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For 10 years there had been rumours of BRAND X reuniting, then in late 2016, it happened. Founding members Percy Jones (Bass) and John Goodsall (Guitar) with Drummer Kenwood Dennard pulled it off – and there was much rejoicing. Completing the band were American Keyboard whiz Chris Clark & Percussionist Scott Weinberger. Fast Forward to 2019: With rave reviews in The Huffington Post, Progression Mag, New York Times, Innerviews, PROG, and jaw-dropping performances headlining Ros-Fest, ProgtoberFest, ProgStock and three superb “Cruise To The Edge” performances have led many to claim this: “Best live BRAND X ever!”
U.K. TOUR 2020
Since reuniting, BRAND X have been mostly focused on shows in the U.S. with a few international shows. Now in April 2020, they launch a multi-city tour in England – first time back in decades. John Goodsall remains a land-lover firmly ensconced in MC-ing a variety of Midget Tossing tournaments and Grammar Rodeos in the US, so for shows exclusively outside the states Brand X enlist Austrian guitarist Alex Machacek. He’s the guy that John Wetton and Eddie Jobson hand-picked to replace Allan Holdsworth in UK. Not too shabby.
The Buzz: Some people said some very nice things!
# 2 Boston Massachusetts Radio, New-Ears-FM
# 6 Percy Jones Voted #6 in “Top 10 Bass Players of All Time” – Progressive Music
#11 Album Progressive Charts in Prog Magazine
#13 International Sales in Burning Shed
#20 Album in “All About Jazz”
Our favourite is from a fan in New Jersey right after a show: “I’ve been playing drums for 30 years now, but after seeing this guy in Brand X, I’m going home to burn my kit – right now!”
BRAND X U.K. TOUR 2020:
Percy Jones: Fretless Bass
Chris Clark: Keyboards
Kenny Grohowski: Drums
Alex Machacek: Guitars
Scott Weinberger: Percussion
This is an unreserved mixed seated and standing show.
FOOD AND DRINK
Open from 5pm on gig nights, our bar is the perfect pre-show meeting place. Every gig night we serve up a range of freshly-prepared pizza, bar snacks, over 50 speciality gins with paired tonic waters, beers, wines, fine spirits and more.
Get down early and sample our delicious food and renowned gin menu.
Sun-Fri 5-7pm / Sat 12pm-7pm
Pint Carlsberg Pilsner £3
Bottle House Wine £12
Two Cocktails £12
House doubles £5
Pizza & Pint/Soft Drink £9
Two Pizzas & Bottle House Wine £20
More info: https://bandonthewall.org/food-drink/
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