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Joe Peterson

Ale & Arty 2018: Big Red & The Grinners

Rounding off Ale & Arty's 2018 line-up in style, featuring banjo, accordion, double bass, acoustic guitars and percussion, Big Red & the Grinners move seamlessly from the likes of Technotronic’s ‘Pump Up the Jam’ to Tony Rice’s bluegrass classic ‘Freeborn Man’, or from Jay Z’s ’99 Problems’ to Kelly Joe Phelps’ masterpiece ‘Window Grin’. Trying to describe the genius of this band is difficult – you just need to see them!

"Clever repertoire, pitch perfect harmonies and top-notch musicianship make them the band I recommend to every festival I work with” – Stephen Steinhaus, Festival Booker, Upton Blues Festival (BBA Blues Festival of the Year 2015 & 2016)

"I’ve been in the music business a long time and it takes a bit to impress me, but stood at the back I was blown away with the quality of the musicianship, humour and sound of Big Red and the Grinners” – Steve Williams, Director, Willowman Festival

"100% Total entertainment” – Veece, Festival Director, Stormin' the Castle biker’s rally

“These guys stole the show, unforgettable” - Andy Buyers, South Tyneside Council, Mouth of the Tyne Festival

“Pure genius!” –Jumpin’ Hot Club, Americana Festival, Sage Gateshead

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Sat 24 Feb


Today's Price:
£12 including entry to beer festival