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Devils Elbow, Summer 2019, x2 Hawkes Bay Shows

Devils Elbow, Summer 2019, x2 Hawkes Bay Shows

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  • Fri 1 Feb ’19, 8:00pm – 11:55pm


The Common Room, 227 Heretaunga St East, Hastings



Hawkes Bay-based alt. country punk rock group Devils Elbow return early 2019 with a new drummer and a new set list for two local shows.

Friday February 1 at Common Room, Hastings with Music Dog.
Saturday February 9 at Paisley Stage, Napier, Napier with DeTour & Eilish Rose.

$10 Door Sales
Doors 8pm
Music 9pm

Devils Elbow:
Alec Withers - Vocals, Guitar
Ben Persen - Bass
Andrew Pearce - Guitar, Vocals
Cole Tilbury - Drums

Devils Elbow hail from the 'Sunny' Hawkes Bay, New Zealand - 'land of the long white cloud'. Formed in 2007 the bands sound has been described as punk-influenced, alt. country-flavoured, electric-folk, garage rock n' roll. Dig.

"A new and smokin' hot take on country." – Scott Kara, NZ Herald

"Hook-filled alt.country rock which owes a nod to Joe Strummer as much as Steve Earle." - Graham Reid, Elsewhere.co.nz

"Running a unique line that crosses through country, punk and alternative rock influences." - Steven Shaw, Spareroom.co.nz

"Dusty outlaw country collides head-on with greasy Replacements-style roots rock." – Grant Smithies, Sunday Star Times

"A kickass country meets punk album. Really impressive style and cool songs." – Rip It Up

"Presenting solid rock ‘n’ roll with a hearty dose of hard-edged country rock." - Kia Ora (Air NZ Inflight Magazine

"It's like hearing the alcohol-soaked confessions of a road-weary old friend." - Matt Barnes, Punkas.com

"If one band in NZ could inspire me to dust off the guitar, then it could be Devils Elbow." - Steve, Scannerzine.com

"Filthy garage rock never dies; it just crawls back to the bar and orders another bourbon." - Tom Museth, Groove Guide

- Golden Flame (2014) EP
- Absolute Domain (2013) Album
- Broken Record Syndrome (2012) EP
- These Days (2011) EP
- Sand On Chrome (2010) Album
- KO (2010) EP

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