HIROSHIMA TWINKIE - All the way from Lancaster England

'Highly entertaining electro-acoustic alt-folk-rock with four-part harmony and bluegrass twist'


Listen and download our music

                              www.hiroshimatwinkie.bandcamp.com

         NEW ALBUM  DEC 9th 2017!

'Their energy really got the crowd going' Dentdale Festival June 2017

'Stunning harmonies' Lancaster Brewery Food and Drink Festival April 2017

'This is a must see band!'
'The band proved that it is still possible to present original material before a pub audience and draw a warm response. The high quality and variety of the songs in both sets and the strong acoustic feel, combined with a strong rhythm section of bass and drums, allowed the audience to respond well to lyrics, melody and beat.'
 'The use of four part harmony produces a uniquely rich and captivating vocal sound not often heard these days when many bands feature only one vocalist.'
 
'Every number was energetically applauded and much dancing and foot tapping ensued. It was obvious that both band and audience greatly enjoying the performance, with front man Chris, working the crowd in a very professional and humorous manner. The management were so impressed that they instantly booked the band for two further
gigs!'       Fleetwood Fringe Festival 2014
 
  'Excellent music, superb entertainment'
                      Lancaster Music Festival 2015


WATCH...
Judgement Train @ Solfest 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5PhptJJMvs

When Death looks in Your Window @Solfest 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNTEgz6p950

Blue Sky Morning  @ Neuro Fest


The Duckhouse Song / My Summer Lawn @ The Robert Gillow Lancaster
 
 
Live Appearances:
   
 

2017

  • 13th Jan - Lancaster Brewery Benefit Gig for Lancaster Community Radio
  • Fri 3rd February - Piel Castle Ulverston
  • 18th Feb - John O'Gaunt Lancaster from 9pm
  • Wed's 22nd Feb 9-10  Live Appearance on Beyond Radio

  • Saturday 4th March - Golden Lion Lancaster form 9pm
  • 25th March - Private Party

  • Friday 7th April- Malt Shovel Warton from 9.30pm
  • Sunday 30th April - Kirkby Lonsdale Beer Festival 3pm
  • Sunday 30th April - Lancaster Food and Drink Festival Lancaster Brewery Lancaster Leisure Centre 6.30

  • Monday 1st May Lancaster Food and Drink Festival Lancaster Brewery Lancaster Leisure Centre 6.30
  • 5th May - Wagon and Horses Lancaster
  • 27th May - Warton Beer Festival (TBC)
 
  • Saturday 3rd June Neurofest Lancaster - afternoon performance
  • Saturday 17th June -  'Another Fine Fest' Ulverston 3pm performance at The Hope and Anchor
  • Saturday 17th June 8pm Halton Millfest
  • Saturday 24th June 9.30 - The Hoggs 'n' Heiffers Bentham

  • Saturday 15th July Private Party
  • Sunday 16th July The Wildfowler King's Lynn 5-7pm

  • Friday August 25th - Solfest Cumbria, Melodrome Stage 5pm

  • Saturday 2nd September 7pm - Pavilion Tea Rooms Williamson Park Lancaster
  • Saturday 23rd September - 9.30 The Hoggs 'n' Heiffers Bentham
  • Sunday 24th September  - Rockin' Tracks Festival Carnforth Station  afternoon performance

  • Lancaster Music Festival 2017
  • Friday 13th October 5pm  main stage Lancaster Castle
  • Friday 13th October 8pm The Storey Institute
  • Saturday 14th October 2-5pm The Golden Lion Lancaster
  • Saturday 14th - The Apothecary Lancaster from 9pm - Chris's Birthday bash

  • Saturday 28th Oct - Private Party

  • 18th November- 'An evening with Hiroshima Twinkie' The Heron Theatre Beetham  £12

  • Saturday 9th December - Back to the Country Album Launch 8pm The Storey Institute £5
 

Tracks include several current set list favourites and a smattering of completely new material and are:
Burn That Mother Down, Dark Star, Kintama, St Andrew, Jo and the Rockmonster,  Many Kinds of Mountains, Helvelyn Light, Flowers for Uncle Michu, Judgement Train and an ultra cool jazzy version of the Cure's Lovecats. 

Chris Twinkie sings Blister in the Sun
 
See Chris Twinkie sing a chorus of Blister in the Sun with his hero Gordon Gano of the Violent Femmes 
 
Check out Mr Twinkie's lunge forward at 3.05 minutes
 

 
 
 
 
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