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Sarf By Sarf East... CITY SHOWCASE 19 April - 1 Night. 10 Headliners...
Lucky Soul + Dexy + Ivich Lives + United Vibrations + Joe Wilkes + Ivory + White Man Kamikaze + The I.R.S. + The Shake + Magic Skool Bus + guest compere + DJs; The Fairies
visuals by The Blue Light District
Doors 6.30pm, show starts 7pm sharp. (only) £3 entry (18+),
Goldsmiths S.U., Dixon Road, Lewisham Way, London SE14 6NW.
Rail: New Cross/New Cross Gate/Deptford Bridge. Show Ends 11. Curfew @ midnight.
A spectrum of musical styles with acclaim, musical reputation and potential for a night of entertainment and connecting. With a high quality, high volume response to Creative Lewisham’s call for artists with South London connections, there could have been two nights! (Some of the bands unable to play this night will be at the venue, it’s worth getting CDs/contacts from them).
Alongside the music industry insider’s panel attending, are various media/industry checking out what’s HAPPENING in South London. Between the shows, there’s much going on. Scouts and writers collecting music and tips from the night, and this evening at DIY central will also be documented (including rising stars of music photography; Rich Pack http://www.myspace.com/richpack and Jenny Hardcore http://www.myspace.com/jennyhardcore - DJs The Fairies, part of thriving New Cross story and recently back from wowing New York City ... http://www.thefairiesband.co.uk/ - and South East London’s arts/music/media family The Blue Light District http://www.thebluelightdistrict.com
Not just a chance to come and experience and support pro-active talent, to network and hang out, but also student union bar prices to boot! All in all, a bit of a big night out for South London.
Running Order confirmed on the evening, in the mean time check out, alphabetically;
Dexy (acoustic) http://www.myspace.com/dexyspace
The I.R.S. (hip hop) http://www.darkwax.co.uk/substance/pages/irspage.php
Ivich Lives (alternative rock) http://www.myspace.com/ivichlives
Ivory (break beat punk rap) http://www.myspace.com/ivoryonline
Joe Wilkes (singer songwriter) http://www.myspace.com/joewilkes
Lucky Soul (shimmering soul pop) http://www.myspace.com/luckysoulluckysoul
Magic Skool Bus (punky ska) http://www.myspace.com/magicskoolbusmusic
The Shake (psychedelic pop) http://www.myspace.com/theshakemusic
United Vibrations (reggae soul funk) http://www.myspace.com/unitedvibrations
White Man Kamikaze (punk) http://www.myspace.com/kamikazearmy
Everybody on the bill comes tipped & recommended! See http://rocklands.1.forumer.com for more info on them
CITY SHOWCASE are bringing a panel of talent scouts, press and record company representatives to offer advice to emerging musicians. Those that impress the CITY SHOWCASE panel on the night will be given the opportunity to appear at their annual Spotlight London festival in June. It is the capital’s leading event for new music and fashion, attracting an international audience and could be a big break. Artists who make the grade perform at West End venues like The Apple Store in Regent Street, Borderline and Virgin Megastore.
CITY SHOWCASE was founded out of a passionate belief that emerging creative talent both needs and deserves more opportunities to develop and showcase work. Razorlight and Amy Winehouse are among their previous track record. http://www.cityshowcase.co.uk
For more information contact :
Jordana at Creative Lewisham Agency 020 8691 6729.
Between supporting the live sets, it doesn’t all come to a stand still.
Also in the house, are
Kooba Radio http://www.koobaradio.co.uk
and Jamie & Andy of Earwax Radio (before they leave to broadcast their show) http://www.wax-music.com -
bands if you are coming along to support the show, and have great tunes, bring copies.
God Is In The TV http://www.godisinthetv.co.uk will also be collecting.
Perhaps get together with The Blue Light District with your bands needs
or if you are a promoter/media/industry just come and find quality bands for your club.
Rising star music photographers Rich Pack (DJ, Designer, recent NYC reveller) http://www.myspace.com/richpack + Jenny Hardcore (as recommended by Metro Riots, Lupen Crook and shed loads of the coolest cult rock heroes) http://www.myspace.com/jennyhardcore - are in your house,
Then there are various profile writers, management etc who are at Goldsmiths checking out what goes on around here.
South London where Lovers Rock meets Rockers Love...