Misty's Big Adventure also announced as Indie-pop ‘n rock heads to West Bromwich for a two day bash
Introducing 'Now We Are Weekender' which is a brand new independent music festival celebrating the thrills, spills and bellyaches of indie-pop ‘n rock. The festival is headed to The Public in West Bromwich and will take place over the weekend of the 7 and 8 April.
The first acts confirmed for the event are Misty’s Big Adventure and Art Brut.
The Now We Are Weekender promises to be one of the best fast paced musical mash-ups debuting this year and will feature over 30 bands and headliners.
Organised by London based Funny Looking Cat, who started out as a stage hands at Indietracks, the Easter weekend mini-festival will present everything from twee indie pop to rock ‘n’ roll mayhem across two stages.
“32 bands and 3 DJs on 2 stages over 2 days under 1 roof – what more could you ask for from a mini-festival? We have the best of the indie scene coming together at one of the most iconic venues in the Midlands so are certainly anticipating a weekend to remember!”
Emma Cooper, Manager of Funny Looking Cat
The two day event will also include a fascinating array of handcrafted merchandise stalls and family friendly workshops for all ages to enjoy, and will also feature DJs from the UK indie club circuit spinning tracks in to the early hours, for festival goers determined to dust off their dancing shoes.
“The Now We Are Weekender promises to be a great weekend of entertainment for the whole family. The festival promises to showcase some of the regions finest artists and provides an opportunity to see some exceptional touring acts from across the country at an affordable price.”
Linda Saunders, Managing Director of The Public
The Now We Are Festival takes place on 7 and 8 April 2012 from 1pm - 2am daily. Weekend tickets will be £15 (Children under 13, £5, under 5s, free), with individual day tickets £10. A limited number of early bird weekend tickets will be going on sale at 9am on Friday 27 January for the price of a day ticket (£10). 2 days, 2 stages, 32 amazing acts, 1 unique venue!