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UK & European Tour 2016

2016 – European Tour

May
3rd May Café ´t Vereinshoes Vaals Netherlands
4th May 
Mühlengastof Petershagen Germany
5th May Die Röhre Moers Germany
6th May De Singer Rijkevoorsel Belgium
7th May
 N9 Villa Eeklo Belgium | Facebook Event
11th May De Knoet Aarschot Belgium
12th May Bürgerbahnhof Wuppertal Germany
14th May
 Kwadendamme Bluesfestival Holland
15th May Grolsch Blues Festival Schöppinge Germany

July

1-3rd July Sark Folk Festival
4th July St James’s Assembly Hall, St Peter Port Guernsey
13th July – Périgueux, France
14th July – Biscarrosse, France
15th July – Douchapt, France
16th July – Sorges, France
17th July – St Laurent, France
18th July – Mussidan, France
19th July – Razac, France
20th July – TBA
21st July – Duras, France
22nd July – Agonac, France
23rd July – Boulazac, France
24th July – Réalmont, France
27th July – Bordeaux, France

HatFitz and Cara live UK

By |2016-05-13T09:50:35+00:00April 23rd, 2016|Live|1 Comment

Doing It Again

We are delighted to announce our new single ‘Doing It Again’ to coincide with our current UK and European Tour. You can listen, stream and buy it on Bandcamp here.

“Rhythmic and groove-laden, and possessed of some fantastically intricate guitar work, ‘Doing It Again’ is Hat and Cara in vintage form – always with an eye on the past, but very much moving forward.” Samuel J. Fell (Rhythms / Rolling Stone)

“On ‘Doing It Again’ the duo’s scuttling mandolin runs, forthright vocals and thumping percussion create a palette of sound imbued with Delta-soaked pastiches.” Al Hensley Rhythms Magazine/ Sunshine Coast Blues Show

By |2016-04-14T22:55:22+00:00April 13th, 2016|After The Rain, Doing It Again, Images|0 Comments

Back in Oz for March

We’re delighted to announce a string of dates in Australia in March, as we cold-foot it from Canada!

 2016 – Australian Tour

16th March No. 5 Church Street Bellingen, NSW
17th March 
Harmonie German ClubNarrabundah ACT 2604
18th March 
Spotted MallardBrunswick, Victoria
19th March Bowral Bowling Club, Bowral NSW
20th March Wauchope, Mid North Coast, Aus
1st April 
Speigletent Hobart Tasmania

By |2016-04-14T17:37:41+00:00February 18th, 2016|Live|0 Comments

Home Routes Tour

Here is our Canadian Home Routes  house concerts Tour!

Jan 31st Winnipeg
Feb 2nd Polonia
Feb 3rd Binscarth
Feb 4th Grandview
Feb 5th Regina
Feb 6th Buena Vista
Feb 7th Montmartre
Feb 8th Fort Qu’Appelle
Feb 9th Brandon
Feb 10th Boissevain
Feb 11th Baldur
Feb 12th Letellier

These house concerts are open to the public. “Home Routes” is a small group of hard working music lovers and they are happy to give you the details for any particular show you’d like to buy a ticket to. They can be reached, toll free, at 1-866-925-6889 or email tim@homeroutes.ca

By |2016-04-14T17:37:41+00:00January 26th, 2016|Live|1 Comment

UK & European Tour 2016

We are currently booking a European tour, and dates will be announced as soon as tickets go on sale. Here we go!

April
13th April Musician
Leicester
14th April The Lights Andover
15th April The Greystones
Sheffield
16th April The Stables
Milton Keynes
17th April The Pavilion
Worthing
19th April Half Moon
Putney London
20th April Talking Heads
Southampton
27th April Chidham & Hambrook Village Hall,
Sussex
28th April John Peel Centre
Stowmarket
29th April Norden Farm
Maidenhead
30th April Peak Concerts
Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale Derbyshire

May
7th May N9 Villa Eeklo Belgium | Facebook Event
14th May Kwadendamme Bluesfestival Holland

By |2016-04-14T17:37:41+00:00December 15th, 2015|News|2 Comments

New 2015 tour dates

Some winter – or rather our summer – tour dates!

OCTOBER
17th October Valley Blues Stomp Festival, Nerang QLD [Hatfitz solo]

NOVEMBER
7th November Bendigo Blues Festival, Rosalind Park, Bendigo Victoria
19th November Australian Music Week showcase Sydney NSW
20th-22nd November Mullum Music Festival, Mullumbimby, NSW
28th November Sonny’s House of Blues BASEQ, Brisbane

DECEMBER
11th December Royal Mail Hotel Goodna QLD
27th December – 1st January Woodford Folk Festival, QLD

By |2016-04-14T17:37:41+00:00October 15th, 2015|Live|0 Comments

Cara’s Blog

Cara_live

Well Folks,
It’s 12 degrees here and I’m sitting in me Jim Jams singing out to our record player which has the pleasure of playing Shirley Brown. There is nothing like warming up our ears to a good piece of quality vinyl for the morning to begin in the right fashion. We are very lucky where we live that we have such good friends that bring a hot pot and their instruments for a play to keep the old creative juices flowing. We were also invited to our dear folks on the hill where the only reception you get out there is the sound of live musical instruments and the wild life and this was all on the one weekend. So with the seasons a changing and the kooties* flowing freely of course happily being back with the snot pickers* it’s inevitable that we’ll catch something.

Already it has been a great year and it’s not near the end yet for our music. With the help of our great team and of course you wonderful supporters who have been so dedicated in your following; some of you traveling over seas to come and see a show! We thank you as without your strong belief in our music we would not have stretched the length of ourselves yet instead we have made it as far a field as Canada, France, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Ireland and all over the UK.

So the plan so far is that we are home in Australia with our minds set on writing for the new album to be released early next year. We already have some great shows and festivals set up in Australia, one being a newish territory for us up North QLD towards Cairns, Cooktown and Gove with the intent of reaching and making new fans. So staying put in Australia, playing live and writing the new album. The latest dates are here.

So with lots in the pot for next year already we are planning to share our music with further shores. Norway and Denmark and France are on the cards, Canada and USA also and not forgetting foreever faithful UK. And we intend to visit with our new album in tow!

See you shortly and please do keep in contact as we sign off with Shirley Brown’s “Woman to Woman” play out of “So Glad to have you” below.

Cheers and Slainte Folks
Hat & Cara

* germs
* kids

By |2016-04-14T17:37:41+00:00July 31st, 2015|Cara's Blog|0 Comments

Australia Live!

HFC_2015tour

AUGUST
2nd August International Blues Day Queen Street Mall (Main Stage) Brisbane Australia 12 -2.30pm
7th August
  Black Mountain Unplugged QLD Australia

8th August  Black Mountain Unplugged QLD Australia
9th August Blues at The Lounge, Cairns QLD Australia
21st August Arnhem Club, Gove QLD Australia
22nd August Arnhem Club, Gove QLD Australia
29th August Beard Bonanza Rick’s Garage, Palmwoods, QLD Australia

OCTOBER
4th October Rock This Country Blue Music Festival, Kuranda QLD Australia

 

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By |2016-04-14T17:37:41+00:00July 27th, 2015|Live|1 Comment