Local bands complete West Bromwich festival lineup | Counteract | National News with a Local Edge | Counteract is a Birmingham based music magazine covering the latest and best news, reviews and interviews.
Six local bands have completed the Now We Are Weekender lineup, which features Art Brut, Misty’s Big Adventure and The Lovely Eggs. The Now We Are Weekender, set to take place at The Public in West Bromwich over the Easter weekend of April 7 & 8, features over 30 bands from the West Midlands and as far as Europe. Silver Souvenirs (pictured), Young Runaways, Circus Town, God Damn, Dakota Beats and One Sixth of Tommy have all been added to the stellar lineup, which in is first year boasts an impressive bill of acts set to play at the unique venue. Berlin based rockers Art Brut and Brummie band Misty’s Big Adventure are two of the biggest names to appear at the festival, with Stephen Fry’s “favourite new indie band” Toy Horses alongside The Lovely Eggs, Keith Top of the Pops, The School, Masters In France and The Bombergs to name a few. Tickets are available now for the miniscule price of £10 for a day ticket or £15 for the weekend. For tickets and further information, visit nowweare.co.uk.
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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.