The Grand Obscene Baby Auction 2011
A DIY music event spread over two days and venues in Bradford featuring
On Friday 29th July
at The Polish Club, Edmund St as part of No Hands club night
Hot Club de Paris – Catchy intelli-pop rockings straight out of Liverpool
Wooderson – Trail of Dead, Fugazi style post-punk from Sheffield
Plus DJs, snacks, cheap drinks, general No Hands fun. Starts 8pm. £5 in.
On Saturday 30th July
at 1 in 12 Club, Albion St
Runners – Pure analogue synth and drums Krautrock from Leeds
Cleckhuddersfax – Progressive skronk from London-based Rush heads
That Fucking Tank – Saltaire-based riff-blending instrumental noise-rock duo
Coal Train – Sunderland’s finest song-based indie rock (ex This Aint Vegas)
Silent Front – Noise-rock in an Unsane, Dazzling Killmen heavy vein from London
Shield Your Eyes – London’s best exponents of modern amped-up progressive blues
Dolphins – Bradford Helmet, Am Rep and Soundgarden inspired big noise melody trio
Spin Spin the Dogs – Zappa, The Fall style eccentric punk emerging from Nottingham
Etai Keshiki – Leeds anarcho noise-core a la late-Black Flag or Flying Luttenbachers
Plus DJs, Café food, table football, films, cheap Sam Smiths booze etc. For members and their guests. Starts at 3pm. £10 guests /£8 members in.
Go to both gigs for just £12 (£10 if 1 in 12 member!). All profits to No Hands PA fund and 1 in 12 Club. At both gigs bands will finish in time for last train back to Leeds.
Obscene Baby Auction is a DIY gig and record collective formed in 2001 in Leeds and now based in Bradford. 2011 will mark 10 years of supporting, promoting and documenting music played for love not money in an effort to produce fairer, more inclusive and more enjoyable alternatives to the market-led music industry.