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This Feeling started life as a monthly club night night in London 12 years ago and has organically become the nation’s No.1 live new music event with nights all over the UK from London, Cardiff and Manchester to Dundee, Grimsby and Plymouth plus stages at major festivals including Isle of Wight and Y Not Festival but the ethos always remains the same and real…
“This Feeling put on bands they love and back them to the hilt”
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Bands to have emerged via This Feeling include Catfish and The Bottlemen, Blossoms, Bang Bang Romeo, The Struts and many more…
 
Representing the very best of new British guitar bands the Alive 2018 line-up is headlined by Libs and Liam favs Trampolene with support from rock N soul groovers The Surrenders and shoegazers Lacuna Bloome PLUS in keeping with This Feeling’s ethos in supporting the local scene, the cream of the local acts each city will open each night…
 
Trampolene frontman Jack Jones says:
“We can’t wait to get back out on the road. The ‘Alive’ tour is the nearest thing to an old Skool NME Tour and it means everything to us. We will give our all, as thats all we can give and we will try our best, as that’s the best we can do. It’s never been easy for working class bands… how do I eat… how long can we keep this going… I want to live until I die and hopefully we will entertain you…”
 

 The Surrenders say:
“For two weeks we can sack the day job off and live exactly how we’ve always intended, on the road. To live out of a van or on friends’ living room floors, playing our music in a different city every night is what rock and roll is all about. Not many artists have things to say that apply to the people who listen to their music and modern life, but this tour we’re really gonna take a stab at it and have a party in the process!” 
 

 Lacuna Bloome said: 
“Getting this tour has been an absolute god send. We can’t wait to take our songs to parts of the country we’ve never been to before, along with two other amazing bands. It’s going to be a whole new experience. Bringing guitar music back to the masses is only a step closer” 
 

 
Trampolene, The Surrenders, Lacuna Bloome plus the cream of the local scene play…
 
Nov
20 Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach w/ The Pitchforks
22 Birmingham Hare & Hounds w/ Young Chasers
23 Sheffield The Record Junkee w/ The Seamonsters
24 Manchester Night People w/ King Kartel
27 Brighton The Green Door Store w/ King Kuda
28 London Dingwalls w/ Cavalcade
29 Leeds Brudenell Social Club w/ Bad Bug
30 Glasgow Cat House w/ The Good Arms
 
Dec
01 Newcastle Head of Steam w/ The Yada Yada Yadas
 
£8 adv, London £10 adv
 
Ticket links:
 
Playing the whole tour…
 
Trampolene
 
“a mix of captivating poetic jaunts and electrifying rock ‘n’ roll.” Gigwise
 
The Surrenders
 
“Breathe Hendrix soul and blues. The band seem to come from another time and their musical mastery defies their young years.” Clash
 
Lacuna Bloome 
 
 “shoegaze guitar pop done great.” Gigslutz
 
Plus the cream of the local scene…
 
The Pitchforks (Cardiff)
 
“gloriously upbeat and infectious.” Gigslutz 

Young Chasers (Birmingham) 

“This is the band the country is craving” Counteract

The Seamonsters (Sheffield)

“Indie glitter” Northern Exposure

Cavalcade (London)

“jaw dropping riffs – fast becoming one of the most interesting and fun live bands emerging onto the scene” Indie Underground

The Yada Yada Yadas (Newcastle)

“Fuzzed out and imbued with huge promise.” Clash Mag

Bad Bug (Leeds)

“exciting, gloriously messy – an anthemic, fun and pleasingly weird take on classic rock.” Soundblab Alternative Music

The Good Arms (Glasgow)

“With confidence, great musicianship, heavy riffing and a nod to classic rock, funk and grunge, they showed that they are on the way to becoming real contenders…the future could well be theirs!” BBC Scotland

Find all the #Alive acts and much much more on This Feeling’s Listen Up playlist here:

 
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