Easter Gigs in Stoke
April 24, 2011 Leave a comment
Happy Easter to all of our wonderful readers!
If you’re looking to do something this week that doesn’t entail stuffing your face, then you’re in luck, because we’ve got the lowdown on the very best gigs to keep you entertained this Easter.
SUNDAY 24TH APRIL
Heathen Music presents the return of The Full Moon’s Resurrection Festival at The Full Moon this weekend. The event, which spans over two days, features 12 bands in total. Entry is £4 per day. Sunday kicks off with In The Cards, followed by Carnation, Native Divine, Borders, The Way at 9pm and Answers On Postcards headlining from 10pm.
MONDAY 25TH APRIL
The Annual Easter Charity All Dayer is set to return with lots of music and more besides on Monday from 3pm. The event, which is held in support of Greenpeace, features a variety of local and national bands, DJ’s and the infamous weather permitting BBQ. Admission is £4 for an all day wristband. DJ Sets come from Mark Askew, Dubwiser Will, Ben Stripp, The Reception and [weplay]. Live music comes from Universal Thrift Club, Olenka, Dead Format, Swim Into Scarlett, Fetch The Wiches, Jim McShee, Andy Ridgway, Snake Eyes Jonnie, Giro Junkie, The Cartellos, The Sun Charmers and The Sport.
The second day of The Resurrection Festival at The Full Moon welcomes Pretty Great Whites from 5pm, followed by Cities that Sleep, The Only Alternatives, The Escape, Swim Into Scarlet at 9pm and The Rittz headlining from 10pm.
WEDNESDAY 27TH APRIL
Swimming headlines The Sugarmill on Wednesday. The Nottingham based 5 piece will be sure to deliver a set of trailblazing indie from 7pm. Tickets are £7.05 from Music Mania on 01782 206000.
THURSDAY 28TH APRIL
It’s the third round of the Shootout! Original music competition at The Full Moon on Thursday, and the stakes are high. The winning act gets a pro performance video made by Emmy award winning local film company Junction15, and this weeks acts include Sheena Bratt, Vikki Reynolds and Holly & Josh. Entry is £2 on the door from 8pm.
FRIDAY 29TH APRIL
Expect all manner of Royal Wedding rivalry from your favourite venues on the 29th.
The Unicorn Inn are celebrating with a real cider tent and live acoustic music from the local area with a bit of am-dram fun from 12pm-8pm.
The Old Brown Jug feature a Right Royal Substitute with The Substitute selectors of Pintz, Brent Hammond, Tim Welsh, Mikey Worth and Bobs Disco, delivering their usual eclectic mix of tunes from 7pm.
Find details of more royal pun based gigs in next week’s Gig Guide.
- Confused Why Easter always Moves? (greatrealtor.wordpress.com)
- 6 ways Jesus is like the Easter bunny: Where Easter comes from and what it’s got to do with Christianity (holyblasphemy.net)