Two bands from Huddersfield are in with a position at playing at the Leeds Festival. Both Tokyo Corner and Dirty Green Vinyl have made it to heats of the yearly Futuresound contest at The Cockpit in Leeds. The competition offers unsigned music groups the coveted scope for 1 of 6 festival slots, 5 on BBC Introducing Stage as well as the overall winner taking on the Festival Republic stage.
The promoters based in Leeds have whittled down hundreds and hundreds of hopeful entrants as well as announced the final sixty performers, who will play in one of fifteen dates during June as well as in July. Dirty Green Vinyl’s heat is on 8th July, Monday, while Tokyo Corner will perform on 18th July, Thursday. Tickets for the event are available from bands as well as on the door on the night.
Earlier this week the Reading and Leeds Festival organizers announced yet another wave of music bands for the yearly August bank holiday music festival. The Main line up has been elaborated to include The Pretty Reckless and Don Broco.
Post War Years, Alvin Risk and electronic music pair Pegboard Nerds have all been included to the BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage. Over on the Lock Up/Rock Stage inclusions are Sonic Boom Six, Feed The Rhino, The Creepshow, Palm Reader, Rat Attack, Gnarwolves, Off With Their Heads, Anti Vigilante, Sharks, Chuck Ragan, Great Cynics, Filter, The Virginmarys, Beware Of Darkness Hacktivist and Hawk Eyes.