- 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
- Tue 5th Jun 2018 Oysterband: Acoustic: TUC 150th AnniversaryThe Mechanics Conference Centre (Manchester)Buy Tickets
- Fri 9th Nov 2018 OysterbandHolmfirth Picturedrome (West Yorkshire)Buy Tickets
- Thu 15th Nov 2018 OysterbandBaptist Church Emsworth (Hampshire)Buy Tickets