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The Flaming Mudcats

Formed in 2005 in Auckland, The Flaming Mudcats are now regarded as one of New Zealand’s premier blues acts.

They have performed at festivals and clubs throughout New Zealand, Australia, USA and the Pacific Islands. Their lively blues sets blend original material and covers from their eclectic influences... a mix of killer grooves, blazing licks and harp wizardry.

The band’s frontman on vocals is Craig Bracken, an accomplished harmonica player. Doug Bygrave provides the six-string firepower. Anchoring these two on the back beat are drummer Ian Thomson and ‘newbie’ bassist Chris ‘Kit’ Parfitt.

With two highly acclaimed albums of mostly original music under their belts, Gave You What You Wanted and Mistress, these guys are just getting started.

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