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The Reign Parade
The Reign Parade

Kent's Unsigned: The Reign Parade

Although now based in Northern France, The Reign Parade's main-man Eon Ballinger is a proud Medway lad.

Personnel: Eon Ballinger (singer/songwriter) - Guitar/Harp  UK Matthieu Cossiaux – Percussion  Fr Cédric Tettini – Guitar  Fr Julien Carpentier – Cello  Fr

Kent connection: Lead singer/songwriter Eon is a Chatham lad

In brief: Although now based in Northern France, The Reign Parade main-man Eon Ballinger is a proud Medway lad. A unique but contemporary sound featuring a the unusual combination of battling guitar and cello! The Reign Parade are fast picking up a loyal fanbase in France and Belgium with big plans for the UK!

Musical highlight: A local French TV station followed The Reign Parade's trip to Kent last year to play one of the highlight sets at the Faversham Hop Festival. They went down a storm and have been invited back this year - don't miss 'em!

Style and influences: Listen out for the influences!  The Beatles, The Move, Small Faces, T. Rex, Kraftwerk, even Abba! Not forgetteting their biggest buzz - themselves!

July 2006: LIVE from Normandy!

The Reign Parade: Live from Normandy
The Reign Parade - live in Normandy

On 28th July 2006, The Reign Parade played live for BBC Radio Kent and BBC Southern Counties Radio as part of 'Cinq Jours En Juillet', a week of radio shows broadcast live from Normandy.

They played 'If I Stop Moving, I Fall From The Sky', 'Down By The Reverse' and 'Heaven.' Listen >>

Cinq Jours 2006 >
audio LIVE in Normandy: The Reign Parade session >
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Web exclusive tracks

The Reign Parade playing live for BBC Radio Kent
The Reign Parade playing live at the BBC

On 1st September 2006, the boys came into the studios of BBC Radio Kent to play live for Kent's Unsigned. But as well as playing their new single 'Down By The reverse' live on air, they also recorded three tracks exclusively for the web. Listen >>

last updated: 17/04/07
 
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kelsey h
i really like down by the reverse!!really kewl!!
Wed Jan 3 17:17:27 2007

TCS
Sublime - songs, vocals - everything..... Long reign 'The Reign Parade'
Wed Aug 30 21:12:14 2006

Annabel & Alex
Looking forward to the shows. If you haven't seen them before, don't miss 'em this time.
Mon Aug 28 21:20:23 2006

Jo W
Absolutley the best thing since a pint of beer!!! Luv ya Eon
Fri Aug 25 22:00:38 2006

annick et christophe
FANTASTIC!
Tue Aug 8 22:05:09 2006

Simon, Faversham
Hear you guys live on the French BBC show - sounded great!
Thu Aug 3 12:09:56 2006

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