Formed in Newcastle Upon Tyne in 2010, Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra are steaming up the UK's bustling Americana scene like a Mississippi River Boat with it's boiler in full fire and the mighty muddy river current at it's aft. Their debut album, ‘Money Isn't Everything’ an eclectic mix of Western Swing, Gypsy Jazz, Hokum Blues, Ragtime, Cajun, and Country, all with similar themes of debauchery, disasters, drink and debt caused a sensation when it was released in 2012, winning a host of rave reviews – many of them 5-star. Buy
They have shared stages with bands such as, Pokey LaFarge & The South City Three, The Water Tower Bucket Boys, The Sweetback Sisters, Martin Harley Band, Old Sledge (Feat. Chance McCoy of Old Crow Medicine Show), The Black Twig Pickers, and more.