The Slambovian Circus of Dreams
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Jun. 20, 2024
Jun. 20, 2024
The Stables
Slambovian UK Tour 2024 "They take the stage by storm!" – NY Times "Longo, a god of the rock underworld!" – WFUV Radio
, NYC 
"The cool end of Americana" – Maverick Magazine, UK Explore the depths of Americana "one trippy tune at a time" this June in the UK with New York’s Slambovian Circus of Dreams. Voted "Best Band" for their rootsy rockin' psychedelica by NY’s Chronogram Magazine, the deep connection with audiences and exciting live shows are legendary. The Slambovians’ tour history in the UK goes back to 2008, playing towns and festivals from Lochinvar to Penzance, so they look forward to this tour where once again they bring good will, songs and a bit of magic to new audiences as well as faithful fans. In 2022 they headlined Fairport's Cropredy Festival, Wickham Festival and several other venues where they were voted “Best Band” by fans and promoters alike. Consummate entertainers, lead singer Joziah Longo charms with vocals described as "soothing and bewitching as a snake oil tonic.” Longtime bandmates Tink Lloyd (accordion, cello, mandolin, flute) and guitarist/mandolin wizard Sharkey McEwen bring their own magic to the Slambovian brew with “a little help from their friends” - RJ McCarty (bass, keys, banjo, sax) and Matthew Abourezk (drums) who have been touring with the band since their UK tour in 2019.  Dylan, Bowie, Incredible String Band, Syd Barrett and The Waterboys may flavor the musical mix, but the Slambovians' musicianship and songwriting stand on its own. Woodstock-tinged psychedelia, a hint of southern rock, British folk and solid songwriting amp up this version of Americana - a slice of Americana pie that is irresistible. "Longo is an awesome songwriter" – Garth Hudson, The Band
"The best band since the Beatles" – Jim Pons, bassist: Frank Zappa, John Lennon UK TOUR DATES: (SEE LINKS on Bandsintown) Fri. 14th June • Devizes Arts Festival Box office: 07833 342067 devizesartsfestival.org.uk Sat. 15th June • Pocklington Arts Centre Box office: 01759 301547 pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk Sun. 16th June • The Live Room, Saltaire Box office: 07855 164182 theliveroom.info Thurs. 20th June • The Stables, Milton Keynes  Box office: 01908 280800 stables.org Wed 19th June • Acapela Studio, Cardiff Box office: 02920 890862 acapela.co.uk Friday 21st June • Chelmsford Social Club https://www.wegottickets.com/event/605080   Sat. 22nd June • TBA Sun. 23rd June • First Light Festival, Lowestoft firstlightlowestoft.com
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Jun. 21, 2024
Jun. 21, 2024
Chelmsford Social Club
Slambovian UK Tour 2024 "They take the stage by storm!" – NY Times "Longo, a god of the rock underworld!" – WFUV Radio
, NYC 
"The cool end of Americana" – Maverick Magazine, UK Explore the depths of Americana "one trippy tune at a time" this June in the UK with New York’s Slambovian Circus of Dreams. Voted "Best Band" for their rootsy rockin' psychedelica by NY’s Chronogram Magazine, the deep connection with audiences and exciting live shows are legendary. The Slambovians’ tour history in the UK goes back to 2008, playing towns and festivals from Lochinvar to Penzance, so they look forward to this tour where once again they bring good will, songs and a bit of magic to new audiences as well as faithful fans. In 2022 they headlined Fairport's Cropredy Festival, Wickham Festival and several other venues where they were voted “Best Band” by fans and promoters alike. Consummate entertainers, lead singer Joziah Longo charms with vocals described as "soothing and bewitching as a snake oil tonic.” Longtime bandmates Tink Lloyd (accordion, cello, mandolin, flute) and guitarist/mandolin wizard Sharkey McEwen bring their own magic to the Slambovian brew with “a little help from their friends” - RJ McCarty (bass, keys, banjo, sax) and Matthew Abourezk (drums) who have been touring with the band since their UK tour in 2019.  Dylan, Bowie, Incredible String Band, Syd Barrett and The Waterboys may flavor the musical mix, but the Slambovians' musicianship and songwriting stand on its own. Woodstock-tinged psychedelia, a hint of southern rock, British folk and solid songwriting amp up this version of Americana - a slice of Americana pie that is irresistible. "Longo is an awesome songwriter" – Garth Hudson, The Band
"The best band since the Beatles" – Jim Pons, bassist: Frank Zappa, John Lennon UK TOUR DATES: (SEE LINKS on Bandsintown) Fri. 14th June • Devizes Arts Festival Box office: 07833 342067 devizesartsfestival.org.uk Sat. 15th June • Pocklington Arts Centre Box office: 01759 301547 pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk Sun. 16th June • The Live Room, Saltaire Box office: 07855 164182 theliveroom.info Thurs. 20th June • The Stables, Milton Keynes  Box office: 01908 280800 stables.org Wed 19th June • Acapela Studio, Cardiff Box office: 02920 890862 acapela.co.uk Friday 21st June • Chelmsford Social Club https://www.wegottickets.com/event/605080   Sat. 22nd June • TBA Sun. 23rd June • First Light Festival, Lowestoft firstlightlowestoft.com
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Jun. 23, 2024
Jun. 23, 2024
First Light Festival 2024
Slambovian UK Tour 2024 "They take the stage by storm!" – NY Times "Longo, a god of the rock underworld!" – WFUV Radio
, NYC 
"The cool end of Americana" – Maverick Magazine, UK Explore the depths of Americana "one trippy tune at a time" this June in the UK with New York’s Slambovian Circus of Dreams. Voted "Best Band" for their rootsy rockin' psychedelica by NY’s Chronogram Magazine, the deep connection with audiences and exciting live shows are legendary. The Slambovians’ tour history in the UK goes back to 2008, playing towns and festivals from Lochinvar to Penzance, so they look forward to this tour where once again they bring good will, songs and a bit of magic to new audiences as well as faithful fans. In 2022 they headlined Fairport's Cropredy Festival, Wickham Festival and several other venues where they were voted “Best Band” by fans and promoters alike. Consummate entertainers, lead singer Joziah Longo charms with vocals described as "soothing and bewitching as a snake oil tonic.” Longtime bandmates Tink Lloyd (accordion, cello, mandolin, flute) and guitarist/mandolin wizard Sharkey McEwen bring their own magic to the Slambovian brew with “a little help from their friends” - RJ McCarty (bass, keys, banjo, sax) and Matthew Abourezk (drums) who have been touring with the band since their UK tour in 2019.  Dylan, Bowie, Incredible String Band, Syd Barrett and The Waterboys may flavor the musical mix, but the Slambovians' musicianship and songwriting stand on its own. Woodstock-tinged psychedelia, a hint of southern rock, British folk and solid songwriting amp up this version of Americana - a slice of Americana pie that is irresistible. "Longo is an awesome songwriter" – Garth Hudson, The Band
"The best band since the Beatles" – Jim Pons, bassist: Frank Zappa, John Lennon UK TOUR DATES: (SEE LINKS on Bandsintown) Fri. 14th June • Devizes Arts Festival Box office: 07833 342067 devizesartsfestival.org.uk Sat. 15th June • Pocklington Arts Centre Box office: 01759 301547 pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk Sun. 16th June • The Live Room, Saltaire Box office: 07855 164182 theliveroom.info Thurs. 20th June • The Stables, Milton Keynes  Box office: 01908 280800 stables.org Wed 19th June • Acapela Studio, Cardiff Box office: 02920 890862 acapela.co.uk Friday 21st June • Chelmsford Social Club https://www.wegottickets.com/event/605080   Sat. 22nd June • TBA Sun. 23rd June • First Light Festival, Lowestoft firstlightlowestoft.com
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Jul. 6, 2024
Jul. 6, 2024
The Kate
New York’s Slambovian Circus of Dreams has been coloring ‘outside the lines’ of the Americana genre with their fantastic stories and performances since forming 20 years ago in the Hudson Valley of New York. Their Woodstock-tinged psychedelia has a hint of southern rock, celtic and British folk combined with solid songwriting - a slice of Americana pie that is irresistable! This June the band returns to the UK following a wildly successful 2022 tour headlining Fairport's Cropredy Festival, Wickham Festival and more where they were voted “Best Band” by fans and promoters alike. Playing towns and festivals from Lochinvar to Penzance since 2008, the Slambovians’ touring history in the UK goes back several years, so they look forward to this tour where once again they bring good will, songs and a bit of magic to new audiences as well as the faithful who have been waiting. Joziah Longo (the resident shaman of Slambovia), leads with vocals described as "soothing and bewitching as a snake oil tonic.” Longtime bandmates Tink Lloyd (accordion, cello, mandolin, flute) and guitarist/mandolin wizard Sharkey McEwen bring their own magic to the Slambovian brew with “a little help from their friends” - RJ McCarty (keys, bass, sax), Bob Torsello (bass), and Matthew Abourezk (drums). Elements of Dylan, Bowie, Incredible String Band, Syd Barrett and The Waterboys flavor the musical mix (Waterboys co-founder Anto Thistlethwaite is featured on their latest album.) A Very Unusual Head’ is described as ”hilariously genius, philosophically cosmic, folk-metal mastery - the title track is a tip of the hat to the ‘irregular head’ of Syd Barrett and the theme of the album was inspired by the ‘outsiders’ of science and art. The album was included in Rock’n’Reel Magazine’s "Best Albums of 2022" and described as 'their finest work to date.' Exploring the depths of Americana with an artful edge, elements of Dylan, Bowie, Incredible String Band, Syd Barrett, and The Waterboys flavor the musical mix.
Old Saybrook, CT
Nov. 9, 2024
Nov. 9, 2024
Flying Cat Music presents The Slambovian Circus of Dreams "Unplugged"
Trio show featuring Joziah, Tink, and Sharkey of The Slambovian Circus of Dreams Voted best Hudson Valley band of 2022 by Chronogram Magazine, Slambovian Circus of Dreams will perform in a rare unplugged trio performance by the acclaimed band’s founding members. Charismatic front man Joziah Longo, whose vocals have been described as “bewitching,” will be joined onstage by bandmates Tink Lloyd (accordion, cello, mandolin, flute) and the extraordinary guitar-slinging Sharkey McEwen. Since the late 90’s in Sleepy Hollow, New York, the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, part rootsy, part rocking, part psychedelic, has been captivating audiences with their unique sound and human-connecting lyrics. With elements of Dylan, Bowie, The Incredible String Band and Syd Barrett, the band blends Woodstock-tinged psychedelia, a hint of southern rock, and superb songwriting into their own unique brand of Americana music. Their music has garnered such musician fans as: Garth Hudson (The Band), Dar Williams, Gary Burke (Bob Dylan, Joe Jackson), and Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull). This Hudson Valley band “[takes] the stage by storm,” according to the New York Times, and has been described by All Music as “simply one of the finest American bands.” Come hear them play from their deep catalog and from "A Very Unusual Head," named one of the "Best Albums of 2022" (Rock’n’Reel Magazine, U.K.), before they go off to appear at festivals throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. “Longo is an awesome songwriter.” – Garth Hudson, The Band "Great songs and a whole lotta heart" -- Meg Griffin, SiriusXM "They're not just a band. That's like saying the Bible is just a book..." – Fairfield County Weekly https://slambovia.com/
Phoenicia, NY
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