A band described as one of the most impressive live acts in the country is coming to The Palladium Club in Bideford this Saturday, March 23.

The Urban Voodoo Machine are ‘a murderers’ row of rogues dressed in black and red’, led by the ever enigmatic Paul-Ronney Angel, who spend their time exploring gypsy blues, Americana, New Orleans jazz, rock ’n’ roll and the wares of Mr Jack Daniels.

The band has just released 15 Shots From The Urban Voodoo Machine, an album looking back on their 15 year career and featuring all the single releases along the way.

The band are described as ‘terrifyingly bizarre, hysterically funny, a riot for the eyes and sensation for the ears, determined to stand up to ‘The Man’ and overcome all negative aspects of Brexit, austerity, division, fear and the threat to live music venues across the land’.

Despite their influences, Angel insists that: “We’re not Americana and we’re definitely not

retro … I write songs about living in London right now. Although having a s**t time, no money, heartbreak, mental illness, addiction and suppression from ‘the big guy’ is kinda universal and timeless.”

The gig starts at 8.30pm. For tickets, visit www.wegottickets.com/event/447135 .