The Blackaways


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

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Current Points Total : 240

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
Sat, 21/Jan The Blackaways The Polished Knob Todmorden
Fri, 27/Jan The Blackaways The Old Market Tavern Altrincham
Sat, 11/Feb The Blackaways The Talbot Burnley
Sat, 25/Feb The Blackaways Shillaylees St Anne's
Sat, 04/Mar The Blackaways O'Neill's Preston
Fri, 17/Mar The Blackaways Flannagans Liverpool
Fri, 17/Mar The Blackaways Shillaylee's St Anne's
Sat, 25/Mar The Blackaways O'Neill's Preston
Sat, 06/May The Blackaways The Waterloo Blackpool
Sun, 28/May The Blackaways The Lord Nelson Croston
Sat, 01/Jul The Blackaways The Old Market Tavern Altrincham
Sat, 02/Sep The Blackaways The Waterloo Blackpool
Sat, 30/Sep The Blackaways The Lord Nelson Croston
Sat, 07/Oct The Blackaways The Old Market Tavern Altrincham
Sun, 24/Dec The Blackaways The Lord Nelson Croston


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
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 - Booking for 2017

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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

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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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Posted By : The Blackaways | Comments : 0 |

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