North Norfolk Music band success

Blind Tiger. From Left: Charlie, Lewis, Andy and Damon… Copyright Maurice Gray. Picture by Maurice G

Blind Tiger. From Left: Charlie, Lewis, Andy and Damon… Copyright Maurice Gray. Picture by Maurice Gray - Credit: Maurice Gray

A young north Norfolk band are going from strength to strength after releasing their first EP.

Alternative rock band Blind Tiger's' EP Immortalized, is released online on February 1, via iTunes and Google Play, offering three of the group's newly written tracks.

The group, from Walcott in north Norfolk, consists of Charlie McCarthy (21) on lead vocal and rhythm guitar, bass guitarist Andy Dunning (22) and lead guitarist Lewis Guyton (25) and drums and percussionist Damon Moon (21).

The group was first formed when Charlie and Andy were college students and started writing their own song lyrics.

When they lost the other half of their group, they found replacements in Lewis and Damon.

Charlie said: 'We became a brilliant combination',

They have played all over Norfolk including The Waterfront and The Brickmakers in Norwich as well as numerous charity eventsd.

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They are also regular guests on BBC Radio Norfolk music presenter Stephen Bumfrey's One Foot in the Groove show and are due to make their next appearance on the show, this Thursday .

Music producer Chris Tsangarides has also taken the group on at his recording studios.

Youngsters wanting to enhance their musical talents can sign for a band club which will be running during February half term for young people aged eight-12 years old at Fakenham Academy.

The two-day event is being held on Tuesday, February 16 and Wednesday, February 17 from 10am to 4pm.

The workshops are funded by North Norfolk District Council and Youth Music and have been organised by The Garage working with Fakenham Academy.

The sessions cost £15 for the two days. To book call 01603 283382 or email education@thegarage.org.uk. Free places are available for low-income families.

Do you know of a north Norfolk band going from strength to strength? Email tracey.gray@archant.co.uk

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