The Rectory Hill Skillet Lickers and Alan Lovell – The Golden Lion – 09/01/16

The Rectory Hill Skillet Lickers

The Rectory Hill Skillet Lickers

A couple of weeks ago I headed down to the newly refurbished Golden Lion for a night of busking old-time skiffle street music from The Rectory Hill Skillet Lickers.

Being the first weekend properly clear of the holidays the place was packed with many hoping to escape the cabin fever the festive period can bring on and the Skillet Lickers music was a perfect accompaniment to this.

Along with them Alan Lovell of the Swinging Blue Jeans was playing but to say the Skillet Lickers blew him away with their energy, inventiveness and honesty of performance would be an understatement.

My full review of the show was published in The Guernsey Press on Saturday 23rd January (you can read it below) and you can see my photos from the show on the BBC Introducing Guernsey Facebook page.

Rectory Hill Skillet Lickers - Golden Lion review scan 23:01:16

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One thought on “The Rectory Hill Skillet Lickers and Alan Lovell – The Golden Lion – 09/01/16

  1. […] With their first set finished Clameur De Haro were back downstairs for more of the same, albeit a little more ramshackle and well lubricated than an hour previously, and the atmosphere just kept lifting and lifting making for a great way to see in the Christmas weekend and a great round off to live music in 2016 (excepting of course the events happening on New Years Eve) that was very similar to how my musical year started back in January. […]

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