Home > Gig Guide > It’s A Shoe In: Northants gig guide Feb 19th – Feb 25th

It’s A Shoe In: Northants gig guide Feb 19th – Feb 25th

///
Comments are Off

SMOKIN’ DONUTS
Wednesday February 19th
The Lab, Northampton
Doozer McDooze [“the underground festival hero”] and Les Carter [Carter USM, Abdoujaparov, Ferocious Dog] join forces to create Smokin’ Donuts. The concept is simple: they play one of Les’s songs, then play one of Doozer’s songs, from their back catalogues combined, until they get to the end of the set. It’s a lot of fun, and they decided to take it on the road. Doors 8pm, £5 entry

CODENAME COLIN + THE BOPHINS
Thursday February 20th
The King Billy, Northampton
Ska-punk from Hertfordshire. Doors 7.30pm, free entry

MARC FROM THE PARK
Thursday February 20th
The Lab, Northampton
An act that has soaked up 18 festival seasons of fun and created his own genre called Ambient Gabba. Doors 7pm, free entry [we guess]

THE REZILLOS
Friday February 21st
The Roadmender, Northampton
“Rezillomania” tour. Scottish punk/new wave legends. Doors 7pm, tickets £17.50

THE FEENS + LUNA ROSA + SKYFLOOD + SKIRT
Friday February 21st
The Black Prince, Northampton
National promoters of indie rock’n’roll give ShoeTown a go. Headliners hail from Scarborough, the supports are all great acts from Corby and Northampton. Doors 7.30pm, £7 tickets

PIECES + EGO
Friday February 21st
The Garibaldi Hotel, Northampton
ShoeTwon’s disco-punk trio, plus Sean Grant’s MK hardcore behemoths in support. From 8pm, free entry

LAY IT DOWN
Friday February 21st
The Lab, Northampton
Urban music open mic. Featured artists this time around: Smiley and Reality. Doors 8pm, free entry

SALLY BARKER + ANNA RYDER
Friday February 21st
Bradden Music Hall, nr Towcester
Sally Barker (vocal, guitar & percussion) sang to millions as Tom Jones’ finalist on The Voice UK but the singer-songwriter has entertained for years as a member of revered fem-folk group The Poozies, in the re-formed Fotheringay and as a solo artist supporting Bob Dylan, Robert Plant and Richard Thompson. Anna Ryder (vocal, keys, accordion, guitar & banjo) is a musical dynamo; an original and inventive singer-songwriter with a musical style that, although based in folk, spans an array of genres. Amongst others Anna has worked with Fairport Convention, Eddi Reader, Julianne Regan (All About Eve). Sally and Anna are band mates in the trio IOTA with Marion Fleetwood. Doors 7.30pm, £12 from 01327 860800

PHANTOM ISLE + ROLLING THUNDER + JACK Vs HOTDOG
Saturday February 22nd
The Lamplighter, Northampton
The Twinfest Road to Marburg fundraising event. All money raised goes into providing transportation, accommodation and food etc for the Northampton bands taken to Germany and France, and our visiting guests from the ShoeTown twin towns. From 8pm, free entry

WOVENLUNG + FANGS + OMEGA INITIATIVE + WHEN WE WAKE + THE TROPHY LIFE
Saturday February 22nd
The Black Prince, Northampton
Hometown metalcore headliners return for an overdue show, plus similar from Bristol, Southampton, and Northants. Doors 6.30pm, £6 tickets

SKYBEARD
Saturday February 22nd
The Black Prince, Northampton [front bar]
Proggy instrumental rock. From 8pm, free entry

THE DRONES CLUB + LOOK NO HI HAT + KATIE PATON
Saturday February 22nd
The Garibaldi Hotel, Northampton
A night of world music and strange vibes. Headliners play their usual mix of world and ancestral music to a backing of eastern and dub rhythms. Guests in the form of a new group featuring Jonny Mattock [Spiritualized, Slipstream, Spacemen 3, Massive Attack] and John Lynch [The Telescopes] will be performing their first ever show. Paton (P-Hex, King’s Gambit) will kick the evening off performing some of her solo tunes. Doors 8pm, free entry

THE DEATH ALLEY DRIVERS + CANYONS + KENNETH J. NASH
Saturday February 22nd
The Lab, Northampton
Growling bluesy alt-rock from Nathan Harris & co., plus country-rock and singer-songwriter gorgeousness, both from the Shire. From 8pm, free entry

THE BIGHEAD + ADRIAN STRANIK
Saturday February 22nd
The Pomfret Arms, Northampton
Acoustic trio set with reggae ska band The Bighead, playing material from their upcoming new album and recent vinyl release ‘Hangover Cure’. Support is a solo set from the Broadway Twisters mainman. From 9pm, free entry

ASKARI + FLASH PEASANTS
Sunday February 23rd
The Lab, Northampton
Electronic/nu-metal/grime collective return to ShoeTown, with support from the hip-hop punks from Corby. Doors 8pm, price…? [probably free]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You may also like
Keiran Smith
Kieran Smith: “Every song I put out there is like an emotional weight lifted, something that I needed to share”
The Lathums
Step On: the week’s best new music tracks [Oct 16th]
The Moons
album review: The Moons ‘Pocket Melodies’
Tu-Kay & Ryan
Tu-Kay & Ryan: “We wanted to create a nostalgic track with a positive message and sentiment that would resonate”
error: Content is protected !!
%d bloggers like this: