Local band Twisted Piglet are due to support an excellent band “From The Jam” at Ipswich Regent on Sept 24th! As the band are only 16 and 17 years of age they have done amazingly over the last few months. They supported Lulu and Rick Astley at Abbeyfest on July 22nd 2011!
Twisted Piglet are a 4 piece Indie band from the heart of East Anglia. The band formed in the summer of 2008 and perform old school Electro/Rock with an amazing live performances. The First EP ‘Corridors’ was released in December 2010, followed by the album “The Way to Jump which has been held in high regard by local music industry professionals.
Twisted Piglet have appeared at many gigs & festivals over the Suffolk/Norfolk regions and have been interviewed by BBC Norfolk and The Sue Marchant show. In November 2010 Twisted Piglet won Burysound and since then have been working hard writing new material. Twisted Piglet deliver energetic live performances, are passionate, and plan to work hard to bring their music to wider audiences. The bands proudest moment to date has to be that they supported “Lulu” at one of the summer festivals “Abbeyfest” in July 2011. This was an amazing opportunity for the band and a guest on BBC Radio Suffolk commented that apart from Lulu & Rick Astley, Twisted Piglet gave the best performance of the night!
Twisted Piglet “A pulsating mix of Keyboard, Drums & Guitar mixed with verve, passion whose songs and energetic performance are sure to leave the audience shouting for more”
FROM THE JAM
Bruce Foxton is a part of the English Rock and Roll establishment. Most commonly recognised as the bass player in legendary bands The Jam and Stiff Little Fingers. In The Jam, he and drummer Rick Buckler were the driving force, power and rhythm section behind singer, guitarist, and songwriter Paul Weller. Bruce’s versatility is evident, taking lead vocals on “David Watts” (The Kinks) and “News Of The World”, which was one from his catalogue of own compositions.
After The Jam split in ’82, Foxton pursued a solo career. He had a hit with the single “Freak” and collaborated with other musicians, until he got the call from Stiff Little Fingers’ Jake Burns,staying with with SLF for fifteen years, recording four albums, namely, Flags and Emblems, Get a Life, Tinderbox, and Guitar and Drum.
In 1994, Rick and Bruce collaborated on Our Story, a biography of their eventful and cherished years in The Jam. Bruce toured with Bruce Watson, Mark Brzezicki (Big Country) and Simon Townshend (The Who) in 2006 as The Casbah Club supporting The Who in the U.K and Europe promoting their new album “Venustraphobia.” Bruce is now touring again with Mark Brzezicki.
Bruce is joined on stage by Mark Brzezicki, on drums who is known for his work with Big Country, and is a former member of the groups The Cult, Ultravox, and Procol Harum and musician/guitarist/vocalist Russell Hastings having shocked audiences worldwide with his authentic and passionate interpretation in performance (vocals and guitar) of The Jam’s back catalogue. Russell grew up on The Jam and this is evident in his attention to every detail, from the Rickenbacker to the Marshall 4×4 everything as it was and should be. Energy,pride,execution and dynamic.
Tickets: £23.50 Standing or seated in the Balcony
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