First & Last with… The Travelling Band’s Jo Dudderidge

By Ben Lugg

Jo Dudderidge is a vocalist and guitarist from The Travelling Band.

The Travelling Band’s unique blend of nu-folk psychedelia has been highly praised by Marc Riley of BBC 6 Music and Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis.

They play a number of gigs around the country this year and will appear at Manchester’s Friends of Mine Festival and the The Ramsbottom Festival.

The Manchester band, recently signed by Cooking Vinyl Records, release their new album ‘Screaming is Something’ on May 30th.

First CD you owned?

Nirvana – Nevermind (10th birthday present)

Last film you saw?

Withnail & I… (again)

Last visit to Manchester was for?

I live here.

First mancunian you’d choose to spend the day with?

Adam Gorman

Last mancunian you’d choose to spend the day with?

Gary Neville

First thing you think when someone says Manchester to you?


It’s your last day on earth and you are in Manchester what would you spend it doing?

I’d spend it like any other day. Playing music and having a good time.

Last holiday you went on?

Billy Holiday… (it was a great dream)

City or United?


Related Articles