Rack and Ruin latest news…

Rack and Ruin Residency at The Humber, Coventry

Every month the band play at The Humber, Coventry.  This residency has been going on for a while now and each month an increasing number of music lovers go along to support the band.  Admission is free and there is usually a great atmosphere.

Rack and Ruin are next at The Humber, Coventry on the the 28th of December.

You can always find gig information on the Rack and Ruin Facebook page .

In addition to public gigs Rack and Ruin regularly play parties, weddings, birthdays and other special occasions.

You can book the band by calling 07885 645919Rack and Ruin play live - Photo by John B Smith

New Rack and Ruin album.
Tom Bisiker in the booth
Rack and Ruin have been back in the Dmusic Studio in Leamington to do the final mixes for their next album. Mixing and mastering duties are in the hands of Mick Bisiker and studio owner (and bass player) Chris Radley.
There is still no title for the album yet but a total of 14 tracks have been recorded for the new release. .
Mick singing and playing guitar in the studio

The current track listing includes many favorites from the band’s current live set plus some new songs. The recording also features sax and vocal parts from Deb Gomme.



A most of the recording sessions have taken place at Dmusic with some additional recordings being made at Mick’s own Falstaff Studio in Long Lawford.

It’s hoped the album will be released in the near future.

More details will be posted here and on the Rack and Ruin Facebook page when we have them.

Rack and Ruin (acoustic)
Rack and Ruin - MickRack and Ruin - ChrisRack and Ruin - Nigel
© Photos on this website – Steff Hutchinson, Louis Radley, Simon Marshall, Jude Radley and Andy Gray

Rack and Ruin (acoustic) aka “Bisiker, Ward and Radley” have been playing in various folk clubs through the year. Recent gigs have included appearances at the Stockton Folk Club, Stockton, The Wurzel Bush Folk Club, Brinklow and the Woodman Folk Club, Kingswinford – if you came along to any of those thanks for your support.

More gigs

Following a storming set at the end of the summer at the Bank Holiday Moo-sic Festival the band are looking forward to returning to The Bull’s Head, Brinklow. Their next appearance will be for a New Year’s Eve celebration – more details soon.

Also check out Rack and Ruin at The Oak, Baginton for a St Patrick’s Celebration – 16th March 2019.

More gig dates coming soon,

The band are keen to play new venues so if you run one, or know of a good one, and would like Rack and Ruin to play just get in touch on 07885 645919 or email