The Washboard Resonators in Leeds
The Washboard Resonators
Friday 12th November 2021
The Washboard Resonators hail from Leeds in England and can be described as sounding and looking like ‘a ragtime street band meets a Hollywood musical on a theatre stage somewhere in around 1932’.
Their favourite performers include the jazz, ragtime, hokum, blues, comedy and vaudeville sounds of Louis Armstrong, Blind Boy Fuller, Fred Astaire, The Washboard Rhythm Kings, Robert Johnson, Gene Krupa, Max Miller, George Formby, Tampa Red and The Memphis Jug Band.
The spirit of these long gone artists and their music is summoned back to life every time Martyn and Jack take the stage with their mixture of old traditional songs and new songs written by the band.
General showreel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMslcVogB5k
Doors open at 7pm.
Last orders 8.45pm Music finishes by 9.15pm Closing time 9.30pm
Tickets £10 available from HEART reception and online
Book now https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/heartcentreheadingley/t-yjgjjx
Audience numbers restricted. Please wear face covering when moving around the venue
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