WHO ARE NUNC? Formed in November 2014, they are Flossy McDougal, Geoff Veasey and John Kearney. Flossy sang and recorded previously in Pennyroyal along with Linda Dickson and Sue Dixon. Geoff sang and recorded previously with Black Parrot Seaside. John is a respected singer/songwriter and a member of various bands including Romeo's Butcher. He hails from Cork, with a musical background in pretty well everything from Punk to Country. Click on the link below to see a You Tube clip of us "live" in October 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7TmeP3hvvs WHY NUNC? Nunc is latin for "Now"-and is intended to reflect new beginnings after previous bands folded. Flossy is Geoff's Niece. Niece+Uncle=???. Someone recently pointed out, in a reference to our shirts, Nunc could be an acronym for "Never under nine colours."
WHERE CAN WE SEE THEM? As Nuneaton Folk Club's Resident "House Band" they open and compere both halves on the first Wednesday of every month at NFC at The Queen's Hall, Nuneaton. They have also appeared at Warwick, Bedworth, Atherstone and Stockton Folk Clubs. Other venues they have played include Willow and Tool's Music Parlour, (Long Itchington), The Tump Folk Club, Sty Folk Club , Drapers Bar, The Twisted Barrel Brewery Tap, Ragged Bear Festival, The Broomfield Tavern,(Coventry), Nuneaton Beer Festival, Stonefest 2017, Heart of England Club, Meriden, The Abbey Theatre, The Nursery Tavern, Warwick Words Festival, Standard Triumph Social Club Coventry and The Anker Inn. They appeared "live" at several venues during 2017 Bedworth Folk Festival. They are returning to Stonefest in 2018 and are also down for Earlsdon Festival 2018. At Atherstone and Bedworth Folk Clubs in February 2018.
WHAT SORT OF MATERIAL? Nunc's eclectic set list includes some traditional folk songs, some of our own originals, some Blues and some Country. Covers of songs by Neil Young, Crowded House, Sam Cooke, Kasey Chambers, Bonnie Raitt, John Prine, Richard and Linda Thompson, Bob Dylan, The Incredible String Band, Randy Newman,Smokey Robinson,U2 and Eddi Reader. Most songs are adapted to a unique arrangement, with three part harmonies and some are run together, as medleys or segues. This format is popular with audiences who like to sing along. With contemporary and traditional numbers in any set list, they appeal to a very broad audience. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTq2LMZVFsg
NUNC MONKEY All three of us love The Blues-as much as Trad.Arr. We work collaboratively with members of another Band, Blues Monkey-and sometimes gig together as Nunc Monkey. Headlined with doing two sets at The Anker Inn Blues Jamm, Nuneaton on 23rd January 2018