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Listings for February 3rd, 2018

APPEARING ON Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Scarlet. [+]

Free before 9pm // £4 thereafter.

Free all night with a student card or Telford’s membership.

Scarlet kicked off the new year by playing in front of 20,000 people at Tbisili Open Air festival (Georgia) along side Steve Vai and released their debut crowd funded album ‘Effigy’ in Japan and the UK.

The band secured a licensing deal for the album in Japan with Vinyl Junkie Records (blossoms, swim deep, the wombats)

Scarlet have supported Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats, Neon Waltz, Pulled Apart By Horses, Swervedriver, Black Honey, Kagoule, The Struts, secured slots playing DIY’s ‘breaking out’ night at Liverpool music week festival, and played the huge festivals, Secret Garden Party, Tramlines, Sound City, Hop Farm Festival, ‘We Luv Festival’ (Aintree racecourse alongside acts such as UB40, Scouting For Girls, Example and many more) amongst many others.

They have worked with producers Jon Withnall, (Coldplay’s Parachutes, A Rush Of Blood To The Head, and X&Y) Michael Johnson (Joy Division, Pink Floyd, New Order, Stone Roses) and Al Groves (Bring Me The Horizon, CAST) on their debut album ‘Effigy’.

Scarlet secured ongoing support from Marshall Amplifiers who chose their demo ‘Heavy’ to be a part of their Richer Unsigned ‘Best unsigned bands’ playlist, which meant the song was played in every Richer Sounds music store up and down the country for a month and featured in Q Magazine!

The band won two competitions one of which, was to work with crowd funding specialists ‘Pledge
Music’ and ‘Juxdit’ in association with Liverpool Sound City festival, to create a Pledge Music campaign to fund the release of their album and secured themselves a slot playing the delegates conference at Liverpool Sound City festival 2015.
They hit the 50% mark on their pledge music campaign just 6 days into the 60 day campaign and successfully reached their target of £6,000 and unlocked the money to make their debut album ‘Effigy’

‘Anyway’ was included in BBC Radio 6’s ‘Fresh Faves’ Batch 146

They are currently working on promoting their album through live shows and maintaining a steadily growing organic fan base with continuous support from north west music scene fanatics, as well as branching out and gaining support from BBCintroducing, BBC Radio 6, and other bands further afield.

The band have also received direct endorsements for their music from Guy Garvey (Elbow) and support from The Vaccines and Sir Bob Geldof.