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Andrew Weatherall leads the Howlin’ Woods DJ announcement!

Apr 2nd, 2019

Andrew Weatherall leads the Howlin’ Woods DJ announcement!

Dearest Roosters,

As Spring starts to rear its head and the flowers start to bloom at our Suffolk home of Euston Hall, we’re reminded that it’s just under 8 weeks to go until Red Rooster 2019. Tickets are flying, just like the swans frequenting Red Rooster’s lakes – now’s the time to make flight and join us before it’s too late. We’re delighted and humbled to announce the lineup for our infamous late night hot spot, The Howlin’ Woods.

Donning his Blues, Soul and Rock n Roll hat, especially for Red Rooster, the legendary Andrew Weatherall will be hitting the late night spot at Howlin’ Woods in 2019.

Andrew Weatherall’s extraordinary thirty-year career in music has been characterised by a series of unique partnerships, resulting in over twenty albums, thirty or so EPs and single splus more than two hundred and fifty remixes. He is a bastion of the underground and we’re honoured he will be spinning the finest Rock n Roll tracks for Red Rooster in 2019.

The infamous Jon More - one half of Coldcut and co-founder of the mighty Ninja Tune record empire, will also be sharing his love of Rock n Roll with the Red Rooster crowd. A veteran of Soul Weekenders and warehouse parties like Flim Flam, he was harvesting crates whilst most other 45Live DJs were still at school.

DJ and pioneer Ashley Beedle of the infamous Yardism and Black Science Orchestra, joins Jo Wallace of Ramrock Records to present "A Potted History of Black Music - 1940-1978" bringing with them crates of Jump to 60's RnB and Blues.

Former Island Records A&R, Radio One and BBC London Live presenter Ross Allen will be spinning the best in country and soul till the early hours, whilst Red Rooster favourites The Smoking Guns bring with them an arsenal of Northern Soul and Rhythm & Blues.

Wendy May joins us for the first time - The pioneer of “Wendy May’s Locomotion,” It was a legendary clubnight at Kentish Town’s “Town and Country” Club. A night frequented by Elvis Costello, Paul Weller and Madness amongst many more, not to mention being quoted in Nick Hornby’s book “ 31 Songs.” Wendy brings her incredibly discerning taste to the Red Rooster decks.

These star DJ’s will be joined by an array of incredible vinyl hunters including Liam Hart, Dean Chalkley / Adrian from Southend, NTS Radio’s Crispy Cowboy, infamous music critic Andy Perry, Joe Cushley, Andrew Hackett, Irania Mancini, Honkey Tonk Thursday’s Joe Harvey-Whyte & Naomi Larsson, Hank JD Sleek, Del Day and George Hume… WOW!

Under 8 weeks to go… Join us NOW!

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