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The Railway Inn Sunday Sessions

We’re very pleased to be playing The Final Sunday Session of the year at The Railway Inn this coming weekend.

Join us, The Legendary snakeSNAKEsnake, with David 9 Lunas and Tolly Snell as we celebrate a fine year of Sunday sessions.

It’s Bank Holiday Sunday, so that’s means it’s your national duty by Royal proclamation to “lead in extending British holidays over a longer summer period” and spend an extra afternoon in a beer garden daytime-drinking in what is guaranteed to be sunny British weather.

As well as live music, good beer and good company there will also be an all you can eat BBQ for £8! Sounds perfect.

See you down the front!

sSs x

 


This Saturday July 1st: Welliestock

This Saturday afternoon The Legendary snakeSNAKEsnake will be taking our full “Awesome Foursome” line up to Wellington for Welliestock

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Lots of great bands – and Sheppy’s Cider is there too – what’s not to like!
Get there early. Bring you drinking dollars ad your dancing shoes!

It’s now Sold Out – so if you didn’t get tickets, you’ll have to wait to next year.

But if you did -see you down the front!

sSsx


Senseless Things tribute album – now out!

We are very proud to feature a track on the new Senseless Things Tribute album “Punk, Not Fraggle”.

The album features 15 tracks by 15 bands all covering songs by 90s indie punk pop kids The Senseless Things and is a fundraiser for The Teenage Cancer Trust. We’ve heard it and it’s a corker – every track is a belter (working from great source material of course!)

Our contribution is this version of “Fishing at Tescos”.

The album is only £5 and available here – buy it!

https://www.senselessthingstribute.co.uk/buy-album

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Listen again to Snakes at the Beeb!

In case you missed it, here’s the link to hear our session on the BBC from this week. Thanks to Ben, Jack, Sarah and the rest of the team for making us feel so welcome.

The Legendary snakeSNAKEsnake with BBC Somerset's Ben McGrail

The Legendary snakeSNAKEsnake with BBC Somerset’s Ben McGrail

Enjoy!

sSsx

 


Snakes on the radio! BBC Somerset Thursday 13th April

BBC Somerset 95.5FM / 1566AM

To get you set up for the long weekend The Legendary snakeSNAKEsnake will be playing live and having a bit of a chat on BBC Somerset tomorrow morning! You can listen to our new four-piece sound on 95.5FM  1566AM, DAB or online. We’re due on from 11am.

sSsx


New gigs, new songs, new snake!

Greetings! As The Legendary snakeSNAKEsnake slide out of hibernation we have some exciting news to share.

New Snake – When 3 become 4!

Firstly, we’d like to welcome our new double bassist, Gerry to the fold. Gerry has stacks of experience and a beautiful instrument (ahem) and has made himself very much at home among us, adding some much needed low-frequency muscle to our sound. It’s sounding great in rehearsals and we can’t wait to bring our ‘awesome foursome’ to the live shows.

New Shows

Over the coming months we’ll be returning to many of our favourite venues and festivals as well as new destinations. Check out the listings on the side bar. And there are plenty more in the pipeline so keep checking back. First up is April 7th in Bristol at the lovely Kingsdown Winevaults.

New songs

In between getting Gerry up to speed on our existing material we’ve also been adding some new songs which we’re looking forward to sharing with you all and there are plenty more in progress…

New found superstardom!

Er, OK, not quite. But in recent months we’ve made our way to the top spot of the local folk charts on Reverbnation and No. 42 nationally!
We’re not really quite sure how this has happened, or if we really deserve it, but hey, we’re gonna run with it. And OK, granted, the Bath Folk charts maybe quite niche, but it’s a start. So come check out our reverbnation profile, listen to some songs, watch some videos. Who knows where it could end?

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See you down the front!

sSsx


Welliestock July 1st

Pleased to announce we’ll be joining the bill at this year’s Welliestock. Tickets now on sale!

See you down the front!

sSsx


Hibernation

The band are taking some time out from the live scene to work on new material for our second album.
But we will be back playing live early summer with several festival dates already on the calendar. So watch this space…

Until then, keep it snakey

sSsx

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Saturday 14th January: Wassail! Wassail! All over the town!

Need something to lift those January blues? Dr snakeSNAKEsnake has just the prescription: cider, music and dancing!

We are very pleased to be invited back for a third time to The Lamb and Lion in Hambridge to perform at their wassailing event.

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Snakey Christmas is a comin’

So when does Christmas start for you?

Your 1st advent calendar chocolate? When you first hear Stop The Cavalry in a shop? The premiere of the John Lewis Xmas TV ad? Town centre Christmas lights switch on? When Lidl start stocking mince pies (August)? When they show Ghostbusters on TV?

Well, we can tell you that this year it officially begins THIS Saturday November 26th at Glastonbury Frost Fayre where The Legendary snakeSNAKEsnake will be premiering their festive set on the Glastonbury Fringe stage (outside Hawthorns) alongside many other musical treats.

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This’ll be the first in a series of special Christmas shows (we’re not sure if it’s quite enough to call a ‘tour’) where we’ll be playing some special festive material we’ve been working on as well as the usual snakey party favourites to get you in the mood.

We’ll be returning to some of our favourite venues as well as making a debut at The Green dragon in Wellington. Here are the dates:

Saturday 26th November: Fringe Stage, Frost Fayre, Glastonbury

Saturday 3rd December: Private Party, South Petherton

Wednesday 7th December: The Green Dragon, Wellington

Friday 9th December: The Crown Inn, Pilton

Friday 16th December: Hawthorns, Glastonbury

Saturday 14h January: Wassail! The Lamb & Lion, Hambridge.

We look forward to seeing you for a mulled cider/eggnog/punch and mince pie – filled sing and dance.

See you down the front.

sSsx

(PS. The correct answer is Ghostbusters.)


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