“I love the whole band.” Paul Heaton (The Beautiful South) “Absolutely gorgeous” Janice Long (BBC Radio 2)
Adv ticket: £8.50 Buy Now/ Door £10.00
The Green Note, 106 Parkway, NW1 7AN
Nearest tube Camden, 3 mins walk
4-piece Dai & The Ramblers recorded their debut album Duw Duw, crammed full of their brilliant brand of Cajun and New Orleans flavoured honky-tonk, folk and gonzo jazz, at the legendary Toe Rag studios. Songwriter and singer Dai Price comes from Newport in South Wales, and previously worked with psychedelic cumbia outfit Los Chinches. Rupert Gillett grew up in Germany, and plays double bass and cello. He also performs with the London Klezmer Quartet and produces records at The Cabin studio in Walthamstow. Sheffield-born Alan Dunn plays piano and accordion, and has worked with folk legends such as Loudon Wainright III and Fairport Convention’s Richard Thompson. South African fiddler Bob Loveday has performed and recorded with artists as varied as Van Morrison, Jeff Beck, The Penguin Cafe Orchestra and Paul McCartney. They’re a fantastic band, with wonderful songs, all delivered by brilliant musicians, we’re really looking forward to this one!!
“I love his voice; I love the whole band.” Paul Heaton (The Beatiful South)
“Absolutely gorgeous… They make a beautiful sound.” Janice Long (BBC Radio 2)
“A joyous romp… will raise your spirits and gladden your heart” Michael Farley (Americana UK)
Taking inspiration from the twin pillars of American bluegrass and English folk, Alden Patterson and Dashwood weave rich harmonies with fiddle, dobro and mandolin around a combination of finely crafted original compositions and traditional songs. The trio features members of much respected Norwich folk bands Murphy’s Lore, Woodland Creatures and Dumbfoundus.
“It’s lovely stuff” – Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2 Folk Show 2016
“Might be the best debut CD of the year!” ★★★★★ – fROOTS Magazine 2016
“I think that’s going to be one of the breakthrough albums of the year” – James Fagan 9/10 – Outline Magazine
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