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This Saturday 9th June – Back to Bridgwater!

This Saturday we will be returning to The Fountain in Bridgwater.

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Saturday 2nd June – The Griffin, Frome

This weekend the snakey-train will be pulling into Frome to play at The Griffin.

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The Snakey Train keeps -a-rollin. Saturday 26th May – back to The Barton Inn!

Last time we played The Barton Inn was Halloween a couple of years ago. Fancy dress, poorly applied face paint and Ghostbusters are the main memories. That time there were only two of us available so we also did also did a vinyl DJ set and the party went on into the wee hours.

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This Saturday, we shall back with our full strength ‘awesome-foursome’ line-up. It’s gonna be rockin’. Come and join the fun.

See you down the front

sSsx


Bridport & Stoke St Gregory – Thank you!

What a (Cheddar) gorgeous weekend! Thanks to all who came, saw and danced with us.

Bridport – you were as lovely as expected. Eggcellent shakin’ with some fine moves on the dancefloor. We will be back – look out for confirmed dates soon.

You’ll also be pleased to know that despite the apple-sized bruise coming out on his knee, our Kev can still walk after his table-top-banjo-playing finale.

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Snakes abroad!: The Deep South and Africa! (…sort of)

Two chances for you to come and get your fix of snakey action this weekend.

First up, on Friday we shall be charting a course south of the border through bandit country to Bridport’s The Ropemakers in deepest Dorset. This venue has reputation for its excellent gigs so we’ve been looking forward to this for sometime. Bring. It. On.

Then on Saturday, if you didn’t get an invite to the Royal Wedding (or, if like us you turned down the invitation ‘cos they won’t have proper cider there) then we’ll be playing in Stoke St Gregory at the 2018 African Somerset ‘Feastival’ with Hot Braai and Cold Scrumpy. (OK, we’re not sure what braai is, but we’re looking forward to finding out). It promises games, bbq, cider and camping. We’re in!

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See you down the front!

sSsx


Somerset Day! Snakes live @The Street Inn, Street

This weekend the town of Street will be celebrating “Somerset Day” and we’ll be doing our bit at the Street Inn on Saturday evening with plenty of songs about cider, apples and the west country and the usual burrow-hillbilly hi-jinks!

As well as a live set, we’ll also be playing a vinyl DJ set to keep you grooving into the wee hours (expect some Wurzels).

See you down the front!

sSsx

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Snakes alive! Bridgwater, Pilton Party Auditions and more…

You wait all year for a chance to see The Legendary snakeSNAKEsnake live, then two come along in one weekend! Both gigs will be full-strength, awesome foursome shows and we’re really excited about playing live again after our hiatus in the studio.

This Friday (13th April) we will be playing at The Fountain in Bridgwater. It’s our first time at this venue, but it looks great –  situated right on the River Parrett with regular chilli nights – so that’s two songs on the set list straight away. Should be a cracker.

Then on Saturday (14th) will be playing at round 3 of the Pilton Party auditions at Pilton Working Men’s Club. Please come along and show your support!

Image may contain: textFollowing these two shows we have a few more coming over the next couple of months around the shire, taking in Frome, Street, Barton St David and Stoke St Gregory and we will be adding more soon. Plenty of chances to come out and shake your snake.

See you down the front!

sSsx

 

 


Snake news: coming out of hibernation…

Hello SnakefansSs
A quick note to let y’all know what we’ve been up to of late and a few dates we have coming up.
As well as embedding our new Snake No.4 Gerry on double bass, over the last few weeks we snakes have been busy beavering away in Gerry’s mancave working on our next album.

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As you can see from the pics, we are recording straight to analogue/reel to reel for a bit of vintage (luddite?) warmth and so far it is sounding delicious. We’re taking our time to get it right and we ‘re looking forward to sharing it with you soon.
In the meantime, you’ll be able to hear the new material, along with old favourites at one of our upcoming live shows in the next couple of months.

April

  • Friday 13th: The Fountain, Bridgwater.
  • Saturday 14th: Pilton Party (Auditions), Pilton.

May

  • Saturday 12th: Street Inn, Street.
  • Saturday 19th: “Africa Somerset” Event, Stoke St Gregory
  • Saturday 26th: The Barton Inn, Barton St David

June

  • Saturday 2nd: The Griffin, Frome
  • Saturday 9th: The Fountain, Bridgwater

There’ll be plenty more to be added to the list including some festivals, so keep an eye out for further dates…. there are exciting plans in the pipeline…

sSsx

 


A Message to You, Rudolph!

It’s that time of year again!
Enjoy and share the love. Merry XmasSs from The Legendary snakeSNAKEsnake

PS, who likes mince pies?

sSsx


Saturday 16th September: Middlezoy Village Hall – 3 Bands + Auction of Promises

On Saturday 16th September we’ll be playing at Moovers & Shakers Musical Extravaganza at the Middlezoy Village Hall.

We’ll be playing alongside two other great bands The Taunton Ukelele Band and folk rock cajun band Flash Harry.

There will also be an Auction of Promises.

Tickets are £10 in advance online, from The George Inn or Middlezoy Post Office.

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See you down the front

sSsx

 


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