Posted on Wednesday 4th March 2020 at 16:30
This week has seen the announcement of the first ever London based SLIMEFEST, the celebration of Brian Wilson's greatest hits on his 'Good Vibrations' tour and iconic creative Jarvis Cocker return with JARV IS...
Discover everything that goes on sale this week below.
Nickelodeon SLIMEFEST heads to the capital for the first time after a successful half a decade in Blackpool. Promising slime, music and mayhem throughout – longstanding hosts Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely take singer-songwriting duo Max and Harvey and self-declared “professional weirdo” Holly H with them for two performances at The SSE Arena, Wembley on 26th October.
With SLIMEFEST allowing audience members to immerse themselves in the activities and stand in the ‘Slime Pit’ or watch from afar and avoid being slimed, SLIMEFEST is perfect for all ages.
More special guests are to be announced soon.
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Legendary performer Brian Wilson has confirmed plans to take his ‘Good Vibrations’ tour of greatest hits to the UK, including a huge show at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on 13th June. Regarded as one of the most influential songwriters in modern musical history, his recent setlists featured huge hits from The Beach Boys including Wouldn’t It Be Nice, I Get Around and God Only Knows.
Intertwining iconic The Beach Boys tracks with solo material will provide a night full of feel good anthems.
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Multi-instrumentalist Rufus Wainwright has extended his ‘Unfollow the Rules’ UK tour with a date at The Forum, Bath on 24th June. His latest single, Damsel in Distress, was released last week and is the second single teased from the forthcoming album. Revealing that it pays homage to Joni Mitchell, Wainwright’s acoustic brilliance is showcased across the four-and-half-minute ballad.
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After the release of their highly praised debut single, Must I Evolve, last year, JARV IS… have revealed details of debut LP, Beyond the Pale. Alongside side it comes tour news – including dates at Bristol’s Marble Factory on 2nd May and Birmingham’s O2 Institute on 3rd May – and another single, this time in the form of synth-doused House Music All Night Long.
Jarvis Cocker has said that JARV IS… was formed in 2017 as a means of “writing songs in collaboration with an audience,” so expect more twists and turns from the iconic creative before Beyond the Pale’s release.
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Scottish alt-rockers Teenage Fanclub head to Nottingham’s Rock City on 12th November in support of a brand-new record. Speaking ahead of the tour, the Bellshill formed quintet said “The five of us headed to Clouds Hill Recordings in Hamburg in late November last year and got stuck into doing what we like best. It felt good to start 2020 with 13 new tunes in the bag.”
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De La Soul
Long Island trio De La Soul are celebrating 30 years of hip hop at Rock City on 17th May. For three decades they have released tracks full of inscrutable samplings, whimsically irreverent lyrics, social commentary, light rhythm and laid-back rhymes. Combining jazz, funk, soul and rap – their sound is unique and remained fresh since their formation.
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Following the release of last year’s ‘Atlanta Millionaires Club’, Faye Webster has announced a headline show at Manchester’s YES on 25th May. Having continuously developing her sound since folk-rooted debut, Run & Tell, Webster’s now unpolished, slacker sound draws comparison to the likes of Kacey Musgraves and Natalie Prass (Pitchfork).
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