The Urban Voodoo Machine play ‘Bourbon Soaked Gypsy Blues Bop’n’Stroll’. Dressed in black and red (and there’s a LOT of them), their music sounds like a great night out in a dangerous part of town, fusing junkyard blues and stinging rockabilly with mariachi horns, fiddles, sinister cabaret and punk rock tangos.
They’ve played Glastonbury, Download, Latitude, Bestival, Hard Rock Calling and toured with The Pogues and New York Dolls. The UVM have become one of the greatest live acts in the country – terrifyingly bizarre, hysterically funny; a riot for the eyes and sensation for the ears: a sing-a-long, drink-a-long, clap-a-long affair.
Magazines and newspapers have lauded them for their “mariachi-influenced blues, whiskey-soaked country rags and punkabilly-style rave-ups” (The Washington Post), becoming one of the few bands that could appear on Clive Anderson’s Loose Ends on BBC Radio 4 and Britain’s biggest heavy metal festival Download in the same year and win at both. You’re in for a live music treat….