Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra 2015

Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra
Contemporary - Western Swing - Gypsy Jazz - Cajun - Hokum Blues - Ragtime

Touring throughout 2015/16 Please email for avails
Album Release - June 

Owlsworld is once again delighted to open bookings for the wonderful Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra, who will be touring throughout 2015/16.

After a very successful run of month long tours in 2013 and 2014 the band have been gaining solid support from Music press and radio along with public and promoters alike playing to ever increasing audiences in an array of venues and festivals to include the Isle of Wight Festival, Edinburgh Festival(BBC tent), Wilderness, Roubiax Vintage Festival, Purbeck Folk Festival, Bestival, Boomtown, Broadstairs Folk, Larmar Tree, Edinburgh Jazz Festival, Grill Stock, Stockton Weekender, Northern Roots Festival, Small World Festival, Hull Folk Festival, Folk On the Quay and many music venues across the UK & Ireland.

The band have picked up a good following after supporting Pokey LaFarge on tour in 2011, 2012 and they were asked again in the summer of 2013 to open two shows for this great American artist.
The band have professional UK based PR to help promote their tours through mainstream radio and press, with an abundance of live radio appearances and air play on nationwide BBC shows to include two performances on Clive Andersons BBC4 Loose Ends show.

Hailing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra are on a fast track to becoming a regular name on the UK's growing Americana and folk scenes. The six piece band (featuring guitars, mandolin, harmonica, accordion, double bass and drums) play an eclectic mix of Western Swing, Gypsy Jazz, Hokum Blues, Ragtime, Cajun and Country Roots and folk all mixed together with a 21st century twist and a belly of laughter which witty front man Rob Heron effortlessly manages with his between songs chit chat and interactions.

With sets that includes original songs from their two albums and some old blues & Jazz gems, their infectious sound will have you singing and whistling along and feet of all ages will be tapping within seconds!

In addition to Rob Heron (vocals, guitar), the white-hot six-piece comprises of Ben Fitzgerald (guitar, vocals), Tom Cronin (mandolin, harmonica, vocals), Colin Nicholson (accordion, vocals), Rob Blazey (double bass, vocals) and Paul Archibald (drums, kitchens utensils, piano), with the majority of the band meeting while studying Folk & Traditional Music at Newcastle University.

Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra
Contemporary - Western Swing - Gypsy Jazz - Cajun - Hokum Blues - Ragtime
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Please contact me if you are interested in hosting a show or would like more information. I'd be happy to send details regarding fees etc. Feel free to forward this schedule to any associates who might also be interested in hosting a show.

They band will be travelling with a touring PA system (if required). Posters & flyers are provided.
Ideally, we’re looking for paid entry shows with door splits. However, we would also consider fixed fees for festivals etc. If you would like to discuss any of the above then please contact me by phone or email.

Summer Festivals - European Tour 2015 - UK Spring/Summer/Autumn/Winter Tours  2015/16. Please email for more information.

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