A busy week ahead for the Songs of Praise posse with 6 gigs on the go this week. Firstly the place where it all began, 1st Thursday of the month at The Victoria brings forth a wonderful alt-rock line up featuring the swamp rock brilliance and warped blues of Armchair Committee, the reverb-drenched industrial post punk of Nasty Little Lonely with local new comers Well Dressed Thief opening the night.
Friday sees us at The locomotive for a slice of incendiary blues-rock with Pilgrim, a band whose guitarist was last wowing audiences as one-third of the amazing Ataraxis Vibration.
Still at The Locomotive and we take the more obvious tack on Saturday of rock, pop, indie and punk covers from the wonderfully named Hello Cleveland, extra points for those how got the Spinal Tap reference.
Monday brings a bit of a treat as we join forces with the brilliant Sheer Music to co-promote a gig with Sam Duckworth, the man who was better known as Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. That on its own would be enough but add to this the queen of gloom pop herself, She Makes War and tour support Recreations and you have a contender for gig of the year.
This brings us to Wednesday and 2 shows taking place simultatiously. Firstly at our regular haunt, The Roaring Donkey you will find Bren Haze and his slick blend of stadium ready classic rock…..
….and finally at The Beehive, all the way from New Zealand courtesy of RMT Music Productions, Luckless brings a wonderful slice of anti-folk, shimmering post-punkery and indie vibes. She is joined by George Wilding and Graham Mattingley.
Blimey, quite a week.