The Story of the Gypsey Race

There's a track on our Loudhailer Electric Company studio album called Gypsey Race. In fact, the line from that song: "All roads lead to... the stone at the bend on the Gypsey Race..." is the reason we chose the title of the album, Cursus. Click below to listen... The map below is on the inner sleeve. So, what's … Continue reading The Story of the Gypsey Race

Celtarabia at Beverley Folk Festival

We had a storming gig at Beverley Folk Festival last night. Rich took these photos, you can see what fun we had. Just click on an image and scroll along. Celtarabia play a wild fusion of Arabic, Andalucian, Celtic, Medieval music and contemporary beats designed to get bodies dancing. Some of this country’s finest world … Continue reading Celtarabia at Beverley Folk Festival

Loudhailer Acoustic June 2016

Thanks to everyone who came to this month's Loudhailer Acoustic! Here's the gang of players. It was a lovely night with an intimate feel and brilliant to see percussionist Zach and Angie in the audience. I always write a few words to accompany Rich’s photos – not as a critique, just to express what we love … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic June 2016

Loudhailer Photographs

Rich and I have been running Loudhailer Acoustic at various venues since 2011. It's been a fantastic journey so far and there have been magic moments at every session. We have made some lovely new friends, and caught up with some long time ones along the way. Of course we have seen the most amazing and … Continue reading Loudhailer Photographs

Loudhailer Acoustic at The Back Room October 2014

The first Loudhailer Acoustic, all acoustic open mic night at our new home - Cottingham’s ace live music venue, The Back Room - was fabulous. Thanks to Paul Sutton for a smashing welcome, a lovely friendly atmosphere and great live music philosophy. It’s always good to see familiar and new faces in the audience as … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic at The Back Room October 2014