‘Traditional Graffiti’ is the exciting roots music band that has evolved out of
Australia’s ever-popular gang of ex-pats, ‘The Wheeze & Suck Band’.
Ian ‘The Pump’ Macintosh (Melodeon, guitar, Harp), John ‘Red Tips’ Milce
(Percussion and japes ie: he hits things hard!) & Nigel ‘Muddy’ Waters (Mandolin,
Cello Mandolin, Harp & Guitar) continue their unique readings of British-based
traditional, ceremonial and contemporary folk material, but now embrace both the
strong Australasian and North American influences that have influenced their lives
over the years.
The warmth and humour associated with the Wheezers continues; as does the
band’s determination to contribute new material and an original approach to the
Over the years, as individuals and as part of the ‘The Wheeze & Suck Band’ and more
recently as ‘Traditional Graffiti’, Pump, Mud & JRT’ have appeared at major Folk
Festivals and Folk clubs in Australasia and the UK, including as headliners.
In their incarnation as ‘Traditional Graffiti’ the boys are equally at home on the big
stage with a PA, or in acoustic mode for more intimate venues, delivering headliner
performances, workshops and themed concerts. Will work for food.