Return to event listing

Mad Dog Mcrea + Huw Eddy & The Carnival

Don't Miss Out
Time: Friday 7.30pm
Cost: £15.00 in Advance | £18.00 on the Door

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.

It was at Glastonbury in 2013 (notably the Avalon Stage), the release of their ‘Happy Bus’ video, take-up from national radio from esteemed folk such as Mike Harding, and others………. Matched with the unshakable dedication of their massive and loyal to the hilt, fan base – that Mad Dog Mcrea began to become more than just a very popular, West Country festival act; – whilst obviously killing it live – Mad Dog Mcrea, determined that their fans and media alike – should see them as serious and acclaimed recording artists too.

Mad Dog’s new album ALMOST HOME, produced by Sean Lakeman, is an album fuelled with the all the essential Mad Dog energy and antics that the band have become known for – Dave Podmore writes engagingly about Mad Dog stuff – as one might expect, all night drives, police car chases – Folk musicians, in particular have been playing tribute to the hero’s of WW1 of late – MDM are no exception, offering up their bone chilling song – “You Can’t Find Me”. “The Sound” written by Seth Lakeman includes beautiful guest vocals from Suzie Mac.

In constant demand and having played just about every festival and two-bit, jibe-arsed dive in Christendom, Mad Dog Mcrea are, in every sense of the word, a live, band – ALMOST HOME – encapsulates that – and so much more.

The famous purple happy bus is fired up and ready for action, and there’s room for you – jump aboard!


Other upcoming events...

  • www.the1865.com

    The Talking Heads is now closed. Please come and see what we're doing at The 1865 venue in Brunsw...

  • Music in the City

    On Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September  Music in the City will celebrate the wonderful...

  • Write A Note [Poetry & Spoken Word; Front Lounge]

    Write a Note Poetry Open Mic is a platform for poets and spoken word artists of all genres to share ...

  • Beans on Toast Farewell show for The Talking Heads

    ▬▬▬▬ BEANS ON TOAST - FAREWELL TALKING HEADS SHOW ▬▬▬▬ Doors 7.30pm 14+ ▬▬...

  • Tenderlore & Friends

    Join us for our last ever performance at the Talking Heads! We’ll be accompanied by the wonderful ...

  • The Novatones

  • Beaux Gris Gris & The Apocalypse

    Beaux Gris Gris & The Apocalypse

    Plus support from  Mark Barrett from The Hoax

  • Gaz Brookfield

    Gaz Brookfield is a solo acoustic musician based in Bristol and this will be his last gig at our ven...

  • Steely Scam

    Steely Scam faithfully recreate the original sound of Steely Dan, co...

  • Live and Twitching. An evening of live music for MHA

    Following in the footsteps of The Stone Roses, Guns N Roses and the g...