Club 85 presents... KEN PUSTELNIK'S GROUNDHOGS + DEVIANT AMPS (£12/£15)
Historically speaking, Groundhogs in their current form have been in existence for but a moment in time, yet their back story is extensive and varied. At the moment, their biography is somewhat sparse - but with that said, let's take a look at what we know so far - click on the dropdown bars to dig deeper...
Who are the current line-up?
From what has now become known as "The Classic Line-Up" of The Hogs, playing the Drummer role from the first Groundhogs album release and on through all their most successful releases: "Scratching The Surface" (1968), "Blues Obituary" (1969), "Thank Christ For The Bomb" (1970), "Split" (1971) and "Who Will Save The World" (1972). Ken has chosen musicians who can do justice to the material in The Groundhogs catalogue.
Bass player in the British band Gonga, Guitarist/Vocalist in The Rollbars and now the Bassist for Groundhogs. His style is heavy, dynamic and hard-driving, a perfect foil to the drumming in the rhythm section.
A highly original Guitarist, Sol has a style which naturally lends itself to interpreting the unorthodox guitar parts which are part of the bands unique sound. He is also the Bass player in The Rollbars.
From the band Mean Blue Monsters, formerly of the band Shiva and lead guitar player with Steve Payne and more, Chris is the highly skilled Guitarist and Vocalist of Groundhogs, an important element in a band rated for their standard of songwriting as well as their instrumental ability.
Deviant Amps are a psychedelic rock band who have built up a good live reputation. The current line up came together in September 2015.
The band have played on the same bill as The Damned, John Otway, Neville Staples, Zion Train, Sentient, Invisible Opera Company Of Tibet, The Hollies, Hawklords, and Omnia Opera among many others!
Entry £12 in advance, £15 on the door.
Advance tickets are available now from the usual outlets:
- Jolly Brown
- Bar 85
- Davids Music (Letchworth)
- Unikorn (Stevenage)
- Vinyl Revolutions (Luton)
Online tickets are available now at:
16+ with photo ID - younger patrons can be signed in at the door by a responsible adult and earplugs are available upon request.
Downstairs bar open until 1am.
Like all our gigs this show finishes well in time for the last trains North and South to Cambridge/Peterborough and London and we are just a 5 minute stroll from the station.
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