Dot To Dot at The Bodega 2019

Our favourite musical day of the year is a matter of days away and we can't wait for Dot To Dot Festival 2019! Whilst other stages host the finest bigger bands, we like to shine a light on some new bands you should be listening to this Summer. Where to even start though?! We've saved you the trouble and we've gone through all the bands playing at The Bodega for this year's edition of the festival so you can check out what we have to offer.

Also check out our Spotify playlist of this year's Bodega bands over at http://tiny.cc/fvw46y...

Line up Blog

Upstairs – Doors: 12.45

00.00 – 00.30 – Mini Mansions: Gearing up to release their 3rd album this Summer, LA’s finest super-trio are back with their hip-swaying rock'n'roll and their downright poppiest material yet. Mini Mansions are at their prime – open, honest, and full of real tangible emotion but counterbalancing those feelings with musically fun songs. FFO: Miles Kane and Arctic Monkeys.

23.00 – 23.30 – Fatherson: Big hooks and pop-rock riffs from Scotland’s finest. Released their ace third album ‘Sum of All Your Parts’ late last year. FFO: Catfish & The Bottlemen and Twin Atlantic.

22.00 – 22.30 – Alex Lahey: Melodically charged pop-punk anthems from this Aussie star, with her second album released a couple of weeks ago. FFO: Middle Kids and Stand Atlantic.

21.00 – 21.30 – Rews: London/Belfast based rock duo bringing their high energy pop-rock as shown on their acclaimed debut album ‘Pyro’. FFO: Estrons and Paramore.

20.00 – 20.30 – Pinky Pinky: Described as “rising queens of LA garage rock”, this trio will bring their sun-infused guitar gems to Notts for the very first time. FFO: Hinds and Cherry Glazerr.

19.00 – 19.30 – Talk Show: Prepare the mosh pits! This bunch of new wave punks from South London are causing a stir, blink and you’ll miss them. FFO: Shame and Fontaines D.C.

18.00 – 18.30 – Declan Welsh & The Decadent West: Young Glaswegian quartet creating direct indie-rock anthems, with a political message of humanity. FFO: Blur and The Vaccines.

17.00 – 17.30 – Brad stank: It’s time to chill out with this Scouse crooner that creates lo-fi, slacker jams, or as he likes to call it – “sexistential pop”. FFO: Mac DeMarco and Yellow Days.

16.00 – 16.30 – Faye Webster: Brought up surrounded by Atlanta’s folk and hip-hop scenes, this songstress bends genres with her serene songwriting. FFO: Stella Donnelly and Julia Jacklin.

15.00 – 15.30 – Bess Atwell: Releasing her new EP at the end of the month, Bess combines her mesmerising vocals with irresistible indie-folk songwriting. FFO: Gabrielle Aplin and Lucy Rose.

14.00 – 14.30 – Bessie Turner: Championed by BBC Introducing nationwide, this Suffolk songstress has been described to have "a soulfulness that floats like a cloud." FFO: The Orielles and The Big Moon.

13.00 – 13.30 – Megatrain: Intriguing Nottingham duo with a mish-mash of electro-folk sounds, beautiful harmonies and interesting lyrics. FFO: Tunng and LUMP.


Downstairs – Doors: 12.00

21.30 – 22.00 – Ella Knight: Soulful, effortless and warm; Nottingham has a new R&B queen on the scene thanks to this young talent. FFO: Jorja Smith and Mahalia.

20.30 – 21.00 – San Junipero: Get your dancing shoes on, this power-pop trio create ear-worm choruses that’ll get in your head for days. FFO: Fickle Friends and Sigrid.

19.30 – 20.00 – Mother Night: Describing themselves as ‘pagan pop from a Scottish island’, this trio create dark, warped indie-pop and it’s so bloody good. FFO: Boy Azooga and Self Esteem.

18.30 – 19.00 – Moon: This psychedelic mysterious quartet from the city are near enough impossible to find online. Your guess is as good as ours…

17.30 – 18.00 – Cinema Gold: Alt-electro trio making shimmering lo-fi ballads, consisting of samples and synths. ‘Cosmic, pastoral, trippy and seductive.’

16.30 – 17.00 – Caius Burns: By day he’s Cai from Kagoule, by night he’s Caius Burns, the stripped back folk vocalist with his ever-intriguing lyrics and that gorgeously distinct vocal.

15.30 – 16.00 – Phil Madeley: Wrapped up in his laid-back, grit-edged soft rock, Phil writes songs that want to offer as much refuge as they do commentary. FFO: Neil Young and Jamie T.

14.30 – 15.00 – The Crying Violets: An indie pop/rock duo blending gorgeous vocals, catchy beats, and bright, harmonic guitar. FFO: Fleetwood Mac and Vampire Weekend.

13.30 – 14.00 – Elliot Williams: A voice that can make anyone stop in their tracks. This singer-songwriter has got a knack for writing a gorgeous tune. FFO: Ben Howard and Lewis Capaldi.

Spotify D2D 2019 Blog

Check out our Bodega x Dot To Dot playlist now to listen to all these bands in one handy place: http://tiny.cc/fvw46y

Dot To Dot takes place across the whole of Nottingham on 26th May and tickets are on sale now from bit.ly/2vYXJvh