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The Hicksters

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About The Hicksters

6 piece mainly covers band playing uptempo acoustic versions of songs by The Band, Steve Earle, Bob Dylan, Crosby Stills & Nash......
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The Hicksters – Ploughing a deep furrow of Americana and Celtic Country Blues. The Hicksters formed in the summer of 2014 when a group of Aberystwyth musicians came together at the last minute as a scratch band for local music venue Rummers Bar. The night was such a success that the band were asked to play a regular night and have been doing so every Thursday at Rummers ever since and have garnered a reputation much further afield, gaining rave reviews at festivals and other events. The current lineup consists of 6 accomplished musicians with a wealth of experience between them. Inspired by, and paying tribute to artists from the worlds of country, rock, blues and folk, their repertoire is wide ranging and truly eclectic. From Irish jigs and reels, through bluegrass and country to 70s Southern rock, audiences are captivated by their joyous and infectious enthusiasm for the music they love. 4 part vocal harmonies, fiddle, banjo, guitars, bass and drums ensure a depth of soundscape and arrangement that makes you dance and sing your heart out with them.

The Hicksters' Reviews

From customers:

Dave F
9 years ago

Thank you so much for a wonderful performance at our wedding on Saturday. You guys were just brilliant couldn't ask for better....if your looking for a wedding or event band with a difference, a really fun and laid back style but who are also fabulously talented musicians then look no further than the fantastic Hicksters

Myra F
7 years ago

A big THANK YOU to The Hicksters for making the night complete in Trefeglwys at our Masquerade Ball We had a brilliant night and you had so many people up dancing!! Thank you guys!!

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The Hicksters' Song list

Hillbilly Highway - Steve Earle
Tell It to Me - Old Crow Medicine Show
Freefallin' - Tom Petty
The Shape I'm In - The Band
Lonesome Fugitive - Merle Haggard
Domino - Van Morrison
Carmelita - Warren Zevon
Copperhead Road - Steve Earle
Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
I Ain't Ever Satisfied - Steve Earle
Dead Flowers - Rolling Stones
The Weight - The Band
I Shall Be Released - Bob Dylan
Call Me The Breeze - JJ Cale
Honky Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones
Various trad fiddle and banjo numbers
All kinds of Americana stuff...........

The Hicksters' Prices

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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£600
Up to 2 hours£700
Up to 3 hours£800
Country, Bluegrass, Folk, Folk rock
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Theatre / Show, Birthday party
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