The Magic Band play the music of Captain Beefheart Tickets | Band On The Wall Manchester  | Sat 11th November 2017 Lineup

The Magic Band play the music of Captain Beefheart tickets

Band On The Wall in Manchester

Saturday 11th November 2017

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

John 'Drumbo' French leads out the latest version of The Magic Band for one final tour of the UK.

 
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The Magic Band play the music of Captain Beefheart on Saturday 11th November 2017

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Former Captain Beefheart musical director and drummer, John 'Drumbo' French leads out the latest version of The Magic Band for one final tour of the UK. A faithful rendition of the best of Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band's music is guaranteed.

John French was nicknamed ‘Drumbo’ by Don Van Vliet, aka Captain Beefheart. British Underground commentator and DJ John Peel described Beefheart as “the most important figure to emerge from the Rock era of the 1960s and 1970s.” Rolling Stone magazine included John French in their 100 Best Drummers Ever (at #48) and declared “(his) toms-heavy, polyrhythmic style would become as integral to the group as Don Van Vliet's modernist-blues croak.”

Don Van Vliet, aka Captain Beefheart, was a visionary in the field of music. His group, Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band started as a Blues group. Later, drummer John French joined and they recorded an album for Buddah Records entitled Safe as Milk — referring to the strontium-90 content found in lactating mother's milk.

Lineup:

John 'Drumbo' French - Lead Vocals, Harmonica, Sax, Drums

Eric Klerks - Extended Ranch guitar, BKP Vocals

Max Kutner - Guitar and Slide guitar

Jonathan Sindelman - Keyboards

Andy Niven - Drums

This is a standing show.

Music Genres: 

Rock, World Music

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