Friday 19th October 2018 – we welcome Rag Mama Rag to the Hinckey ACT.
The English duo Rag Mama Rag has slowly and consistently built up a reputation as one of Europe’s finest Country Blues acts, making use of an interesting and wide range of instruments.
With special guest Vagabond Fires.
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Formed in 1991, the English duo Rag Mama Rag, have slowly and consistently built up their reputation as one of Europes finest Country Blues acts.
With an interesting and wide range of instruments, (Ashley Dow: Henderson Acoustic Guitar, National and Dobro Resonator Bottleneck Guitars, Weissenborn Acoustic Lap Steel, Ukulele and Vocals, plus Deborah Dow: Harmonica, Washboard, Percussion and Backing Vocals), Rag Mama Rag create an exceptionally full and hard driving rhythmic sound which soon has audiences feet tapping.
Their repertoire is 20s and 30s Blues based, but extremely varied, encompassing Mississippi Blues, East Coast Ragtime sounds, early White Country tunes, Original Compositions, and many other regional styles of the 20s and 30s period.
Touring non stop in Europe during the last ten years Rag Mama Rag have clocked up well over 2000 concerts and have played at many major festivals in France, Belgium and Germany.
The entrance fee for the evening will be £11 for members and £12 for non-members.
The event starts at 8.00 pm, with doors opening at 7.30 p.m.
Based in the Sketchley Meadows Business Park, Hinckley ACT is a high quality music venue that offers an informal and intimate atmosphere for concerts and for the monthly club nights, where musicians can come along and ‘take the stage.’ Established by company chairman, Keith London, on the premises of his firm Advanced Carbide Tooling (A.C.T.), the venue provides full stage and seating facilities, plus top quality sound and lighting equipment.
There is a licensed bar and ample free car parking.