|Saturday 09 March 2019 @ 09:00pm : -
Junco Shakers are a 4-piece, Southampton-based band formed in September 2015, taking influences from 40’s rock n roll, skiffle, reggae, blues and jazz artists such as big Joe Turner, Leadbelly, Lonnie Donegan, Muddy Waters and Louis Prima.
With Mitch Ratcliffe on double bass, Ben Gunn beating the washboard & driving blues harmonica, Sam La’penn and Pop Gunn playing acoustic guitars, topped off with gospel vocal harmonies are making Junco Shakers create their own style of authentic music dubbed “Skiffllebilly Swing”. Throwing music back to its roots whilst crafting contemporary songs.
Based in Southampton Junco Shakers are quickly making a name for themselves as a must see band. They have built a strong fan base across the south coast and are now quickly making their way around the UK.