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Devils Elbow - HB Summer Local 2018


Sat 27 Jan 2018, 8:00pm–12:00am

Where: The Common Room, 227 Heretaunga St East, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Restrictions: R18

Ticket Information:

  • Doors: $10.00

Listed by: Hit Your Head Music

After celebrating the bands 10-year anniversary in 2017, Hawkes Bay's own Devils Elbow begin 2018 with two hometown shows.

Paisley stage with Skinny Millionaires, Iris Dunn & Jacki Houkamau.

Common Room with Music Dog & Eilish Rose.

Doors: 8pm
Music: 9pm

- Alec Withers - Vocals, Guitar
- Ben Persen - Bass
- John Hastings - Drums, Vocals
- Andrew Pearce - Acoustic Guitar, Vocals

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 rock which owes a nod to Joe Strummer as much as Steve Earle." - Graham Reid,

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

"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,

"If one band in NZ could inspire me to dust off the guitar, then it could be devil's elbow." - Steve,

"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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