Visions at The Georgian Theatre
Live Music
Tees Music Alliance

Visions feat Mt. Misery, WERMS, Benefits & Wax Heart Sodality

Saturday, 1 February, 2020 - 19:30
Price:
£5 ADV

As part of our Independent Venue Week celebrations, we bring you an extra special Visions event featuring some of the finest up and coming acts in the Teesside area.

Mt Misery - Sharing stages with the likes of Johnny Marr, Paul Smith, Bill Ryder Jones, Plastic Mermaids, Micah Erenberg and Laetitia Sadier of Stereolab, Mt. Misery’s endearing vocals and shimmering guitars made them a must-see act at some of the region's finest festivals, including: This Is Tomorrow, Tipping Point Live, Twisterella, Heelapalooza and Songs From Northern Britain, to name but a few.
With influences including Chris Cohen, Real Estate, Nap Eyes, Andy Shauf, Neil Young, Teenage Fanclub and Big Star, Mt. Misery’s music is imbued with wistful melodies and sepia-tinted charm.
With two self-recorded, self-released EPs under their belts, Mt. Misery have already received airplay from Tom Robinson on BBC Radio 6 Music and extensive support from the regional BBC Introducing team, who tipped their hats with two ‘Track of the Week‘ accolades and multiple live sessions.

'Shines with delicate percussive touches and is layered with warm guitar flourishes and a lovey winsome vocal which makes it instantly appealing' – NARC. Magazine

Listenhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/073hHe1BmUc3rT3VpNI5bi

WERMSDynamic duo featuring Peachy (Oxfam Glamour Models, The Glad Eye, British Lichen Society, Plankton Sea Greens and Protein from the Sea) and Danielle (GGAllan Partridge, Interrobang?!, The Glad Eye, Year of Birds, King Champion Sounds, Girl Sweat, Witch Hands, Russell and the Wolves, The Velterelles) making their debut appearance.

Benefits - Since bursting onto the scene in September with their debut single, Taking Us Back, and their first live outing at Twisterella, Teesside's post-punk anarchists, Benefits have been making a lot of noise on the local/national music scene. This has resulted in radio play from John Kennedy on Radio X, Frankie Francis on Amazing, Bob Fischer and Nick Roberts on Tees and Tyne Introducing, as well as Tom Robinson and Steve Lamacq on BBC Radio 6.
Their second single Marlboro Hundreds was released at the end of November and very recently God Is In The TV included them in their 'Tips for 2020'.
 

'For those at the back, this is a band who are basically anti-establishment to the point of anarchy but with a canny knack for simplifying what we are all thinking into savvy-as-fuck soundbites.' - God Is In The TV

Listenhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/5nrO8X72nFeyu3sqYIkskQ

Wax Heart Sodality - Masked music makers who claim to be part of some kind of secret society.

'Between the gothic rock tension of The Sisters of Mercy, the post-punk murkiness of Bauhaus, and the raw grit of Danzig, Wax Heart Sodality's sound surfaces old fashioned, yet crisp, and certainly full of promise.' - Destroy/Exist

Listenhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/2X5Jc64439jSAnnX79FjWI

 

 

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