Festival: Gaymers Camden Crawl 2011
You would not have guessed it judging by the murky horrible murkiness going on outside right now (we’re currently under a duvet with the heater on full blast on account of succumbing to the general murk earlier on today), but festival season has only gone and crept up behind ya and about to take advantage all Brian McFadden style. One of the first announcements for this year comes from the annual Gaymers Camden Crawl bash – returning for it’s 10th successful year and taking place on the May Bank Holiday weekend, the Crawl specialises in showcasing the very best in up and coming musical talents (which is super useful for playing catch up on all those buzz bands you’ve let slip through the cracks over the last 12 months) alongside some much more established household names.
A select committee comprised of record label heads, DJs, journos and club promoters determined the bulk of the line up for 2011 (sadly we were not included in this years’ gang – but hey, we only got our shit together junder under two months ago) and have so far announced the following live acts to take to requisitioned venues and stages in and around the Camden Town area, including The Forum, Koko, Electric Ballroom, The Barfly and The Jazz Cafe…
SAINT ETIENNE * TODDLA T * THE KING BLUES * HADOUKEN * VILLAGERS
BANJO OR FREAKOUT * BO NINGEN * CATE LE BON * COCKNBULLKID * COMANECHI * DANANANANAYKROYD * DINOSAUR PILE UP * FRANKIE & THE HEARTSTRINGS * HUDSON MOHAWKE * KONG * LETHAL BIZZLE * MNDR * THE PHANTOM BAND * PVT * THE QEMISTS * S.C.U.M. * SBTRKT * THOSE DANCING DAYS
2:54 * THE AGITATOR * ANDREW DAVIE * BECOMING REAL * BENJAMIN FRANCIS LEFTWICH * BETH JEANS HOUGHTON * THE CHAPMAN FAMILY * CHICKENHAWK * CIVIL CIVIC * CLOUD CONTROL * THE COMPUTERS * CROWNS * D/R/U/G/S * DAM MANTLE * DELS * DIVORCE * DJANGO DJANGO * DRY THE RIVER * EAGULLS * FEVER FEVER * FICTION * FLATS * FOREIGN OFFICE * GHOST POET * HEDONIACS * HOLY STATE * HOUSSE DE RACKET * JAPANESE VOYEURS * JOHN & JEHN * JOHNNY FOREIGNER * LET’S BUY HAPPINESS * LITTLE COMETS * LU LU & THE LAMPSHADES * MARQUES TOLIVER * MARTYNA BAKER * MAVERICK SABRE * MIRRORS * MUMS OF DEATH * P MONEY * PEGGY SUE * PINEY GIR * POLARBEAR * RAINBOW ARABIA * SARABETH TUCEK * SISSY & THE BLISTERS * SOUND OF RUM * SPECTRALS * STAR SLINGER * TANLINES * TEAM GHOST * TEETH * TOM WILLIAMS AND THE BOAT * TREETOP FLYERS * TURBOWOLF * TWO WOUNDED BIRDS * VERONICA FALLS * VISIONS OF TREES * WARRIOR ONE * WILD PALMS
There’s also a number of official and fringe events taking place in the daylight hours, including comedy, visual art and crafts, spoken word performance. We’re bloody excited and so should you.