- Acoustic/ Folk/ Rock
Electric folk/ folk-rock band formed in Canterbury in the mid 70s, formerly known as 'The Oyster Band'. Oysterband make a modern, folk-based British music, acoustic at heart, sometimes intense, sometimes rocking. Since formed, they've toured in 35 countries - festivals, concerts, bars, rallies, jails, bring 'em on! - and made 13 studio albums collecting five BBC Folk Awards along the way.
The band features: John Jones (vocal & melodeon), Alan Prosser (guitars & vocal), Ian Telfer (violin, concertina & vocal) and Dil Davies (drums). Former bass player Ray Cooper left the band in February 2013.
Key songs include "Rose Of England", "New York Girls", "Love Vigilantes" and "Over The Water".
Events for Oysterband
- Thu 6th Jun 2013 Oysterband, Luke JacksonThe Point (Eastleigh)Buy Tickets
- Sun 23rd Jun 2013 Beverley Festival 2013, Oysterband, Gretchen Peters, Ian Ran...Beverley Racecourse (Yorkshire)Buy Tickets
- Wed 26th Jun 2013 OysterbandRose Theatre (Kingston upon Thames)More Info..
- Fri 28th Jun 2013 Glastonbury 2013, Arctic Monkeys, Dizzee Rascal, The Vaccine...Worthy Farm (Somerset)Buy Tickets
- Sun 21st Jul 2013 Folk by the Oak 2013, Kate Rusby, LAU, Oysterband, Martin Si...Hatfield House (Hatfield)Buy Tickets
- Wed 27th Nov 2013 OysterbandThe Stables - Wavendon (Milton Keynes)More Info..
- Thu 28th Nov 2013 OysterbandThe Globe (Cardiff)Buy Tickets
- Fri 29th Nov 2013 OysterbandHolmfirth Picturedrome (West Yorkshire)More Info..
- Sat 30th Nov 2013 OysterbandCongleton Town Hall (Congleton)More Info..
- Sun 1st Dec 2013 OysterbandSubscription Rooms (Stroud)Buy Tickets
- Wed 4th Dec 2013 OysterbandWantage Civic Hall (Wantage)Buy Tickets
- Thu 5th Dec 2013 OysterbandFarnham Maltings (Farnham)More Info..
- Fri 6th Dec 2013 OysterbandCorn Exchange (Ipswich)More Info..
- Sat 7th Dec 2013 OysterbandThe Old Market (Hove)Buy Tickets