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The Washboard Resonators are a duo that play foot-stomping blues, vaudeville, ragtime, hokum, skiffle, swing and folk like it was in the 1920s, 30s & 40s.
On stage, you can expect a varied and entertaining show with upbeat songs, harmonies, tap dancing and an array of old instruments, including; washboard, resonator guitars, banjo, ukulele, snare drum, suitcase bass drum, spoons and their very own invention—the kazoosaphone.
The duo’s material comprises of original material alongside carefully arranged traditional numbers by their favourite artists - Blind Boy Fuller, Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Robert Johnson, Lonnie Donnegan, Tampa Red and The Washboard Rhythm Kings.
The Washboard Resonators have performed all over the UK. A favourite show of theirs was welcoming in the world’s most famous steam locomotive, The Flying Scotsman at The National Railway Museum.