Will and Pip have been playing music together since first meeting each other at school in their home town of Ipswich. They both have vast musical experience gained in previous bands, sessions, teaching, writing and playing live – together and solo. This, coupled with a great friendship, resulted in a formidable musical partnership and thus the "Dukes of New York" were born. With the addition of band friend, Drew, the Dukes have recently re-modelled themselves from acoustic duo into a full band.
Thu 18th September
Gig alert! On Thu 2nd October we'll be playing at Attica, Peterborough. Doors open at 20:00 and entry is FREE. Send us a message and we'll make sure you're on the guest list. Also playing are The Lartey Sisters and Love Street. Click to view the Facebook event
Mon 4th August
Listen, like, share and review our track José on Richer Unsigned
. Each vote pushes us further up the chart! The Richer Unsigned site is a great place to find new music, who knows what you'll discover...
Sun 3rd August
We've been nominated for an NMG Award
! The music awards night that celebrates and recognises the talent of the local music scene in Cambridge and surrounding towns and villages. The judges will whittle down the nominations long list ready for the awards evening on October 17th.
Thu 17th July Say "howdy" to our drummer Drew. We're turning the duo into a trio to give live gigs an extra dimension. Slide over to the photo page to check him out.
Sat 12th July
We've just finished playing the acoustic stage at The Willow Festival
. It's such a great event, we can't wait to be back again next year. A three-day festival attracting over 80,000 people is something that has to be seen to be believed!
Fri 11th July
Our EP release Wake Up
is now available on the music
page where you can play and download all of our tunes either directly, or via our bandcamp
site. This time, in contrast to our recent acoustic releases, we opted to plug-in the guitars and get behind the drum kit. The EP features two new songs; Wake Up The Make Up
, together with a reworked version of Ventura