FestEVOL 2016 Preview: New Additions, stage times and bands to watch
Bands including TVAM, Beach Skulls and Moats have been added to an already impressive line-up for the Liverpool festival taking place at Camp and Furnace on May 1st. Louder Than War’s Davey Brett previews the new additions and picks out a few tracks he’s excited to hear on the day.
Adding to an already stellar line-up, Liverpool-based FestEVOL has announced a final wave of bands for its all-dayer at the Camp and Furnace on May 1st. Joining headliners Juliet and The Licks, Steve Mason, Blossoms and Hooton Tennis Club will be Jodie Abacus, Nimmo, Cash+David, WACO, Zuzu, TVAM, Beach Skulls, Moats, Red Rum Club, Venus Demilo and Body.
Below are a few tracks we are especially looking forward to seeing on the day:
Black Honey – Corrine
Luscious vocals akin to Lana Del Ray, whimsical sunshine state guitars and perhaps the most aesthetically pleasing cover art of any band in recent memory, Black Honey are a triple threat. Their most recent single ‘Corrine’ is an absolute belter and if the pictures circulating of frontwomen Izzy Baxter’s onstage climbing escapades are anything to go by, (climbing up rigging, guitar hanging from her back like a cape) the band are likely to be even more mesmerising spectacle live.
ESTRONS – Make A Man
If this year’s Festevol line-up has a subtle theme going on, that theme is badass frontwomen. ESTRONS’ vocalist Taliesyn Källström certainly fits the description, leading her band’s charge with explosive single ‘Make A Man’. A high-octane three-minute punk banger that is impossible to not listen to on repeat, their recent rendition at SXSW is worth checking out.
The Orielles – Joey Says We Got It
From fully-charged to chilled, Liverpool’s The Orielles are a welcome change of tempo. With its blissed out guitars and breezy vocals ‘Joey Says We Got It’ is a masterclass in sun-bleached rock, made for summer afternoons. The band have certainly done their time gigging on the local circuit and will be a must see.
Pumarosa – Priestess
Strong female vocals again, this time wrapped up in a slow building Foals-esque groove. Written by the band’s singer Isabel Munoz-Newsome about her sister, Fernanda, a professional contemporary choreographer, the track is seven minutes of layered groove, laced with Munoz-Newsome’s distinctive voice.
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Scarlet. – Heavy
Last but not least, a grunge-tinted offering from Liverpool band Scarlet. Picked by Marshall Amp’s for its ‘Richer Unsigned’ playlist at the end of 2015, ‘Heavy’ is an earworm of a track complete with huge chorus and chunky guitars.
The stage times for FestEVOL 2016 are as follows:
14:30-15:00: Year of the Fiery Horse
15:30-16:00: Feral Love
17:30-18:00: Pure Joy
18:30-19:00: Beach Skulls
19:30-20:00: By The Sea
21:30-22:00: Black Honey
22:30-23:00: Hidden Charms
23:30-00:00: The Vryll Society
00:30-01:15: Julette & The Licks
14:15-14:45: Little Triggers
15:00-15:30: The Orielles
17:00-17:30: Girl Friend
21:00-21:30: Hooton Tennis Club
22:00-23:00: Steve Mason
The Blade Factory
15:15-15:45: Tom Low
16:15-16:45: Man Made
18:15-18:45: Psycho Comedy
19:15-19:45: Jodie Abacus
22:15-22:45: Dead Buttons
00:15-00:45: The Shimmer Band
01:15-01:45: The Amazons
03:15-03:45: Strange Collective
14:45-15:15: Venus Demilo
15:45-16:15: Indigo Moon
16:45-17:15: Red Rum Club
19:45-20:15: The Probes
20:45-21:15: Baba Naga
02:45-03:15: Pink Kink
For more information on Festevol and ticket details check out their Facebook page here.