Every Langan Band ticket comes with the trio’s personal guarantee: “If you’re not dancing like a demented ostrich by the end of their set you get a refund”. (Exact definition of said crazed avian moves may be debatable.) Their extravagantly freewheeling yet tautly configured sound embraces Celtic, Roma, bluegrass, flamenco, swing and punk elements, topped with vibrant vocal harmonies. “Extraordinary stylistic dexterity. . . uncategorisable and irresistible” (Acoustic Magazine)
Featuring singers and multi-instrumentalists Amy Lou and Lisa Maria, Mama’s Broke’s darkly intriguing blend of old-time and folk with punk, doom metal and Balkan shades won them a Canadian Folk Award for 2017’s debut album Count the Wicked.