Blind River Scare (Full Band) — Fri, 24 May 2024, 9:00 pm–11:00 pm

Who's involved?

Tim Manning, Blind River Scare

We say...

Tim is a hugely-talented musician, not to mention a regular and popular performer at The Red Lion. His alt-country & roots are not to be missed.

They say...

Blind River Scare is a vehicle for the original Americana, Alt-Country and roots influenced songs of South Wales based singer, songwriter Tim Manning.

Blind River Scare with a five piece band line-up released ‘Graveyard Sounds’ a limited edition single (2005), ‘Killing Time’ a five track E.P. (2007) and contributed ‘Walking On Hell’s Roof Looking At The Flowers’ to the Jon Langford tribute album ‘Levitation’ released by Country Mile Records (2008).

“East is east and west is west … but when the twain does meet, you get music as great as this”
Dave Franklin – Dancing About Architecture

‘Pastures New’ (2017) saw Tim assemble a three piece line-up. Producing a more natural, roots sounding , acoustic based six track mini album.

“It’s only a six track release, but Manning ensures each one counts”
Mike Davies –

Blind River Scare’s latest offering ‘The Mileage Made’ (2021) is a full album featuring a four piece line-up. Recorded at Towpath Studios in South Wales and released through Blind River Scare’s own Creosote Records label.

“The Mileage Made, this is 11 tracks of Americana gold”
Josh Beddis – Rogue Country

“The Mileage Made is a strong album – strong on songs, melody and delivery and it deserves to be heard by a wide audience”
Michael Kennedy – Welsh Connections

“If you are already aware of Tim Manning and Blind River Scare, then you will love everything about The Mileage Made, a whole batch of fresh-sounding songs and their trademark great narratives”
Dave Franklin – Dancing About Architecture

‘The Mileage Made stands as one of the finest albums from Wales I’ve heard for a long time’
Tom Stanger – Pilgrim House

“There’s mileage on the clock, but the motor’s still running perfectly”
Mike Davies – Fatea Magazine