Bearded Gypsy Band

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“The Bearded Gypsy Band were pretty bloody quick to command the room…a really impossible-to-top, five-star performance” - Matt Lee (Metro 2013 with The Cat Empire) ////

“The Bearded Gypsy Band eroberte sehr schnell das Publikum…ein wirklich unmöglich zu toppender 5 Sterne Auftritt ” - Matt Lee (Metro 2013 with The Cat Empire)


Inspired by the likes of Andrew Bird, Django Reinhardt and folk music from around the planet, The Bearded Gypsy Band play an eclectic mix of tearaway original tunes with Folk, Rock, Jazz, World and Gypsy influences. They exhibit masterful performance and original composition skills as they play with a musical authority and clarity seemingly beyond their years.

 

During 2012/13 The Bearded Gypsy Band were selected as one of 'Rip It Up's 2012 Hot Six' and have performed at the Illawarra Folk Festival, WOMADelaide, Brunswick Music Festival, National Folk Festival, Apollo Bay Music Festival, Harvest Festival, Snowy Mountains of Music, Woodford Folk Festival and toured extensively up and down Australia's east coast while all studying at university.

 

Along the way they have played with a host of fantastic musicians including; The Cat Empire, Hiatus Kaiyote, The Beards, Daniel Champagne, TinPan Orange, Max Savage, Graveyard Train, The Tiger and me and The Quarry Mountain Dead Rats.

Inspiriert von Künstlern wie Andrew Bird, Django Reinhardt und Folkmusik aus der ganzen Welt,spielt The Bearded Gypsy Band eine vielseitige Mischung aus mitreißenden Originalmelodien aus den Bereichen Folk, Rock, Jazz, World und Gypsy. Sie zeigen meisterhafte Leistung und beweisen ihre Fähigkeiten bei der Originalkomposition, die sie mit einer musikalischen Autorität und Klarheit spielen, die über ihr Alter hinausgeht.

 

Zwischen 2012/13 wurde The Bearded Gypsy Band als einer der 'Rip It Up's 2012 Hot Six'  gewählt und trat beim  Illawarra Folk Festival, WOMADelaide, Brunswick Music Festival, National Folk Festival, Apollo Bay Music Festival, Harvest Festival, Snowy Mountains of Music, Woodford Folk Festival auf und tourte die Ostküste Australiens auf und ab, während alle Bandmitglieder weiter an der Universität studierten. Auf ihrem Weg haben sie mit großartigen Musikern wie The Cat Empire, Hiatus Kaiyote, The Beards, Daniel Champagne, TinPan Orange, Max Savage, Graveyard Train, The Tiger and me und The Quarry Mountain Dead Rats zusammengespielt.


Tom Kneebone (Guitar(s), Vocals) -  Tom Boehm (Violin, Mandolin, Vocals) - Kyrie Anderson (Drums) - Kiah Gossner (Bass Guitar, Vocals)

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