Rag Mama Rag in concert

Formed in 1991, the English duo RAG MAMA RAG have slowly and consistently built up their reputation as one of Europe’s finest Country Blues acts, making use of an interesting and wide range of instruments. Ashley Dow Henderson Acoustic Guitar National & Dobro Resonator Bottleneck Guitars Weissenborn Acoustic Lap Steel Ukulele Vocals Deborah Dow Harmonica Washboard Percussion Backing Vocals RAG MAMA RAG create an exceptionally full and hard driving rhythmic sound which soon has audiences feet tapping. Their repertoire is 20’s and 30’s Blues based, but extremely varied, encompassing Mississippi Blues, East Coast Ragtime sounds, early White Country tunes, Original Compositions, and many other regional styles of the 20’s and 30’s period. Touring non stop RAG MAMA RAG have played at many major festivals in Europe and beyond.


Rowledge Village Hall 2011 – Darrell Parsons – Blues in Britain "Rag Mama Rag is definitely an act not to be missed"

Bluesnight at The Dorchester Arts Centre – Blues in Britain – Lewis A Harris "It was with great pleasure that Rag Mama Rag were welcomed for their second visit to Bluesnights. The duo set out to show us what they are about and it is top quality musicianship! Their sets ranged from slower melodies to fast paced rocking blues, throwing in some superb finger picking for good measure ; talk about jumping in your seats.A wonderful evening, with each set packed full of numbers, amiably presented by an unassuming yet multi-talented couple who did not leave anybody disappointed. There is absolutely no doubt about their calibre! A must see!"

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Title: Rag Mama Rag in concert
Artist: Rag Mama Rag
Full Cost of Show: £500
Target Audience: All ages
Special Consideration: none
Dates Available: March 2016 and Oct/Nov 2016
Running Time: 2 hours
Interval: 15/20 minutes (flexible)
Get In Required: 1 hour 30 minutes before the start of the concert / 2 hours if food is supplied by the organiser
Get Out Required: 30 minutes
Performance Space Required: Max area: 4.5 wide x 3 deep x 2.5 high. Min flat floor area: 3.7 wide x 2 deep x 2.5 high. Min raised area: 4.0 x 2.0 deep x 2.5m high.
Seating Layout: to be agreed with each venue
Number of People on Tour: 2