Picnic Area

Live Act Country Power Pop Alt-Country
Picnic Area - Country Power Pop Alt-Country Live Act in Stockport

Picnic Area Short Info

Picnic Area are a highly individual alt country band from Greater Manchester, with a particularly British take on country music and a distinct musical leaning towards powerpop. They have received glowing reviews from the likes of AmericanaUK, Americana Gazette and Mancunian Matters for their debut studio album "You know you want it", produced by folk legend Bill Leader, and for their dynamic live performances. They have featured at Grillstock Manchester, the Middlewich Folk Festival and the Manchester Americana Festival.

Past Gigs Picnic Area

  • 05 | 2015 London Picnic Area live at the Slaughtered Lamb

Discography Picnic Area

  • 2012 You know you want it! Album | M60 Recordings


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  • Stockport GB


  • 2006


  • Wayne McDonald Vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Andy Callen Guitar, backing vocals
  • Matt Crawford Bass, multi-instrumentalist
  • Paul Manina Harp, keyboards, percussion
  • Steve Braithwaite Drums

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