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Local & Live 2018: Sunday at The Tunbridge Wells Forum

Sunday August 26th 2018, 8:00pm - 12:00am at Tunbridge Wells Forum (see venue details and map).

Part of Local & Live Festival 2019 : Sunday.

11:15pm Headline : Kung Fu Slipper

Kung Fu Slipper was formed in the summer of 2017 by a group of musicians with a shared passion for exploring musical ideas through improvisation and experimentation.

Our sound is infused with elements of jazz, funk, Afrobeat, dance & electronic music and many other eclectic influences.

Join us on the journey…

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10:35pm Headline Support: Cyrano

Originally formed as a three piece back in 2001, indie rock band, Cyrano, soon became a foursome with the addition of lead guitarist, Karl Barton. From this moment on, their sound was born. With influences from bands like Pearl Jam and Elbow, Cyrano have crafted a unique blend of thoughtfully written songs, rock guitars and Tom Yorke-esque vocals resulting in their powerful and melodic sound...

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9:45pm Duch Jo

Duch jo started out in early 2016, it was at an afterparty of a local gig when Duncan and Chris met and started chatting about their few mutual influences and the possibility of putting together an originals band.

After only a matter of days a drummer was found and the first jam session was arranged...

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9:00pm Code: Marla

"The Code: Marla sound stretches from trap through hip hop and rock, and always woven together with live instrumentalism, popping vocals, harmonies and big bass. 

In 2018, Code: Marla released their latest EP: “Origin Story”. This is the fifth release by Code: Marla on Bitnormal Records and is the first featuring the new lineup of Billy Logan (vocals), CJ Thorpe (bass, beats and synths), and Fraser Hall (guitar). 

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8:20pm Aaric Snook

For the last 10 years, I have been writing and performing my own songs and instrumental pieces. I have performed numerous gigs at various venues as well as several small festivals. Over the last three years I have been focused on my studies at university and honing my art. I have and will be playing charity gigs to raise awareness for different charity and disaster relief campaigns. I am inspired by a wide range of influences, including  soul, jazz, folk, rock and modern pop music. My main influences at this time are Jack Johnson, Ben Howard and Bombay Bicycle Club...

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