Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs of gypsies, fairies, legless pirates and black flies – Mad Dog never fail to capture their audience with their infectious songs.
BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Finalists, Gentlemen of Few, play an eclectic blend of indie-folk and classic rock with skilful vocal harmonies and powerful lyrics perform their music with a raw passion and intense energy hardly to be believed, giving them an almighty sound that they’ve coined as “Nugrass”.
A band with seven years experience of performing their shows to a plethora of welcoming audiences and dedicated fans across the UK in rooms and halls of both homeliness and esteem. The O2 Academy, Islington, The Royal Albert Hall, London and The Forum, Tunbridge Wells to name a few. The boys have found themselves at Tiree Music Festival; Secret Garden Party, Cambridgeshire; Boomtown Fair, Hampton and even supporting the likes of The Blockheads, The Beat and Hayseed Dixie!
“Fusing an old time bluegrass sound with a youthful English vigour, impeccable harmonies and song craft way beyond their years. Mighty impressive.” – Smugglers Records
“So young yet so amazing” – Chris Evans, Radio 2
“Incredible live sound” – BBC Radio Kent
Tickets £16.50 in advance: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/bacchanalia.
8pm-1am • 18+