The 2017 Star Shaped Festival events were special. In London, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham, the all-day events allowed Britpop lovers to come together in a wave of nostalgia, watching great bands and forging new friendships.
While the big draw for many was the four shows by the unexpectedly reformed Sleeper, The Bluetones were on great and funny form, Space showed everyone how great they are in the live setting – a band much deeper than a couple of overplayed singles – and My Life Story’s Jake Shillingford demonstrated a fantastic command of a crowd.
UK power poppers The Breakdowns (Los Breakdowns in the US) have a few live dates upcoming. In March, they’ll be playing at the following venues:
Legendary pop-punk band The Mr. T Experience are playing three shows in California in March with The Queers. The band gained a cult following throughout the nineties and disbanded when frontman Dr. Frank followed his other career as a novelist.
A new MTX track, ‘King Dork Approximately’ appeared in December.
Promoting their 2015 release ‘Day Job’, Philadelphia-based punkers Science Club will be playing a handful of live dates over the coming weeks.
Confirmed shows are as follows:
Nottingham rockers Adelphia have four live dates upcoming in March 2015, as follows:
19th – The Lomax, Liverpool
20th – The Bodega, Nottingham
21st – Metric Bar, London
22nd – The Scene, Swansea
This week also sees the release of their new single ‘If I Fall’, the video of which has been seen on both Kerrang TV & Scuzz and can also be seen below.