Basco really just want to tell you some stories. Their music ranges from hard hitting, high-speed reels full of rosin dust and sweat, through sweet and melancholy tunes that tell of loves won and lost, fitful fever-dreams of fractal complexity and fascinating texture to songs that, when you come down to it, are really just about sex.
Basco’s material is nearly all original, stealing shamelessly and frivolously from Scandinavian, English, Celtic and American idioms to create a kind of organic, soupy stew – full of vitamins and anti-oxidants.
If you give it a chance, it’ll lure you into the forest, give you a magic sleeping draught and keep you prisoner in a gilded cage in a tower on a hill in the darkest reaches surrounded by briars until a prince comes and saves you. But in a nice way…obviously.
“Dazzling … Basco were definitely the weekend’s most popular discovery, with tremendous ensemble verve and richly textured arrangements” The Scotsman
The Fureys 40th Anniversary TourDate: 22/05/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £20, £10 for schoolchildren VERY FEW TICKETS LEFT! - 1 pairs of tickets returned for resale today 16/5/18 be quick or they will be gone!
Main Street BluesDate: 02/06/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £12, £10, £6 for under 15s Unadulterated acoustic blues and electric blues rock. "So tight you couldn’t slide a Rizla between them." - Ian Rankin
Budapest Cafe OrchestraDate: 06/06/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £15, £13, £6 for under 15s As fantastically exciting as they are musically impressive, their infectious energy will sweep you off your feet and stay in your heart forever.