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Art Brut and Misty’s Big Adventure to headline brand new West Bromwich festival

Written by Richard Franks. Posted in Carousel, News, News

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Published on February 25, 2012

A new independent music festival celebrating the thrills, spills and bellyaches of indie-pop ‘n rock, heads to The Public in West Bromwich over the weekend of April 7 and 8.

The NOW WE ARE WEEKENDER, which promises to be one of the best fast paced musical mash-ups debuting this year, will feature over 30 bands with headliners including Art Brut, Misty’s Big Adventure, Toy Horses and The Lovely Eggs.

Organised by London based Funny Looking Cat, the Easter weekend mini-festival will present everything from twee indie pop to rock ‘n’ roll mayhem across two stages and include some of the finest bands from across the West Midlands and the UK.

The two day event will also include a fascinating array of handcrafted merchandise stalls (Stall holders wanted: click here) and family friendly workshops for all ages to enjoy, and will also feature DJs from the UK indie club circuit spinning tracks in to the early hours, for festival goers determined to dust off their dancing shoes.

Weekend tickets are priced at just £15, with day tickets priced at £10. Under 5s are free. Tickets are on sale now from theticketsellers.co.uk or by calling the 24 hour hotline on 0844 870 0000.

See below for the full confirmed line up as of now.

Saturday

Art Brut
Misty’s Big Adventure
The Indelicates
Masters In France
Toy Horses
Wild Mercury Sound
BLEECH
Among Brothers
The Thyme Machine
Pussycat & The Dirty Johnsons
Jonny & The A Grades
Red Shoe Diaries
Mansize

Sunday
The School
The Lovely Eggs
Abdoujaparov
Keith Top of The Pops and his group of UK minor Indie Celebrities
Evilwitch
IONS
The Bombergs
Havera
Vault of Eagles
Richard Clarke & The Rafters
Heroes of The Mexican Independent Movement (featuring Arc of Sound)

For more information visit nowweare.co.uk.

About Richard Franks

Spend waaaaay too much money on records. Strokes, Maccabees, Tame Impala, TOY, Peace, FIDLAR, Nirvana, Joy Division, Bloc Party, Death From Above 1979, Interpol, Swim Deep, Foals, The Horrors, Biffy Clyro, God Damn, Wavves, Surfer Blood, Wild Beasts, Drenge, Pulled Apart By Horses, O. Children... etc.

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