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Hipkiss

Soul, funk, blues rock. 
Fronted by Patsy Gamble &
Muddy Manninen (ex. Wishbone Ash)

upcoming gigs 
Sat 10 Feb 2018  The Castle, Swindon
Sun 18 March 2018  The Ferry, Glasgow
Mon 19 March 2018  Bannerman’s Edinburgh
Fri 23 March 2018  The Cellar Bar, Devizes
Fri 30 March 2018  The Village Inn, Nailsworth
Sat 7 April 2018  Moz Birthday Party, Ludlow Brewery
Sat 21 April 2018  The Queens Tap, Swindon
Fri 18 May 2018  The Vaults @ The Golden Farm, Cirencester
Tues 12 June 2018  The Bristol Blues Club @ The Downend Tavern, Bristol
Fri 15 June 2018  Farm Party, Hullavington
Fri 6 July 2018  The Crown & Sceptre, Stroud
Fri 13 July 2018  The Queens Tap, Swindon
Sat 21 July 2018  Gloucester Blues Festival
Fri 27 July 2018  Private Party
Sun 29 July 2018  The Maytime Inn, Burford 1pm (acoustic trio)
Sun 29 July 2018  The Dick Whittington, Gloucester 5pm (acoustic trio)
Sat 4 Aug 2018  The Hullavington Arms, Hullavington
Fri 24 Aug 2018  The Crown & Sceptre Festival, Stroud
Sat 25 Aug 2018  Frocester Beer Festival
Sun 26 Aug 2018  Phoenix Festival, Cirencester 2.25pm
Sun 26 Aug 2018  The Woodies Festival, Chippenham 8pm
Sat 22 Sept 2018  Wotton Blues Festival, The Star Inn at 12.30pm
Sat 17 Nov 2018  The Rolleston Arms, Swindon 9pm
Sat 24 Nov 2018  The Village Inn, Nailsworth 9pm
Tues 4 Dec 2018  The Bristol Blues Club @ The Downend Tavern, Bristol 9pm
Sat 8 Dec 2018  Hipkiss Xmas Party, The 3 in 1, Horsley, Glos
Sat 15 Dec 2018  The Hullavington Arms, Hullavington


NEW ALBUM!  SHEDFUNK - Out Now!
’If you like your blues and soul served with a tasty stew of funk then this is one album you’re going to enjoy a lot!’  Blues In Britain Magazine

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Muddy Manninen

Muddy first recorded in 1979 with Red House Blues Band, later joining Finnish group Havana Blacks, and then formed Gringos Locos, who recorded three albums, worked with the legendary producer Tom Dowd, and supported bands like Status Quo. In 2004 Muddy joined and globally toured with British rock band Wishbone Ash. He recorded four studio albums with them, and was the main song writer on the last three albums, including the critically acclaimed 'Blue Horizon', which put them back to the forefront of twin harmony rock guitar bands.

Muddy left Wishbone Ash in the spring of 2017 to pursue a solo career. “Long Player” is his first solo album, featuring guest appearances from Patsy Gamble, Gregg Sutton, Jenny Darren,and Hughie Flint, to name a few.
 
muddymanninen.com

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Patsy Gamble

Patsy has performed and recorded all over the UK, Europe and in the Middle East with many different artists including Steve Winwood, Mick Jagger, Ruby Turner, Chris Farlow, and supported artists such as John Mayall, Peter Green, Gloria Gaynor, and Sister Sledge. Patsy was awarded runner up in the Best Instrumentalist category for The British Blues Awards 2012 and is in great demand playing in her own band – The Patsy Gamble Band as well as being featured with selected artists in Europe and the UK.
  
patsygamble.co.uk

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Mark Butler

Mark worked as a session player with various bands in New York in the 1980s including John Moore from The Jesus and Mary chain, playing numerous gigs at CBGB'S, The Knitting Factory supporting bands including Living Colour, Crowded House, They Might be Giants and Sham 69 and toured the USA in 1987 supporting Peter Murphy from Bauhaus.

He moved back to the UK in the 90s and played with many different jazz funk and blues outfits including Steve Waller (Manfred Mann, Dr John) and The Anthony James Baker Band at various venues including Pizza Express Jazz clubs in London and Maidstone with Neil Robinson (J.T.Q.) on drums John Cook (Rory Gallagher, Ozzy Osbourne, Mungo Jerry) .

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Simon Riley

Simon has played drums from the age of about nine when he found an odd pair of charred drum sticks on the edge of a bonfire behind the village Scout hut. He took them home and his mum gave him a biscuit tin and a cardboard box, he found a piece of chain in the garage and stuck it to the tin and hay presto he's been annoying people ever since with his incessant tapping.

He has played many styles over the years with many artists including Keith Thompson, Eric Bell, Tony Hymas and Mike Burston (Wurzel, Motorhead) with whom he recorded the single 'Bess'. Signed to a Spanish record company in the late 80's with the band 'Cut the Wire' he has also worked in many aspects of the music industry including stage management, sound engineering, running a recording studio and crewing for other bands on the road. But his first love is playing.

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Mark J Perry

Mark studied classical piano to grade 8 then added guitar, bass, Hammond and keys. Mark has played pubs and small festivals with 'The Hawds', 'Good God No!' 'Slowjin' and 'True Lyrical Movement' who supported Maxi Jazz (Faithless) and attracted interest from Warner Music Int.

contact  Patsy Gamble   01453 753501   hipkissband1@gmail.com
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