The Blackaways


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Profile Type : Band
Profile URL : nwb.co/blackaways
Web : www.theblackaways.com
Facebook : the-blackaways-219696928041310/
Twitter : the_blackaways
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Genre : Acoustic
Location : Blackpool

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Current Points Total : 290

About

Bio. The Blackaways have a mix of acoustic rock, Irish, and original songs. Formed in early 2015 with a line up including a mix of acoustic guitars, mandolin/ banjo, electric guitar , bass and drums along with subtle harmonies.

Covers include The Waterboys, Van Morrison, The Pogues, U2, Johnny Cash, The Faces, Oasis, The Committments etc..

The Blackaways have a powerful acoustic sound with an edge. They are a great, energetic live band. 

In April/ May 2015 the band recorded eleven original songs on their first album North Pier.

In the summer of 2015 The Blackaways played at some great festivals and events - The Off Cut Folk & Ale Festival - Winford,  Crooke Beer Boat & Ale Festival,  Blackpool Music Festival, Lytham Arts Festival, Longton Live. This was their first year together, 2016 promises to be even better.

Gigs

DateBandVenueTown
Tonight The Blackaways Shilaylee's St. Anne's
Sun, 30/Apr The Blackaways The Polished Knob Todmorden
Fri, 05/May The Blackaways The Marton Institute (Private Function) Blackpool
Sat, 06/May The Blackaways The Waterloo Blackpool
Sat, 13/May The Blackaways Flanagan's Apple Liverpool
Sun, 28/May The Blackaways The Golden Eagle Thornton
Sun, 28/May The Blackaways The Lord Nelson Croston
Mon, 29/May The Blackaways Darwen Live Darwen
Sat, 03/Jun The Blackaways Flanagan's Apple Liverpool
Sat, 01/Jul The Blackaways The Old Market Tavern Altrincham
Fri, 07/Jul The Blackaways The Talbot Burnley
Sat, 15/Jul The Blackaways Flanagan's Apple Liverpool
Sat, 19/Aug The Blackaways Ighten Leigh SC Burnley
Sat, 02/Sep The Blackaways Flannagan's Apple Liverpool
Sat, 09/Sep The Blackaways The Waterloo Blackpool
Fri, 15/Sep The Blackaways Flanagan's Apple Liverpool
Sat, 30/Sep The Blackaways The Lord Nelson Croston
Sat, 07/Oct The Blackaways The Old Market Tavern Altrincham
Fri, 13/Oct The Blackaways Flanagan's Apple Liverpool
Sat, 04/Nov The Blackaways Flanagan's Apple Liverpool
Sat, 02/Dec The Blackaways Flanagan's Apple Liverpool
Sun, 24/Dec The Blackaways The Lord Nelson Croston
Fri, 29/Dec The Blackaways The Talbot Burnley


Repertoire

Song NameArtistTypeLength (mins)
Horse With No Name America Cover 4
Rare Old Mountain Dew (Irish) Dubliners Cover 4
The Irish Rover (Irish) Dubliners / Pogues Cover 4
Laid James Cover 4
Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash Cover 4
I Walk the Line Johnny Cash Cover 4
Meet Me On The Corner Lindisfarne Cover 4
Wonderwall Oasis Cover 4
Fairy Tale of New York Pogues Cover 4
Dirty Old Town Pogues Cover 4
500 Miles Proclaimers Cover 4
You Wear It Well Rod Stewart Cover 4
Maggie May Rod Stewart Cover 4
Sympathy For The Devil Rolling Stones Cover 4
I Usta Love Her Saw Doctors Cover 4
Stuck in the Middle With You Stealers Wheel Cover 4
The Galway Girl Steve Earle Cover 4
Psycho Killer Talking Heads Cover 4
Ante Paros The Blackaways Original 4
Home From Home The Blackaways Original 4
I Dont Care The Blackaways Original 4
Tennessee The Blackaways Original 4
The Last Picture Show The Blackaways Original 4
Pointer Brand The Blackaways Original 4
Mustang Sally The Commitments Cover 4
Oh La La The Faces Cover 4
How Come The Faces Cover 4
Whole of the Moon The Waterboys Cover 4
Bang on the Ear The Waterboys Cover 4
Fishermans Blues The Waterboys Cover 4
Raggle Taggle Gypsy The Waterboys/ Traditional Cover 4
Tell Me Ma Traditional Cover 4
Wild Rover Traditional Cover 4
Poor Paddy Traditional Cover 4
Whiskey in the Jar Traditional Cover 4
Star of the County Down Traditional Cover 4
Fields of Athenry Traditional Cover 4
Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For U2 Cover 4
Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison Cover 4
Moondance Van Morrison Cover 4
Do Ra Mi Woody Guthrie Cover 4
Is It Like Today World Party Cover 4


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Looking for new venues - very lively !

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The Blackaways - Very Lively Acoustic rock - available

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Four piece - guitars, mandolin, drums, bass - great harmonies

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The Blackaways - Very Lively Acoustic rock - available

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Four piece - guitars, mandolin, drums, bass - great harmonies

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The Blackaways - Very Lively Acoustic rock - available

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Four piece - guitars, mandolin, drums, bass - great harmonies

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The Blackaways - Lively Irish/ Acoustic rock - available

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4 Piece - guitars, mandolin, drums, bass - great harmonies

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The Blackaways - Lively Irish/ Acoustic rock available

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Four piece - guitars, mandolin, drums, bass - great harmonies

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The Blackaways - Lively Irish/ Acoustic rock available

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4 Piece - guitars, mandolin, drums, bass - great harmonies