4 December 2012

Friday December 14th. R O M A N C E, The Dogbones , The Tapestry, FC-20, The Spitfires, The Midnight Barbers


Friday December 14th. R O M A N C E, The Dogbones , The Tapestry, FC-20, The Spitfires, The Midnight Barbers

live on stage and streamed world wide to an approx 15,000 music fans on  and  from 8pm to midnight GMT.

£6 on door. £4 via or attending

Doors 7.30pm. 18+ event (need I.d?) Playhard at The Purple Turtle, 65 Crowndale Road, London NW1 1NT.

(opp Mornington Crescent / 2 mins Camden Town) 24 hr buses outside venue.

"Amazing night full of energy and laughter. Make sure you get down to the next PLAYHARD."  (Joyzine) @playhardgigs

Launched at the International Live Music Conference in March, Playhard celebrates its first year as a monthly gathering musicians (recently members of The Kooks, Chew Lips, Kaiser Chiefs and Mystery Jets etc , industry scouts, media and 48 hour party people. It's inclusive rock n roll vibe has represented at this year's Edinburgh Festival, City Showcase Festival and hosted the VIP bar at Leyton Orient and the Soccer Dome for Soccer Six.

R O M A N C E - Japanese album release and mini tour, 'Another Place' UK single, singing to Fiction Records, touring with The Cult., HMV Next Big Thing, The Great Escape, Camden Crawl and supporting Kate Nash. In short. They are so HOT right now. .

The Dogbones - A primal, sneering, garage punk animal chewing on a candy cane bone of pop with enough catchy choruses to choke a pig. Buzzsaw guitar, two drummers and a girl with ants in her pants. “Must see live act” (Metal Hammer) “Theyre brilliant, obviously.” (Classic Rock)

The Tapestry - “If there was ever a band to fall instantly in love with, it is  The Tapestry! … “The band have sold out Night and Day in Manchester, have a front man called Liam, and name Pixies, Pavement, The Clash and Television as influences …got your attention yet ?"    (John Robb, Louder Than War).On a roll, they have recently supported  Pete Doherty,  The View,  Little Barrie and ound of Guns.

FC-20  - Twisted music for a twisted world. Heavily redolent of legendary streetwise outfits like The Blockheads, Clash, Madness and The Streets, they also bear a passing resemblance to 90's rave-rock groovers, Happy Mondays. Simon Webb does indeed sound like an argument between Strummer and Skinner. But the joy is in hearing the interplay between his half spoken diatribes and the rollicking counter- weight of A Prid who toasts it all along from the sidelines.

The Spitfires - “One of the most exciting prospects to come out of 2012's youth inspired mod scene.” (Louder Than War). A Watford trio whose debut single 'Spark To Start' / 'Sirens' is a call to arms. “On a par with The Clash and The Ruts” (Zani) Fresh from supporting Bruce Foxton on tour, this end of year show will be celebrated with their usual intensity.

The Midnight Barbers - “The single most exciting thing to happen to alt.blues since Son of Dave bought a loop pedal.” "I implore that you go and see them live wherever you can." “The ‘Barbers’ real strength lies in their live performance, which not only does a handy job of showcasing their ability as musicians, it really for me captures a real energy and love for the noise and the bombast of rock music which is very difficult not to share if you have any love for it."

PLAYHARD  - "If you wanna go to the best gig in the UK.. its PLAYHARD”  (GotSeen TV). With artists from every bill raising their profile and the amount of connecting that goes on, it has organically grown without a marketing and advertising budget. Alongside packing venues (selling out on several occasions) word of mouth and net has had over a quarter million website hits so far. “Committed to breaking new bands, celebrating existing ones and giving artists a platform to play. “ (Orange – Fun Finder)

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