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"Sell out warning! Irreverent and cultish UK folk punk legends land in Bristol for a crazy intimate gig at the Thunderbolt. Big rousing rootsy fun FFO: The Pogues, The Waterboys, Billy Bragg, Defiance Ohio."

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A gig held at The Thunderbolt on Friday 24th November. The event starts at 19:30.

The Men They Couldn’t Hang are a British rock band whose mixture of folk and punk is totally infectious. They are still as good as ever after over 30 years of raising hope, hackles and hellfire through the street corners and country lanes of Britain and beyond! Coming together as penniless buskers they played their first show in Camden Town in 1984 alongside the legendary Pogues as both an accident and a laugh – a philosophy that still holds true a lot of the time. Their music is not dissimilar in many ways. Added to that earthy humour and vitality has grown an explosive collision of folk and rock and an implacable social conscience that has seen them thrill and inspire 3 generations of concert goers with their euphoric blend of material.

Doors: 7.30pm
Tickets: £20 advance / £25 on the door

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