**Gland Rock 2014** 5 July 2014 – Portsmouth
Two of the many things I love about my chap Al are his kindness and his generosity. He has combined precious baby-daddy time, immaculate taste in new music, his partner in crime Neil (together: Champagne Justice) and Strong Island Recordings to form a musical extravaganza in Portsmouth to raise funds for Maddie Hanks’ cancer charity, Feel Yourself Campaign – promoting breast and testicular cancer awareness. This event is Gland Rock (geddit? Ya, ya…).
Now in its second year – having previously hosted Esben & The Witch, Traams and Wild Smiles among others – Gland Rock 2014 is led by legendary British outfit The Telescopes and remains as eclectic, electric and impressive, featuring a unique blend of lauded acts and exciting prospects on the ascent. The Telescopes have been championed by Steve Lamacq since their inception and they have been described as “in another universe altogether… incredible” by NME.
The likes of God Damn, AK/DK and Playlounge have fast become favourites of gig and festival goers across the country. Elsewhere, they have the bewilderingly exciting Lifestyles, Claw Marks and Human Hair, three of the UK’s hottest new bands. On the home front, Southsea is gainfully represented by the bombastic Curxes, You’re Smiling Now But We’ll All Turn Into Demons, Rickyfitts, Deluxe Flamingos, Eloise Keating and Wildest Dreams.
On July 5th for one day only at the Wedgewood Rooms you can come and enjoy sexy live music in aid of keeping your sexy bits healthy.
There is also a raffle. Prizes include:
My Dog Sighs (!!) painted canvas framed by Southsea Gallery (its worth coming to Portsmouth alone for a chance to win this)
Victorious Fest tickets
Southsea Fest tickets
£25 Art Is Hard records voucher and surprise test pressing
Signed Pompey calendar and David James painting by official PFC artist
Strong Island Recordings swag
Pie & Vinyl swag
Artwork by amazing local artists such as Mynameisleila and m-one.
Flyer design by Roberta Fedora.