Bob Wayne and the Outlaw Carnies

Big high five to Andy Richardson of Freetownway Productions for putting on a brilliant night in Hull last night. Bob Wayne & His Outlaw Carnies rocked the joint. Leading lights in the modern outlaw underground country movement, rebel and proud, Bob’s world is one of truckers, demon wrestling cowboys and wronged lovers and they stormed [...]

Loudhailer Acoustic July 2017

It's always great to welcome friends old and new to Loudhailer Acoustic and this month's evening was no exception. What a terrific mix of music and spoken word and a lovely easy going summery vibe - and a great audience again. Thanks to everyone who came along. Rich and I opened the show with a couple [...]

Loudhailer Acoustic June 2017

Thanks to everyone who came to Loudhailer Acoustic this month, a lovely evening once again. Fab first half songs from Gifford Rolfe and Joan Foye, Jim Orwin, Cathy and Dez Allenby with Jeff Parsons and Phil Friend, John Cox and Paul Sutton who serenaded us into the break. After a beer and a chat we were treated [...]

Culture Train

It was all aboard the Culture Train last weekend, three fifths of Loudhailer Electric Company had a trip out with a great bunch of musical friends. Thanks to Quiet Riot's Chris Warkup for inviting us to join the gang - Sam Bishop, Elizabeth Pickering, Mark Rowland, Ollie Smith and his Black Buck Mike Jackson and [...]

Loudhailer Acoustic May 2017

Thanks to everyone who came to the Star Wars day edition of Loudhailer Acoustic. We thoroughly enjoyed a lovely night of most eclectic acoustic music, percussion and poetry. Rich and I opened the show with a couple of acoustic numbers destined for the next Loudhailer Electric Company album before introducing North Wood Drift. Cathy & Dez Allenby [...]

Nature’s jewels in the News

Loudhailer Psychedelia at it's most flowery! There's a lovely colourful feature about  specialist auricula growers and Chelsea Gold Medallists Robin and Annabel Graham of Drointon Nurseries near Ripon in the Northern Echo Magazine. You can read it below including Annabel's top tips for growing auriculas and a piece about their lovely new cultivar Primula auricula Loudhailer. Discover [...]