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Post by Bobby Who? » Fri Sep 02, 2011 16:45

A little wee indiepop weekend in Brighton.
22nd & 23rd October.

Horse & Groom Pub on Islingwood rd
"Quiet" sets from 4 till 8 both days...then BANDS from 8 till 11.

So far I have: Pocketbooks, The Lovely Eggs, Tigercats, Anguish Sandwich and a few Brighton bands you may not know: Stars Down To Earth, Tigercub, The Beautiful Word.

On Sat' there should be a big vegan lunch and some DJ'ing at the cowley club from 12 till 4...on Sunday everyone can go to the beach till 4!

I'm hoping to get BALCONY TV and the local radio stations involved....which shouldn't be too difficult.
Maybee, just maybe Boring Bob Grover...lead singer of The Pirranhas will do a wee acousic set....and fingers crossed The Bobby McGees will not play!

Oh...and it should all be FREE (except the lunch thing!)
Maybee admittance should be One Cupcake?
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Re: Brighton Weekender

Post by Bobby Who? » Fri Sep 02, 2011 17:06

Oh yeah...the poster has Jarvis fending off a t-rex with a narwhal while Morrissey sips tea with a velociraptor in an old Bently....so it's bound to be good.

Facebook group thing:
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set= ... .728135184
Doe's that work?
Maybe look up: Brighton Indie-pop weekender.
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Re: Brighton Weekender

Post by tobifail » Sat Sep 03, 2011 17:13

wow what a lovely surprise

totally there :) thx for organising such a super event, drop me a line if you need a hand with anything, would love to help
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Re: Brighton Weekender

Post by Bobby Who? » Sat Sep 03, 2011 21:18

That would be ace!

it's looking like it could be an exciting weekend!

Help would be much appreciated with: postering, decorating venue, cupcake making, zine stall organising....floorspace for lovely people crashing.


And also any local acts that could do wee daytime sets that I may have missed?
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Re: Brighton Weekender

Post by sideburnsjim » Sun Sep 04, 2011 10:57

This sounds awesome!

Well done for getting this together!

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Post by boney » Sun Sep 04, 2011 18:57

Awesome! Will also help as needed. Bring some posters along to Another Sunny Day on Friday and we'll stick some up around Sticky Mike's.

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Re: Brighton Weekender

Post by tobifail » Sun Sep 04, 2011 19:37

Bobby Who? wrote:That would be ace!

it's looking like it could be an exciting weekend!

Help would be much appreciated with: postering, decorating venue, cupcake making, zine stall organising....floorspace for lovely people crashing.


And also any local acts that could do wee daytime sets that I may have missed?
PM sent :)
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Re: Brighton Weekender

Post by stereolabrador » Tue Sep 06, 2011 15:04

It's in the diary.

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Re: Brighton Weekender

Post by Bobby Who? » Thu Oct 06, 2011 09:19

Phew...finally got a running order together, had almost 40 acts ask about this, so if it goes well I may need to do another...this is open to change, but the weekend should look something like this....
(appologies if I've missed you out, please contact me here or at thebobbymcgees@yahoo.com or Jimmy Mcgee on facebook)

I'll add info/Bio about each bands over the next week.

Sat' is the more genteel indie-pop day:

4.00 Intro byThe Bobby McGees
4.30 Tourists
5.10 Dave
5.50 Quiet Choir
6.30 M J Hibbett
7.10 A Little Orchestra
8.00 The Beautiful Word
8.30 Candy Panic Attack
9.15 Stars Down To Earth
10.00 Tigercats


Sunday may be a little Louder:

4.00 Into by The Bobby McGees
4.30 2 Lezzers & A Loop Machine
5.10 Domonic Von Trapp
5.50 Jack Lattimer
6.30 The Give It Ups
7.10 Pocketbooks
8.00 Larry Pickleman
8.30 Tigercub
9.15 Anguish Sandwich
10.00 The Lovely Eggs

I'm still trying to arrange a big vegan lunch on Sunday at a lovely place called The Cowley Club....anyone fancy cooking...I had planned to do it, but with everything else it may be too much!

D.J'ing throughout the nights from CHERRY COLOURED POP & John 68 (of The Mai 68's)
Venue shuts around 1...but we've been offered cheap entry to the wonderfull girl pop dance club DA DOO RON RON who will be celebrating their 13th Birthday on Sat night at KOMEDIA in the centre of Brighton.

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Re: Brighton Weekender

Post by theehaircut » Thu Oct 20, 2011 15:56

Bobby I can't believe you didn't upload the mind-bending poster for this. Tigercats have got a lot to live up to:
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Re: Brighton Weekender

Post by boney » Fri Oct 21, 2011 20:52

I'll be there, if I don't get lost on the way to the venue (it's a newie to me)

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Re: Brighton Weekender

Post by boney » Wed Oct 26, 2011 21:14

This was bloody great, by the way.

Getting there in daylight on Saturday to be greeted in a cosy, quiet pub by Jimmy, Kev and Linda..the quietness soon subsiding as this became a packed out pub brim full of lovely folks..a fantastic Hibbett set, A Little Orchestra being wonderful, Candy Panic Attack causing instant smittance.. lots of ales, lots of jollity. Saturday was just right, although I was bloody knackered by the end of it.

I was on my sofa with a headache past the start time on Sunday but as soon as I heard Foxes! were a late addition to the bill I speedwalked across town and got there with a couple of minutes to spare, and thank cribbins too, because they were great, and now my poor form at being in Brighton 3 years and a bit and having failed to see Foxes! is history. The Give It Ups upped the brills, Pocketbooks upped the thrills (sorry again to Ian for the accidental balloon violence)... Larry Pickleman I hadn't seen before but Jimmy was providing warning...was a good bit of grist to follow the lusciousness of Pocketbooks with for sure. Anguish Sandwich were bloody awesome, and The Lovely Eggs blasted hard as ever, made Sunday night feel like a Saturday.

ROLL ON THE 2ND ANNUAL BRIGHTON INDIE-POP WEEKENDER!

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It partly worked because they were here... A Little Orchestra & MJ Hibbett

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The Give It Ups

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Re: Brighton Weekender

Post by Bobby Who? » Thu Oct 27, 2011 15:17

Great weekend...think I'm almost recovered!

Lovely review Craig, mind if I quote from that?
Ace photos as well!

Thanks to all the bands!

Got a great recording of Tigercats set...punctuated at the end of every song by me shouting
"That was F***king Great!" 3 or 4 times....I sounded like, well, a drunken Glaswegian!

Great wee venue with lovely landlord!
Just the right size to look busy all day and RAMMED all night...
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