The Kids Are Solid Gold: Latest News

Here is the latest goings on from those wonderful people at The Kids are Solid Gold. Gigs in Middlesbrough and Newcastle featuring both well known names and local upstarts. They tell it better than me, so here goes;

Greetings from TKASG,
We have a fantastic show coming up very soon, a brand new show that’s just been confirmed and plans are well advanced for some other very special Autumn shows.

NEXT SHOW
We are thrilled to welcome Kill It Kid. This band are good. Seriously good. The real deal. Fronted by two astounding vocalists (Chris Turpin and Stephanie Ward) and buttressed with strings, keys and slide guitar, Kill It Kid blend delta blues, folk and contemporary roots and indie, recalling the likes of Mumford & Sons or Bon Iver. Their indie-folk novellas sound quite unlike anything else at the moment.

Kill It Kid draw similarities to Tom Waits, Anthony Hegarty and The Raconteurs at times, but as a whole the band sound very much their own – an impassioned, adventurous slant on blues and dark pop through powerful songs, gorgeous two-part vocals and a penchant for down-home storytelling. They will be joined by top class local supports for the show including the wonderful, Cattle & Cane.

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TKASG proudly present

KILL IT KID
+ CATTLE & CANE
+ THE WINTER HILL TRANSMISSION
+ COLD PISTOLS
 
Friday 9th July 2010
7.00pm

Westgarth SC
99 Southfield Road
Middlesbrough
TS1 3EZ
01642 242 164

£6 Adv / £7 Door
Ages 14+ (14 – 16yrs with an adult)
 
KILL IT KID
www.myspace.com/killitkid
www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTs0LNkseyE (SEND ME AN ANGEL – OFFICIAL VIDEO)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTHrPQM5PP8 (BURST ITS BANKS – OFFICIAL VIDEO)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmO-uIZScQg (PRIVATE IDAHO – BANDSTAND BUSKING)

CATTLE & CANE
www.myspace.com/cattleandcanemusic

THE WINTER HILL TRANSMISSION
www.myspace.com/thewinterhilltransmission

COLD PISTOLS
www.myspace.com/coldpistols

KILL IT KID – HERE’S WHAT THE CRITICS SAY…
“….an outstanding British record” 9/10 Clash Magazine
“A hook-laden riot…..impressive stuff” 8/10 NME
“Unbridled quality” Drowned In Sound
“An outstanding debut and, just maybe, one of the albums of the year” ****Music OMH
“Soulful and bursting with folk-country melodies, enveloped in a deep Delta blues sound….” AU
“Their’s is a vibrant blend of The White Stripes, barn dances and the Stephane Grappelli – like fiddle-frenzy jazz/blues” Q Magazine
“Uncontrived, Kill It Kid are a brave, raw talent” BBC Introducing
“Thrillingly unaffected, delightful” Music Week
“…ignore them at your peril” Artrocker
“You know how despicable Mumford & Sons are? Yeah? Well Kill It Kid are a bit like them, but with heart, passion, soul and even a pinch of excitement. Brilliant.” Artrocker Online

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GRAND ARCHIVES – FREE DOWNLOAD
We are incredibly excited to welcome Grand Archives to town at the beginning of August. Signed to legendary American record label, Sub Pop, their show here is one of only four UK dates. From Seattle, the band feature Band of Horses founder member, Mat Brooke and this really is one show that’s not be missed.
Grand Archives have just released a retrospective 4-track ep which is available exclusively as a free download here:
 http://grandarchives.com/
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 COMING UP
THU 29th JULY WORLD ATLAS + BRILLIANT MIND + CATTLE & CANE + FAKEINDIELABEL DJ’s @ Cumberland Arms, Newcastle £6 Av / £7 Door

THU 5th AUG GRAND ARCHIVES (Seattle – Sub Pop) + SARAH LOWES + THE WOVEN PROJECT @ Westgarth SC, Middlesbrough £8 Adv / £9 Door

THU 9th SEPT FOREST FIRE (USA) + BOMB OPERA + SUPPORT @ Westgarth SC, Middlesbrough £8 Adv / £9 Door 
FRI 1st OCT TBA + TBC + TBC @ Westgarth SC, Middlesbrough £TBA
SAT 2nd OCT THE MISERABLE RICH + ADELAIDE’S CAPE + CATTLE & CANE @ Westgarth SC, Middlesbrough £7 Adv / £8 Door JUST CONFIRMED
THU 25th NOV TBA + TBC + TBC @ Westgarth SC, Middlesbrough £7.50 Adv / £9 Door
FRI 26th NOV LAU + Support @ Westgarth SC, Middlesbrough £14 Adv / £16 Door

SUN 28th NOV TBA + TBC + TBC @ Cluny, Newcastle £7.50 Adv / £9 Door
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  TICKETS
We are now selling paperless tickets through Music Glue via
www.myspace.com/thekidsaresolidgold

 

 

Tickets for all shows are also available from the venues, Steven James Guitars, RPM Records and online via the following links:

A reminder… DEER SHED FESTIVAL - 17th July 2010
Friends of TKASG, Kate and Oliver Webster-Jones, have been working flat out to put together the brand new,  Deer Shed Festival. Located near Topcliffe in North Yorkshire this family-friendly festival has a great line up which includes The Wedding Present, TKASG faves Alessi’s Ark and Young Rebel Set. Please check them out at: http://deershedfestival.com/

Best wishes,
TKASG

By peter on July 3, 2010


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