The Orange Circus Band are a Bluegrass/Americana collective based in the UK, with roots in Virginia, USA. Whilst having a hand in roots, rock and gospel music, and updating traditional songs taken from The Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia -The Orange Circus Band produces original music that has a wholly unique, fresh sound. You can expect wild playing, beautiful harmonies and boundless energy guaranteed to raise the roof and warm the hearts.
• W H A T T H E O C H A S B E E N U P T O •
While working towards their second Album they’ve released the critically acclaimed single “I Miss You’ They’ve been touring in UK and Europe playing festivals across the UK including Cambridge Folk Festival ( headliners at The Den stage), Black Deer festival, Glastonbury Festival, Beat Herder festival, The Long Road and Maverick Festival. They’ve played amongst industry legends and those in the making, such as Patti Smith, First Aid Kit, Rhiannon Giddens, John Prine, Eric Bibb, Ashley Campbell, Ward Thomas, Whiskey Shivers, and many more.
In 2018 Jessie Moonlight was welcomed into the Deering Banjo family alongside artists such as Rhiannon Giddens, Scott Avett, Jens Kruger, and Béla Fleck.
• P R E S S Q U O T E S •
“I first heard The Orange Circus Band via Roger Daltrey who sent me an email saying, ‘I think you’ll love them, Bob’. He was absolutely right – Rooted in Bluegrass and UK Folk Music, they’re a wonderful bridge across the Atlantic. ” Whispering Bob Harris, OBE BBC 2 Country