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Formed in 1977 to promote Ian Dury's album New Boots and Panties on the first Stiff Records tour of the UK. The Blockheads are fronted by Derek 'The Draw' Hussey, who was Ian's best friend and is now the band's vocalist and wordsmith. Chaz Jankel, Norman Watt-Roy, John Turnbull and Mick Gallagher still remain from the original band and the current line-up is augmented by John Roberts on drums and a rolling line up of saxophonists including Gilad Atzmon, Terry Edwards or Dave Lewis. These legendary Brit-Funkers will be playing all the old favourites and new material.
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When 5 great musician got together in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, little did they know that they would be creating something so special. Since then they have been writing big songs, with big melodies and big harmonies.
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Nantwich Civic Hall
- Market Street
- CW5 5DG
- 01270 625 283