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Published on 26 January 2017
Event date: 16/05/2017 19:00 Export event
The band will hark back to 2007 when their debut album Hats Off To The Buskers carried them to the front line of the era’s indie commercial boom, and in doing so saddled the band as ‘The Scottish Arctic Monkeys’ along with various other spurious tags.
It was Wasted Little DJs, still surely comfortably The View’s magnum opus, which had first set the ball rolling in the summer of 2006, going Top 20 in the UK at a time when any mildly catchy indie track seemed to be doing the same. This single had a sharper edge to it though, and further hits Superstar Tradesman and particularly Same Jeans helped the debut LP on its way to number one in the UK a decade ago.
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Carlisle Fringe will be held in the city centre between Friday 18 August and Monday 28 August.
As part of this the Old Fire Station will be hosting a fantastic variety of events.
Champagne Supernova : 7pm - 9pm
The Room in the Elephant : 4pm - 5pm
Eleanor Conways Walk of Shame : 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Kelly Convey "You Can't Polish A Turd" : 8pm - 9pm
Bones : 4pm - 5pm
Give Me Your Love : 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Poet of the Impossible : 8pm - 9pm
An Dha "Celtivation" : 1pm - 2.30pm
Alfie Ordinary "Help I Think I Might Be Fabulous : 6pm - 7pm
Cracked Tiles : 8pm - 9pm
Carlisle United Legends Night
An evening with some of Carlisle United's greatest players. Hosted by BBC Radio Cumbria's Mike Zeller
Doors 7pm Kick Off 8pm
Advance tickets £10
£12 on the door
Available from OFS, Carlisle Old Town Hall & Online
High Zen Burg presents
A night of excellent live acts presented by Carlisle’s number 1 anti-band High Zen Burg with Robots with Souls, Holiday, Cavalo 3 and Blue Sky Illusion. There will also be some of the hottest tunes spinning between bands.
On the door and Online
“If you missed Kate Bush in 2014, go and see Cloudbusting; the next best thing” Simon Mayo - Radio 2
Doors 7pm Show 8pm
Tickets - £15
Cumbrian Folk Roots and Traditional Connections
Cumbrian Folk Roots and Traditional Connections - The Autumn Gathering a coming together of some of the finest folk, roots & traditional musical artists from across the Cumbrian landscapes. Featuring Tryckster, Thomas McCarthy, Catherine Ashcroft and The Black Guards.
Doors - 7.00pm
Show starts - 7.30pm
Tickets, £10, available at the Old Fire Station, The Old Town Hall, and Online.
The first of our Blues Jam sessions hosted by Redfish.
Doors - 3.00pm
Show starts - 4.00pm
Tickets £5 available from the Old Fire Station, The Old Town Hall and Online.