Featuring Mercury-prize nominees Maximo Park Official, post-punk originators PIL, Twin Atlantic and many more.
It was then that one of the adolescents turned to me and said, “Energetic and enthusiastic [email protected]$kers, aren’t they ?!”. I think that about summed up their performance in the simplest of words.
Another year, another reason for time travel to exist to allow people to view more than a dozen bands in a day. Roll on 2018 when we get to do it all over again.
“It must be the most vibrant of local festivals in London,”
Desperate to squeeze one last band in before heading home, a scan of artists and venues delivered the opportunity to see another band that I’d been meaning to see for several years. Young Guns have a great reputation around London and yet either as a headline or support act, I’ve never managed to catch them live.
It’s going to be manic, it’s going to be unique, and it packs & sells out each year so grab your tickets before you miss out!
Scottish rockers GUN are still putting in a hard day’s work and are, once again, ‘Taking on the World’. Thanks primarily to fan pressure who never let the band disappear and hounded them for many years to reform. The Gizzi brothers, Dante and Jools are the sole remaining members that took the band to the top of the charts on many occasions in the 1990s. With a brief tenure that saw Little Angels’ Toby Jepson fronting the band, Jools remains on guitar but Dante has ‘dropped the bass’ and stepped up to the plate by taking on Mark Rankin’s role as lead singer.
Camden Town has a reputation as a hotbed of musical talent. Chris McCormack started Camden Rocks in 2009 which saw The Libertines Pete Doherty and Carl Barat headline, alongside then up and coming talents Nine Black Alps, Young Guns, The Paddingtons, Black Spiders and Sonic Boom Six.
Camden Town has long been the hub of the UK’s rock ‘n’ roll scene. If a young band is starting out in the British music business, odds are it has or shortly will play one of the myriad of venues on the strip between Chalk Farm and Mornington Crescent Underground Stations