Special guest will be ‘Stompin’ Dave Allen.
Tinderbox are an acoustic duo featuring Dublin-born Monique Houraghan with a distinctive ‘honey-like’ vocal, and Dan Tucker with an intricate finger style guitar technique.
2007 to 2010 have seen Tinderbox perform a number of headline shows to capacity crowds. The duo have also played support to a selection of high-profile acts including Cara Dillon, Jon Allen, Corinne West, Ade Edmondson, Ralph McTell, and Squeeze’s Chris Difford amongst many others.
April 2010 saw the release of Tinderbox’s third studio album ‘The State of Play’. The album has received stunning reviews with five star ratings in ‘Acoustic’ and ‘Maverick’ magazines. BBC 6 Music’s Tom Robinson described the music as ‘Gorgeous”.
Tinderbox recently returned from a hugely successful promotional tour of the US, covering six states in three weeks. In November the duo collected a Spanish award for Best Revelation Group in the European category. In addition to wide ranging radio airplay, Tinderbox’s music has appeared in a number of international films and television shows.
“Lovely, Hooky, Mellow” – Acoustic Magazine