240 Bands Now Announced
Celebrating Camden’s Rich Musical And Cultural Heritage With A Stellar Weekend Line-up
“Camden Rocks is where you can enjoy more than 200 bands – as long as you don’t mind skipping between more than 20 venues. We’re talking decent music… Quality and Quantity” Metro
“Camden remains at the heart of where generations of new music gets its start and I’m proud to be a part of that tradition.” Billy Bragg
““It’s great to see punters and bands from all genres come together to celebrate the best of live music. The energy across the day is electric and does Camden’s rock and roll heritage proud”. Chris McCormack, Camden Rocks Festival Organiser
After the announcement of Frank Turner as this year Saturday headliner, Camden Rocks Festival presents today the Sunday headliner: Deaf Havana. Camden Rocks sees the talented alt-rock quartet from Norfolk headline their first London festival, following an incredibly successful 2018, with the release of their UK top 10 record “Rituals” and off the back of a sold out Brixton Academy show.
Deaf Havana says: “We’re super excited to be headlining Camden Rocks this year. We’ve never really headlined festivals in the UK, so for us this is amazing. Looking forward to seeing everyone there.”
Deaf Havana will be joined by 27 of the finest bands in the today’s rock landscape. The newly announced acts include: melodic metal-core rising stars Our Hollow, Our Home; acclaimed Britpop veterans Hurricane #1; British biggest breakout Indie trio Glass Peaks and more. The new additions to the Camden Rocks Festival 2019 join an already impressive list of talent from rock, indie, alternative, folk and punk music and its myriad of hybrids – a diverse list including the likes of Frank Turner, Ash, Richie Ramone, The Wonder Stuff, Rat Boy, New Model Army, Wheatus, Carl Barat, Ginger Wildheart, The Professionals, Milk Teeth, Pretty Vicious, Raging Speedhorn, Angelic Upstarts, The Virginmarys, The Last Internationale and many many more.
Not only does Camden Rocks Festival showcase the very best UK and international emerging talent alongside much love established acts, it also feeds off the rich diversity of venues and thriving music scene that makes Camden such a special place; one that continues to draw generation after generation of misfits, rebels, music lovers and music makers.
As Frank Turner alludes to below, many of the UK’s finest acts received their musical education in Camden Town – there’s a special something in the air. Anything goes in Camden and on the weekend of Camden Rocks Festival this is amplified to ten.
Frank Turner says: “I (mis) spent my youth getting the train to London and the tube to Camden as fast as I could, because I knew it was the epicentre of where I wanted to be in life. As an adult I’ve lived in and around Camden, and now I’m at the Camden Rocks Festival. It feels like exactly the right place for me to be, it feels like home. I can’t wait.”
The 27th February 2019 Camden Rocks Festival announcement poster is available HERE
Taking place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June 2019, the festival, now in its eighth year, is established as one of the must-see events in the UK musical calendar. Over 15,000 punters will have the opportunity to see over 400 bands in 20 venues across Camden, London, over two days. Camden Rocks Festival will host over 3,000 musicians over the weekend. Previous Camden Rocks read like a who’s who of music – see HERE.
There are certain areas across the UK that are woven into the fabric of the countries musical DNA. Camden is one. A district of North West London that’s been at the forefront of Rock N Roll and alternative culture for five decades. As venues close in many cities and towns around the UK, Camden remains a thriving hub of music and culture. So much so that there is talk of Camden receiving its own Hollywood Boulevard-style Walk of Famein 2019.
The festival has prided itself in not only bringing some of the finest and best known and loved acts in the world but also in showcasing some of the brightest, freshest global talent. The day or weekend tickets covers all venues on the festival circuit, in addition to everything else Camden has to offer in terms of food, culture and shopping. Camden Rocks is a chance for the UK music scene to come together and celebrate everything that is great and loud in this country. Just as the USA has SXSW, so the UK has Camden Rocks Festival. The festival sees fans travel from not only the UK, but all over the world.
The full list of new bands announced is:
Our Hollow, Our Home
The Lottery Winners
Red Rum Club
THE CHORDS UK
Brand New Friend
Beach For Tiger
The Garage Flowers
Cellar Door Moon Crow
Shea Rafferty & Band
The above artists join the already announced acts below for Camden Rocks Festival 2019 –
Frank Turner * Ash * The Wonder Stuff * Rat Boy * New Model Army * Wheatus * Carl Barat * Ginger Wildheart * The Professionals * Angelic Upstarts * Milk Teeth * Richie Ramone * Pretty Vicious * Raging Speedhorn * Random Hand * Discharge * Eliza And The Bear * The Virginmarys * Area 11 * Sonic Boom Six * Chamberlain * The Last Internationale * [Spunge] * Bang Bang Romeo * Warrior Soul * Lotus Eater * Rews * Annabel Allum * Big Boy Bloater And The Limits * The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing * Loathe * Sœur * Bad Touch * Rascalton * Shvpes * The Bottom Line * Saint Agnes * V2A * Nervus * John J Presley * Acres * Adam Masterson * Queen Zee * Los Pepes * Indian Queens * Heavy Rapids * Asylums * The Dirty Thrills * Press To Meco * Hands Off Gretel * Towers Of London * Flesh Tetris * Exist Immortal * King Creature * The Wood Burning Savages * Death Remains * The Pearl Harts * Wars * The Skinner Brothers * The Hyena Kill * The Hip Priests * Projector * Riskee And The Ridicule * Ondt Blod * Fine Creatures * Phoxjaw * Black Futures * River Becomes Ocean * Gold Key * Pengshui * Dragster * Funeral Shakes * Flight Brigade * The Soap Girls * Deux Furieuses * The Kut * The Wild Things * Bitch Falcon * Faers * Catholic Action * Inklings * Lock * Coast To Coast * The Five Hundred * No Violet * Wild Front * Thecityisours * Joanovarc * Black Orchid Empire * The Estevans * Colt48 * Killit * Greywind * The Luka State * Oxygen Thief * Alexis Kings * Sick Love * Vista Kicks * Lebrock * All Ears Avow * Millie Manders And The Shutup * Karima Francis * Berries * Knocksville * Healthy Junkies * White Trash * Kit Trigg * Lots Holloway * Janus Stark * Bridges * Colt 45 * Hawxx * Ventenner * Delaire The Liar * Apollo Junction * The Howlers * Mellor * Luke Rainsford * Tokyo Taboo * Red Method * The Dirty Strangers * Guitar Gangsters * The Franklys * No Fit State * Living On Universal Denial * Ryuketsu Blizzard * Thunder On The Left * Mutant Monster * Pet Needs * Rich Ragany And The Digressions * Ravenface * Sugarthief * Short Stories Of London * Bexatron * David Stevens And The Beguiled * This Years Ghost * Mercutio * The Empty Page * Mick O’toole * Unknown Chapters * The Muffin Heads * The Tip * The Sweet Things * The Idol Dead * Last Great Dreamers * Ringo Franco * Natalie Shay * Glossii * Toffees * River Hounds * Flavour Nurse * Bugeye * Rhyn * Tony Goff & The Broken Colours * Black Sixteen *10 Gauge * M A V E N * Plain Sails * Man The Lifeboats * Matty James Cassidy Band * Weekend Recovery * The Silver Bayonets * Brightlight City * Bengal Lancers * Two Year Break * Dam_Fino * Arcane Militia * Pretty Pistol * Via Dolorosa * Rubber Jaw * Collateral * Young Garbo * Priests To Pilots * Suzie Stapleton * Tom Lumley & The Brave Liaison * Sweet Crisis * Bad Solution * Repair To Ruin * Lighthouse * Die Ego * At The Sun * Jonny Weathers And Cosmic Scream * Panic Island * L Sicario * Lunar Echoes * Playmaker * Juicebox * Youth Illusion * As Sirens Fall * The Black Roses * Cavalcade * Maxx Palmer * Lee Pa++Erson * Witchingseason * Black Roze * The Gulps * Nobody Wins * Dead At Eleven * Third Lung * Monty Taft * Albany * Prisoners Of Mother England * Jack And Sally * Brain Ape * Angerland * Late Night Legacy * Alive With Eyes * Daniel Coburn * Henry Grace * Dr!Ftwood * Everything Is Imagined * Indya * The Good Tenants
Camden Rocks Festival is an over 18’s event.
Before announcing any bands all early bird tickets are now SOLD OUT
Day or weekend tickets are available HERE
For festival tickets plus travel and accommodation options for both UK and rest of the world please see Festicket HERE.
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