Declan Welsh is a songwriter and poet from Glasgow. With his band, The Decadent West they create music that is unapologetic, direct and with a message of humanity. With performances in Palestine (as part of a Glaswegian cultural exchange), The Great Escape and London Fashion Week under their belt in the last year, Welsh and his band are ready to take the next by storm.
This is a chance to see the band in their first full stripped back acoustic tour since way back in 2002. They will be playing a range of songs spanning their 20 year career - which includes seven top 40 singles and 6 top 40 albums with sales over a million worldwide.
Rascalton, A 4-piece indie rock outfit from Glasgow, are part of a new wave of Scottish acts who are reclaiming the word “band”, bringing it back to its roots of self-expression within a community, of like-minded individuals sharing art as not only a means of enjoyment but of survival.
Having already performed at Latitude and Reading & Leeds Festivals, and having had a special evening recording at Maida Vale studios for BBC Radio 6, singer-songwriter Bessie Turner looks like she will continue to grow from strength to strength in 2019!
Under the moniker INDIAN QUEENS they take their influence from the ever-changing environment of the city with and musically mine a similar field to bands such as Warpaint, Radiohead and Massive Attack. Their sound is an atmospheric blend of soaring guitars and solid drum beats that evoke and uplift.
Twenty years after forming in Wymeswold, Leicestershire as teenagers, The Wave Pictures have gone on to be one of the UK’s most prolific and beloved bands. Fond of classic rock, jazz and blues, they are also one of the most accomplished, with Tattersall’s guitar solos becoming the stuff of legend
‘Dreamlike, bluesy and unique’ – the Guardian
‘It’s both epic and frivolous, rather like a gravitas-free Bad Seeds’ – Q
Cram packed with melody and choruses that will stay deep in your mind for some time, Fine Creatures provide melting pot of melody, fuzzy guitar riffs, strong bass lines and rock steady drum beats that are bursting with energy.
Local lads TV COMA are a self-hating millennial, raised on a lean diet of crap beer and Weezer albums. Song-writing siblings Leo and Max Troy join forces with drum whiz Robert Clark and deeply unemployed bassman Jamie Rider to pump out power pop earworms.