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Black Friday Band Party and Tomo

In 2006 singer Tom O Reilly started a folk band joined by Party on mandolin and Helen on bass. Many years and gigs later and the line up has grown to include Ben on fiddle, Luke on Banjo, Bods on lead guitar and Jovian on drums. The band performs well over a hundred gigs a year and have racked up an impressive list of festivals. Peformances to date include Glastonbury, Boomtown fair, Boardmasters, Trowbridge folk festival, Little Orchard Cider festival, Port Eliot, Eletcric Picnic (ireland) and Madhatters (france). Since 2009 they have visited Austria on many occasions and regularly played christmas parties and europed largest festival - Donauinsel fest. This year the band made their TV debut on Sky 1's most popular drama 'Delicious' with Dawn French

The band have played support for canadain folk-punk band Mahones and were featured on their 20th Anniversary album, they have also opened for Ferocious Dog an Brendan Shine and have been joined on stage by a huge range of local and inetrnational folk musicians including Seth Lakeman,

After playing at the renowned Gaz's Rockin' Blues Club in London, they were spotted by BBC Radio 2 and invited them to record at the famous Maida Vale studio in London for his show. While they were there, they met their hero, Pogues singer Shane MacGowan, who enjoyed the band's rendition of Dirty Old Town.

In 2008 the band broke a Guinness Records by performing the most gigs in one day - 30 gigs in 12 hours!



Bookings

For bookings including gigs, festivals, weddings and private events
Contact: Maite
e-mail: maite@blackfridayband.co.uk
phone:
07460 510 293