Formed in 2009, The Flaming Mudcats is fronted by Craig Bracken on vocals and harmonica along with guitarist Doug Bygrave, while bassist Johnny Yu and drummer Ian Thomson form the tight rhythm section. Regarded among the country's premier Blues outfits, they have released three albums, performed in festivals and clubs around New Zealand as well as Australia, the Pacific Islands and remarkably taken their Blues back to its source. the US.
Their energetic sets blend original material and covers drawn from their eclectic influences, killer grooves, blazing licks and harp wizardry. Dance your socks off to butt-shaking belters, soulful grinders with everything in between ... welcome to the Flaming Mudcats show.
Meet The Band:
Craig Bracken: Vocals / Harmonica / Saxophone
Doug Bygrave: Guitar
Ian Thomson: Drums
Johnny Yu: Bass / Vocals