Bradford Threadfest 2013

Friday 24th May

Crow Vs Crow opening

20:00 Peter J Taylor - Scored compositions for multiple instruments
19:15 Roman Nose - Sheffield ethno-drone
18:45 Jer Reid and Stevie Jones and Friends - structured improvising from Glasgow
18:00 Nutclub - Free jazz and dance musics from Seth Bennett and company
+ Crow vs Crow DJs
at Delius Arts and Cultural Centre, 29 Great Horton Road. BD7 1AA. 6pm – 9pm. FREE


No Hands and Rockers and Rollers

23:30 Random Hand - world conquering ska punk from Keighley
22:45 Cut Yourself in Half - Bradfordian alternative rock on New Heavy Sounds.
22:00 Super Luxury - Leeds classic noise-rock party.
21:15 NGOD - epic indie pop from Bradford
20:30 Illusory Centre - dreamy shoegaze soul from Bradford.
+ No Hands and Rockers and Rollers DJs.
at The New Bradford Playhouse, 4 - 12 Chapel St, Little Germany. BD1 5DL. 8pm - Late. FREE


Live Music at the Castle

Keystone Acoustic - Blues, Jazz, Folk and Country acoustic duo.
at The Castle Hotel, 20 Grattan Road. BD1 2LU. 8pm - 11pm. FREE


Soundshack Records Reggae & Ska all vinyl DJ night

with DJ DreaDRock
Rock To Art - Live Reggae Quartet
plus No Hands DJs
at The Black Swan, 148 Thornton Road. BD1 2JH. 8pm - 11pm. FREE

Saturday 25th May

M@BU Matinee

17:15 Kogumaza - Instrumental ambient trio from Nottingham
16:30 The Hobbes Fanclub - C86 fuzzed-out indie from Bradford
15:45 The Horse Loom - Acoustic folk from Newcastle
15:00 Bennett/Murray/Vulliamy - Improvising trio from Bradford
14:15 Birchall/Cheetham Duo - Manchester experimental improv
13:30 Cameron Deas - Solo guitar from London
13:00 Dean McPhee - Ambient solo guitar from Bingley
at Delius Arts and Cultural Centre, 29 Great Horton Road. BD7 1AA. 1pm – 6pm. FREE


Voltage Studios 25th Anniversary

22:00 Yo El Rey - Blues hard rock from Bradford
21:15 The Come Down - Tesside/Bradford punk rock
20:30 Skylight - Bradfordian blues rock
at The Black Swan, 148 Thornton Road. BD1 2JH. 5pm – 11pm. FREE


Cafe Despard Caberet International

19:30 mini-mekons - Acoustic/stripped down outing for post punk legends The Mekons
??:?? The Orchestra of the Upper Atmosphere - Free rock from Sheffield
??:?? Juxtavoices - Avant-garde choir from Sheffield
??:?? Alchemy/Schmalchemy - Performance and improv trio from Sheffield
at The New Bradford Playhouse, 4 - 12 Chapel St, Little Germany. BD1 5DL. 7pm - Late. FREE


Bare Plume and DIY or Die

22:45 Mick Flower and Neil Campbell - Yorkshire experimental legends
22:00 Shopping - London post punk trio
21:15 Blood Sport - Sheffield post noise afrobeat combo
20:30 The Horn The Hunt - Leftfield pop duo from Leeds
20:00 Howie Reeve - solo Bass ditties from Glasgow
+ Bare Plume and DIY or DIE DJs
at The 1 in 12 Club, 21-23 Albion St. BD1 2LY. 8pm til Late. FREE

Sunday 26th May

What The Folk? acoustic session

17:30 David Broad - Leeds-based country blues
17:00 Soulmates Never Die - Leeds based indie
16:30 Luke Hirst - Bradford fingerpicking folk
16:00 Koala - Bradfordian mathy indie
15:30 Lew Walker - Great Diplomats guitarist solo
15:00 Wrong Side of the Pennines - Sisters play alt-folk
at The Sparrow, 32 North Parade. BD1 3JL. 3pm – 6pm. FREE


Oriental Arts Showcase

15:15 Angel - Young Bollywood dancer
14:30 Imani Hekima - Bollywood Piano from Bradford
14:00 Chiragi Solanki Dancers - Bollywood Choreographer
at Malik House, 29 Manor Row. BD1 4PS. 2pm – 4pm. FREE


The Family Elan and guests

21:00 Cian Nugent and The Cosmos - Irish free-wheeling psych jams
20:00 The Family Elan - Bradford world psych
19:00 Sophie Cooper - Spaced out noise-pop from Todmorden via Stoke
at The New Beehive Inn, 169-171 Westgate. BD1 3AA. 7pm - 10pm. FREE


This Obscene Baby Auction presents

22:45 Hawk Eyes - Leeds prog metallers on Fierce Panda
22:00 Rivals - Punk rock from Futureheads members
21:00 Blacklisters - Noise rock on Brew Records from Leeds
20:00 Monster Killed by Laser - Heavy prog with Pulled Apart by Horses members
19:00 Ruby Tombs - Resurrected Bradfordian creepbeat
18:00 Junk Dealers - New industrial heaviness from Bradford
17:15 Mother Earth - Liverpudlian afro-influenced post punk
16:15 Mind Mountain - Psychedelic jams from Liverpool
at The 1 in 12 Club, 21-23 Albion St. BD1 2LY. 4pm – 11pm. FREE


Closing Party

Supper Club DJs playing all types of soulful house.
at Malik House, 29 Manor Row. BD1 4PS. 6pm - Late. FREE

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Map of Venues

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