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Music, Thu 26 Apr 2018, free entry

Glyde House

Glyde House


The Twangles are: Kevin Loughran: Vocals, Guitar; David Bowie Jr: Bass; Phil Snell: Mandolin, Fiddle, Guitar.

Kevin Loughran has been a face on the West Yorkshire scene since the mid-1970s. He has long been resolute in presenting a variety of song entertainment but is a notable interpreter of ‘vintage’ popular song from the 30s and 40s.

Dave Bowie Jr is the go-to bass player for many well-known performers. He brings his formidable technique and impeccable good taste to such diverse ensembles as The Phil Cockerham Trio, regular performers on the local acoustic music scene, including of course The Topic.

Phil Snell appears in many different collaborations are perhaps currently capped by the solid and highly entertaining duo Gerry Cooper and Phil Snell -also familiar to Topic audiences -and is also much admired and hired for his excellent sound engineering and recording skills.

As a trio, The Twangles are all about musical enjoyment for their audiences and themselves. Recently asked what “genre” they could be introduced as, they were reduced to muttering and foot shuffling. Clearly they didn’t know what the word meant …

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 26 Apr 2018 20:30


Free entry

Guest nights £6 (£5 for Topic members).



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