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Rob Ellen

The Slim Panatellas
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  • Dingwall
  • United Kingdom
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Old Time Home Grown Hand Built Cigar Box Music
"Pure Hokum"

The Slim Panatellas's Friends

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  • Big City Lights
  • Natali Castillo
  • Kasia Beszterda
  • Hamish Roberts
  • Michael J Tinker
  • vincent cross
  • Dan and Laurel
  • Ryan MacGrath
  • Medicine Show Records & Studio
  • The Medicine Show Revue
  • David Latto
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A video by The Slim Panatellas was featured

The Slim Panatella's @ Velocity Cafe 29 11 14 track 3

With a song for anyone who ever posted a photo of a cat on face book.
Nov 30, 2014
The Slim Panatellas posted a video
Nov 30, 2014
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Oct 26, 2014
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The Medicine Show Revue in Portugal at Portuguese Tour

December 2, 2014 at 6pm to December 7, 2014 at 8pm
Oct 26, 2014
Winter Wilson left a comment for The Slim Panatellas
"Hello We are UK folk/blues duo Winter Wilson Please have a look/listen below. I would appreciate it if you would let me know if we are the sort of act you would consider working with. All original material, we tour folk clubs and festivals UK wide,…"
Oct 23, 2014
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Oct 22, 2014
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Oct 22, 2014
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The One Meat Ball Food Bank Benifit Dingwall at The Greenhouse

November 15, 2014 at 2pm to November 17, 2014 at 2pm
Oct 22, 2014
Colin Maddocks commented on The Slim Panatellas's blog post The Slim Panatellas are seeking Iberian Peninsula dates in December
"Sounds great Rob...flying with Ryanair? Cigarbox is here...:-) "
Oct 16, 2014
The Medicine Show - Rob Ellen commented on The Slim Panatellas's blog post The Slim Panatellas are seeking Iberian Peninsula dates in December
"yep £55 return are you coming Colin bring a cigarbox"
Oct 16, 2014
Steve Folk and The Slim Panatellas are now friends
Oct 14, 2014
Colin Maddocks commented on The Slim Panatellas's blog post The Slim Panatellas are seeking Iberian Peninsula dates in December
"Lucky bugger!  Spain and Portugal in December? Wont' be so slim when you get back!!  :-)  Colin "
Oct 14, 2014
A blog post by The Slim Panatellas was featured

The Slim Panatellas are seeking Iberian Peninsula dates in December

Its been a great Festival and House Concert year for The Slim Panatellas, we've appeared at The Westend Festival Glasgow, The Trad Festival Edinburgh, Americana Cavalcade Perth, The Belladrum Festival Inverness, The French International BSA Cigar Box Festival Paris, and Blazin In Beauly, here in the Highlands and we have been invited out to The JDO Winter Gathering in Portugal 5 6 december.We arrive in Lisbon…See More
Oct 13, 2014
The Slim Panatellas posted a blog post

The Slim Panatellas are seeking Iberian Peninsula dates in December

Its been a great Festival and House Concert year for The Slim Panatellas, we've appeared at The Westend Festival Glasgow, The Trad Festival Edinburgh, Americana Cavalcade Perth, The Belladrum Festival Inverness, The French International BSA Cigar Box Festival Paris, and Blazin In Beauly, here in the Highlands and we have been invited out to The JDO Winter Gathering in Portugal 5 6 december.We arrive in Lisbon…See More
Oct 13, 2014
The Slim Panatellas posted a video

The Slim Panatellas Hotel Caledonia Blazin in Beauly.

Our heroes are joined by les Cowley (Geetar) Alasdair Bohdran (drums) and Bruce MacGregor (Fiddle)
Oct 13, 2014
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Winter Gathering Portugal at Jardim Das Oliveiras

December 5, 2014 at 6pm to December 6, 2014 at 11pm
Sep 30, 2014
 

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NEW CIGARBOX DON ALBUM NOW AVAILABLE "THE VERY DAB"

The Slim Panatellas are joined by Les Cowley Alasdair Bodhran and Bruce MacGregor at Blazin In Beauly 12 October 2014.


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The Slim Panatella's play home grown hand rolled Highland Hokum original Blues on Guitars and violins made from wine boxes and cigar boxes, banjos made from warming pans and dog bowls, and bass guitars made from bicycle parts formed the focus of an exhibition at Ig:LU in Inverness and was the venue for Cigarbox Dons first album "The Very Dab" (available below). Artist and musician Don Jack, otherwise known as Cigarbox Don, makes and plays these unusual instruments. These have led Don into magical adventures, playing with Rob Ellen on tea-chest bass (and an ever changing number of guests) as The Slim Panatellas. The Slims play in some unusual venues from a cigarbox guitar festival in France to The Scottish Parliament. The exhibition ran for 2 weeks in November 2013 and featured live music events with some of our friends (we have posted photos and posters.


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Old Time Home Grown Hand Built Cigar Box Music
"Pure Hokum" Now house trained and ready for house concerts.

Tour dates

 We were invited opening this Festival on October 6th 2012, since then we have returned every year for The BSA Festival in France.

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This year we were invited to perform in The Scottish Parliament for The Abolition 2,000 conference, we also played  The Traditional Festival In Edinburgh and The Belladrum Festival in The Highlands, we have been invited to open up this years Blazing In Beauly Festival in October and are travelling to Portugal for the first time in December for The JDO Winter Gathering.

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At 15:24 on October 23, 2014, Winter Wilson said…

Hello

We are UK folk/blues duo Winter Wilson

Please have a look/listen below. I would appreciate it if you would let me know if we are the sort of act you would consider working with. All original material, we tour folk clubs and festivals UK wide, we're cheap to run, no PA needed, just shout go and we'll start singing :)

Our latest album "Cutting Free" made the  Telegraph 10 recommended albums list for 2014.

Have a look/listen

Thanks for putting on the gigs

Dave

dave@winterwilson.com

At 20:50 on July 1, 2012, Donald Jack said…
No cigars were harmed in the making of this website. 

The Slim Panatellas's Blog

The Slim Panatellas are seeking Iberian Peninsula dates in December

Its been a great Festival and House Concert year for The Slim Panatellas, we've appeared at The Westend Festival Glasgow, The Trad Festival Edinburgh, Americana Cavalcade Perth, The Belladrum Festival Inverness, The French International BSA Cigar Box Festival Paris, and Blazin In Beauly, here in the Highlands and we have been invited out to The JDO Winter Gathering in Portugal 5 6…

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Posted on October 13, 2014 at 17:10 — 3 Comments

The Slim Panatella's to open the first French Cigar Box Guitar Festival

I'm delighted to announce Cigar Box Don and I (The Slim Panatella's) and extra Slim Panatella, Hamish Roberts  will be opening the first ever French Festival for Cigar Box Guitars.

Old Time Home Grown Hand Built Cigar Box Music "Pure Hokum"…

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Posted on September 7, 2012 at 12:00

 
 
 

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The House Concert Hub was founded by (me) Rob Ellen of Medicine Music; Publicist, Promoter, Presenter. Here are some of the artists Medicine Music and I have the privilege to work with, and links to their music and our mailing list. Please consider joining, be first to know what's happening. All of our artists are confirmed House Concert fans and available for your consideration. Also follow our rolling news below in this column.

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You are very welcome to this community; all feedback is very much appreciated ...  Rob Ellen.
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Artists If you want to connect directly with hosts promoters, DJ's and publications who are really active on this site and FSR and off. I can help, have a look at our enhanced membership group, I can connect you with and help you maintain your support structure here in Europe, thats what I do.

 I have introduced to Europe with the help of many of the members here and on FlyinShoes Review and the broad/podcasters and reviewers of Europe the likes of I See Hawks In LA, AJ Roach, Nels Andrews, Carry Elkin, Drew Nelson, Robby Hecht, Eric Brace and Peter Cooper, John Byrd, Phil Lee, Tom Mason, Charlie Roth, the list goes on and on and grows by the week.

I hope its of interest, its great work and I love doing it.
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