E2D Music Monthly: April

Mellow but intense – The Rogues take stage at The Wheatsheaf

Skill as the one-man-band: The Rogues showed their individual talents as well as their abilities as a group when they gave an intense and relaxed performance. Photo by Robert Haile

Skill as the one-man-band: The Rogues showed their individual talents as well as their abilities as a group when they gave an intense and relaxed performance.
Photo by Robert Haile

DIFFERING from their usual loud and proud music the Rogues performed an intimate acoustic set at the Wheatsheaf, Egremont on Sunday February 6.

The night was split into three as frontman, Andrew Winter started with guitar and harmonica in hand.
Winter’s skill as a one-man-band was evident on stage as he played such classics as Johnny Cash’s Folsom Prison Blues without any faults.

Then came Mitchell Hewer, playing a more indie beat, before being joined by David Tite and Michael Smith.

The noise might have been turned down but the intensity was maintained with a mixture of covers and original songs.

Andrew Winter said: “We started really last year. We all had a similar taste in music and we came together playing music we like and we hope the audience likes too.”

With the cover of Love Machine the crowd got up and were dancing.

David Tite said: “Tonight’s show is a much more mellow version than what we usually play.”

The Rogues will return with an electric set in The Wheatsheaf on April 9 featuring a full line up including drummer David Hodgeson – not one to be missed.