The Vagaband is an up to eight-piece band based in Norfolk. Among the instruments they play are fiddle, mandolin, pedal-steel guitar, clarinet, flügelhorn, banjo, squeezebox and piano. They play original song-based roots music; a soulful mix between Americana, blues, jazz and rock.
Second album ‘Medicine For The Soul’ out now.
“…unrestrained and inventive…this album goes places that trad-Americana never thought to reach…and on the way it will pull a wider audience under its spell.” FolkWords
“The Vagaband – Proof the Devil doesn’t always have the best tunes …Stunning.” Q Magazine
“They build songs around hooks that they hammer home until you’re convinced that you’ve known these songs forever…In short, this lot are talented, distinctive and fun – a welcome arrival on the scene.” Flyin’ Shoes
“Exceptional.. A rich concoction of Americana, swing, ragtime, blues and rock.” Folk Radio UK
Supported by Lucas Hickman Smith