Lock up your daughters and fasten your shutters: there's an ugly bunch of gringos rolling into town in October, but boy, can they hold a tune. Hailing from the Australian badlands, the Spaghetti Western Orchestra hit London's Queen Elizabeth Hall in October bringing a fistful of Ennio Morricone numbers with them.
OK, that's enough of the cowboy schtick. If you want to hear and witness the five-strong orchestra's energetic renditions of music and sound effects from the likes of The Good, The Bad And The Ugly and A Few Dollars More played on instruments ranging from the traditional (trumpet, ukulele) to the inspired (cornflake packets, asthma inhaler), be sure to swagger down to the South Bank next month.
Spaghetti Western Orchestra play at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, on 7 and 8 October, www.southbankcentre.co.uk