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The Vanguards straddle the saddle between Smiley Lewis and Dave Edmunds, Eddie Floyd and David Bowie, Lightnin’ Hopkins and Tony Joe White.

Dale “Gloveboy” Lindrea’s audacious musical journey includes tap dancing at age 8, trombone at 15, bass guitar at 19, tenor guitar at 30, some schooling, three U.S. pilgrimages and 4000+ gigs.

As a much admired Blues guitar supremo, Dave Birtwell has featured in such popular Melbourne groups as The Chris Wilson Band and Rod Paine’s Fulltime Lovers.

Liam O’Leary is a drummer/percussionist extraordinaire with multifarious sideman credits including Pete Cornelius Band, The Seven Ups and Collard Greens and Gravy.

The band’s 2009 single “Hair Suit” features in Sarah Watt’s cinematic triumph, “My Year Without Sex”. 

“The music brims with good humour and rolling rhythm.” The Age