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Picnic Area

Picnic Area

Americana / Alt.Country / Power Pop Manchester, UK  UK
Ribbon 50% of sales go to the charity Love Hope Strength.
I'm not going to heaven if Hank Williams ain't there
I'm not going to heaven if Hank Williams ain't there
Gold chain
Gold chain
Beside the sea (demo)
Beside the sea (demo)
Cuppa tea (from "The essential Picnic Area"
Cuppa tea (from "The essential Picnic Area"
Another age
Another age


Picnic Area acoustic trio playing "Gold chain" at Fuel 30/4/15



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  • MikeWhitePresents (Artist)
    just simply brilliant, very classic sounding songs and performances here guys...totally feeling your catchy, playful vibe on the awesome "not going to heaven without hank wil...
  • James Sinor (Artist)
    James Sinor
    Greetings from Las Vegas! supporting independent music, great job! God Bless James
  • MR SLIC (Artist)
    awesome sound..... great guitar play.... stopping thru to show some LUV to the movement..... 1LUV ~SLIC~
  • Mo Bic (Artist)
    Mo Bic
    Heyyyy.. Cool stuff - like me, https://www.facebook.com/mobicmusic Thx.. The Album "MEIN BLICKWINKEL" now obtainable at Amazon and Musicload . You will find the ...
  • WILD&WELSH (Artist)
    Cool blend of acoustic tracks, love the double vocals, great feel. W&W
  • ABOI DOYLE (Artist)
    Excellent music i enjoyed my visit all the best


  • Picnic Area recording in Middleton, pic by Bill Leader
  • Picnic Area at Fuel Bar, photo by Donna Marie
  • Picnic Area at Fuel Bar, photo by Donna Marie


Andy Callen

Guitar, Backing vocals

Wayne McDonald


Matt Crawford


Paul Manina



Sounds Like: Wilco, Johnny Cash songs, The Byrds, Neil Young, The Kinks

Label: M60 Recordings

Manager: Andy Callen/ Route One Management

Bio: Wayne McDonald and Andy Callen met on the Manchester acoustic scene in the early noughties, and started working together following the splits of their former bands, Because They Came From The Wrong Side Of Town and The Spinning Fields, in 2005. In 2006 they became Picnic Area, on the basis that t...See Full Bio

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— Fuel Cafe Bar, Manchester

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