WELCOME TO THE BLACK WATER COUNTY

Through a fusion of folk instruments, punk energy and catchy pop melodies, Black Water County’s sing along choruses rile up audiences all over the UK and across Europe since their first headline tour in 2018. The five piece, 20 something group of friends from Bournemouth came together through their love of playing music live. They tell stories of relationships, the people they meet on the road and their own angsty experiences of growing up looking through the bottom of a pint glass.  

Fronted by Tim and Shannon’s spirited vocals, the band have kicked the party off at hundreds of festivals including Boomtown Fair, Beautiful Days and Camp Bestival and won a place on Fireball’s ‘Fuelling the Fire Tour’ in 2016 and 2018. 

After independently releasing debut album ‘Taking Chances’ in 2017 along with singles ‘One More Beer Won’t Hurt’, ‘Start Something New’, ‘The Painful Truth’ and ‘Under Skies of Black and Blue’ Black Water County have been focused on unrelenting gigging and writing the next album due for a 2020 release.

‘It was Black Water County who landed themselves a place on the stage with Flogging Molly in December. With help from a busload of Bournemouth lunatics wearing ‘Folk Shit Up’ T-shirts, the Emerald Isle-influenced six piece started the first moshpit of the evening and cemented themselves as the judges’ favourite for the south coast blowout.’ – Kerrang! Features

‘Their name is steadily starting to spread across the length and breadth of the UK and beyond. With a European Tour in the pipeline and a host of summer festivals ahead, the future is looking very bright for this talented young band.’ – Rock Regeneration 

‘High octane performance style and strong influences from Flogging Molly, The Rumjacks, The Dreadnoughts, The Pogues and the Levellers what is there to not like about Black Water County?’ – Gigsandbands


 

Shannon proudly plays Tony Dixon Whistles

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3 days ago

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We can’t wait for our album launch show at The Old Fire Station in Bournemouth on March 13th! We can’t wait for you all to hear the rest of the album. We are so excited to have our great friends Imprints and Nick Parker & the false alarms joining us. This is going to be a special night for us and we can’t wait to see you all! We have already surpassed last years ticket sales so it will be one hell of a party! So to mark the occasion we’d like to offer you the chance to win 2 tickets to the show PLUS a tour T-shirt AND the new album FOR FREE!

All you have to do is LIKE, SHARE and TAG the person you’d like to bring in the comments below!

Or grab your 🎟️ here : bit.ly/BWCAlbumRelease

#blackwatercounty #folkpunk #albumlaunch #gig #oldfirestation #bournemouth #livemusic #bwc #comediesandtragedies #bournemouthband #newrelease
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We can’t wait for our album launch show at The Old Fire Station in Bournemouth on March 13th! We can’t wait for you all to hear the rest of the album. We are so excited to have our great friends Imprints and Nick Parker & the false alarms joining us. This is going to be a special night for us and we can’t wait to see you all! We have already surpassed last years ticket sales so it will be one hell of a party! So to mark the occasion we’d like to offer you the chance to win 2 tickets to the show PLUS a tour T-shirt AND the new album FOR FREE! 

All you have to do is LIKE, SHARE and TAG the person you’d like to bring in the comments below! 

Or grab your 🎟️ here : http://bit.ly/BWCAlbumRelease

#blackwatercounty #folkpunk #albumlaunch #gig #oldfirestation #bournemouth #livemusic #bwc #comediesandtragedies #bournemouthband #newrelease

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Does anyone know what time the music starts? Tickets says 6:30pm that seems really early. Definitely don't want to miss the imprints though x

I’ll take you there jake. Would be a nice occasion to see how your thumb has healed😊

It would have to be Gareth Samways and Tina Samways, as we already have our tickets, But they won't be having the t shirts, or the album,

It’s gonna be epic ! Our daughter can’t wait 😊🤘🏻

See you there! It'll be the reverse order of Wessex Folk Festival a few years ago. xXx

I already have a ticket, but Nathan Coogan and Jack Reed need to come!

Sam Crowden. It's going to be a great night.

Nat Anne I didn't realise it was the inprints too! 😮 this is awesome.

It's gonna be a great night!

Phil Ackerman was about to tag Gareth Samways and Tina Samways too 😂 the t shirt and album we will have to fight over 😂

Can’t wait!!!! Shame Rhian hasn’t got tickets 😬

So excited can't wait

Natalie Hands i can't wait, going to be an awesome night!

I reckon Rody Wigmans would appreciate a trip over here

Glyn Buckley

Nicola Williams

Tickets locked and loaded

I’d love to take Kelly Tombs!

Andy Green

Han Charlie so excited!

Simone Moriarty

Shaun Snelling

Jake Badger Humphrey

Tony Edwards 🎼🎤🥁🎻

Jake Easton

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7 days ago

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HERE IT IS! Single number2! This time it comes with a competition (ooooooh). All you need to do it LIKE, SHARE and COMMENT below your favourite BWC song and you could be in with a chance of being sent a copy of the NEW album BEFORE it's release date! ... See MoreSee Less

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We prefer your old number "The Potatoes Aren't Lookin' The Best"

Lily’s favourite is Memories

Rise and fall is my alarm and my fav slow song, start something new for the energy and pace, but one more beer for the banjo, drums and seniment edges it for me Also love the leaky barrel jig, happy drunk and all the pubs, F%/? You Guys Make it soooo Hard!!!

Memories of another life will always be my favourite and is definitely my most video's but also love your Rumjacks cover

Parson's Daughter was your first song I heard and still (just) my favourite. Love the video, too. I can't think of a BWC song I don't like.

Also my favourite song has got to be under skies of back and blue of course

Under Skies of Black and Blue! Not only an absolute belter of a song but takes me straight back to Beautiful Days 😍 x

rise and fall, that was the song that got us up dancing at the acorn the first time we saw you, tho all are great tbf 🎵 🎶

Rise & fall is my favourite, always love listening to that one. 🍻🤘🖤🎸🎶

Memories is my favourite. Love this too btw.x

One one beer wont hurt but I also like this Who am I now? already very much

I can’t say a favourite... Under Skies of Black and Blue, One More Beer, Memories..., Painful Truth, Seeing is Believing!? I don’t want a favourite hahaha

difficult as so many great songs, cant choose between The Parsons Daughter and Brandy

One more beer won’t hurt!

This song is knickers and socks folks, knickers and socks... my favourite BWC song is "One more beer..." and of course the shanties sung around the fire pit at "Outcider".

Memories from another life! Gives me goosebumps!! Looking forward to Bournemouth

Under skies of black and blue or memories...just can't split them as favs

One More Beer Won't Hurt is probably my favourite...but it's a close run thing between that and several others! Rambling Johnny, Under Skies of Black and Blue, Rise and Fall, that debut really is a cracking album!

I know I’ve got access but I’m SO EXCITED for the fire station 🔥🔥🔥🔥

Used to be The Pirate Song, but now my favourite is The Painful Truth.

Rise and Fall...good luck with the launch of the new album

Skies of Black & Blue Or Memories from another life..... haunting tune🎶💚 & video. I've only seen you once! We have 2 lots of unused tickets from gigs missed due to illness. This would be a fab gift. Love you guys & your energy 🎶💚

My favorite still has to be rambling johnny I love the beat and your voices it never fails to get me hyped up

One more beer won't hurt. Exactly what we did at Farmer Phil's. U lot were brilliant even without the fiddle 🤪

Hard to pick but Memories just edges it.

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1 week ago

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But that's who I used to be
Just a daydreamer...

TOMORROW 10AM

#wain?
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Hahaha Šan Borovničke you were so adorable

Awe...she was always dancing..always...wanted to be a balarina princess she did....love her to bits xxxxx

This is lovely, my grandaughter and her sister are beautiful they’ve grown up to be lovely ladies. Love this Shan xxx

Shan - ya haven’t changed a bit! Now go away - or I’ll miss Bargain Hunt 😉

Butter wouldn’t melt 😜🤣🤣

That’s not Shan... no tattoos!

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