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Sat 30th Mar at 7:00pm
Fuelled By Cider: The West Country Invasion
@ The Thunderbolt, Bristol
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Fuelled By Cider: The West Country Invasion: The Skimmity Hitchers + The Surfin Turnips + The Inbredz + The Shinkickers + DJ Dapper Dan
Weirdos of the West country! Hold up yer cider jar, grab thee badger and hitch a ride on that Skimmity wagon! You’ll be taken on the ride of your life along the back roads and byways of the South West – from fields to pubs, weddings to festivals and cider sheds to…..well, we don’t be leavin’ no cider shed!
So, if you be lookin’ for proper job, cider swilling Scrumpy & Western music with humorous lyrics, a bit of saucy banter, a lot of p*ss-taking and a dancing badger, then we be the boys guaranteed to get your shindig shaking!
Check out the http://skimmityhitchers.com/wordpress/ for further tour dates and to discover more about the West Country’s favourite reprobates.
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The Skimmity Hitchers tour dates
The Surfin' Turnips are a West Country renaissance folk-punk group who aim to spread the Word Of The West to the lost souls in need of apple salvation. Specialising in scrumpy, sea songs and West Country pride songs, they have released three West Country LPs. The Surfin' Turnips consist of Jamer Turnip on guitars, Matt Pants on drums, Titch Wilson on bass and Ian O'Star on accordion. The band hail from Cornwall, Devon and Somerset; but have strong associations with the town of Chipping Sodbury where they met while working, and the areas around Bristol where they currently live.
The Surfin Turnips tour dates
Forget Compton and South Central, LA. The real bad boyz of hip hop live in Somerset, rapping about real issues like bed-wetting, Black Rat cider and rural mid life crises. If you like yer h**s dirty and yer b*tches to round up sheep, these are the boyz for you.
The Inbredz tour dates
Brand new cider folk band from round these parts playing traditional music with timeless themes (cider, fair maidens, the River Avon). Featuring some Scrumpy & Western legends on accordian and banjo.
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Venue: The Thunderbolt
Enquiries: 0117 373 8947
Disabled Bookings: 0117 373 8947
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