HOWDY folks, this weekend really is brimming full of superb quality across the area for live music and events and none will be more deserving than Figure 8 Festival in Bristol, this Saturday the 28th of September.
The festival, now in it’s second year, is the artistic creation of Laura Williams, a well respected journalist and deputy editor of Bristol24-7 among a host of other reputable magazines such as Metro and The Fly. She is raising money for MacMillan Cancer Support, and does so by putting on a unique, stylish and cool live music event. Held at Bristol’s Trinity Centre, a former church and now converted community arts centre, it provides the perfect location and atmosphere for the array of music on offer.
Headlined by 90’s indie legends, DODGY, the bill also features personal favourite CHRIS T-T and Mumford & Sons and Laura Marling collaborator PETE ROE on the main stage, whilst there’s a heavy Bristol presence with the excellent St Pierre Snake Invasion (not to mention the amazing name!) super cool, and Howling Owl signed act, Oliver Wilde and now-living in Bristol a whole year, the excellent She Makes War and even Josie Ghost – What a Line up! And there is still a whole host of other great acts to be uncovered.
Last year the event raised over £5000, and they’re hoping to do the same again this year. I too, am hoping for a successful year, as I wish to have a hands on involvement in 2014.
Tickets are £18.50 from BristolTicketShop or available on the door. There will be few events more worthy of you attention on this weekend, so if you fancy something a little different, personal and relaxed, this is the live music, and community feel event you need.
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