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New Road Rash, Rhythm ‘N’ Bop! T-Shirts Available Now!

We’ve added a brand new “Road Rash, Rhythm ‘N’ Bop!” t-shirt to our Music Glue store!

These t-shirts have a bold circular print across the chest, with “Road Rash, Rhythm ‘N’ Bop!” written around the edge in bright yellow, and a vibrant red guitar with our logo in the middle.

Visit our Music Glue store to grab yourself one of these t-shirts: www.musicglue.com/veloninos

Last few badges & yellow keyrings available!

Our badges and yellow album cover key rings have almost sold out!

All of our badges come in packs of three – including one badge featuring a photo of us and two badges featuring our logo – and our yellow keyrings are clear acrylic with a printed card insert displaying our album cover on one side and logo on the other.

Only a small number of these items are currently in stock, so if you want to grab some before they’re gone visit our shop: www.veloninos.com/shop

See us live at Rothesay Cycling Weekend 2017

We are excited to be playing live at The Scottish Honky Tonk (23 Marine Place, Rothesay) for Rothesay Cycling Weekend on Saturday 16th September 2017.

Doors – 8:30PM. Tickets £6 available by e-mailing info@butewheelers.org.uk / butesue@aol.com. Available on the day at Craigmore Bowling Club and on the door.

See you there!

Gary Crowley’s Punk & New Wave Box Set Featuring The Cuban Heels

We were pleased to see Gary Crowley’s upcoming “Punk & New Wave” box set, which features over 70 tracks from 1977-1982, includes “Downtown” by The Cuban Heels.

Released in 1978, this cover of the 60s classic features Davie and Laurie on drums and guitar.

The box set will be released Friday 15th September 2017 and can be pre-ordered now on CD and download from Amazon: amzn.to/2ubCyTq and iTunes: apple.co/2tQF56l.

Vive Le Tour Prize Draw Winners & Runner Ups!

Thanks to everyone who entered our Vive Le Tour prize draw in celebration of Le Tour de France by liking/sharing “Hey Véloniño!” on Facebook, Twitter and Spotify!

We’re happy to announce the winner of the Signed CD, keyring and badge-set prize package is:

✩ RROZZ MCKNIGHT ✩

And, our eight runner ups who’ll each receive a digital download of our album are:

FRANCO MC, ALASDAIR BROWN, STUART HOPPER, CHRISTOPHER WHITFIELD, MIKA RINNE, LANCE SAUNDERS, TAUNT_MY_WINGS and AKI SAVOLAINEN

Congratulations!

Listen: Cuban Heels live in session from 1981

A little blast from the past…

Jon Hillcock played “Hard Times” and “Walk On Water” by the Cuban Heels on BBC Radio 6 Music​ last night.

These recordings are taken from a live session, recorded for John Peel on Radio 1 back in March 1981, with Laurie on guitar.

Listen here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08s3305 at 41 mins and 2 hrs 7 mins.

Veloninos support Black Cat Bone at Voodoo Rooms!

voodoo-rooms-02-2017-featuredWe’re looking forward to supporting Black Cat Bone at The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh on Saturday 1st April 2017 with Dixie Fried and The Violent Mood Swings!

Tickets are available now from Tickets Scotland here: http://bit.ly/2mRbaaQ

See you there!

Watch: “Hillbilly Girl” live at The Glad Cafe, December 2016

Clip of us playing “Hillbilly Girl” live at The Glad Cafe, Glasgow in December 2016. We’re looking forward to doing it all again when we play at Leith Depot, Edinburgh on Saturday 4th March 2017! You can get tickets from Tickets Scotland in-store or online: http://bit.ly/2khwsNu