CAMDEN CRAWL 2012 announces first wave of evening live line up
aaamusic | On 28, Feb 2012
The Camden Crawl 2012 announces its first wave of evening acts for its May bank Holiday Weekend’s celebrations.
A whole host of the best musical talent around including the likes of Toy, D/R/U/G/S, Rolo Tomassi, Pariah, Roska, Baxter Dury, Charlie XCX, Chew Lips, Cymbals, Keep Shelly In Athens, Kwes, Polarbear and many more will be hitting Camden over the 4th-6th May to be part of the legendary London festival. Full line up details are below.
Set to take place Friday 4th to Sunday 6th May, day tickets for the 2012 CAMDEN CRAWL are on sale from 9.00am Tuesday 28th February with the announcement of the first wave of confirmed acts to be revealed for the legendary musical sprint across Camden Town.
The evening live line-up for CAMDEN CRAWL 2012 has been democratically selected by an invited panel of many of the UK’s best known DJ’s, promoters, media and musicians, who will each host venues on the Crawl. The initial line-up confirmed to appear, in alphabetical order, includes:
ADMIRAL FALLOW / ALABAMA 3 / ALPINES / AND SO I WATCHED YOU FROM AFAR / ANTLERED MAN / ARROWS OF LOVE / BASEMENT / BASTILLE / BAXTER DURY / BEN WESTBEECH / BLACKLISTERS / BLACK MOTH / BLACKHOODS / BOY FRIEND / BRANDT BRAUER FRICK / BRONTIDE / BXENTRIC / CASHIER NO. 9 / CHARLIE XCX / CHEW LIPS / CYMBALS / DOG IS DEAD / D/R/U/G/S / DUTCH UNCLES / ECHO LAKE / FANZINE / FEAR OF MEN / FICTION / FUNERAL SUITS / GHETTS / HAWK EYES / HEY SHOLAY / ICEAGE / ICONA POP / JAMES CLEAVER QUARTET /JAPE / JAYMO & ANDY GEORGE / KEEP SHELLY IN ATHENS / KWES / LIONESS / LUCY ROSE / MARMOZETS / MELODICA, MELODY & ME / NIGHT ANGLES / PARIAH / PEACE / POLARBEAR / PSYCHOLOGIST / ROLO TOMASSI / ROSKA / RUBBER BANDITS / SEX HANDS / SPECTOR / TEAM ME / THE BARR BROTHERS / THEME PARK / TOBY KAAR / TOM STAAR / TOY / TRUE TIGER /WILLY MOON + SPECIAL GUESTS
& MANY MANY MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON….
The 2012 Camden Crawl programme will feature more than 250 of the year’s brightest music talents from the UK and abroad across Camden Town’s two mile stretch of historic pubs and venues. Following the opening night event, the full festival programme runs from midday on Saturday 5th May until the early hours of the following bank holiday Monday. Tickets are to be exchanged for wristbands which allow unlimited entry to each of the participating venues as individual capacities permit. Ticket price includes lanyard programme guide, festival magazine and 2012 compilation album. As is tradition, the full venue schedules will remain secret until the event and surprise guests may appear at any time and at any venue.
DUBLIN CRAWL LAUNCHES HOT ON THE HEELS OF SIBLING 11TH & 12TH OF MAY
May 11th & 12th 2012 marks the launch of CAMDEN CRAWL DUBLIN, a brand new live music event, taking place in 15 Dublin venues between Camden Street and Temple Bar. The eclectic line up will boast more than 100 hotly tipped International and Irish live acts, along with some very special guests. The two day musical adventure across Dublin city is the first ever sister event of the original. Taking its cue from a proven template, Camden Crawl Dublin is very much an Irish affair with big plans to make its own way into global live music agenda and attract fans not only from across Ireland, but the rest of the World.
Set to take place Friday 11th and Saturday 12th May, tickets for the CAMDEN DUBLIN CRAWL are available as single day or weekend passes and are on sale now from www.camdencrawldublin.com/tickets with exclusive travel and accommodation packages available. The Dublin event works much the same way as the London event with tickets to be exchanged for programmes and wristbands allowing free entry to each of the participating venues throughout the festival as individual capacities permit.
FULL LINE UP CRAWL LAUNCH PARTY 4TH MAY AT KOKO ANNOUNCED
Swedish electro pop sensations ICONA POP, heralded live dub step collective ENGINE EARZ EXPERIMENT, the mesmerizing celestial ECHO LAKE and Dublin’s darkly majestic FUNERAL SUITS join previously announced headliners DEATH IN VEGAS for the festival’s opening night marathon set to take place at KOKO on Friday 4th May. Opening night revelry will commence at 5pm followed by a special edition of Club NME (Camden Crawl Vs. Club NME) will close the night ahead of the launch the full blown festival the following day. Limited tickets are available from www.thecamdencrawl.com.
In addition to the Crawl’s famously impressive evening live music schedule, the festival boasts an extensive arts festival throughout each day of the event. From midday to 6:00pm, the confirmed programme for the 2012 daytime fringe includes cutting edge events from various disciplines, including comedy, storytelling & spoken word, unconventional theatre, craft, visual art and traditional music. It also features a variety of outdoor events, an alternative poster, print & record fair as well as interactive fun & games.
FULL EVENT INFORMATION & LINE UP DETAILS AVAILABLE FROM WWW.CAMDENCRAWLDUBLIN.COM