Rural Funk Explosion
in association with Trad. Arr. Tunes
Half Man Half Biscuit
Roadwater Village Hall
Wednesday August 5th 2009
Advance ticket sales only - £15
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A rare chance to catch this quintessential English band play a gig in the quintessential English setting of a rural village hall. Half Man Half Biscuit are playing an intimate and low key gig at Roadwater Village Hall in Somerset. A unique opportunity to see the band delivering some top Trad. Arr. Tunes at a top Trad. Arr. venue. While you're there you could also check out the Quantocks.
"Our culture is greatly the richer for them. They write the best (and funniest) lyrics of any British band for decades." - Daily Telegraph
"Half Man Half Biscuit are Britain's most under-rated band, and their singer/writer Nigel Blackwell is not only one of the land's finest humourists and satirists, but also a chronicler of the tawdriness of modern British life whose vision is shot through with true genius." - Spike magazine
"True English folk music - Vote Nigel Blackwell for Poet Laureate" - Julian Cope
"A Genius...one of my favourite ever songwriters" - Eliza Carthy
"A British Institution" - John Peel
"England's greatest folk band" - Andy Kershaw
"Half Man Half Biscuit have a great affection for small villages. The band really are a national treasure." - Word Magazine
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