PRICE OF MY PIG
We've got a great St Patrick's Day Band for you this evening!
A “high octane ceilidh band”, Price of My Pig perform Irish, English and European folk tunes in an exciting blend with rhythms from disco, reggae, funk, afrobeat, ska and more, played by some of the North West’s finest. ‘POMP’ is destined to make people smile with its driving beats and memorable melodies.
BEN FARMER is considered a “highly talented & versatile accordion, melodeon, keyboard, bass and ukelele-ist, music teacher and workshop leader”(AndyHornby.net), who’s been playing for and dancing to folk music from an early age.
DAVE SHOOTER, on bass, Dave imagedrives the Price of My Pig’s sweat drenched groove-bus with funky hypnotic relentlessness.
PAUL FERGUSON plays fiddle and as well as playing with the Price of my Pig also plays in The Balkanics and a Lancaster-based Irish trad. quintet. He learnt to play in pubs in the west of Cumbria, the west of Ireland and the west of Brittany as well as at various festivals across the UK and Europe.
PAUL BEEVERS – guitar and bouzouki – has played guitar and bouzouki in numerous traditional ceilidh and dance bands, and currently plays bass in Baksheesh (groove-based Balkan tunes) and bouzouki/ mandolin in a new Lancaster- based trad. quintet, as well as comprising part of the powerful rhythm section of Price of My Pig.
TONY HARRISON started on the cornet at primary school. He found the drums and from the age of 12 he was performing in hotels in Blackpool for dancing. Tony kept an open mind, and played in a wide range of styles that include swing, brass band, thrash metal, concert band and theatre pit amongst many others.
FANCY BOOKING A STAGE SIDE TABLE? ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CALL:
0161 273 5495 (weekdays before 6pm)
0161 831 7002 (evenings after 6pm)