Fatherson have been striking a resonant chord with crowds at home in Scotland these past three, four years. Two singles (‘ Mine For Me’ and ‘ I Like Not Knowing’ ) secured national support and airplay from Radio 1’ s Huw Stephens, Zane Lowe and Greg James. They were from the 2014 band’ s self-released debut album, ‘ I Am An Island’ and there was an unexpectedly packed-out show in the 12,000-capacity King Tut’ s tent at T In The Park. In November 2015 the band launched the first single ‘ Always’ taken from second album ‘ Open Book’ (due summer 2016), securing further support at Radio 1, Radio X (Shock of the New) and Absolute amongst others.
Further afield, the school friends from smalltown Ayrshire have played in the UK and Europe with Idlewild, Twin Atlantic , Lonely The Brave, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Enter Shikari, Frightened Rabbit. They also travelled to SXSW last year where they gained more support from fans and critics alike (Wired magazine said they were one of 10 bands about to blow up at SXSW). They also recently completed a comprehensive UK tour with Prides, their music mining an emotional and energetic hinterland somewhere in between those bands. And along the way Ross Leighton (guitars/vocals), Marc Strain (bass) and Greg Walkinshaw (drums), 23 years old to a man, have gathered fans and gathered momentum.
TICKETS: £8 Adv / £10 Door
Ages 14+ (Under 18s to be accompanied by a guardian)
Tickets may be available on the door but we strongly advise you purchase them in advance to avoid disappointment