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The Roustabouts

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Overview

  • Gypsy cabaret and circus act
  • Repertoire of specially arranged songs plus some circus style originals
  • The collective varies in size taking with a mix of violin, accordion, trombone, vocal trio, guitarists, bass, percussionists plus, if required jugglers, dancers, fire eaters and spinners

Location

The Roustabouts been performed at a variety of Festivals and Weddings all around the South West (Bude, Penzance, Helston, Newquay and Mitchell in Cornwall, and Sidmouth and Honiton in Devon to name a few).

They look forward to gigs as far as Tenbury Wells this year and are open to travel a bit further afield for a special occasion,

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 minute sets with 15 minute break.
  • Fire Performance - 20 minutes
  • DJ set - 60 minutes
  • Circus Workshop - 60 minutes but selected equipment can be left free for all to enjoy.

About this Act

The Roustabouts are a gypsy cabaret collective of musicians and performers from Falmouth, Cornwall. Performing a theatrical mixture of Gypsy / Balkan, folk, dance and swing influenced arrangements and original songs alongside circus arts and fire juggling, they offer an eye-catching experience that will amuse, bemuse and amaze.

The collective varies in size performing with a mix of violin, accordion, trombone, vocal trio, guitarists, bass, percussionists plus, if required jugglers, dancers, fire eaters and spinners.

Set List

Arrangements include...
Paint it Black - The Rolling Stones
Mr Soft - originally by Steve Harley & the Cockney Rebels
Where is the Love? - originally by The Black Eyed Peas
Son of a Preacher Man - originally by Dusty Springfield
Minor Swing/Clint Eastwood mashup - Reindhart/Gorillaz

If you want the full Roustabout experience, they can also perform some Circus inspired original songs!

Lineup

  • The Roustabouts Collective boasts violin, accordion, trombone, vocal trio, guitarists, bass, percussionists, jugglers, dancers, fire eaters and spinners.
  • Additional options of fire-performing, circus performers (with workshop) and face painting

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