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Oysterband

Thursday 5th May 2022

location_city The Sage, Gateshead

£22.50

Oysterband

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".

The Sage

St Marys Square
Gatehead Quays
Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
NE8 2YR

Website

https://www.thesagegateshead.org

Telephone

0191 443 4661