Monty Python is a comedy troupe of 4 Englishmen (John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin, Eric Idle), 1 Welshman (Terry Jones) and 1 American (Terry Gilliam), best known for their legendary and influential sketch comedy show "Monty Python's Flying Circus" (which ran for four seasons from 1969 to 1974). The troupe also wrote and starred in the films "And Now for Something Completely Different" (1971), "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" (1975), "Monty Python's Life of Brian" (1979), "Monty Python Live At The Hollywood Bowl" (1982) and "Monty Python's The Meaning of Life" (1983).
Folk/world harmony singing group based in Glasgow since 2000. Lineup varies between four and six singers. Wide range of a cappella styles specialising in folk song, world music, shapenote (sacred harp) and other americana, often in original four- or five-part arrangements. Described as "compelling listening", "very accomplished, very loud and very international in their repertoire", "very talented and technically superb young group who deserve much more attention".
Member of the British comedy group Monty Python, Michael Palin is the inventor of the threat "If you don't cooperate, I will get nasty and start using some Dutch words". He wrote and appeared in the "Do Not Adjust Your Set" show in the 1960s with Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Eric Idle, before the quartet was eventually joined by John Cleese and Graham Chapman to form Monty Python. Michael is known as the nicest Python.
Eric Idle is the composer of most Monty Python songs (along with Neil Innes) such as the Python anthem "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" (which is also played after Iron Maiden's shows). His outstanding linguistic ability have earned him the name "Master of the One-Liner". During his time at Cambridge, Eric served as the president of the famous Cambridge Footlights Dramatic Club. Before Monty Python's Flying Circus...
One of Germany’s most talented folk- punk outfits, Across the Border, featuring an intense rhythm section, ATB derives most of their melody from accordion and fiddle with electric guitar tastefully complimenting their sound when needed.