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Blind River Scare

BLIND RIVER SCARE is an approved band.

Band Details

Genre : Americana, Alt-Country, Folk

Gigall Friendly Rating : 8/10 What does this rating mean?

Town : Newport

Contact : Tim Manning

Telephone : 01633 783918

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Blind River Scare is a vehicle for the Americana/Alt Country/Roots influenced songs of South Wales, UK, based singer/songwriter Tim Manning.

Blind River Scare with a five piece band line-up released "Graveyard Sounds " a limited edition single (2005), "Killing Time" a five track E.P. (2007) and contributed "Walking On Hell's Roof Looking At The Flowers" to the Jon Langford tribute C.D. "Levitation" (2008)

A download only single "Backsliding Again/Open Door" saw Tim presenting Blind River Scare in a stripped-down acoustic format. (2009) with a track included on The Acoustic Programme CD, "Taking It Back To The Wood" (2009)

Blind River Scare's next release was asolo acoustic CD "The Straight and True" (2010) recorded live in session at BRFM Radio station.

A return to a four piece band line-up produced 'The Point Of No Return' CD (2014)

'Pastures New' (2017) is Blind River Scare's latest offering and sees a three piece line-up producing a more organic sounding, acoustic based CD.

Since 2005 Blind River Scare (Solo, Duo, Trio and Full Band line-ups) have played live throughout the UK, both headlining and supporting touring bands including :-

Clem Snide, Midlake, Amy Wadge, The Deadstring Brothers, Redlands Palomino Co, Mark Eitzel/American Music Club, The Believers, OX, Fionn Regan, The Silent League, James Walbourne, Songdog, Vandaveer, Morning Bride, Vetiver, Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls/The Wonderstuff, Peter Bruntnell , Furnace Mountain, Daddy (Tommy Womack/Wil Kimborough), Dead Rock West, The Traveling Band, The Hazey Janes, Piney Gir, Jill Jackson, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Elliott Brood, Ian Siegal, Jeff & Vida, Leeroy Stagger, Locust Honey, Hat Fitz & Cara, The Rockingbirds, Hungrytown, Otis Gibbs, Peatbog Faeries. etc.