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Rank #31 UK London, UK Alternative / Indie / Folk


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Sounds Like: Damien Rice, Ed Sheeran, Jethro Tull, Nick Drake, Paul Weller

Label: Unsigned, baluvana, Free World Radio Telecasting™, healingcolors music, IndieGuild, PeaCe Records

Manager: Looking for Label and Manager, Gateway Music Productions, REPUTATION RADIO SHOW

Bio: From London and Athens with different cultural backgrounds, BlackDogHat - John Sage, Matt Gkikas and Ian Nicholson have common ground, that of story telling through words, sounds and images. The music paints a picture from soft melodies to rocky ballads. The songs are edgy, haunting, melodic and ... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: A song for Halloween https://t.co/2lYwUL10H2 #ghoststory #ghostsong #halloween #newfolk


"Just for the hell of it" is a superb song with real and emotional lyrics that touch me personally. You are a wonderful band. I have always enjoyed your live sets when I have seen you play.
— Tim Cheatle, Reverbnation
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  • Sat

    Oct 18

    London, UK | 5:00pm

    London, UK
    Sat Oct 18 5:00pm


    BlackDogHat Live @ Oxjam Islington Music Festival London Oxfam Music & Bookshop 48 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0PN We are on at 6.20pm but there is music all day everywhere in Islington https://www.facebook.com/oxjamislington http://oxjamislington.com/

  • Sun

    Sep 7

    London, UK | 12:00pm
    Broomfield Park
    London, UK
    Sun Sep 07 12:00pm


    BlackDogHat Live + Others @ The Palmers Green Festival Sunday 7th September 2014 12.30pm FREE ENTRY Broomfield Park Bandstand Palmers Green London N13 www.palmersgreenfestival.org.uk https://www.facebook.com/pages/Palmers-Green-Festival/402273583220691?sk=timeline POSTS

  • Sun

    Aug 17

    Soho, UK | 7:00pm
    Sun Aug 17 7:00pm


    BlackDogHat Live @ The Spice of Life. 6 Moor St, Soho, London W1D 5NA Tel: 020 7437 7013 Sunday 17th August 2014 £3 entry 7.00pm CHRISTINA BOONSTRA 7.30pm RED INDRA 8.00pm BLACKDOGHAT 8.45pm ROBIN MUKHERJEE 9.30pm MIKE WOJNIAK POSTS

  • Sat

    Aug 9

    Broadstairs, UK | 1:00pm

    Broadstairs, UK
    Sat Aug 09 1:00pm


    BlackDogHat play 3 gigs The Official Broadstairs Folk Week ® http://www.broadstairsfolkweek.org.uk/ SATURDAY 9th August Harpers Bar 1pm-2pm 8 Harbour St, Town Centre, Broadstairs CT10 1ET Phone:01843 602494 https://www.facebook.com/harperswinebar Sinatra's 8pm-10.30pm 92 High St, Broadstairs CT10 1JJ Phone:01843 864464 https://plus.google.com/110484478328996155134/about?gl=uk&hl=en SUNDAY 10th August The Thirty Nine Steps 1pm-2pm 5 Charlotte Street Broadstairs CT10 1LR http://thethirty-ninesteps.co.uk/

  • Wed

    Aug 6

    London, ISL, UK | 8:00pm

    London, ISL, UK
    Wed Aug 06 8:00pm


    BlackDogHat + Others Live at: The Library (Up All-nightmusic) Wednesday 6th August 235 Upper Street London N1 1RU We are on at 9.20pm but lots of other great acts on earlier.

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  • BlackDogHat (Artist) BlackDogHat
    The Gig on Saturday 18TH OCT is at Oxfam Music & Bookshop 48 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0PN for the Oxjam Islington Music Festival. NOT IN MARYLEBONE HIG...
  • Sami (Artist) Sami
    Amazing …..It’s a great pleasure for me to have the chance to listen to your great tracks.....Wishing you all the best, love & respect
  • BlackDogHat (Artist) BlackDogHat
    BlackDogHat's music featured tonight Thurs 25th Sept 9pm GMT on RadioJJ www.radiojj.co.uk/
  • Qomplainerz (Artist) Qomplainerz
    Thanks for the support. You have good music here
    fantastic music great sound/style/ great vocs well done enjoying listening thanks for the support right back at ya jeff c/o THE TIMMYYZZZ
  • Inside Bilderberg (Artist) Inside Bilderberg
    Sounds good here!
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Q: Would you like to be featured in a new media publication with major as well as independent artist? If so contact us today http://wp.me/P2wowZ-8 also can you check out The Real Yung Bank ?
A: Of course we would love to! :D Any publicity is brilliant! Cheers John Ian Matt BlackDoghat in London

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