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show preview: Skinny Lister at Middle East Downstairs on Monday, November 7, 2016


Need a distraction before Election Day? Go see Skinny Lister at Middle East Downstairs. Skinny Lister is a six piece British folk band based in London. Formed in 2009, the band puts on a spectacular live show with its upbeat contemplative songs [combo of originals and traditional Irish songs] and solid audience connection. It’s clear that this band loves touring and performing. Skinny Lister recently released its third album The Devil, The Heart & The Fight [Xtra Mile Recordings] on 30th September 2016. the band released Forge & Flagon in 2012 and Down on Deptford Broadway in 2014.

Skinny Lister is: Dan Heptinstall [lead vocals/guitar/stomp box]; Max Thomas [melodeon/mandolin/vox]; Lorna Thomas [vocals]; Michael Camino [double bass/vocals]; Thom Mills [drums]’ Sam Brace [guitar/ concertina/ mandolin/vocals]

venue info:

Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub

472-480 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, Mass. 02139

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show preview: Skinny Lister at Middle East Nightclub Thursday, September 24


British six-piece folk act Skinny Lister formed in 2009 after meeting at clubs in Greenwich. High energy folk with varied instrumentation. If you’re a Frank Turner fan you’ll surely appreciate Skinny Lister’s blend of the political and the social.

Skinny Lister is: 

Dan Heptinstall – vocals, guitar, and stomp box (July 2009–present)

Max Thomas – melodeon, mandolin and vocals (July 2009–present)

Lorna Thomas – lead vocals (July 2009–present)

Michael Camino – double bass and vocals (October 2012–present)

Thom Mills – drums (March 2014–present)

Sam “Mule” Brace: guitar, concertina, vocals (July 2009- March 2013, September 2014–present) mandolin (2014–present)


Forge & Flagon (2012)

Down on Deptford Broadway (2015)

Skinny Lister perform at The Middle East Club Thursday, September 24.






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