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Gaymers Camden Crawl – part three!

November 29, 2010 by  

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Gaymers Camden Crawl – part three!

The Camden Crawl surges ahead into the festive season with the 3rd instalment of its CC 2011 Tips series on Wednesday 15th December. Following the rip roaring success of the first two shows, and their coincidental holiday themes, the final show of 2010 will double as the Crawl’s Christmas holiday celebration.

Whilst November’s CC2011 Tips explored the Crawl’s heavier side, featuring performances by Turbowolf, Chickenhawk, Hedoniacs and Fearless Vampire Killers, the December show is set to witness a notable shift in musical direction. Showcasing the exuberant musicality of Wild Palms alongside the ethereal harmonics of Leeds’ Bear Driver, the occasion will unveil two stunning newcomers The Slow Revolt and Heart Kill Giant. To further enhance the festivities, a free glass of mulled wine will feature in the evening.

Gaymers Camden Crawl CC2011 TIPS #3:
Date: Wednesday 15th December 2010
Venue: The Bull & Gate
389 Kentish Town Road, Kentish Town, London NW5 2TJ
Tel. 020 7704 0187. Nearest tube station Kentish Town.
Doors: 7:00 pm / first act 7:30 SHARP

Tickets: £6.00 from www.wegottickets.com

Wild Palms
CC: “Post Punk industrialists Wild Palms have refused to stand still since their 2009 debut ‘Over Time’. Formed in Southgate, and inspired by Billy Childish, Joy Division, The Fall and Bauhaus, their melancholic wash of dazzlingly technicality and demon drumming has gained them fans far and wide.” www.myspace.com/wearewildpalms

Bear Driver
CC: “Dreamy-psychedelic-pop musical collective Bear Driver has just completed a summer packed with festival appearances, gaining accolades wherever they have played. Described as “…kind of like children’s party entertainment by Arcade Fire”, Bear Driver mix fuzzy pop songs with ambitious choruses and a playful use of instruments.” www.myspace.com/thebeardriver

The Slow Revolt
CC: “The Slow Revolt draws esoteric strands of electronica, UK bass and post-rock into powerful, avant-pop songs. This solo project from the vocalist/guitarist of experimental rock group The Feral Text, emerges from live looped webs of guitar, rich freeform vocals, raw synths and dense polyrhythms to create an intensely powerful live experience.: www.myspace.com/theslowrevolt

Heart Kill Giant
CC: “Heart Kill Giant’s melodies slow burning tales of love marinated in whisky, neglect and regret. One night last winter, after meeting the Devil on Coldharbour Lane, they were inspired to record 12 songs…which they did to great success.” www.myspace.com/heartkillgiantspace

The 2011 Gaymers Camden Crawl is scheduled for Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May. The forthcoming May Bank Holiday event will mark the tenth edition of the Crawl since its inception in 1995.The organisers are currently amidst plans to top this year’s star studded line up which included such luminaries as Pendulum, The Drums, Plan B, Teenage Fanclub, We Are Scientists, Lostprophets, Roots Manuva, Lightspeed Champion and Gang of Four alongside more than 200 of the brightest new hopes from the UK and abroad across its 50 official Camden area venues. Also included in cost of the ticket, the daytime fringe festival at the Crawl will continue to include a diverse schedule of Britain’s best cutting edge comedy & spoken word, an expanded poster art fair, live karaoke, cabaret and performing arts, quizzes & pub games, BBQs and a whole host of added surprises. All daytime fringe events will, of course, be accompanied by a superb line up of live music across a plethora of unique venues and outdoor stages.

The 2011 Gaymers Camden Crawl programme will kick off from midday on Saturday 30th April until the early hours of the following bank holiday Monday. Upon arrival ticket holders will receive an all access wristband (individual venue capacities permitting), programme guide, magazine and download album to help navigate their festival adventures. It is worth noting, that all 2011 festival tickets will allow access to ALL venues and no supplementary passes will be required.

As is tradition, the full venue schedules will remain secret until the event and surprise guests may appear at any time and at any venue. The top quality evening line-ups are democratically selected by a committee of music industry tastemakers, including radio DJs, club promoters, journalists and record labels with the most hotly tipped acts appearing on the bill both days and featuring on the festival’s annual free compilation album. 15% off early bird weekend tickets for the Gaymers Camden Crawl 2011 are on sale now and initial line-ups and 10th birthday celebration events will be announced January 2011.

SATURDAY 30TH APRIL & SUNDAY 1ST MAY 2011 (May Bank Holiday Weekend) 12PM – 4AM Both Days

** Includes 15% discount. Standard weekend ticket £63.50 / Sat & Sun day tickets £39.50
Tickets available from the following outlets: 24 Hr CC Hotline 0871 2200 260 / See Tickets 020 7403 3331
OR buy online: www.thecamdencrawl.com

Tickets are to be exchanged for wristbands which allow free entry to each of the participating venues as individual capacities permit. Wristbands and programmes listing the full venue schedules are obtainable from 11:00 am onward each day at the Gaymers Camden Crawl ticket exchange point. Festival goers are advised to arrive early as there will be a full daytime programme on both days from 12:00 pm. Doors open 6:00 pm for evening schedule at most venues. There will be late night after show parties featuring live bands and DJs until 4:00 am both days.

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