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Discovery 2 Showcase Thur 24th Sep 2015 Ft Bakers Eddy + Matt Grocott & The Shrives + Desert Pla

Discovery 2 Ft Bakers Eddy + Matt Grocott & The Shrives + Desert Planes + Adventures Of... + Lisa Marini

Our next showcase features BAKERS EDDY, one of the most in-demand young New Zealand rock bands, ZURICH a rock band who specialise in Alternative Rock with a nod to the darker side of the 80’s, flavours of Americana and alternative rock with DESERT PLANES, Blues Latin-gypsy influenced LISA MARINI, Spoken word duo ADVENTURES OF... plus Dj DELPHI

BUY TICKETS £7 at Eventim or £10 on the door


Venue: 229 The Venue

Address: 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN

Tel: 020 7631 8379

Tubes: Great Portland Street (Circle/Metropolitan/Hammersmith & City Lines),

Regents Park (Bakerloo Line),

Warren Street (Northen/Victoria Lines)

Date: Thursday 24th September, 2015

Doors: 7.30pm Show starts: 8.00pm


Bakers Eddy

Hailing from Wellington, New Zealand, rock quartet Bakers Eddy are inspired by 90s/2000s rock

Their infectious single 'Something Outside' has been supported heavily by The Rock FM, and accumulated over 16,000 plays on soundcloud.

Dedicated and professional, their music is all lean muscle. Welding infectious melodies to classic rock themes, ascendant guitar riffs and sing-along group vocals - live and recorded - Bakers Eddy are poised to make a significant impact on the New Zealand rock music scene.

"A band to watch out for" - Rip it Up Magazine

"Bakers Eddy have got what it takes to go far. I haven't heard such mature song writing from such a young band in a long time. They've got the riffs, the lyrics and the look and they kill it live. I have no doubt these guyswill go far" - Clayton Anderson, Beastwars



Zurich are a rock band from Oxford who have just released their debut Ep 'Small Wars' ,produced by award winning producer Gary Stevenson.

“Imagine that Simple Minds ate Echo And The Bunnymen and Big Country for breakfast and you’re halfway there. Zurich will go far.” Fresh on the Net

“Zurich are not to be taken lightly… they can only continue to grow in stature.” QH Music

“A new, upcoming band ready to fully blossom into being – the release could very much see them emerge from the shadows in style.” The Fix Magazine

“You’ll be instantly hooked… the ones to watch out for…” So So Gay Magazine


Desert Planes

Desert Planes are a London based guitar band, with an Americana/Alternative Rock flavour. Formed by Tom Farrer (Lead Vocals / Rhythm Guitar) and BenNiblett (Drums / Backing Vocals), the bands musical approach to strong melodies, attacking beats and swaying riffs result in a melancholic soundscape with a euphoric punch.

"We're on this whole nostalgia trip upon pressing play that introduces the voice of Richard Ashcroft (so by default The Verve) combining with moments of The Cure that culminates in something quite splendid." Killing Moon


Adventures Of…

are Bernard James and Koopa Nut; two musicians, rappers and sometimes spoken word artists based in London. Influences span countless genres and eras resulting in a cityfull sound of synthlead melodies and driving beats; the backdrop to their vivid imagery and artistic direction. Songs flow easily from teenage rebellion to the complexities of ‘30 something’ relationships and the norms of social expectations.

Their sound has grown steadily over time, unhurried, to become confident, energetic and personal. The press have described their Love Sick album as “intelligence over badness”. Their live shows have been critically received and they continue to perform nationwide exemplifying a fearless chemistry and passion for encouraging artistic expression.


Lisa Marini

Lisa Marini describes herself as a travelling artist. Her debut EP 'From The Bedroom Den' was released late last year. From what started out as an experiment in her bedroom, her songs have found their way onto a documentary in New Zealand and into juke boxes around Europe.

Her new video

'great music, that transcends your mood and musical leanings' - music musings & such blog

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