Lusty Glaze Beach in association with Purple Gecko Events are thrilled to be able to announce that the phenomenal award winning sensation that is Bellowhead will playing live on the beach on Monday 18th August as part of there summer 2014 national tour included a sell out show at The Royal Albert Hall.
Simply, there is no one else quite like Bellowhead. Formed in 2004 by renowned duo John Spiers (melodeon, concertina) and Jon Boden (vocals, fiddle), this 11-piece big band fuses an exceptional amount of individual musical talent into something unique and truly uplifting. Bellowhead honour centuries of English musical tradition while at the same time constantly press forward into the future. Little wonder critics have rapidly exhausted their supply of superlatives. Voted Best Live Act at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards on an unparalled four separate occasions (2005, 2007, 2008, 2010), their recorded work – Burlesque (2006), and Matachin (2008) – has been equally feted by organs as diverse as MOJO, The Sun and The Observer.
5-times winners of ‘BEST LIVE GROUP’ BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2005, 2007, 2008 & 2010 “With the exception of the Who, Bellowhead are surely the best live act in the country” The Independent 5****
“The greatest live act in Britain,” says BBC Radio 2’s Simon Mayo. “One of the best live bands in the UK…or anywhere,” says Jeremy Vine. And the hordes of dancing fans grinning and singing along and treating every gig as a party clearly agree.