The Van T’s
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The first wave of seminars, speakers and the artists showcasing have been announced for Wide Days 2016
Organisations attending include PPL, CMU Insights, A Greener Festival, Creative Carbon Scotland and Sire Records. Festival organisers including Codruta Vulcu from Romania’s ARTmania event, Katch Holmes [Knockengorroch], Paul Cardow [Stag & Dagger / PCL], Nick Roberts [Electric Fields] and Martin Elbourne [The Great Escape / Glastonbury] will also participate.
Music by Wide Days 2015 act Ded Rabbit
Posted by Wide Days on Wednesday, 9 March 2016
Twin sisters Hannah and Chloe Van Thomson, formed The Van T’s in 2013 and recently expanded the line-up to include Joanne Forbes on bass and Shaun Hood on drums.
The surf-rock, grunge quartet have enjoyed a landmark year, playing the T In The Park, Electric Fields and Wickerman Festivals, gaining representation via former We Were Promised Jetpacks manager Sharon Stephens, being championed by taste-makers like BBC Radio Scotland’s Vic Galloway as well as supporting acts, not too dissimilar in style, like Honeyblood.
Their debut EP Laguna Babe is released via Bloc+ Music, the record label arm of BLOC+ bar in Glasgow on 13 November, with the launch on 14 November at the Hug and Pint in Glasgow. They perform at Edinburgh’s Opium this Friday [30 October], Halloween at BLOC+ and the Strange Behaviours Festival in Stirling on 20 November. Get your FREE Download at http://blocmusic.org/news/the-van-ts-release-free-download/
Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run the music industry seminar evenings Born To Be Wide their next event takes place on Thursday 5 November at The Electric Circus in Edinburgh.
** For consideration as our artist of the week or any other news please contact: Derick Mackinnon