Blending gypsy, Klezmer,and Balkan Folk with shades of swing and jazz the Band of fools take you on a journey from melodious vocal and musical arrangements to fast frenetic cacophanies a guaranteed crowd pleaser.
Accordion and Vocals
Vocals and Guitar
Band of Fools are a collective of eight charismatic musicians with eclectic musical backgrounds. Based in North Essex / Suffolk Borders, they have become firm favourites on the East Anglian festival circuit and played the main stage at Folk East 2013, have been regulars on the main stages at The Fling Festival, Harlequin Festival, Halesworth Big Gig, Wivenhoe MayFair, Brightlingsea Festival, Colchester Free Festival (Tankton), Maui Waui, Bearded Theory (Maui stage) and Cosmic Puffin. The Band of Fools infectiously energetic stage performances call audiences to their feet and deliver upbeat joyous renditions of traditional Balkan tunes and their own original and often humorous balkanesque creations. Blending gypsy, Klezmer,and Balkan Folk with shades of swing and jazz the Band of Fools take you on a journey from melodious vocal and musical arrangements to fast frenetic cacophonies a guaranteed crowd pleaser.