Henry’s Funeral Shoe play The Carling Stage on Saturday 5 September at Blackwood Miners’ Institute. Supporting Slaves, with Glen Matlock (Sex Pistol) and DJ Set from Don Letts.
More about the band:
Henry’s Funeral Shoe was formed by two brothers in 2008 from South Wales, inspired and influenced by many of the albums that singer/guitarist Aled Clifford had looted from his father’s vinyl collection when he was growing up. The Who, CCR, Peter Green, Robert Johnson and the Beatles were favourites, and Aled quickly became a gifted guitar player, aided and taught by Ned Edwards, a long time collaborator of Van Morrison.
Following on from a highly-praised debut, South Wales duo Henry’s Funeral Shoe unleash their distinctive punk-energy-blues-drenched-rock ‘n’ roll, on second album Donkey Jacket. Taking its name from the coat worn by Welsh miners, Donkey Jacket features a number of guest appearances from a plethora of acclaimed musicians, including long time Van Morrison collaborator John ‘Ned’ Edwards on harmonica, slide guitar and mandolin, Pete Hurley of legendary 70s Welsh band Lone Star on bass, and Justin Beynon of the Broken Vinyl Club tinkling the ivories.