Jack Rocks presents another night of incendiary new acts, live DJs and free shots on entry at Holloway Road’s legendary music venue.
LIGHTHOUSE: 12.15 – 12.45
Lighthouse are a four piece indie rock band from London with a huge sound, strong rhythmical riffs and sing-along indie hooks.
Influenced by bands such as Arctic Monkeys, Catfish and The Bottlemen and The Libertines.
Lighthouse love putting on exhilarating shows. 2015 saw them play a slot at Camden Electric Ballroom supporting The Rifles and 2016 they got their first radio play on BBC introducing London.
FALSE HEADS: 11.30 – 12.00
“Cementing a reputation for epic live shows”
”You thought I’d forgotten about Rock’n’roll. Here’s the False Heads, Rock’n’roll and alternative guitar whacking and bashing music…. I liked it’ Iggy Fucking Pop
‘Loving their punk rock, mixed with a bit of indie as well’ Kerrang!
Danny Fields (manager of Ramones and Iggy Pop) who stated ‘was almost giving up, but now hope for future of rock and roll renewed–for me that’s a very big deal’
BRANDY ROW: 10.45 – 11.15
Projecting the sorrow of blues, the urgency of rock’n’roll and the poetic charm of folk, Brandy Row is a solo artist from London performing world wide for over a decade, now emerging as a collaborator blending different styles of international roots music into one solid genre; self proclaimed inner city folk.
Rough around the edges, Driven by wild desire. Brandy Row is a singer, guitarist, lyricist, poet, artist and above all, entertainer. He has opened up and played with such artists as Slim Jim Phantom of The Stray Cats, Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols, and Adam Ant, to mention a few.
Whether it’s with The Brandy Row band or taking the center stage on his own, the passion and intensity behind his unique spectrum of soulful stories and feelings paints pictures of a bygone era of yesteryear…. With a twist…
BERRIES: 10.00 – 10.30
Berries are an energetic rock band based in London.
They have performed all over the UK, been featured on various radio stations including BBC London Introducing and have supported notable musicians including Andy Bennett from Ocean Colour Scene. Their style is often described as a mixture between Biffy Clyro and Red Hot Chili Peppers with a splash of Indie.
‘Keep an ear and an eye out for them, I think they have a lot of promise’ – Gary Crowley, BBC London Introducing
‘The band’s energy was electric from the moment they stepped on stage’ – We Plug Good Music
‘One of the hottest looking prospects on the guitar-led scene’ – We Close Tonight
ELIPHANT: 9.15 – 9.45
Psychedelic North London band stomping around the scene.
War against the stiff and the bored. Elian, Dade & Nelson. Free power trio.
EMILY CAPELL: 8.30 – 9.00
Emily Capell is a singer-songwriter and musician from North West London.
Her songs tell stories of celebrity lust, musical influences, and general adolescence.
Capell, whose musical stylings draw from a pool deep and wide, is affectionately described as sounding like the adopted daughter of Jamie T and Billy Bragg, and a distant relative of The Clash and The Libertines.
With weekly residencies at Camden Town’s Proud Gallery and Dublin Castle under her belt, as well as a string of big festival appearances such as Glastonbury and Lattitude, Emily is building an impressive fan base.
Performing live sessions on BBC Radio London and Radio X, her single Joey had its debut play on 6Music from London’s very own Night Tsar Amy Lame.
This year sees her tour the Middle East and release her third EP.
RATTS: 7.45 – 8.15
Brand new project from Chris Barratt from Billy Vincent.
More info to follow but you can hear some demos here.