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Crystal Stage: Fringe at Tramlines listings

FRIDAY 20 JULY
18:30 – 19:00 – CITRUS HEIGHTS
Indie pop from that there Leeds.
19:15 – 19:45 – CLEAR VINYL
The band’s first ever live gig.
20:00 – 20:15 – THE BROOKES
Modern punk pop four piece from Grimsby.
20:45 – 21:15 – JORDAN ALLEN
Rock and roll star from Manchester at the top of his game.
21:30 – 22:00 – CONOR HOUSTON
Playing his first full band show in two years, strap in for a rip-roaring set featuring funk rock and pop.
22:15 – 23:00 – CHILDREN OF THE STATE
Experimental rock music, taking inspiration from the likes of Dylan and Leonard Cohen.

SATURDAY 21 JULY
12:00 – 12:30 – THE REAL COOL
Three piece guitar band from Birmingham inspired by 80s indie music.
12:50 – 13:20 – ATLANTA HOUSE
Anthemic rock music taken up to another notch at the band’s live shows.
13:40 – 14:10 – IVORY WAVE
The band’s 2017 Tramlines set ended up with half the audience on the stage. Expect more chaos this time around.
14:30 – 15:00 – TYNI
Future chart-topping pop star.
15:20 – 15:50 – SISTERAY
Politically-charged, aggravated rock and roll music.
16:10 – 16:40 – ELEPHANT TREES
Acoustic indie rock from Manchester.
17:00 – 17:30 – IDLE FRETS
Chester-based four-piece playing some good old fashioned indie tunes.
17:50 – 18:20 – THE MOODS
10-piece collective hailing from the city of Manchester.
18:40 – 19:10 – SCARLET
Three years after blowing minds at Tramlines 2015, Scarlet return to the Crystal Stage with yet more shoegazing rock music.
19:30 – 20:00 – SABELLA
Unsigned Sheffield rock band making a name for themselves on the circuit.
20:20 – 20:50 – SECRET SET
21:10 – 21:40 – CLUB DRIVE
Three-piece pop funk band. Sub-headlining the Crystal Stage is a perfect slot for this Hertfordshire lot.
22:00 – 23:00 – ALVAREZ KINGS
Alternative dance pop from South Yorkshire.

SUNDAY 22 JULY
12:00 – 12:30 – THE TIME SELLERS
Chesterfield four-piecewwhose single “Down Here” pickied up air play and support from Radio X and BBC introducing.
12:50 – 13:20 – ARTELLA
Rock n roll from the Steel City.
13:40 – 14:10 – ROSADOCS
Four-piece indie rock n roll.
14:30 – 15:00 – CABEZUDOS
Liverpudlian rock and roll / blues songsmiths.
15:20 – 15:50 – HENDERSON
Sheffield noisemakers.
16:10 – 16:40 – BILLY BIBBY & THE WRY SMILES
The new musical endeavor of Billy Bibby, former and founding lead guitarist of Catfish and the Bottlemen.
17:00 – 17:30 – LIBERTY SHIP
“Just heard the incredible new track from Liberty Ship…which will also feature exclusive artwork from Kid Acne. That’s just two brilliant Sheffield institutes coming together there to make something fantastic!” (Christian Carlisle, BBC Introducing Sheffield)
17:50 – 18:20 – OCTOBER DRIFT (pictured)
“Sugar coated power-rock.” (Q Magazine)
18:40 – 19:10 – FRAZER
Five-piece alternative rock band comprising of charismatic vocalist and guitarist Ashley Clarke, lead guitarist Harvey Fletcher, bassist Andrew ‘AJ’ Battey, Alex Owen on drums, and finally Matt Marsh on keys.
19:30 – 20:00 – DEAD NAKED HIPPIES
“These guys are coming at you with a wall of sound, all driving guitars and booming percussion, bolstered by enigmatic front-woman Lucy’s powerful vocals.” (Metro)
20:20 – 20:50 – AVALANCHE PARTY
Garage rock and roll from the wild North Yorkshire Moors. “Avalanche Party truly set pulses racing” (Louder Than War)
21:10 – 21:40 – HANDS OFF GRETEL
Fronted by scream-queen Lauren Tate, this South Yorkshire four piece strut a cheeky, sugar-coated mix of heavy garage rock, grunge, and pop rock influenced by the likes of Nirvana, No Doubt and PJ Harvey.
22:00 – 23:00 – FAERGROUND ACCIDENTS
“A psychotic pop-punk band creating a sound which many have compared to the infectious catchiness of early Pulp, narrated by lead singer Bomar Faery, complete with Smiths-style lamentations on life, love and relationships.” (Exposed Magazine)


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