Country and Blues infused Art-Rock, both lyrically poignant and musically compelling.
With a powerhouse live sound built upon a husky, soulful vocal, Woodley Taylor delivers weeping guitar driven and harmony packed anthems. The Woodley Taylor show packs bounds of grit, power, boyish energy and a sense of the traditional, good time rock and roll spirit of old. Woodley Taylor is joined on stage by his live band to deliver an enigmatic, adventurous and honest rock spectacle that is hard to come by.
For Fans Of: Fleetwood Mac, The Rolling Stones, The Eagles, Oasis, Pink Floyd, Dire Straits The Who, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Neil Young and many more.
From catchy rock’n’roll high-energy rock songs to shamanic psychedelia, a Dirty Sound Magnet show represents an amazing experience for any music lover. At any time, an outburst of raw electrifying energy can transform into emotionally overwhelming and mysterious landscapes made of complex colourful layers. The eye sees three musicians while the ear hears an orchestra. And every night the music is different…
In April 2017, the song Homo Economicus won the award in the category best Swiss rock song 2017 and got radio airplay in several countries. Ever since, the band has embarked on a never ending tour around Europe filling up venues and festivals. The album Western Lies was released on May 12 earning prize from both critics and audiences.
The album denounces our capitalist society sarcastically and metaphorically. The atmosphere is dark, disturbing and full of mysticism. Hints of film music, inspired and powerful rock songs, electronic loops, unique guitar solos and dreamy melodies will take the audience on an unexpected spiritual journey.
Western Lies is a DIY project. During one year, the musicians isolated themselves from the outside world in their self-built studio to create their very own sound. On every level, the experimentation led to a unique album. The song writing, the sound and the atmosphere that shines on Western Lies are beyond classification. Let’s call this genre Mystic Rock or Creative Rock.
‘The most magnificent and enigmatic of performers.’ Edinburgh Spotlight Magazine
Jack Lukeman is an Irish singer-songwriter, performer, raconteur and a whole lot more besides. A platinum-selling, critically acclaimed artist in his homeland, in recent years Lukeman has devoted more of his time to winning a growing fanbase in the UK and abroad. In this regard, he has toured the UK as Special Guest on tours by artists as varied as Imelda May, Jools Holland, The Proclaimers and Neil Sedaka, and is currently promoting Magic Days, his latest album of idiosyncratic original songs. Lukeman is a compelling, dazzling stage performer. Incorporating the theatrical and romantic sensibilities of the likes of Jacques Brel, but with genuine melodic appeal and a knack for creating his own ‘magic realist’ world that is peopled by all manner of unusual, picaresque characters, Lukeman is a rare, unusual brand of performer.
6 USA TOURS Multiple tours in INDIA, DUBAI, FRANCE, HOLLAND, BELGIUM, ROMANIA, IRELAND, CZECH REPUBLIC, MALTA, ITALY, SLOVENIA, HUNGARY, PORTUGAL, GERMANY, GREECE, NORWAY, BAHRAIN, MEXICO.
THE ONLY GNR TRIBUTE TO PLAY LIVE WITH 4 DIFFERENT MEMBERS OF GUNS N ROSES.
TV & RADIO APPEARANCES ON : ‘BBC’ Culture Show 2007 Question Of Sport 2008 The One Show 2016 Even Better Than The Real Thing 2017 Radio 2, Radio 5 ‘ITV’ Tipping Point ‘CHANNEL 5′ Fifth Gear TOTAL ROCK RADIO
GUNS 2 ROSES ARE THE LONGEST RUNNING, CLOSEST LOOKING AND MOST INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED GN’R TRIBUTE IN THE WORLD. ONE OF THE FEW TRIBUTE BANDS OF ANY TYPE TO CROSS OVER FROM THE MERE TRIBUTE BAND CIRCUIT TO MAINSTREAM MEDIA AND CLOSE ASSOCIATION WITH THE REAL GUNS N’ ROSES.
Packing venues out up and down the UK, this is sure to be a busy one – Advance tickets highly advised!
Ted Jevans is a singer-songwriter performing original material influenced by blues, folk and punk. After releasing his latest record, Plein Air, he is now touring new and old material with his new backing band, The Underpaid.
With support from Emma Spray
Searing Scottish indie band making heavy soul-fuelled rock influenced by the likes of The Smiths and The Clash. With a punky, psychedelic feel to their music, The Xcerts sound is both truly original and consistently passionate. Expect fervent live shows and arena-sized tunes.
“The pig has several connotations. Most civilisations and cultures have seen them as arbiters of fertility, virility, strength and abundance. The Buddhist tradition swings the other way, seeing the pig as ignorant, illusory, greedy, lustful. Other religions see them as unclean. Then there is the Celtic fable of Manannan, who owned a herd of pigs that never dwindled – they were forever replenishing their numbers.
I could go on. The point is that the pig is multifaceted and almost indefinable – a shifting construct for people to hang their hopes and fears on. It is also a heave bag of flesh that wallows in mud and s*** all day until taken to the slaughterhouse. A myriad of strong, indelible, contradictory images, fit for a Newcastle heavy psych band that can’t reign in their swine (although they have reined in members of likeminded noisemongers Khunnt and Blown Out).” The Quietus
THE CREEPSHOW – What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger! For the past 12+ years The Creepshow from Montreal, Canada, have been smashing the whole damn world in the face with their brutaltasticmélange of punk, country, psychobilly and good old-fashioned rock n’ roll.
They’ve toured the world, sold a metric shit-ton of records, garnered millions of video views and blown the faces off a ga-zillion fans. The Creepshow has performed in more than 50 countries and shared the stage with Rancid, NOFX, Dropkick Murphys, Tiger Army, Sham 69 and Reverend Horton Heat just to name a few…
With the debut of their first album “Sell Your Soul” in 2006, The Creepshow was immediately catapulted to the forefront of the bourgeoning international psychobilly/punk scene and opened the door for them to bring their eye and ear scorching live show to the four corners of the earth. The release of “Run For Your Life” (2008 Epitaph/Stomp), “They All Fall Down” (2010 Epitaph/Stomp) and “Life After Death” (2013 Stomp/Sailors Grave) further cemented the band as one of the most impressive, critically acclaimed and well-respected touring acts out there.
Which brings us to their most recent epic release “Death At My Door”. Ten tracks of raging, bloodcurdling and raucously rebellious fury showcase the very best from this roadharderned group of beautiful misfits. The haunting vocal stylings of Kenda Legaspi soar seamlessly over Chuck Coles’ buzzsaw sharp guitar lines and the ragtime gospel organs/keys of the Reverend McGinty; all the while held together by the hard-driving stand-up double-bass slapping rhythms of Sean McNab and the impossibly violent percussive assault of Sandro Sanchioni on drums.
If you’ve been lucky enough to catch them when they played on Last Gang’s stage at Boomtown Fair you know you’re in for a wild ride, so don’t miss their Cambridge debut!
LAST GANG IN TOWN DJs – Punk & beyond….
Kris Barras is one of the U.K’s most exciting Blues-Rock Guitarists. His blend of soul-wrenching melodies with blistering technique has thrilled audiences worldwide for the past 13 years. The band’s unique mix of foot-stomping riffs and catchy tunes have made them one of the ‘must-see’ Blues bands of 2018.
Kris was voted in the Top 15 Blues Guitarists in the world by the reader’s of Music Radar/Total Guitar Magazine.
Kris has signed a multi-album deal to legendary Blues record Label, Provogue/Mascot Label Group. He joins a roster with artists such as Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Walter Trout.
With support from Grainne Duffy
The Foo Fighters are dominating the world with their shows and Foo Fighterz makes you feel like you are actually at one of the Foo’s live performances.