The fantastic new album ‘Leave Your Love At The Door’ available to pre – order on iTunes from April 26th and in stores May 3rd.
John Blek & The Rats are a six-piece folk and country group from Cork City whose infectious brand of American influenced balladry has travelled up and down the roads of Ireland, the UK and Europe for the last 2 years.
“Kilkenny Roots Festival isn’t about the big moment. It’s about stumbling around town between deep drafts of local brew Smithwicks, hearing a bluegrass or rockabilly or folk or jug band seeping through the doorways of minuscule bars. It’s about discovery of bands like John Blek & The Rats” MOJO
“Not since BOB LOG III’s Clonakilty Guitar Fest debut have a band created such a feverish buzz of anticipation!!. . . get ready for some insanely debaucherous footstompin’ lunacy” De Barras.ie
“John Blek & The Rats brought a charming Americana folk sound to the Circus Tent on Friday for one the music highlights of the weekend.” 2 U I Bestow, Knockanstockan 2012
‘Hand On My Heart’ (Track 7) is out April 7th. ‘Leave Your Love At The Door’ out May 3rd.
For live dates see www.johnblekandtherats.com