Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music.
From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs of gypsies, fairies, legless pirates and black flies – Mad Dog Mcrea never fail to capture their audience with their infectious songs. In constant demand and having played just about every festival and two-bit, jibe-arsed dive in Christendom, they are, in every sense of the word, a live, band.
Matched with the unshakable dedication of their massive and “loyal-to-the-hilt”, fan base – Mad Dog Mcrea are more than just a very popular, festival act – with five albums under their belts, they are serious and acclaimed recording artists too. December 2019 saw Mad Dog Mcrea released a 5-track EP titled It’s a Sign.
The famous purple happy bus is fired up and ready for action, and there’s room for you – jump aboard!
Support comes from West Midlands based band Headshrinkers. Built on a vision of capturing modern life within their music, Headshrinkers infuse the vulnerability of veracious poetry, backed by confrontational punk riffs and 60’s jangly guitars.
This event has been rescheduled from Saturday 3 October 2020.
Dates & Times
Derby Hall @ The Met
From £18.50 (inc fees)
Covid Safety at The Met
This will be a full-capacity event with a non-socially distanced audience; we will however still be utilising many Covid safety measures for your safety and the safety of our staff.
“A sound mixed, mashed and finely honed through years of live gigs. ”Rock ‘n Reel Magazine
“It’s always a joy to me when something jumps up and smacks you between the eyes – Mad Dog Mcrea did that to me.”Mike Harding
“This is rowdy, heartfelt, room shaking and spirit-stirring music that only the dead can’t enjoy.”ltdstate.com