Celtarabia at Springboard

We had a blast playing a storming set at Springboard Festival main stage, thanks to everyone who danced the night away, belly dancers and all.  Grooves galore and superb fun as you can see from Rich's photographs. Click on an image to see the full photo and scroll through… Thanks everyone, see you next time! … Continue reading Celtarabia at Springboard

Loudhailer Acoustic October 2015

Thanks to everyone who came to this month’s Loudhailer Acoustic. It was a lovely relaxed evening of fantastic eclectic performances. Brilliant to welcome new faces in the audience as well as on the stage. Rich and I brought our little Big Six harmonicas and opened the show with two murder songs and one accidental death … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic October 2015

Loudhailer at Cottingham Springboard Festival – photos/review.

Thanks to Opher at https://opherworld.wordpress.com/ for his review and photos!

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IMG_1978Rich and Lou are stalwarts of the Hull Music Scene. Their Loudhailer pairing is both original and dynamic. Lou has forsaken the bass of her Red Guitars days to take up an acoustic guitar with occasional harp. The duo perform a high power set of numbers, all of which are highly original, to create a scintillating spectacle. Rich is powerful with a series of dynamic chords that augment Lou’s intense vocals and weave in with her guitar work.

They look the part too! They both do a neat line in shirts, coloured jeans and boots. Rich’s boots have little holes in them!

If you haven’t seen them you ought to. Cottingham was fortunate to be on the receiving end of two sets of great expertise. They combine musicianship with great songwriting. They were dynamic and entertaining as well as having quality stamped through them. They need to come to wider…

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Rich and Lou’s Loudhailer at Springboard

It was Cottingham Springboard last weekend. We played a set of murder songs on the Africa Studio stage at the Cross Keys. There was a great sound and vibe on the stage, thanks to Dave and Matt and the crew and to our music friends who came to the gig. Later on we played a set … Continue reading Rich and Lou’s Loudhailer at Springboard

Springboard was Splendid!

We had a terrific time at Cottingham Springboard Music Festival. We played at three fab venues  and saw some great acts. Thanks to Jayney Wright, Dennis, Doug and everyone involved for making it such a top festival with sooooo much going on. Special shout outs to Cowboy DC and Rob Nicklas for making us so welcome. … Continue reading Springboard was Splendid!

Cottingham Springboard May 23 – 25 2014

Rich and I are looking forward to playing at Cottingham Springboard again this year, and to watching as many acts as we can. We've got three slots over the weekend, and will be aiming to play a different themed set at each one - Sea Songs, Sci Fi & Fantasy and Love & Murder. Which … Continue reading Cottingham Springboard May 23 – 25 2014