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Listings for May 27th, 2011

APPEARING ON Friday, May 27th, 2011

The Travelling Band [+]

Friday 27th May – £4 Entry

The Travelling Band are an Alternative folk band from Manchester England famous for their vocal harmonies, honest song-writing and exciting live shows. Their shimmering blend of cosmic-country-pop and nu-folk has made them one of the most talked about artists to emerge from the Manchester music scene.

2011 sees the band preparing for an intense year of global touring with a host of gigs and festivals appearances already confirmed to promote their highly anticipated new album ‘SCREAMING IS SOMETHING’ scheduled for an early summer release.

“The sounds they generate took me back to my musical roots… Marvellous music to savour and enjoy” – Michael Eavis, Glastonbury Festival

“Sparkling harmonies and bright chirpy guitars pepper this album full of bright-eyed optimism” – Jerome Blakeney, BBC 6Music

“They produce an inventive brand of guitar-laden country folk pop with a cosmic aesthetic and sprinkles of trademark Manchester’s musical lineage” – Clash Magazine

“If you consider the term ‘Mancunian Americana’ to be an oxymoron… try listening to The Travelling Band. Brilliant” – Marc Riley, BBC

“Their harmonies are tight, guitar picking deft and tunes melodic” – Q Magazine