Music Line-Up Manchester 2013
Grillstock tackles music with the same lip smackin’ gusto that it does ribs, brisket and pork butt. The main stage hosts a line-up that reflects a deep affection for American roots music lanced through with a distinctly British sense of humour and boisterous attitude. The stage is lovingly curated by one of the small team that programmes Glastonbury’s main stages.
Songs about eating people! Dancing on graves! Infidelity! But it's not all bad news. Manchester's finest ethio-trad, folk-hop & barrelhouse-pop exponents have the skill, charm and (frankly) tunes to pull it all together into a joyful, foot-banging sound. Evoking the afro-funk of Mulatu Atstake, ...more
”Another example of fine musicianship comes from The Good Intentions with their classy country album "Someone Else's Time." The well-constructed songs are written by R. Peter Davies and he takes the lead in the three-part harmony songs ably backed by Gabrielle Monk (who also plays autoharp) and F...more
Brooklyn Brewery Dive Bar Stage
Danny Wilson is an astonishing blues guitarist and true friend of Grillstock. Now he’s teamed up with his old friend Ivor Aldred on harmonica to play everything from foot stompin’ roots music to dulcet blues and everything in between. These guys are at the very top of their game.
He look a bit like Kurt Cobain, sounds a bit like Kings of Leon (when they were really good) and he writes raw yet epic psycho soul gems. And did I mention that the band look as cool as f**k? Watch the video below and tell me I’m lying.