Bands 2017 – State of Undress

From Cornwall to Scotland, State of Undress have been taking stages by storm for the past 10 years with their exuberant and infectious fiddle-fuelled music. Performances include Sidmouth FolkWeek, Looe Music Festival, Swanage Folk Festival, Saltburn Folk Festival and The Tall Ships Festival in Waterford, Ireland. With original songs that embrace the thought-provoking, joyous and shamelessly foot-tapping, plus traditional songs played in their own idiosyncratic style, State of Undress promise you a rollercoaster of a gig!

This year will see them release their fifth studio album ‘The Dance of Life’, playing some great festivals throughout the summer including Glastonbury for the very first time!

State of Undress are:
Charlie Rose (lead vocals); Alan Rose (guitars, mandolin and vocals);Jerry Bird (fiddle, mandolin and guitar);Rob Boivin (bass);Rick Hambleton (drums)

Here’s what they’ve been saying about State of Undress:

‘State of Undress provide feisty, fun, dynamic and passionate music…a show you don’t want to miss’ Maverick Magazine

‘When I saw State of Undress play, it reminded me of why I fell in love with folk rock as a young man.’ Ken Hall, Compere, The Late Session, Saltburn Folk Festival, Summer 2015

‘State of Undress are an irrepressible super high octane band in the best tradition of bands like Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and Jethro Tull but for, and of, the 21st Century.’
Rainlore’s World of Music

‘A blend of roots-rock, country, Celtic flavourings and a full-bodied melodic musical assault’
R2 (Rock n Reel)

For further information please contact;

Alan Rose 07988 622398 Charlie Rose 07971 472768

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