Bootleg Rascal Play Karova Tonight

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Bootleg Rascal Play Karova Tonight


A four-­piece from Sydney and Gold Coast, the Bootleg Rascal crew like to think of themselves as ghetto dubsters. Like many a good story, the beginning of the band took place in the back room of a seedy gig in Sydney.

They bonded, hit the garage, nutted out a few songs, and made their debut at the Woodford Folk Festival. Asleep in the Machine is the name of their debut, an album that delivers some “taco­licking tones that shoot from the hip and bounce off into a galaxy of space gorillaz”. You know how that goes. It’s a classic story. Once their local run of shows wraps up, the lads will be heading for the US. Bootleg Rascal hits The Karova, Ballarat tomorrow night, March 4.