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Local Bands in Swindon, Wiltshire*

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  • Wipe me Dry are great Swindon band. They cover a wide range of popular music to suit all audiences, and varied sized venues. Five talented musicians performing hits from Robbie Williams, Pink, Snow Patrol and more.. More information can be found on their website:
  • Diskasta are wonderful! Also Black-eyed Dogs.
  • The Knott - an awesome new band currently hitting the Swindon scene. Catch them as they tour the local venues while building their performance to a crescendo or check out their EP, "Why Knott?" on
  • XTC (well Andy partridge) still lives in the town
  • lets hear more from the "hamsters from hell", hello dozer from dave. remember 8120ad played at the battle of the bands and pissed off all the serious judges. hello fred dinage experiance, black cat, good bye all the bands who take themselves far too seriously and will get knowwhere (you know who you are)
  • British Beef - Awesome Band! Fandangle - Funky 7 Piece Ska, Punk Band! Pickled Dick - F******g Brilliant! Sucka - Brilliant! The Return - Bl***y Fab! Not all Local,but they play local a fair bit.
  • Roger M - keyboard player extraordinaire (01793 854072) plays everything from the 50's to the present day - enormous repertoire with all music sounding very much like the original hits. Also one half of 'The 2 Tones' with a top quality female vocalist. See

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Last updated: 2010-01-10

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