OH! GUNQUIT + The Lancashire Bombers + The Beelines + Dead Hombres + Who Killed Nancy Johnson? + The Roosters
Entry Requirements: 18
The Suburbs music venue in Guildford will be playing host to a benefit gig raising money for the people of Ukraine on Saturday 6th August.
It will all begin at 3 with DJ's getting the show started, with live bands from 5pm.
As well as a clutch of top local bands, headliners will come in the form of Oh! Gunquit who have caused more than a few ripples on the live scene. Their explosive set is not to be missed.
With support from:
The Lancashire Bombers The Beelines Dead Hombres Who Killed Nancy Johnson The Roosters
It promises to be one fantastic gig and with all of the money going to help the war-torn people of the Ukraine you can rest assured that you're doing good whilst enjoying yourself.
Rumble-Bop Trash Freak-a-billy Band - London UK. To date OH! GUNQUIT have released three 7" Singles, one Album, & one Cassette. Their second Album 'Lightning Likes Me' is due out in April 2017. They have played a substantial amount of shows in Europe & many events across UK. They have also had some airplay on BBC6, RTVE (Spanish National Radio -featured Album) & their songs have been used on Viceland TV (US), *BT Sport (UK) * ..amongst others. (see below for links etc)
"They call themselves Rumble-Bop which in some way does explain the fantastic sound they have" - Gideon Coe BBC6 Music
"Strong purveyors of vicious & exotic raw pop music" - Rough Trade
The Lancashire Bombers
WHO KILLED NANCY JOHNSON? are a Reading-based high-energy punk/post-punk band with a growing reputation as an incendiary live act.
"It's really worth getting to see these guys" - Punkarolla
Influences include The Ruts, Wire, Magazine, Black Flag, Fugazi, Killing Joke.
"Powerful yet melodic... this lot would be well received up Blackpool on the Rebellion line up" - Lights Go Out
The songs - apart from one cover that pops up in the live set from time to time - are original.
"A brilliant band... full of energy... a really cool post-punk feel" - New Music Saturday
Formed in Reading (UK) in 2015 from the embers of punk/pop band Nancy Johnson, the change of name mirrored a development from the frat-boy approach of Nancy Johnson to a more edgy and aggressive sound.
"A style that is quite unique... pour out a huge amount of energy... if you get the chance, go see ’em" - Plasma Music TV
Since 2016 the band has gigged at multiple venues in Reading, Basingstoke, Oxford, Guildford, High Wycombe, Kingston, London, Brighton, Chatham, Southampton, St Albans, Colchester and Cirencester, releasing their first EP, Cops and Robbers, in January 2017.
"Spiked with amphetamines... a band that embraces punk's origins as well as influences from the last four decades" - thePUNKsite
In late 2017 WKNJ made their first visit outside the UK with a couple of dates in Milan, and played a set for BBC Introducing LIVE.
"Quality stuff" - IssuePunkZine
In 2018 they toured France, released their second EP, Flat Earth Theory, followed by an eponymous full-length CD-only album that collects all their recorded work so far, including remixes and material not released elsewhere.
"Well worth checking out" - 4.52am
Most recently (September 2018) they released a single, They Reap, for Musicians Against Homelessness, followed by the They Reap Sessions EP in February 2019. A vinyl release via Sounds of the Suburbs is incoming later in the year.
"Jaw-droppingly good... more hooks than a deep sea fishing line" - Scene Sussex
Who Killed Nancy Johnson are Stefan BALL - vocals ; Dawid BYCHOWSKI - bass; Pete MOULTON - guitar; Mark WREN - drums. The question mark is optional.
"Bloody good... shades of Killing Joke" - RG New Music