The eagerly awaited new album "Bloodlines" from the accomplished Wigan based Folk Rockers launches this Tuesday 1st November.
Embracing modern technologies, the event will be streamed live via a link on the bands Facebook page thus ensuring an inclusive and open to all evening rather than the traditional way of playing to a select few.
The event will take place at The Old Courts on Tuesday 1st November - the official launch date of the album and will be streamed via the band facebook. The event will run from approx 7.30 - 9pm
And with pre-ordered signed cd's already dropping through letterboxes the format of the night will also offer all fans the opportunity to interact with the band through a Question and Answer session interspersed with tracks from their fourth album.
Questions with be read by Simon Jones (fRoots and Moorland Radio) and Ian Cripps (Fatea), from those submitted by interested parties via the link below and a Facebook / Twitter feed on the night.
It promises to be a novel and exciting way to engage with existing fans and newcomers alike and perhaps answer those burning questions you have about a band who are the current holders of Fatea's "Best Duo/Group" Category, an award previously held by the likes of Bellowhead.
Questions in advance can be sent by email to MerryHellQuestions@fatea.co.uk
Our review of "Bloodlines" can be found here by Peter Cowley:
In addition, Merry Hell are currently touring to promote the new album, dates for November include
Nov 4th Ulverston Sports & Social Club
Nov 12th Nuneaton Ragged Bear Festival
Nov 19th Bristol Folk House
Nov 20th Oswestry Hermon Chapel
Nov 24th Runcorn The Brindley
Nov 27th Stroud The Convent
Nov 30th Birmingham Red Lion Folk Club
A full list of upcoming gigs can be found here http://www.merryhell.co.uk/gigs.htmlIan Cripps
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