Local Favourites

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We are busy doing a new album exclusively for band camp. It’s probably gonna be out just before the summer . Featuring Cath on Fiddle & Accordion & Malcolm on Steel, were doing half local or new songs & half … Read More

Rock N Reel magazine

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Well we get a nice mention in the next edition of RnR magazine … Thanks Ian Subscriber Ian Wilkinson from Darlington in County Durham still has the first album he bought, Spencer Davis Group, Autumn 66. He is eagerly awaiting … Read More

Live Review quotes 14/02/22

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Shipcote & Friends + Ben Singh duo @ Bobiks Sat 12th Feb 2022 Set list – Why Worry, Lorraine, Old Is Cool ,Texas Rose ,Look And See ,Oh To Be Singing Lucky Me, Aint Life Funny, Ready To Roll, Thats … Read More

Bobiks Show re-scheduled

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The Bobiks venue gig -upstairs in Punch Bowl Jesmond that was cancelled on 2nd Jan- with Ben Singh as guest opener , has now been re-arranged for Sat 12th Feb 8pm. All tickets are valid from the cancelled show. We’ll … Read More

Top 3 Gigs of 2021

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It started off late with lockdown (end of May) but we’ve had some fantastic shows this year. Nothing much out the area yet but mostly smashing venues & gigs. Here’s my personal Top Three Cluny2 – Early Sept – This … Read More

Pop Pickers makes Top 5

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Rockin Magpie website’s Annual Top 20 for 2021 has our last album ‘Pop Pickers” at the heady heights of No5 in their years end chart. Big thanks to Martin Stephenson for producing it …..” Local stars” was my favourite ! … Read More

Shipcote duo live in Carlisle

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“I could have listened to you all night” , said Ben Singh who we supported last night @ Cakes & Ale cafe/bookshop in Carlisle ( Oct 20th 21). It was like listening to Tom Waits mixed with Bob Wills..said Craig … Read More

Last few gigs

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We had a couple of fantastic Shipcote & Friends show’s over the last week. They were Eighton Banks ‘The Mount’ village hall dating back to 1777 on Sunday and at Cluny2 for the crowd funders on Fri 3rd Sept . … Read More