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Blues Rock

CHARLIE CAN'T SURF

With a love of classic rock flowing through them, Charlie Can't Surf bring a sound to the fore that encompasses elements of Pearl Jam, Reef, The Black Crowes and Incubus. Charlie Can't Surf are a band who always play with their hearts on their sleeves. Carrying on in the tradition of the genre they love so much, bringing a classic rock sound to the modern scene with their own unique twist. Charlie Can't Surf have come a long way .

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THE WILDCARDS

The Wildcards is a Plymouth based blues/rock band consisting of two members of Vince Lee And The Big Combo, Vince Lee (vocals, guitar), and Al Wallis (bass, backing vocals), and two former members of The Nightporters, Martin Vowles (guitar, vocals), and Kevin Crowe (drums, backing vocals). The band formed in 2003 when Martin and Kevin stumbled upon a Vince Lee And The Big Combo gig and, being impressed by their ability, set out to make a new band following the split of their previous group.

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The Green Ray

The Green Ray: www.myspace.com/thegreenraybanduk are a psychedelic rock band with leanings towards improvisational jazz and blues. Called initially The Archers they have links back to the music of 1960's England and the spirit of Jefferson Airplane and Quicksilver Messenger Service's San Francisco. The line up includes two ex-members of 1970's rock bands Man and Help Yourself (Ken Whaley and Richard Treece).

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Phoebe Killdeer and the Short Straws

At a young age Phoebe Killdeer wanted to write and create her own music, she was already listening to what would become her main influences: Tom Waits, Art of Noise, Yma Sumac, Nick Cave, Carmen McRae… «I have a fascination with words and lyrics, the way they are such obvious simple things and yet they come alive with complexity and full with feeling depending on the way you place them and with which tone you pronounce or accentuate them.

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Muleskinner Blues Band

Muleskinner Blues Band came together early in 2007 in Worcester. We've been through a few changes over the past year but we're back and we reckon we're better than ever. The engine-room of the band is the same trio that got together in March '07, but we've added the powerful blues voice of Juliette Prais to the line-up. And, yes, we still kick ass! See the band's website for a recent video with the new line-up: http://www.muleskinnerbluesband.com/sounds_videos1a.htm

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The Wallflowers

Two bands have used the name "The Wallflowers":
1. An American rock band
2. A British indie rock band 1. The Wallflowers are a band which formed in 1989 in Los Angeles, California, United States. The band's only constant member has been singer/guitarist Jakob Dylan, the son of folk rock legend Bob Dylan. The Wallflowers have released five albums: "The Wallflowers" (1992), "Bringing Down the Horse" (1996), "Breach" (2000), "Red Letter Days" (2002) and "Rebel, Sweetheart" (2005).

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is a band formed in 1976 from Gainesville, Florida, USA and led by Tom Petty. Petty has been supported by his band, The Heartbreakers, for the majority of his career. He has occasionally released solo work, as was the case with his 2006 album Highway Companion on which he performed most of the backing instrumentation himself. However, members of The Heartbreakers have played on each of his solo albums and the band has always backed him when touring in support of those albums.

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Guy Tortora

Born & raised in Pasadena, California, Guy Tortora is now settled in London, in the UK. What he does as a songwriter and performer is what people like to call Americana these days -- a hard term to define as it seems to mean different things depending on who you're talking to. But if to you it means original songs, well constructed and well performed, in some of the various musical idioms that originated in the USA -- blues, jazz...

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