ALIAS: The Trying Scotsman
INSTRUMENT: Alto Saxophone/Vocals
FAVOURITE ALBUM: ABBA Gold Anniversary Edition
CHOSEN DEITY: Ben Hill
FAVOURITE QUOTE: "It comes in pints? I'm getting one!" - Peregrin Took
SPECIAL ABILITY: Can juggle and recite Burns poetry at the same time.
FAVOURITE ALBUM: Heartsongs - Josh Wunderlich
CHOSEN DEITY: Matthew Price
FAVOURITE QUOTE: "Sorry I'm late..."
SPECIAL ABILITY: Punctuality
ALIAS: Benno Hillo
INSTRUMENT: Soprano Saxophone
FAVOURITE ALBUM: Somewhere in the between - Streetlight Manifesto
CHOSEN DEITY: Pete Wareham
FAVOURITE QUOTE: "Top Banana" - Ben Hill
SPECIAL ABILITY: Able to belly dance whilst also moving his ears, eyebrows and nostrils.
ALIAS: Cap'n Schplank
FAVOURITE ALBUM: Graceland - Paul Simon
CHOSEN DEITY: Odin
FAVOURITE QUOTE: "It's not the years, honey,
it's the mileage" - Indiana Jones
SPECIAL ABILITY: Premium grade Gollum voice
ALIAS: Paddy "Bass-Face" William Sean Lester-Rourke
INSTRUMENT: Electric Bass/Vocals
FAVOURITE ALBUM: Spectrum - Billy Cobham
CHOSEN DEITY: Leland Sklar
FAVOURITE QUOTE: “I looked inside Nicholas Cage and I found a secret; people are random and pointless” - Abed Nadir
SPECIAL ABILITY: Dat hip movement...
ALIAS: Just Ed
FAVOURITE ALBUM: Ok Computer- Radiohead
CHOSEN DEITY: Stewart Copeland
FAVOURITE QUOTE: "They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance." John Sedgwick - seconds before he was shot.
SPECIAL ABILITY: Animal noises...
MEET THE BAND
create their own brand of World-Music infused Party-Rock in a raucous, genre defying show unlike any other.
Their “unique, distinctive and thrillingly energetic,” [Whats On Live] sound takes you on a wild ride, from high octane Japanese shamisen rock to the sexy saxlines of gypsy ska jams.
Alongside artists such as Bellowhead, The Old Dance School & The Destroyers, Punch The Sky join an illustrious line of folk fusion acts emerging out of the world renowned ‘Joe Broughton’s Conservatoire Folk Ensemble’.
Now highly sought-after musicians in their own right, members of Punch The Sky have performed and recorded with Fairport Convention, The Urban Folk Quartet and Electric Swing Circus.
Punch the Sky have rocked the festival stages at Isle of Wight, Shambala, Towersey, Bearded Theory, Swingamajig, Nozstock and many more.