Featured Artist - Blind River Scare
Blind River Scare is a vehicle for the songs of Newport, South Wales, based singer/songwriter Tim Manning.
Currently promoting the latest Blind River Scare release, a live solo acoustic CD "The Straight and True" (2010) which displays his love of Alt Country, roots, blues and folk music.
These great influences are channeled into Tim's original songs, creating something of a distinct niche for himself on the UK music scene.Blind River Scare with a full band line-up have 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 C.D. "Levitation" (2008)
A download only single "Backsliding Again/Open Door" saw Tim presenting Blind River Scare in a stripped-down acoustic format (2009) with a track included on The Acoustic Programme CD, "Taking It Back To The Wood" (2009)
Since 2005 Blind River Scare (Solo, Duo, Trio and Full Band line-ups) have played live throughout the UK, both headlining and supporting touring bands including :-Clem Snide (U.S.A.), Midlake (U.S.A.), Amy Wadge (U.K.), The Deadstring Brothers (U.S.A.), Redlands Palomino Co. (U.K.), Mark Eitzel/American Music Club (U.S.A.), The Believers (U.S.A.), OX (Canada), Fionn Regan (Ireland), The Silent League (U.S.A.), James Walbourne (U.K.), Songdog (U.K.), Morning Bride (U.K.), Vetiver (U.S.A.), Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls/The Wonderstuff (U.K.), Peter Bruntnell (U.K.), Daddy (Tommy Womack/Wil Kimborough) (U.S.A.), Furnace Mountain (U.S.A.), Dead Rock West (U.S.A.).