The Lurkers

The Lurkers

 Enmore, New South Wales, AUS
BandFolkBluegrass

The Lurkers play subversive homespun bluegrass. With double bass, banjo, guitar and three-part harmonies, it's songs of rebellion and acoustic hillbilly punk.

Biography

The Lurkers play subversive homespun bluegrass. With double bass, banjo, guitar and three-part harmonies, it's acoustic hillbilly punk about environmental evangelism, pirateering and DIY armageddon. The Lurkers are bringing songs of rebellion to a new generation.

They have played to packed tents and venues around Australia and Denmark and have recently toured NSW, Victoria and South Australia. They have played many festivals, including Peats Ridge and the National Folk Festival. Their second album, Padlock and Chain will be released in September 2011.

Discography

Debut album: Shoot to the Moon
Release 2009
Available through iTunes, CD Baby and streaming at http://lurkers.com.au/page6.htm and LastFM

Second album: Padlock and Chain
Due for release September 2011

Set List

Get foxy news
Environmental evangelism makes no friends
Rotten to the core
$300,000 blues
Got my boots on
Couldn't be better
Shoot to the moon
You girls
DIY armageddon
Keeping a file on me
Blue sky day
Lay me down
North shore pirates
Ain't done nothin
When time
Padlock and chain
Passivist
Skinny man
Take you down
Crop In
No gods no masters
Kitchen
Little crooked house
3000 images
Kiss behind the barricades (D. Rovics)
Speak like you
Nightride
Factory worker blues

* All songs are originals unless otherwise specified