The United Stoats of America bring their unique combination of Bluegrass, Skiffle & Hillbilly to Lewes Con Club. The Stoats know that tunes by Mary Hopkins, Atomic Kitten, U2, Roberta Flack and Queen are really only rollicking hillbilly tunes ruined by being played with the wrong instruments and that artists like Johnny Cash, Jim Reeves and Hank Williams had some good ideas for songs, but didn't really finish em off. The Stoats take the essence of bluegrass, rockabilly & skiffle and add some rock solid drumming and transform other people songs into something totally unique. Live at Guilfest 2005, The United Stoats Of America were spectacularly joined on stage by a shed load of special guests including the Levellers sound engineer, a drag artist, 30 fez heads, 2 belly dancers, a bald giant painted in the stars and stripes and a stuffed camel, for one of the most entertaining visual shows of the festival The United Stoats of America take themselves seriously musically and after their debut gig The Mean Fiddler Country Punk Extravaganza at the Garage in Islington have gone on to appear at some of Londons finest alt country venues including Whats Cooking, The Luminaire Kilburn & The Windmill in Brixton. The band who refuse to appear on TV or sign to a major record company and have never been reviewed in any of the music papers, they have got where they are today purely on their own efforts and the word of mouth support of their fans.
Free entry - All welcome - Bar from 4:30pm - Doors 8:00pm