Friday, May 16, 2014

Weekends away 2014 round-up: Dot To Dot, Bushstock, Dinefwr, Camden Crawl

Dot To Dot

WHAT? Venerable multi-venue tri-city shindig now in its tenth year (though doing nothing to celebrate the fact) showcasing big names, major label development deal potential future big names, a few surprising imports and underground bands, and so forth

WHERE? Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham

WHEN? 23rd, 24th and 25th May respectively

HOW? £22 apiece

WHO? Courtney Barnett, Drenge, White Lung, Real Estate, Wolf Alice, Honeyblood, Sivu, We Were Evergreen, Fickle Friends, Superfood, Young Romance, Luke Sital-Singh, The Bohicas, Slaves, Years and Years, Ezra Furman, Horse Thief, Stats, Peace, Indiana, Kyla La Grange, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Jaws, Famy, Drowners, God Damn (Check listings as not all bands play everywhere)


WHAT? Communion's annual get-together

WHERE? St Stephens Church, Bush Hall, Defectors Weld and The Sindercombe Social, Shepherd's Bush

WHEN? 14th June

HOW? £27.50

WHO? Peggy Sue, The Felice Brothers, Farewell JR, Luke Sital-Singh, Honeyblood, Fickle Friends, Chloe Howl, Amber Run, Big Sixes, Blaenavon


WHAT? A high quality music stage tacked onto a literature festival (among the non-musical end of the bill: Daniel Kitson & Gavin Osborn, Bridget Christie, Viv Albertine, Shaun 'Letters Of Note' Usher, Laura 'Everyday Sexism' Bates, Jeremy Hardy and James Endeacott)

WHERE? Dinefwr Park and Castle, Carmarthenshire

WHEN? 20th-22nd June

HOW? £65 online or from the park, Spillers, Literature Wales in Cardiff, Carmarthen's Tangled Parrot or Ticketline, Cardiff

Gruff Rhys, Sweet Baboo, Cate Le Bon, Trwbador, Alexis Taylor, Charlotte Church, Adrian Edmondson & the Bad Shepherds, Richard Dawson

Camden Crawl

WHAT? Loads of bands in and around Chalk Farm Road, A&Rs drawn at dawn

WHERE? 21 venues around the titular area

WHEN? 20th-21st June

HOW? At the moment, just under £50 for the weekend

WHO?Johnny Foreigner, Haiku Salut, of Montreal, Laetitia Sadier, Tall Ships, Au Revoir Simone, Jeffrey Lewis & The Jrams, ABC (!), Steve Mason, Atari Teenage Riot, PINS, Shopping, Girls Names, Novella, Mouse On Mars, Brawlers, PAWS, Nai Harvest, Yuck, Younghusband, Phil Hartnoll, Brontide, Slaves, Alexis Taylor, Woahnows, Big Deal, Mazes, The Crookes, Black Moth, The Field, Dignan Porch, Dry The River, Laurel Halo

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