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September 13, 2019
Two Evenings of Cosmic Country Blues with…. The Goat Roper Rodeo Band
“The Goat Ropers are the real deal! I was blown away when I first saw them play and heard them harmonise, I wanted desperately to join in. If there’s any justice in this crazy world, they’ll soon be a household name and we’ll all be keeping it country with them” (Romeo Stodart- The Magic Numbers).
Friday 13th September 2019 @ Piecaramba, 30a Carlton Place, Southampton, SO15 2DX. Doors 7.00pm. Order Food. 1st set 7.30pm – 8.10pm. Food Served @ 8.15pm. 2nd set 9.00pm – 9.45pm.
Saturday 28th September 2019 @ Hewitts, South Street, Emsworth, Hants, PO10 7EG. Doors 7.00pm. Show 7.45pm.
Here at Square Roots Promotions we are delighted that we have been asked to promote two shows for the most exciting live act on the UK Americana scene at the moment, the simply stunning Goat Roper Rodeo Band!
Piecaramba (13th September) – Online Ticket Link : www.wegottickets.com/event/474143
This will be a totally unique and acoustic up close and personal show, and once more we’re excited to be partnering up with the awesome Piecaramba! Your ticket price INCLUDES an equally awesome Pie Meal (Pie, Mash, and Onion Gravy / Traditional Pie Liquor) with ALL dietary variations catered for. Just £20 for a “show and meal” – how about that for amazing value?! If you came to our show their with Marty O’Reilly earlier this year then you’ll know just how great it is at this brilliant restaurant run by Rob and Phil!!
Check out their amazing menu at www.piecaramba.co.uk !
Physical tickets can be purchased in store at Piecaramba branches in Southampton and Winchester, or Harbour Records in Emsworth. You can also send a cheque for the required amount of tickets (made payable to Ken Brown), along with a SAE, to our address (3 The Old Road, Cosham, Portsmouth, PO6 2SP). If in doubt then please phone the box office on 02392 382888.
Hewitts (28th September) – Online Ticket Link: www.wegottickets.com/event/469984
We’re partnering with Harbour Records in Emsworth for this lovely little show. Another chance to catch the Goat Roper boys here following their sell out show there last year, and more recently their sold out show at Old Portsmouth’s Square Tower for us earlier this year! This is only a small venue so as always we’d recommend getting tickets early if you can. Tickets are only £14 in advance (£16 on the door if not sold out, but it WILL be!!).
With just two old guitars, an upright bass and a bucket full of aching harmony, The Goat Roper Rodeo Band are out there preaching ‘country blues’, like you’ve never heard! It’s up, it’s down, it’s soft and loud, it’s dark and lonesome too. There’s hurt and shame, and some mean old pain, but there’s love in what they do! There’s a hint of Gram, a sniff of Dylan and a twist of Waylon’s blues – simply put, it’s exactly what it says on the tin!
With an awe inspiring ‘live show’ that’s guaranteed to raise the roof, swinging from the most tender heartfelt paean to the blues, to the highest full throttle, barn storming, juke joint boogie stompers, theirs is a show that’s wowing audiences across the land.
The Goat Ropers are: Tom (Double Bass / Vocals), Jim (Lead Guitar / Vocals) and Sam (Rhythm Guitar / Vocals). They look great, sound great and they’ve got a bunch of absolutely brilliant songs … and that’s the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth…amen!!
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