Saturday 26 October 2013

This weekend at The Musician: Boxstock 5: The Annual UK Cigar Box Festival 2013 (Sat.) / The Del-Lords (Sun.)

Saturday 26th October

Boxstock 5: The Annual UK Cigar Box Festival 2013
£10 / Daytime free
feat. Justin Johnson, King Size Slim and Vinylhed
Boxstock 5 sees the UK's annual cigar box festival going back to its roots, with a relaxed one day event with a workshop or two, some demos and trade stands, plus a kick ass gig to finish it off. This year the festival is hosted by the Musician, and the evening show welcomes back the most entertaining of entertainers, Vinylhed, the twangtastic King Size Slim, and for the first time on UK soil from the USA, the inspiring Justin Johnson!

The daytime event also includes open mic sessions and is free entry, with evening gig tickets priced at just £10.

Sunday 27th October

Cheseweasel Promotions presents…

The Del-Lords
£12adv £14door
plus SilverSpark
Fabled New York rockers the Del-Lords return with their first new album in more than two decades

Formed in the early ’80s by ex-Dictators guitarist Scott Kempner, the Del Lords combined elements of ’60s garage rock with country, blues, and folk influences to become one of the initial progenitors of roots rock.

”We didn’t start with any agenda, other than to make a great record,” Scott Kempner says of the Del-Lords’ unexpected return to action following a two-decade layoff, which has yielded Elvis Club, the band’s first new album since 1990.

Elvis Club finds the New York-bred foursome pretty much picking up where they left off, embodying the same musical swagger and true-believer passion that originally made them one of America’s most compelling rock ’n’ roll bands, while adding a new sense of experience and perspective that lends new depth to Kempner’s personally-charged songwriting and the band’s infectiously gritty urban garage-roots-rock.

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