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Skutch Manos 'Let's make an album!' gig

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25 February 2017
Skutch Manos 'Let's make an album!' Gig at Bach Wen with DJ fflyffilyfbybl
Bachwen Farm & Cottages, Clynnog-fawr, Caernarfon LL54 5NH
£8 a ticket! Buy on the door!
Includes a FREE nom-a-licious veggie curry meal!

Skutch Manos offer a beautiful and hypnotic clash of classical Spanish and British instrumental acoustic folk, sometimes heavy, sometimes soft, but always heartfelt! Think Rodrigo y Gabriela, John Williams, John Mclaughlin and Led Zeppelin all rolled into one: a deadly and rhythmic combination of percussion, guitar and double bass. Skutch Manos were formed in 2011 by classical guitarist Arlen Connelly (formerly The Acoustic Conquistador) and Brazilian percussionist Holly Prest after meeting as different acts at Manchester’s popular Food and Drink Festival. The band soon became 3 in 2012 with the addition of jazz double bassist Chris Cliff.
Best served live! 

The band have reached the final stages of recording an ambitious second studio album, and proceeds from this one-off gig will go towards helping them reach their goal. 

This gig will feature the trio line-up of Arlen Connelly (guitar), Holly Prest (percussion), and Chris Cliff (bass). 

A little taster (featuring strings players) can be enjoyed here! 

Info to be updated, the rough sketch is:

Doors 8pm
Support slot (tbc)
Skutch Manos (1st set) 9pm
Food served 9:45-10:30pm
Skutch Manos (2nd set) 10:30-11:15pm
DJ fflyffilyfbybl

Accommodation is available (including camping for the brave ones amongst you!). Contact the team at Bach Wen to make an enquiry.

​​​​​​Holly Prest will also be running a percussion workshop the following day in Bangor


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