Pipapelli Enhanced Line-up Delivers Pyp~n~Hot Rockin’ Blues, Whole Lotta...Soul

Adding Soul to their Rock n Roll, Pipapelli remains true to their roots with their signature sound...’Rockin Blues with a Celtic Knotted Twist’
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Tink Lawing
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Jan. 18, 2012 - PRLog -- New York, New York -- With a busy schedule of US and European Tour (TBA) dates for 2012, premier standout band Pipapelli ‘Bagpipes and Blues,’ announces their enhanced line-up with confirmed additions  Graeme Adams (Saxophone, Guitar) and Tink Lawing (Bass, Trombone, Keyboards).

“I always watch Pipapelli to see well hear actually, where they will take music next.  From Pipapelli’s uncompromising Rockin’ Blues beginning to the latest release of their album ‘Critter’ their ability to introduce required variants, elements to create a Pyp~n~Hot exothermic reaction of music.

A great example is Pipapelli’s hit single ‘Black Lagoon’ that is set to be featured on Ben Chapman’s "The Reel Gill Man" website (http://www.the-reelgillman.com/).  Chapman was the original ‘Creature’ in the cult classic "The Creature from the Black Lagoon" and a cultural icon for generations of fans.” -Legendary Radio Icon Zach Martin

Join Pipapelli and their worldwide fans in welcoming Graeme Adams and Tink Lawing.

Growing up in Atlanta, GA, Graeme has always been an avid music fan and credits an array of artists to his influences.  Graeme started playing saxophone in bands soon after he first picked it up at the age of eleven.  He left for college in Memphis, Tennessee where he learned the art of the delta blues.  Graeme eventually returned and joined the Disregardables, a band from Atlanta, Georgia.  For 2 years, he toured up and down the east coast and out to Dallas, Texas, playing in the fast paced horn driven band.  This gave Graeme the experience to perform on stage with many different type of musical acts he and his band mates met on the road.  Graeme expanded his abilities during this time and began singing and playing guitar and formed Secret Weapon.   As the front man, Graeme donned many different hats in the band from singing, to playing saxophone, and supporting the band with rhythm guitar.  Graeme is happy to bring his talents to the WNC area and is excited to be playing with Pipapelli.

North Carolina native Tink holds down the bass line, throwing in T-bones here and there, Tink has been playing both the bass guitar and trombone for over 26 years. Tink also plays guitar, keyboards and sings as well. He is an avid hiker, dog lover, and loves riding BMX bikes. He is experienced in all genres of music, with influences ranging from Rush to Glenn Miller. His style can best be described as progressive rock/fusion, but he's up for playing just about anything...and so the adventure continues.
Original members Just Cindy on Vocals and Percussion, RJ Grady on the “Western Carolina Wah-Pyps” (Bagpipes run thru a guitar wah peddle), Guitars, Flutes and Vocals, and DK Koone on Drums, Vocals and Percussion, the band is looking forward to a Soulful and Rockin’ 2012 and beyond! (www.wix.com/pipapelli/home)

Pipapelli’s first “inked in” show of 2012 will be at the 3rd Annual WNC Highlands Celtic Festival in Black Mountain, North Carolina, Friday and Saturday, June 15th & 16th  2012.  Pipapelli will be performing on Saturday, June 16th, at 3 pm and 5 pm inside the Pisgah Brewery stage. Plans are being worked on at present for the band to start performing regularly right around St. Patty’s Day, and they are working on a short tour towards the beach to get some green on!

Pipapelli released “CRITTER” last year at the 2nd Annual WNC Celtic Festival on June 18th, 2011, and can be purchased thru the bands’ website at: www.wix.com/pipapelli/home, or by simply writing the band at RGrady7584@citcom.net

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