See us live at Rothesay Cycling Weekend 2017

We’re 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 / 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: and iTunes:

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:


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



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: 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:

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:

Veloninos live at Leith Depot!

leith-depot-featured-2017-02We’re excited to be playing at Leith Depot, Edinburgh on Saturday 4th March 2017 with Elvera & The Arcatis and Isaac Brutal!

You can get tickets from Tickets Scotland in-store and online here:

See you there!

James King and the Lonewolves + Veloninos at CCA Glasgow!

2016-jamesking-featured-02We’re excited to be joining James King and the Lonewolves at CCA Glasgow on Saturday 14th January 2017!

CCA Glasgow is a very special venue for us, we played our first live show there as part of Ceòl’s Craic Americana Night in September 2013 and returned two more times in September 2014 and September 2015. We can’t wait to play at the venue again in January with James King and the Lonewolves.

Get tickets from Tickets Scotland here:

See you there!