Local & Live 2019: Friday at The Tunbridge Wells Forum

Friday August 23rd 2019, 7:30pm - 12:00am at Tunbridge Wells Forum (see venue details and map).

Part of Local & Live Festival 2019 : Friday.

10:45pm Headline : The Buzzards

The story of The Buzzards started from a website called Join My Band. Bass Player Harrison James founded the band in 2018 and had the responsibility of trying to find some hidden talent which led him to bring in Alex Green (Lead Vocals & Guitar), Milo Hemsley (Drums) and Joe Parrott (Lead Guitar). Three Brighton based musicians that had the same ambition as the other; to be in a successful original alternative rock band.

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9:50pm Headline Support: Higgs & The Bosons

What do you do when you emerge as the battle-scarred survivors of corporal punishment, processed food, leaded petrol fumes, cycling without helmets, driving without seatbelts, socially obligatory smoking and imminent cold war annihilation? You count your blessings because you are clearly very lucky individuals. Then you form a band and share that experience. Higgs and the Bosons is the sound of an angry generation tinged with relief that they made it this far...

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8:50pm Crystalate

Crystalate are an electronic two piece band from Tonbridge, who formed essentially to bring retro synthesiser sounds back to public attention and provide an alternative listening experience to complement the predominantly guitar based local music scene. The band write and perform their own songs, giving observations on modern life and with the odd obscure cover thrown in for good measure,  Influences include Joy Division, early Human League, the Mode, the Cure, Shriekback and Blancmange to name a few.

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8:10pm Jack Leon Mackey

Jack Leon Mackey is a singer/songwriter from Tunbridge wells. He has been playing and performing since he was 16 and has worked in bands as well as solo work. Jack takes heavy influence from artist such as James Bay and Jamie T...

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7:30pm The Blue Orchid Bouquet

The Blue Orchid Bouquet is a three piece alternative rock band originating from Tunbridge Wells, consisting of drummer, Samuel Franklin, lead guitarist, Sam Howell, and frontman, Benedict-Martin Faux, delivering a mixture of originals and covers...

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