Sounds Like: Joe Purdy, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Bob Dylan, Brian Wright, Shagpile (Jason Vare)
Label: Unsigned, All Acoustic Podcast Show
Manager: Acoustic Magic
We Steal Flyers - An International Touring duo of Songwriters from the heart of Northumberland.
Derek and Shaggy met in 2008 while they were supporting US Rocker, Adam Bomb, both were fronting different bands at the time. They both have a real love of music and songwriting, and decided to combi...See Full Bio
“A PAIR of kind-hearted buskers have completed a mammoth fund-raising mission to raise money for sick children. Derek Allan, of Broomhill, and Jason Vare – aka Shaggy – from Bedlington, embarked on an epic gigathon, to play 100 gigs in 100 days. Their massive effort, in aid of children’s hospices across the UK – including Grace House North East Children’s Hospice Appeal – came to an end last month, The pair, who are known as acoustic duo We Steal Flyers, started the crusade on February 1 this year and played a gig every day, before bringing up the century and completing the feat on May 11 at The Trap in North Broomhill. And Derek says the musical challenge – which saw them play throughout Northumberland and beyond, including Yorkshire and performances in Switzerland, as well as a host of online gigs, including on blogTV – has helped raise more than £2,000.”