The Cribs to play for Wichita 10th anniversary celebrations. Wichita Recordings are pleased to announce a four-night run of shows at The Garage, London in July as part of their 10th Anniversary celebrations, which kicked off last week with the release of some special limited edition vinyl for Record Store Day*. Confirmed headliners for the shows are The Cribs, First Aid Kit and Lissy Trullie, with the fourth to be announced soon. Those Dancing Days, Young Legionnaire, Peggy Sue, Meg Baird, Skylarkin, Lovvers and Frankie & The Heartstrings are all set to play too. Special guest DJs to be announced. Wichita goodie bags will be given away to the first 200 through the door each night and there’s even talk of,. an indie raffle!
| LINE UPS | THE GARAGE, LONDON | JULY |
12 – Lissy Trullie, Those Dancing Days, Young Legionnaire
13 – First Aid Kit, Peggy Sue, Meg Baird
14 – The Cribs, Sky Larkin, Lovvers
15 – Headliners TBA, Frankie & The Heartstrings, Johnny Foreigner
Tickets are £12 (for the 12th/13th) and £15 (for the 14th /15th) and are available
Wichita Recordings celebrate 10 years. Special vinyl releases for Record Store Day on 17th April from Bright Eyes, The Cribs, Simian Mobile Disco, Bloc Party, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, First Aid Kit and Peggy Sue. Wichita Recordings, the independent UK record label which brought us Bloc Party, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bright Eyes, The Cribs, Simian Mobile Disco, My Morning Jacket, Les Savy Fav, The Bronx, Peter, Bjorn & John, First Aid Kit, Los Campesinos! and many more celebrates its 10 year anniversary this summer. To mark this momentous occasion, Wichita have planned a series of special releases and events. First up, a clutch of limited edition vinyl releases for Record Store Day (www.recordstoreday.com) on 17 April from Bright Eyes, The Cribs, Simian Mobile Disco, Bloc Party, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, First Aid Kit and Peggy Sue (details below). There follows a series of shows and parties for May. Confirmed so far are events at Primavera Festival in Spain, The Great Escape in Brighton and Stag & Dagger in London. A week of special shows for London in July will be announced very soon.
14 – Brighton / The Great Escape @ Life, Wichita Recordings stage with Peggy Sue, Sky Larkin, Gold Panda and Dam Mantle
21 – London / Stag & Dagger @ venue tbc, Wichita Recordings night with Sky Larkin, Frankie & The Heartstrings, Cold Pumas and Dam Mantle
26 – May, Barcelona / Primavera @ The Apolo, Wichita Tenth Anniversary party / Primavera Launch Party with Los Campesinos!, First Aid Kit and Peggy Sue
Record Store Day special vinyl release information: Wichita’s debut release in July 2000 was Bright Eyes’ Fever & Mirrors album. This April it gets its first official vinyl release in Europe. Also available for the first time on vinyl will be The Cribs’ eponymous debut, which will include a CD of their original demos. Simian Mobile Disco’s Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release LP and Bloc Party’s Silent Alarm will both be re-pressed on vinyl. Silent Alarm will come with a bonus 7′ Little Thoughts b/w Storm and Stress. All LPs are limited to 1000 copies and will come in deluxe packaging on heavy-weight vinyl. In addition, Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ debut EP will be made available again on vinyl for the first time in six years (limited to 500 copies) and First Aid Kit & Peggy Sue will release a special split 7′ Josefin / I Read It In The Paper (limited to 700 copies). http://www.wichita-recordings.com/
On 24th and 25th April, the Gaymers Camden Crawl will play host to over a mile and a half of fantastic new talent for over thirty hours across more than forty venues including the legendary Koko hosted by headline sponsors Gaymers.
As well as its customary stellar line up of live music acts, the festival will feature a vast array of interactive daytime activities and cutting edge performances across the arts, including visual art, comedy, spoken word, theatre and much more.
The programme kicks off from midday on Friday the 24th until the wee hours of the following Sunday. Upon arrival each ticket holder will be presented with an all-access wristband, programme guide, timetable and free download album to help plot his/her day’s adventure. ‘Crawlers’ are granted unlimited access to all official festival venues featuring more than 150 live artists, daytime activities & arts programme and aftershow parties capacity permitting. In keeping with Crawl tradition and the spirit of discovery, the full line-ups and stage times remain a closely guarded secret until each night and surprise guests may appear at any time and at any venue.
Tickets for the Gaymers Camden Crawl 2009, available as either 2-day or single day passes, are on sale now.
See www.thecamdencrawl.com for the latest line-up.
Camden Crawl 2009 Line Up So Far,
THE BARKER BAND
THE CHAPMAN FAMILY
THE CORDELIER CLUB
DANNY & THE CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD
THE DEAD FORMATS
DIE! DIE! DIE!
DRUMS OF DEATH
EXPERIMENT ON A BIRD IN THE AIR PUMP
FIGHT LIKE APES
I BLAME COCO
IT HUGS BACK
THE JIM JONES REVIEW
THE JOY FORMIDABLE
THE KING BLUES
MAN LIKE ME
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
PULLED APART BY HORSES
SKINT & DEMORALISED
THE TEMPER TRAP
THREE TRAPPED TIGERS
THE VON BONDIES