Lauren Towner

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Unfest 2011 announces initial line up

May 9, 2011

  Unfest, the independent music and arts festival, returns for a second year to The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, over the weekend of 27th – 29th May. This is the follow up to last year’s successful inaugural event, which attracted thousands of music fans to the area. Once again over 100 unsigned...
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Faithless to Broadcast Final Gig in Cinemas

March 23, 2011

After 15 years that started with the single “Salva Mea”, Faithless – dance music pioneers Rollo, Maxi Jazz and Sister Bliss  – will end their musical journey at London’s Brixton O2 Academy on the last date on the Passing The Baton tour which takes place on 8 April 2011. What will...
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The Vaccines at The Forum, Tunbridge Wells – Gig review and photos

February 27, 2011
The Vaccines at The Forum, Tunbridge Wells, 21 February 2011 - photo by Lauren Towner, Music Vice

The Gig: The Vaccines Where: The Forum, Tunbridge Wells When: 21 February 2011 In One Word: Euphoric There is a buzz around Tunbridge Wells and that buzz comes in the form of a band who are going to change everything. The Vaccines’ gig was originally scheduled to happen in January around...
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Lounge on The Farm festival announces headliners and ticket details

February 14, 2011
Ellie Goulding

The Streets, Ellie Goulding and Echo & The Bunnymen have been confirmed as the main headliners for the Lounge on the Farm festival which takes place at Merton Farm, Canterbury from the 8th – 10th July 2011. Lounge on the Farm has carved itself out a niche as a festival known...
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Peter Doherty Announces Solo Tour

January 24, 2011

Peter Doherty has announced details of a UK and Irish solo tour. The dates that kick off at the Leamington Spa Assembly Rooms on May 3 are the first dates that the singer has announced since the reformation of The Libertines in August last year. The dates are as follows. May:...
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Arcade Fire Confirm Summer Show in Hyde Park, London

January 24, 2011

Following their sold out shows across the UK and at London’s 02 Arena in December, Arcade Fire are set to return to the capital this summer to play a one-off headline set in Hyde Park on June 30th. With a reputation as one of the best live bands in the world, the...
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Zac and Josh Farrow Quit Paramore

December 18, 2010

Paramore have parted ways with guitarist Josh Farro and drummer Zac Farro. The official statement from the band’s official website reads as follows: “Over the past six years, our band has been through some of the most intense and incredible experiences of our lives. None of these things have been without...
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Sir Paul McCartney to play London’s 100 Club

December 14, 2010

Sir Paul McCartney will play to an audience of just 300 people at a lunchtime gig on Friday (17 December) in London’s iconic Oxford Street venue, the 100 Club – stage of which has been graced by the likes of the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned in the 1970s. The...
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The Rifles at Tunbridge Wells Forum, England – Gig review and concert photos

December 5, 2010
The Rifles at Tunbridge Wells Forum, England, 26 November 2010 - photo by Lauren Towner, Music Vice, All Rights Reserved

The Gig: The Rifles supported by Dexter’s DT and Filthy Nights When: 26 November 2010 Where: The Forum, Tunbridge Wells In One Word: Promising Another day, another night at the Forum. In this weather I’m thinking I must be either a hardcore gig goer or completely mental, but most likely the...
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The View at Tunbridge Wells Forum, England – Gig review and concert photos

December 1, 2010
The View at Tunbridge Wells Forum, England, 25 November 2010 - photo by Lauren Towner, Music Vice, All Rights Reserved

The Gig: The View supported by Sound of Guns When: 25 November 2010 Where: Tunbridge Wells Forum, Kent, England In One Word: Rowdy I arrived at the Forum in a somewhat sombre mood after having an immensely entertaining three hour lecture with my favourite college teacher (I hope the sarcasm is...
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