Hillfolk Noir to play the Eden Court,Inverness, on the 9th of June, 2012.

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Hillfolk Noir have been described as producing music which is “filtered through a country-tinged, swampy-swingin’, hillbilly-delta-blues-ragtime word machine”, a brand of  music which the band define as “Junkerdash”.

Whilst they have garnered significant appreciation their American fan base, it is the attentions of  the former Old Grey Whistle Test figurehead and BBC Radio 2 presenter ,“Whispering” Bob Harris which particularly stands out. He has been eager to promote the band’s ninth album, ‘Radio Hour’ describing them simply as  “amazing” and has given the tracks significant airplay.

Indeed the Travis Ward fronted band find themselves touring the UK as a result of the praise for earlier album release ‘Skinny Mammy’s Revenge’. The Eden Court gig will surely be popular for lovers of the genre.

Tickets are available via here.

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