New Line Up Gig Review

P1150973 copy“Skeleton Crew have returned to the Sal after a year long absence, sounding and looking a tad different, with not one but two new members in the band the five piece power rockers from the East Midlands are not waiting for an alibi that’s for sure. The Crew have beefed up their act and having heaved too and weighed anchor they’re about to take to the stage here at Ye Olde Salutation Inn on Maid Marion Way smack bang in the middle of Robin Hood country.”

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Please Welcome Our New Guitarist

Please welcome our new guitarist , Mr Jon Hillman.

Jon, from Walesby, was, by a mile, the one who fitted the band best, both musically and personally… in other words , he’s just as daft as we are!

Having spent many years in the realm of covers Jon was keen to find a band that did it’s own material and , as luck would have it, he came across our ad.

After nailing the audition we offered him the slot on the spot and, giving us renewed optimism in the future for Skeleton Crew.JHScrew

As you might know, we are going to launch this new version of the SCrew in Worksop at The Frog and Nightgown on Saturday December 21st 2013

We have also started writing new material for the band and that should start to appear in the set in the new year.

We cannot wait to bring you the new band and we know you’ll love it too so Bring It On!!!

Rock and Bike Festival 2013!


Skeleton Crew are delighted to announce that we’re playing this year’s Rock And Bike Festival at Carnfield Hall, Derbyshire! Tickets are £40 for the 3 days with a whole ton of bands, bikes and general misbehaviour to be enjoyed!

Rock and Bike has established itself as one of the UKs most popular rock festivals, and boasts 2 stages with over 20 top bands and a spectacular custom bike and trike show. We are playing on Friday 12th. Tickets are available to buy online here: http://www.rockandbikefest.co.uk/tickets.htm

See you there!

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Meet the new boss .. Mr Rick Townhill!

Hey folks … our search for a new vocalist is over! Following quite a few rounds of auditions and getting to hear some amazing talent, we’re delighted to introduce Rick Townhill as our new vocalist! Rick has been a friend of ours for a  very long time and has sung with us when we’ve done the Karaoke nights in both Grantham and Nottingham, as well as fronting Grantham-based covers bands Dynamite Billy and Izengard.

Originally from Lincoln, Rick was the singer in Jacknife in the early 90s and , for roughly 19 hours, Mutiny – the band that Graham and Rob cut their teeth in (but more of that in a bit). Continue reading

New Tour Dates for September and October!

After a bit of a break over the summer holidays, we’re hitting the road again in September with a couple of dates in Nottingham including The Salutation’s yearly Pirate Night (always a favourite) and then a couple fo dates in Grantham and one in Horncastle for October.

Here’s what we have so far, but be sure to check the Tour Dates section for full info!

Sat 01 September 2012 Hucknall Chequers Inn 8:00pm Map  With support from Grand Ultra
Sat 08 September 2012 Nottingham Salutation Inn 8:00pm Map Pirate Night at the Sal
Sat 06 October 2012 Grantham Castlegate 8:00pm Map
Sat 13 October 2012 Horncastle Old Nick’s Tavern 8:00pm Map
Sat 20 October 2012 Grantham The Playhouse 8:00pm Map Supporting The Spinal Taps