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Dot to Dot 2016 • Second Announcment

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AUGUSTINES**
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DUA LIPA**
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SPRING KING**
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THE HUNNA**
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BABA NAGA
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BABEHEAVEN
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BEN CAPLAN & THE CASUAL SMOKERS
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BLAENAVON
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CLOVES
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DAY WAVE
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DIET CIG
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DRELLER
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EERA
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FACE
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- The Rev @ The Bodega

FEWS
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FORMATION
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GIRL FRIEND
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HANNA GRACE
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HAUS
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HUDSON SCOTT
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INTO THE ARK
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JOHN JOSEPH BRILL
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MEADOWLARK
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MT. WOLF
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NEW DESERT BLUES
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NIMMO
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PALACE WINTER
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PLEASURE BEACH
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RAPHAELLA
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REIGNING DAYS
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RIVRS
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SEGO
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SKINNY LIVING
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STARLING
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STEVIE PARKER
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SWAY CLARKE
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SWMRS
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TAMU MASSIF
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WHITE ROOM
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WILL JOSEPH COOK
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We Have T-Shirts!

Say hello to your new wardrobe favourite; The Bodega T-Shirt.

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If you've been in our beer garden before you probably recognise the design as one of the murals penned by our friend Mr Sam Minton.

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You can get your very own T-Shirt from our bar or online here.

Big thanks to Angelo, Claudia, Kit & Petra for the pics x

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Rationale Interview

You've probably heard Rationale, even if you haven't heard of him yet. His track 'Something For Nothing' was featured as Radio 1's Track of the Day last month and has been in prominent position on the station's playlists ever since. The singer is booked in to play The Bodega at the end of the month so we grabbed him for a chat before the show...




Congrats on all your recent success, how was it to be part of the Radio 1 Future Festival bearing in mind the calibre of line ups over previous years?


Thank you. It was pretty awesome being a part R1's future festival. There were a lot of people playing that I've been listening to for a while now so, it was nice to be on the same bill as them. It was also a really cool to be given the chance to perform on the same platform as some of my favourite acts from years prior to this.

Your latest track ‘Something for Nothing’, which is a firm favourite in the office, is all over Radio 1 at the minute. How does it feel hearing your music being played to such a huge audience?

It's pretty surreal being played on Radio 1 this regularly. My friends still call me when it happens and that always makes me smile. I don't think I'll ever get used to it but it's awesome.


We’ve got a feeling 2016 will be a big year for you, who else do you think is going to smash it this year and is there anyone you’d like to collaborate with at some stage?

I hope 2016 will be a big year for me. The are so many people who I believe are going to smash it like, Mura Masa, Nao for example. They're definitely up there in my top 5.

We are one of the first dates on your tour, are you excited to get on the road and play to your fans?

Yes! I'm beyond excited. It feels like I've played abroad a lot very quite early on. The support I've received in recents months hasn't just been London centric. I want to go out and show my appreciation to as many fans in all parts of the U.K. as possible.

What’s next for Rationale? You released your awesome EP ‘Fuel To The Fire’ last year, can we expect an album soon?

I'm working really hard on my Album at the moment and it's going really well. Unless something catastrophic happens, like me losing a limb from chronic mouse clicking or something, you can definitely expect an album this year!

Rationale plays The Bodega on Thursday 31st March. Tickets are available here.

White Interview

Glaswegian five-piece White are in the middle of their biggest tour to date. Having been addicted to their infectious pop songs for a while we got dead excited when they were confirmed to play here. They roll up to The Bodega this weekend so we caught up with Leo the singer in advance of the show...



Hey guys, you kicked off your tour last week, how has it been going so far?


Oh my. It's been amazing. Sold out in Edinburgh and then again for our hometown Glasgow gig at the 500-capacity QMU. All the dancing. People singing along, even with songs we haven't released. We put together a massive light show for Glasgow, had special guests, more dancing. I even cracked a smile.

We’re big fans of ‘Living Fiction’ in the office and it has been on repeat since you put it out. Is it one of your favourites to play live?

It's really come into its own since we released it - now crowds are learning it and shouting the chorus back to us. We've got a few new ones as well that are making the floor shake - a sleazy electro monster called Step Up is going down brilliantly.


A couple of us saw you at Y Not Festival last August and loved your set. For someone who hasn’t seen you before what can they expect from your live show?

Full-out sensory onslaught. Colours, huge sub-bass, smoke & neon. We don't do things by halfs - it's a one night stand forever. Bring shiny stuff.

Going back to festivals which were your favourite last year and which festivals are you hoping to play soon?

It was really special playing Reading/Leeds, and London Calling at the Paradiso in Amsterdam will take some forgetting - 2am and the whole room bouncing in the centre of that brilliant, crazy city. We're playing the Netherlands again straight after our UK tour, at Where The Wild Things Are, very excited about that. Our summer is currently getting filled in with others and we can't wait. Hopefully some beaches...

White play The Bodega this Saturday (27th Feb). You can get tickets here.

Anne-Marie Interview

Rudimental collaborator Anne-Marie is embarking on her first solo UK tour later this month and she's stopping off at The Bodega. We caught up with her ahead of the gig to chat about touring, karate and the year ahead.

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You started out performing at a young age and obviously in the last few years you have been constantly on the road with Rudimental. How do you think these experiences have helped to shape the artist you’ve
become?

In every single way possible. It's taught me how to perform, how to be confident, how to use my voice and keep it consistent. Also, being on the road with Rudimental, they were always playing old and new music after the shows on the tour bus and that has definitely helped me create my sound too.

We’ve been loving ‘Karate’ in the office, and what’s so charming about it is that we know from various online sources that you actually do kick-ass at karate. Do you think if singing had never happened for you, you’d still be doing it?

I still do it (when I get the time)! Whenever I'm back in Essex I go and train. But that's hardly ever now. If singing weren't happening then yeah I definitely would still be working hard at karate. I already have some teaching diplomas in it so would've continued to do that and maybe eventually had opened my own club! Maybe one day I still can. A new style of karate that blends my music with karate haha!




The back catalogue of people that you have worked with is so impressive. Who else would you love to collaborate with one day?

I'd love to work with Kendrick, Frank Ocean, The Internet, or Alanis Morisette!

This is your first ever solo headline tour. What can we expect from it?

I guess a very raw performance. People who will be coming to see me will be seeing some of my first ever shows so it will be very fresh for me and new. There'll probably be some mistakes but I kinda like that. Also I'll be singing more songs from my album so they'll get an insight into that too! It will be fun like always!

As someone who’s been on the road a lot recently we imagine you must have a haven of music playlists to keep you entertained. Which other artists are you loving right now?

Right now, I'm loving listening to The Internet, Jack Garrat, Swindle.



What’s next for Anne-Marie? What do you hope 2016 has in store for you?

Well I'll be the Rudimental boy's support act on tour this year and during that I'll be bringing out some more singles before my album drops in the summer!!

Anne-Marie plays The Bodega on Friday 29th January. Click here for tickets.