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Plucky get invited to Party in the Park! Bath International Music Festival
Plucky get invited to Party in the Park! Bath International Music Festival
Bath Rugby Club - Friday 24 May 2013
Plucky Purcell are extremely proud to play at the opening night of The Bath International Music Festival 2013!
Taking place on the first Friday of Bath International Music Festival, this year’s Party in the City will be another spectacular occasion, celebrating the panoramic local music scene and vibrant cultural life of our city and the surrounding areas.
On Friday 24 May Bath International Music Festival is coordinating an exciting programme of free events in venues including the Assembly Rooms, Bath Abbey, Guildhall, Pump Room and Parade Gardens.
See Plucky Purcell LIVE at Bath Rugby Club. On stage 9pm. FREE DOOR ENTRY!
Standing Event - Please contact us if you have special access requirements 14+ (Under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult)
Free Door Entry, http://www.partyinthecity.org.uk/pic2013.aspx
Full Details: http://www.reverbnation.com/show/10399897
SUNRISE LATEST LINE UP ADDITIONS
We now announce the addition of SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO, THE NAVILLE STAPLE BAND and a whole host of more amazing acts, read on for more...
The electronic music duo and production team Simian Mobile Disco have had releases on Wichita and Kitsune, an have worked with such names as Florence and The Machine, Peaches, Artic Moneys and Klaxons. By far one of the most mesmerising electronic acts to see performing live, they'll take you on a seductive journey through minimal techno before revealing their dance pop sensibilities - grab a towel and be prepared to sweat!
Listen here: soundcloud.com/simianmobiledisco
We are also very excited to reveal the additions of the legendary NEVILLE STAPLE BAND alongside Plucky Purcell, MC Profit, Benjamin Michael, DJ Rockaphonic, Insomniac Jack, Carrie Tree, Forcentra, Tallulah Rendall, Rinky Dinks, 32:20's, and Kings of Ping!
Sunrise Festival Takeover The Plough!
THIS is YOUR CHANCE to get a taster of the Sunrise Festival 2013!!
Saturday 16th Feb - The Plough Inn 223 Easton Road, Easton, Bristol, BS5 0EG
Ploughing the Lineup are:
The Mad Cows: Well known on the British Festival Circuit as "notorious party animals" and with various British Hollywood heart-throbs being spotted partying with them 'til the early hours of the dawn, The Mad Cows can only be described as the Finest Funk in the field. Pumping out a melodic mix of postmodern bovine smut funk and melodic mayhem, The Mad Cows combine audience participation and infectious grooves that will leave you asking yourself " Am I Bovvered?", "It's just 'cos I'm LAZY?" and "Hit Me Baby, One More Time".
Plucky Purcell: A Hoochie Coochie Funk of a groove, with moves to boot. They love to get people moving and having it like they've never had it before. Funky drumming with melodic basslines underpin a psychadelical rock guitar with harmonica and percussion to add sparkle.What do they sound like? Everything you've ever listened to!
They give you a FREE moustache if you impress them with your 60s a Go Go dancing! http://pluckypurcell.wix.com/home
The Ghetto Funk Nightclub DJ's The sound that is spreading like wild fire around the world as played by the people that invented it, from the source.
Free Entry with more Funk than a Funky Farmer! www.sunrisefestivals.co.uk
Plucky Purcell vs. Thompson’s Lovechild
Not one but two sleazy rockin’ R’n’B collectives to keep you lubricated and lovin’ it. They’re all great mates so the poor old staff are going to have a fine time, well yes, but also a fine time stopping the party come home time - make sure you get in early to get plenty of it!
Plucky booked to support The Beat!
Plucky Purcell are extremely proud to be supporting The Beat at Komedia, Bath. Komedia, Bath - Friday 1st Feb 2013 Now THIS is going to be a cracker!! Moustache ready? Dancing shoes on people, let's go! Tickets £15 through Ents24 or Komedia website http://komediabath.ticketsolve.com/shows/2013/2/1 The Beat’s first single was an arresting version of Smokey Robinson’s “Tears Of A Clown”, given a completely new feel, and was backed with their own composition “Ranking Full Stop”. Released in a one-off deal on Jerry Dammers’ Chrysalis-backed 2-Tone label, the single stormed into the Top 10 in December 1979, and saw the band appear twice on Top Of The Pops. Backed by Arista, the band formed their own label - Go-Feet Records, with its own distinctive art direction and design provided by Hunt Emerson. The first release in February 1980 was another Top 10 hit, “Hands Off... She’s Mine”, and was the first of twelve chart singles for the band on Go-Feet, a list that includes permanent favourites like “Mirror In The Bathroom”, “Too Nice To Talk To”, “Best Friend”, “All Out To Get You”, “Doors Of Your Heart”, “Save It For Later” (later covered by both The Who and Pearl Jam!), “Jeanette”, “I Confess” and their Top 3 hit cover of “Can’t Get Used To Losing You”. With support from Plucky Purcell and DJ Toby Spin! Standing Event - Please contact us if you have special access requirements 14+ (Under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult)
Last Night at The Sosh
Date: Saturday 29th September Time: 6pm til late Venue: Widcombe Social Club
Description: Nick Steel presents a last chance to see some of your favourite bands (and some new ones) in the familiar surroundings of Widcombe Social Club's retro function room. All bands are playing free in a tribute to the wonderful tradition and legacy of the Club. Featuring
A Band Named Brian – Passion, wit and wisdom
Bill Smarme – Local legend sings His Greatest Hits
Dudlow Joe – Bath based blues and boogie beauty
The Locust Recipe – Vintage prog rock from familiar faces
Thompson’s Lovechild – Homemade psychedelic blues
Plucky Purcell – Floor Stomping Electric Groove!
The Edsel Furys – Garage/surf revival – see what all the fuzz is about…
Ulysses – Rocket fuelled local heroes bring 60s electric rock and 70s glam up to date
Come and support these great bands, and the future of the Club. It's FREE ENTRY! (any donations gratefully accepted).
Plucky Devon Wedding
Back from playing our first ever wedding near Tedbury St. Mary for the lovely Colin and Penny. Funkiest wedding ever! Loved it. Thank you. Next stop 3 Horseshoes on the 24th August and Easton Cowboys tournament on the 25th.
Plucky a Go Go
In the early stages of programming a Northern Soul / Whiskey a Go Go Dance night in bath at the Green Park Tavern on Fri 21st September. Dress strictly black and white. Watch this space!
The Chelsea Inn - Saturday 19th February
Event Date: February 19, 2011 Event Venue: Chelsea Inn
I don't know who created this event but The SoapDodgers that arrived at The Chelsea Inn last night were definitely not a dubstep duo from West London!
Six nattily dressed gents arrived at 8pm and after some protracted faffing around with an archaic and dusty PA with the added complication of a missing snare stand (kindly rectified by a kind local!), they started the first of two 45min sets at about 10pm.
With some original material and some diverse covers, The SoapDodgers got some heads in the miniscule crowd nodding to their infectious rhythms. Just so you can get an idea of their style, they played Al Wilson's "The Snake", "Stray Cat Strut", "House of The Rising Sun", "Nobody But Me" by The Human Beinz and Ray Charles' "Don't Need No Doctor".
After a fag and a quick toilet break, they launched into their second half. With mostly original material, you really got to hear the groove that these fellas dig; funky drumming with melodic basslines underpin a psychadelically rock guitar with harmonica and percussion to add sparkle.
Vocal duties mainly fall to the talkative frontman though the guitarist belted his way through a couple of the covers, and the percussionist growled "House of.." to an oddly yiddish beat! Most songs have a good supply of vocal harmonies, mostly administered by the bassist.
Strangley, TheChelsea Inn started to fill up just after the second started and The SoapDodgers rose to the occasion, energetically drawing the newcomers into their groovy little world. By the end, most people were dancing and joining in the choruses, so....
....if you find The SoapDodgers playing anywhere near you, then make sure you hang around to get sullied! And if you run a venue that could do with a shot of adrenalin on a Saturday night, try and book these guys.
The SoapDogers EP release at The Bell, Bath
This was the launch of The SoapDodgers self-released 'Washed Up' EP and though it was a low-budget affair, it still ticked all the boxes for a top notch night out.
Support was ably provided by The Daturas from Bradford-on-Avon. A very tight rhythm section underpins a swing beat with acoustic and steel guitar, played through a ton of effects, layered over the top and some very passionate rock vocals to cap the lot; not easy to define with one word but these guys have pinpoint accuracy. A half-hour set contained well crafted songs with lots of diversity in beat, tempo and styling... see The Daturas blossom as soon as you can.
The SoapDodgers set out to do what they do best; give the crowd a wave of dancable funk-rock to ride 'til they crash land on the beach. And it's a party all the way; jokes and banter are a stable with these Gentlemen Funksters. With elements of Sixties surf and psychadelia twisted around a core of funk rhythms and rock'n'roll sensibilities, there's even a couple of covers in the set to show you where the sound is going and to let you know these boys aren't taking it too seriously; The SoapDodgers' sound is consistently up-beat and gives no-one a chance to nip to the bar for another pint.