the-micro-bandThe Micro Band

Onstage: 12:30pm

The Micro Band are an Edinburgh based band who lovingly united in 2014 to yield happy vibes and fun music that make your face smile and your body move!


Stramash - Black Cat BoneBlack Cat Bone

Onstage: 10:00pm

Black Cat Bone (often abbreviated as BCB) is a British Blues Rock band, the 4 piece come equipped with a pounding rhythm section, percussion, layered vocals, catchy guitar riffs, heavy distortion and hollering harmonica. The band have a definitive sound and showcase a true passion to what they love to do in their live shows.

BCB hit the scene late in 2012. since then, have released their debut live E.P which appeared on Bandcamps best selling list, they have played a number of festivals in 2014 as well as major support slots for touring acts including Son of Dave, Heymoonshaker and Marcus Bonfanti. The band released their new single 'Peace of Mind' in the beginning of May 2015. They have also appeared on STV a number of times. They now are looking forward to getting into the studio to record their debut album 'Growl' out on 31st October 2015.

"Black Cat Bone are at the forefront of the new blues rock underground. A slinky, sexy, growling sound that makes the walls sweat." BBC 4


Stramash - The Simon Kennedy BandThe Simon Kennedy Band

Onstage 7:00pm

A guitar and organ driven band, it was formed in 2014 by Dundee born guitarist Simon Kennedy. Enlisting Mirek Hodun on the organ they set about writing and producing their debut album Make Up Your Mind themselves which was well received by critics and fans alike with BBC Radio 2’s Paul Jones saying the band was “deservedly the recipients of a great deal of praise” and the Independent Blues Broadcasters Association voting it their Album of the Month.

In 2015 Edinburgh based session drummer Brian MacLeod was brought in to complete the line-up of guitar, organ and drums.

With the success of the debut album they have been sought out to play major festivals like The Orkney Blues Festival, Perth’s Southern Fried Festival and Glasgow’s Merchant City Festival. At the end of the year they will also be playing at The Edinburgh Blues Club, Scotland’s biggest blues club, in support of Big Joe Louis.


Event Details

Event: The Micro Band, Black Cat Bone, The Simon Kennedy Band

Date: Saturday 9th January 2016

Venue: Whistle Binkies

Time : 18:00 - 03:00

Cost: Free

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