The Forum presents:
+ New Kingston + The Gallerys
Entry Requirements: 16+
Originating in the often squat-based east London ska-punk scene, the Skints have built up a formidable live reputation around Europe’s festivals for their “east London reggae”, which takes in male/female harmonies, soul, reggae, dub, garage and whatever else they pick up along the way. Their third album captures their appeal: hard-hitting lyrics about life in the UK delivered over feelgood grooves so sunny they could be from Jamaica.
The Gallerys are a 3 peice Mod/Britpop band from Kent who formed in the early part of 2015.
Consisting of James Wood (vocals and guitar) Dan Maggs (drums) and Craig Lee Barden (bass), the lads have a sound and look that is starting to get them noticed and acclaimed.
BBC Introducing in Kent and Mod Radio have both highly rated The Gallerys new EP titled 'Static' comparing it to bands such as Oasis, The verve and The Jam. While a strong work ethic and stage presence has cultivated a live reputation as a band that always deliver an intense, full on and passionate set .
The Gallerys describe their music as an enjoyable, meaningful journey people can relate to. An observational set of songs alongside an image that represents the "new generation" together with an upbeat and powerful performance in their live show.
Having supported Secret Affair and other big names the boys have already got a highly rated name for themselves within the music scene. With news of other upcoming events The Gallerys story has only just begun...