Additional Acts and Stage Splits Revealed

With less than three months to go until the UK’s independent alternative celebration, Slam Dunk Festival 2020 have revealed 14 new names for the May Bank Holiday Weekend. Stand Atlantic, With Confidence, ROAM, Wargasm, Static Dress, I Am The Avalanche, Vukovi, Sleep On It, The Bottom Line, 30H!3, DJ Jacky P plus names for the acoustic stage Elder Brother, Vinnie Caruna and Derek…

Gig Gallery: Kiefer Sutherland, The Junction Cambridge

Canadian actor, Kiefer Sutherland rolled in to Cambridge as part of his current 10 night UK tour. Jack Bauer has donned his cowboy hat to bring a little bit of country to the town and to promote his second album, Reckless and me. The guitar playing is flawless, from slow country ballads to heavier rockier…

COUNTERPARTS AND BLOOD YOUTH COMPLETE SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL 2020 JÄGERMEISTER STAGE

Infamously recognised for hosting only the hottest, heaviest acts on the planet, Slam Dunk Festival’s Jägermeister Stage is set to continue their legacy in 2020 with eight extraordinary acts. Celebrating 10 years of the now-synonymous Slam Dunk x Jägermeister pairing, the hosts previously announced Sheffield’s favourite sons While She Sleeps as the stage headliner. Slam…

Review: Goo Goo Dolls, Miracle Pill Tour O2 Academy Leeds

22.02.20 Reading Band Valeras supported Goo Goo Dolls in fantastic fashion with their mix of EMO, R’N’B and flashes of Latino influences. Lead singer Rose Yagmur had an incredible stage presence that was great to watch. Valeras set the mood for the night and the crowd were warmed up ready for the main show. A…

Review: The Reytons – The Wardrobe Leeds

The Outcharms were the first band to take to the stage and they soon set the tone for the evening and the crowd were jumping along with the music. Outcharms are touring with Reytons and the next band Feva. Feva are a band from Newcastle, they had a passionate performance and the lead singer climbed…

Gig Gallery: Smoke Fairies, The Arts Centre, Norwich

Smoke Fairies current tour came to Norwich to promote the release of Darkness Brings The Wonders Home, their hotly anticipated first album in four years on 31st January. The Chichester duo, Katherine and Jessica had the audience transfixed as they performed songs from the new album as well as old favourites. Support was by John…

Gig Gallery: RESPONS, Old Blue Last, London

Billy Crabtree known as RESPONS packed out London’s beloved Old Blue Last on 31st January 2020 alongside Auckland born Navvy. Navvy started off the evening with a few original songs showcasing multiple musical talents, playing the keyboard as well as singing. She really impressed the audience as you could see the whole room participating in…

Review: Roam, The Waterfront, Norwich

As their Autumn 2019 tour drew to a close, Roam announced that they would be going back on the road in early 2020. This time they would play a series of gigs in tiny venues allowing fans to get up close. Frontman Alex Costello announced that it was time to play some “small and sweaty”…

SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL 2020 ADDS:

WHILE SHE SLEEPS + CODE ORANGE + THIS WILD LIFE + DOLL SKIN + CHUNK! NO, CAPTAIN CHUNK! + SPUNGE + A + POPES OF CHILLITOWN COMPLETING THE PUNK IN DRUBLIC STAGE: ME FIRST & THE GIMME GIMMES + THE SUICIDIE MACHINES SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL NORTH – SATURDAY 23RD MAY – LEEDS, TEMPLE NEWSAM SLAM DUNK…

Review: Vukovi, Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds

Bristol band Soeur took to the stage at Hyde Park Book Club with their aim to warm up the crowd ready for Vukovi. Soeur easily grabbed the attention of the audience as they stepped closer to the stage whilst moving energetically to the grunge heavy songs. Soeur are set to headline their own shows throughout…

RIFFFEST#2

LEEDS BELGRAVE MUSIC HALL | SATURDAY 25 JANUARY 2020 CROWS | STRANGE BONES | BROODERS | CALVA LOUISE | DEAD NAKED HIPPIES | DENSE | 99% COBRA After much anticipation BROODERS can announce the line-up for RIFFFEST #2, their annual celebration of all things fuzzy, scuzzy and buzzy, which will take place at LEEDS BELGRAVE…

Slam Dunk France

SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL FRANCE TAKING PLACE AT LA BOULE NOIR & LA CIGALE, PARIS SATURDAY 30TH MAY 2020  THE USED, FOUR YEAR STRONG, CHUNK! NO, CAPTAIN CHUNK!, LANDMVRKS, GRAYSCALE + MORE ARTISTS TO BE ANNOUNCED ACROSS TWO STAGES TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY 24TH JANUARY FROM 10AM  WWW.SLAMDUNKMUSIC.COM Having firmly established itself as the UK’s best independent alternative…

The Faim, Electric Ballroom, London

Having only heard a few of The Faim’s songs before I went to photograph their gig at Electric Ballroom, their gig exceeded all of my expectations. The crowd was packed full of an enormous mix of age groups, all sporting glowsticks and hanging their band merch over the front railings, setting the scene for a…