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James Leg/The Bonnevilles

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Longshot Promotions in association with Punk Rock Blues present

James Leg

The Bonnevilles

Thomas House, Dublin

Friday 5th May 2017

€12.50

Leg, the son of a Texas preacher, started playing
piano when he was just six. Raised on southern gospel music, he began preaching at the church his father
pastored at the age of 14. Two years later he became infected with the lure of rock- n- roll and eventually
alcohol and drugs. It was this contrast of good & evil, heaven & hell that would affect not only his music -
solo and otherwise - but also his impassioned l ive performances evoking some sort of fervid snake-
handling Pentecostal preacher in the middle of a lung- busting, jugular- popping sermon ( just replace the slippery vermin with a fifth of whiskey and Leg pounding on his signature Fender Rhodes and you get the picture).

The Bonnevilles are shaking Northern Ireland in a way it hasn’t felt since Van Morrison & Them obliterated Club Rado in 1964 and Stiff Little Fingers blew apart The Trident in 1977! The Bonnevilles don’t so much play punk blues as use it as a spring board to create a completely new genre. Their new album “Arrow Pierce My Heart” is evidence of a band at the top of their game. The Lurgan duo take Mississippi Hill Blues and Punk Rock and mix into their own unique dark Northern Irish Punk Blues stew.

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