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Publication date:- 2017-30-09

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Wille and the Bandits are heading to Southport

WILLE and the Bandits go further than is expected of a band operating in the Rock arena, they are carrying the genre into unknown territory, mixing award winning musicianship with the ability to produce intoxicating songs without compromise. Each Bandit can be seen at points playing instruments simultaneously, some of which, such as the tongue drum, mohan venna and djembe, are rarely seen in western music and almost never in the Blues Rock scene.

The lyrics of many of Wille Edwards' songs delve deep. Some lead us through a journey of self realisation, others paint a picture that unashamedly draws on global issues such as climate change and immigration for inspiration, but in a package which doesn't sound pretentious, forced or preachy. Like many great bands they deliver their message by the power of song, and when revealing the heavier angry side of their music they can rock out with the best as tours with Deep Purple have proven. And yet, the softer side of Wille and the Bandits has almost peotic, athemic qualities which draws comparisons with Bob Dylan and Ben Harper.

The bands' strength as musicians and their ability to pull in lovers of all types of music has seen them play Rock, Folk, Blues and Jazz festivals globally to critical acclaim. There are not many people who watch this band, regardless of music taste, and don't leave with their jaw firmly planted on the ground.

Fans of bands from Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd to Pearl Jam and John Butler Trio should check this out. If you want to listen to a band that are taking Rock music into the next chapter than look no further than Wille and the Bandits.

October's venues and dates:-

3 October 2017, at City Football Club, Chelmsford.
4 October 2017, at Hare & Hounds, Birmingham.
5 October 2017, at The Deaf Institute, Manchester.
6 October 2017, at Victoria Hall, Settle.
7 October 2017, at The Atkinson, Southport.
8 October 2017, at Hug & Pint, Glasgow.
10 October 2017, at Cluny 2, Newcastle.
11 October 2017, at The Flower Pot, Derby.
12 October 2017, at Epic TV, Norwich.
13 October 2017, at O2 Academy, Oxford.
14 October 2017, at Oslo, London.
15 October 2017, at Phoenix, Exeter.
17 October 2017, at The Stables, Milton Keynes.
18 October 2017, at Green Door Store, Brighton.
19 October 2017, at Talking Heads, Southampton.
22 October 2017, at Folk, Roots and World Festival, Ilfracombe.
24 October 2017, at The Full Moon, Cardiff.
25 October 2017, at Iron Road, Evesham.
26 October 2017, at The Fleece, Bristol.
27 October 2017, at Princess Pavilion, Falmouth.
28 October 2017, at Electric Palace, Bridport.


Win a Classic Car- Contestants Needed For Rebuild TV Pilot

HAVE you and 2 mates got the basic mechanical skills to rebuild a car? If you can build it and start it before the other team does, you will get to keep it! For the pilot, we are looking for contestants with a passion for classic cars such as:- Capri, BMW 3 Series (1ST GEN), TR7, Spitfire, Opel Manta, MG BGT, Stag, Scimitar... The show are also asking applicants to give them a personal story as to why they should win the car? Do you want to win the car for a family member or friend? Are you outgoing and up for a challenge? Do you want to put your mechanical skills to the ultimate test by competitively rebuilding a car, head to head in 1 day? But the most important question is... Are you free for 2 days on the week of 23 October 2017? If so the makers of the new show would love to hear from you, please email them a bit about yourself, your potential team and why you'd like to win the car. The email address to send to is:- Ed@EastEntertainment.TV, by 15 October 2017.

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