Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham - review
Pub quiz: which band played at Sidmouth Folk Festival the day after they'd played at the Monsters of Rock? Chances are you wouldn't say the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain and the other team would walk away with the beer tokens.
And a bonus question; what song did they play at both?
The Who's Pinball Wizard. Without a single ukulele.
It's that sort of quirkiness and unpredictability that's turned what started out as a bit of a laugh into an international success; the band has played sell-out concerts at the Royal Albert Hall and New York's Carnegie Hall, to name but a few.
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