Continuing on from the phenomenal success of its first year. The 1234 Festival returns for its second outing on Sunday 26th July, bringing with it a whole host of the best new genre defying bands and Dj’s over three stages at its much loved stomping ground of Shoreditch Park nestled in the heart of London’s East End. Back for 09 with a fully heaped serving of infamous1234 East End musical mash up magic and good times shenanigans, this year sees yet again the best bands, the best people, the best location, the best of everything one festival can bring- all rolled into a jaw dropping bonanza price of just 15 English Pounds which includes the all day festival and also ten after shows and parties in Shoreditch. Brought to you courtesy of 1234 Records main man- Sean Mclusky, The 1234 Festival is an essential addition to the UK’s Festival scene providing a proper showcase and meeting point for the UK’s musical tribes and creative minds pushing the boundaries of the music scene today. 1234’s inaugural Festival was London’s best glam-racket and saw 15,000 reveller’s descend upon Shoreditch on one of the hottest days of the year to witness the likes of Har Mar Superstar take to the stage in his pants and Fab Moretti perform exclusively for the masses.
This year is no exception, with the hottest bands de jour such as S.C.U.M, An Experiment On The Bird In The Air Pump, Ipso Facto, Hatchem Social, Flashguns, Kasms, Televised Crimewave, Ulterior, Chrome Hoof and Lion Club leading proceedings alongside the finest Dj talent on the electronic stage bought to you by the likes of Autokratz, Boy Crisis, Kool Kids Klub, The Lovely Jonjo, Death To The King amongst many others performing over 3 stages and specially curated tents. With some very unique 1234 headliners and guests to be announced shortly, the 1234 offers musical eclectism at is finest with something for everyone on a fine summer’s day. After the sun goes down on Shoreditch Park the 1234 continues onwards into Shoreditch centre as it hosts the festivals ten post parties and after shows at hand picked specially curated venues including Hoxton Bar & Grill, Electricity Showrooms, Bar Music Hall, Queen of Hoxton, Old Blue Last, Catch, Cocomo, The Joiners Arms and Mother all included in the insanely cheap price of £15 and transforms Shoreditch into a pivotal party Mecca for a night of balmy summer mayhem for 1234 revellers with the good times rolling on into the early hours. Full after-party curators and lines ups and venues will be announced shortly so watch this space!
The 1234 Festival is a place to kick back with mates, see musical creativity at its best, party the night away, see and be seen, without the need for silly fancy dress, steep ticket prices or long queues for bars and toilets. Let yourself be put in the inspiring hands of the world’s best music talent as you get your best Sunday rock on at London’s coolest summer outing by far all in the heart of the most creative diverse area of London.
All this and more for just £15 at the UK’s most forward thinking new music festival. http://www.the1234shoreditch.com
Converse Music announce a new online documentary series -’Journey’ an exclusive series following the highs, the lows, the backstage, the front of house, the road trips, the home life and all the bits in-between of four young lads from the band Lion Club, one of 2009’s most urgent new bands cracking the music industry today. The series follows the band’s trials and tribulations on the road and behind the scenes, providing a telling insight into making it in today’s competitive Music Industry. The 3 minute plus weekly videos will be exclusive to conversemusic.co.uk, capped by a 50 minute final edit, making this one of the most exciting online documentary projects to be commissioned in recent years.
Over the course of 9 months, Lion Club will be opening up their world to us, documenting the rise of this enigmatic group; the band will be supplied with their own cameras enabling a candid and open story of life on the road. The Converse Music Media Team will also join the band on occasions and at live Shows. Whilst on their journey throughout the industry this initiative will provide great documentation of one of Britain’s most promising and talented groups.
Lion Club are on the cusp of notoriety, backed by Sean Mclusky the group are set to unleash their unique melancholy sound upon the masses. Journey’s documentation on film of rehearsals, recording sessions, live shows and antics on the road, is set to mark a pivotal era of British music, allowing fans to follow the band in an almost real-time scenario.
Lion Club supersede all expectations in today’s cutthroat and competitive new band arena- an exceptional new breed of band pushing the boundaries of today’s music.