Category Archives: Washboard

Peter Greenaway – an homage. A single shot at The Sanctuary !


A rare public performance at The Sanctuary Bar, Didsbury, of The Charleston Charlies – and rare indeed for Bernhardt to put up a single shot video – by Sara Dowling – an homage to Peter Greenaway. Check the fabulous sax … Continue reading

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December antics – a Charleston Charlies review !


A brandy soaked Bernhardt reviews the decembers festivities – from  Jersey  to north  mid and south Wales , including an impromptu revisit to Tinkerbell at The Aspidastra cafe. Happy New Year one and all !

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Cheryl Cole gigs in Kabul – whilst The Charleston Charlies play Canon Pyon


It’s Saturday 17th September and the Charleston Charlies are heading off to play at the society wedding  of the year in Herefordshire. But with Marley Charlie’s penchant for ice cream and macaroons, and the sat nav insisting on taking the … Continue reading

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Watching the washboard – washboardPete- a profile.


Washboard Pete could not be described any more elequently than by his biographer in 1927 “The Incredible Washboard Pete II was born in the heart of a star.  He is one year old and plays with The Hobo Sapiens, Keith Tippett, The … Continue reading

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