Sounds Like: The Black Crowes, The Delta Riggs, Frankie Miller, Paul Rodgers, The Black Keys
Label: Whistling Dixie
Manager: Loud Noises
‘There was a time when all rock’n’roll bands had to have a frontman who sang this well – I had not heard a sound like this for years. And it was a delight – raspy enough, honeyed enough, with a range from crooning to howling’
The Orange Press ~ John H.
THE WIDOWBIRDS were born in late 2010 from... See Full BioMore Info
Music management company Rhythm Section have spent the last couple years establishing themselves as authorities on all things hip in the Aussie blues and roots scene, and their Christmas parties at The Vanguard in Newtown have become legendary. This year’s bash is happening on Wednesday 18th December and features a gaggle of groovy artists strutting their stuff in a jam session format which is likely to yield some surprising musical results. Melbourne acoustic guitar master Lloyd Spiegel will be joined by ARIA nominee Paul Greene and newcomers Eddie Boyd & The Phatapillars. Extraordinary organist Lachy Doley will be sitting in with Simon Meli’s band The Widowbirds, and queen of bluesy soul Cass Eager and recent MusicOz winner Claude Hay will be getting his mojo working with the ferals from Byron Bay Marshall Okell & The Pride The Vanguard will be set up in cocktail mode with plenty of room for urban hillbillies to get their chicken dance happening on the floor. Tickets are limited and are $22 + booking fee, available online from www.thevanguard.com.au or $25 at the door if available. For a closer look at the artists performing head to www.rhythmsection.com
Returning to Brass Monkey is The Widowbirds good-vibes. Featuring the return lineup of 'Ooh La La's Rhythm section - now a staple to The Widowbirds back bone...with Serg Coniglione on bass, Steel O'Neill on drums and Ammiel Warner on hammond organ. The dust has settled and the birds bring you a no-nonsense show of tunes, wound right up the neck from their first album... their 2nd forthcoming album and some good ol' tunes just for good measure.
The Widowbirds returning for one last show for 2013, before licking their wounds and sealing their suitcases for their European return in 2014.
PLEASE TO ANNOUNCE // FINAL actual 'SYDNEY' show for 2013 The Factory Theatre Floor // NOV 9th Fea. the new tunes that'll make the new record for The Widowbirds all caught LIVE on film. Special Guests to be announced soon!
All day outdoor event
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