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Black Sheikhs

The Black Sheikhs are a band from West Yorkshire that describe their music as “heady concoctions of swing, punk, pop and rock, steaming into the 21st century.”

The lineup consists of Lord Acton (guitar and vocals), Kath Ord (violin and vocals), Jamie Stockbridge (tenor sax and vocals), Emily Burkhardt (clarinet), Bruce Reid (double bass), and John Arnesen (drums).

Location: West Yorkshire, UK

Major releases: Four From Six (2020); Sheikhs On Fire (2018); Introducing... (2015)