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Pineapster are to curate the first official Summer Sundae Weekender fringe festival. A wide range of artistic events will occur across the city from Sunday 5th August to Sunday 12th August, including a series of warm up parties on Thursday 9th August. For up to date information, please refer to the MySpace page, or email email@example.com.
Fri 15 - Sun 17 June 2007, De Montfort Hall & Gardens, Leicester.
Featuring Andy Griffiths, Paul McClure, Stevie Jones, Martin Plant, Rai Studley, Joel Owen, Grace Petrie, Sheila Mosley, Alocacoce, Paspatou, The Falling Leaves Arkestra with Misterlee, Dawson Smith & The Exiles.
And that's not even including the "big names". [More Info]
at Coventry's Taylor John's House, run by Ghosttown Promotions. Amongst the artists performing are Leicester-based musicians MisterLee, James Kelly, Black Carrot, and Dragon Or Emperor. Tickets on sale now - [Read more]
Public Relations Exercise are to release their debut album through Field Records on April 2nd. To celebrate there is to be a launch party at Firebug on April 7th, featuring local bands Her Name is Calla and redcarsgofaster. The night will be compered by "Leicester's funny man" - Dave 'the bullet' Reiss.
The album will be availble in all good record stores, as well as at the gig.
Hinterland have been announced as tour support to cult US Punk/Metal band AMEN. The UK and European tour will
commence 26th February with a Leicester date secured at Leicester Square on Tuesday 6th March. Due to admin problems with US and UK immigration this tour has been rescheduled. See this thread for complete details.
Pineapster Communion turns 5 by hosting the official summer sundae warm up party at Firebug. 3 bands, DJ’s, dancing till late, 300 tickets only. It’s the official warm up party to start the festival weekend. Previous Summer Sundae bands are appearing. Tickets are available for £4 (advance) from behind the bar at Firebug or at the De Montfort Hall box office. Poster.
@ The Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough. Featuring Mike from The Authentics, Alice Rock, Daisy B, Paul Carden. Starts at 8:30pm, entry is £2 and all the door money goes to LOROS.
De Montfort Hall & Gardens, Leicester. 3 Stages, FREE Camping, Real Ale, Food & Craft Stalls, Children’s activities. Featuring Oysterband, Levellers (Acoustic), Tiny Tin Lady, Nizlopi, Julie Fowlis, Jackie Leven, T & La Touche, June Tabor, Martin Simpson, Spiers & Boden, The 18th Day Of May, Seth Lakeman, Chumbawamba (Acoustic), Warsaw Village Band, Martha Tilston, Hayley Hutchinson, Random Ceilidh Band and more. [More info]
9.00pm-2.00am, Free Entry.
A fantastic opportunity for music makers to talk to other like minded individuals and to hear thier own tracks on a large system, as well as get industry advice and maybe recognition for their work. During it's emergence over the last couple of years C.D.R has collected critical acclaim from both the music and national press. [Read More]