Sunday 27th August Stanley Park Blackpool is the venue for the 3rd Summer Daze festival. This year there are 18 bands playing between midday and 8.00pm. Issue 9 of Blackpool Rox will be available on the day with a chance to get hold of the ‘Ugly Truth about Blackpool Volume 2’ CD
Sorry for the lack of on screen activity but we have been busy as hell. SICK56’s 2nd album ‘Punishmnent’ , When People Become Numbers debut album ‘Convenience’, and the ‘Ugly Truth about Blackpool Volume 2’ CD will all be released in early August. Launch events for these releases will be held over the H.I.T.S. weekend. A vastly improved Blackpool Rox will also be out in August inclusing a free copy of UTAB2. Erase Today, WPBN and Under The Pavement Radio are doing a UTAB2 fundraiser on Saturday August 12th. We will soon start arranging the line up for the Summer
Read Andy’s “Punk and Philosophy Article” Part 1 which on-line at www.scannerzine.com and www.trakmarx.com which offers some introspective ramblings against a background of famous ‘punk rock¹ lyrics. Listen to the ‘Ugly truth About Blackpool¹ 4 hour Radio Show broadcast throughout November on seasidersradio.co.uk web radio. Watch a free pre-release MP3 of HIGGINS++ live in Fleetwood – with Tommy of One Way System guesting on drums on http://strummermag.info/ live videos. Click here http://www.fedge.net/emi/ to see why you should FUCK EMI and SONY/BMG just like they are trying to FUCK you. Don’t buy their shit ! Pirate it while you still can
“The Ugly Truth about Blackpool” – CD’s going fast, check out the UGLY TRUTH link and get one quick. Band biographies of all 27 bands now added to BANDS section, leave us your thoughts in the FORUM. Also Litterbug “Speaking Through the Gaps” CD (JSNTGM 019) to be released 1st November – order and listen by clicking here www.litterbug.jsntgm.com
SUMMER DAZE 2 FESTIVAL, STANLEY PARK.Blackpool’s annual alternative music festival Summer Daze (2) took place on Stanley Park (28th August 2005). 13 local bands played to a 300 strong audience who grabbed complementary copies of the very-excellent “The Ugly Truth about Blackpool” CD. Click on the pictures tab to see photographs of the bands Check out the UGLY TRUTH link to read more about the project and read / download the Unim-Press Release
In September 2004 we applied to The Arts Council for a grant to finance a CD of Blackpool music entitled “The Ugly Truth About Blackpool”. Thanks to the assistance and hard work of all involved we recently received notification that the application had been successful. Blackpool (like many towns) has a long history of producing creative underground music. The bands and their songs contrast starkly, in both style and intent, with the picture postcard images for which the town is most famous. The “Ugly Truth About Blackpool” is the working title because it neatly reflects that ‘remainder’, that non-mainstream element,
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