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A critically acclaimed band of mavericks who have mined the music of the spheres finding something sounding like a jam between The Blues, World Music, U.S. Folk and Grunge. Compared to artists as diverse at The Dandy Warhols, Neil Young's Crazy Horse and Low.

Shows;               March 3rd, Macclesfield - The Swan with Two Necks

                           
March 31st, Crewe - The Box (with Brave New World & James)
                              
                              April 2nd, Live on The Cat Radio,  Wordlwide at thisisthecat.com 8pm BST

                           
April 22nd, Tarporley - CW6 Festival

                           May 1st - Newcastle Under Lyme - The Lymelight Festival

                           May 21st - Crewe Heritage Center - The Big Event Got Bigger Festival

                           July 16th - Alsager Music Festival

                           July 27th - JT solo performance at The Nantwich Show

          
NEW MUSIC IN 2017 - See "Music" page to sample new JT album. New Blue Yellows EP coming soon!

What others say; "A pronounced but un-histrionic soulfulness.. commendably uninterested in fashion.. songs are passionate, humorous, communal sounding expressions, engaging" - Oliver Arditi. "These guys really do pack a punch" - Stoke Sounds. "Beautifully crafted songs with bite and edge"- Mind, Body & Boogie festival. "Mesmerizing guitar skills" - WillsImmusic Blog. "Powerful lyrics and absorbing melodies" - Nigel Stonier, "Rare vocal tone" - Radicals Rising. "Powerful voice, good-time backing vocals" Here Comes The Flood. More in 'about us' & 'press reviews'.

                                                    Every note with passion.

Compared by others to... Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Dandy Warhols, The The, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Low, John Martyn.


                      Gigs (JT solo shows and full band shows);

Live shows (scroll right)

         
             

Jonathan Tarplee-Guitar/Vocals

Emma Alcock- Keyboards/Accordion/Backing vocals

Simon Taylor- Bass

Dave Coomer - Drums/Backing vocals


Former band member; Hayley Worsdale- Drums/Backing vocals


Interestin' facts;

Jonathan lives on a boat, was a zoo-keeper at one time & also met the Dalai Lama unexpectedly.

Emma ran away to join the circus for a few years (no, really).

Simon's house is like a lab, he is working on perpetual motion & alchemy among other things.

Dave is officially described as a 'Ranger, author, druid & Rock God'.



Hayley ran a butterfly hospital as a child, and brought many of the critters "back to life".


L-R Em, Simon, Jonathan, Dave.

Head to bbc.co.uk/introducing, upload your music and you could have your tracks broadcast on BBC Radio