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Big weekend of music ahead

PUBLISHED: 14:00 29 August 2008 | UPDATED: 21:10 05 July 2010

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AFTER weeks of preparation the weekend has finally arrived for the Amplified Music Festival to take over The Brewery Tap in Oulton Broad.

Gig-goers can look forward to 18 different bands performing over the two-day event, as some of the area's top acts join together for the event.

AFTER weeks of preparation the weekend has finally arrived for the Amplified Music Festival to take over The Brewery Tap in Oulton Broad.

Gig-goers can look forward to 18 different bands performing over the two-day event, as some of the area's top acts join together for the event.

Amongst those set to perform are the Journal-sponsored Battle of the Bands winner Drown the City. Damo, Ian, Richard, Haggis and George returned to the venue last weekend for their prize headline slot and will once again take to the stage tomorrow> night as part of the festival.

The full line-up for tomorrow reads: Remold, Not Clever, Goodbye to Midnight, Untold, Plan Nine, Drown the City, Depth and Battle to Exile.

Headliners, Battle to Exile originate from Newcastle and will be bringing their rock/alternative/hardcore sound for a rare appearance in the area.

Sunday's day of music will begin at 3pm with Russian Seduction. Crumbs for Comfort, Pepe, Big Red Boat, Robert Brown, Dirty Havana, The Fuzz and Aluminium Risk will all play, before Norwich country-rockers Hellcat round off the festival.

Entry for the event will be £5 on the door each day and wristbands will be given out to allow gig-goers to leave and return later. The music starts at 3pm both days, running until midnight tomorrow night and until 11pm on Sunday, Hot food will also be on offer.

For more details visit www.myspace.com/amplifiedmusicfestival

This week's Gig Guide:

TONIGHT

Caister - Green Gate, Prism

Halesworth - Social Club, Omega Jazzmen

Lowestoft - Triangle Tavern, Wang Dang Doodle; Crown Street Hall, Waveney Folk Club, sing-a-round; The Welcome, Mike Cassidy

TOMORROW

Burgh St Peter - Waveney Inn, Rockin' Johnnies

Great Yarmouth - Residence Night Club, Nausia

Kessingland - Working Men's Club, Fick and Finn

Loddon - George Lane, Loddon Out Loud Festival

Lowestoft - Scotts Gallery Café, Hannah Scott; The Plough and Sail, The Italian Orphans; Triangle Tavern, Dub-I-Us Reggae Sound System; Pipers Members Club, Tommy Winn

Oulton Broad - Brewery Tap, Amplified Music Festival; Lady of the Lake, The Rock and Roll GeeZers

SUNDAY

Beccles - King's Head, Red Beans and Rice

Geldeston - Locks Inn, Strummer and Friends

Hemsby - The Seabreeze, The Wild Ones

Kessingland - Working Men's Club, Clive Paul

Lowestoft - The Plough and Sail, Mike Cassidy

Oulton Broad - Brewery Tap, Amplified Music Festival

MONDAY

Lowestoft - Beaconsfield Club, Charity Talent Variety Show

TUESDAY

Great Yarmouth - Wrestlers, Jam night

WEDNESDAY

Hemsby - Duchy's Bar, Mike Cassidy

THURSDAY

Bungay - Fisher Theatre, John McNicholl

Geldeston - Locks Inn, Open folk session with Twisted Routes

Lowestoft - The Triangle Tavern, Jam Session

Mettingham - Tally Ho, Sole Bay Jazz Band

Oulton Broad - Lady of the Lake, Jam Session

KARAOKE GUIDE

TONIGHT

Lowestoft - The Eagle Tavern, with Soundzrite

TOMORROW

Great Yarmouth - The Crystal, Appy Sounds; Oliver Twist, C.K Experience

Lowestoft - The Haverlock; First & Last; The Eagle Tavern, with Soundzrite

SUNDAY

Lowestoft - The Eagle Tavern, with Soundzrite

TUESDAY

Lowestoft - Edge Bar

To be included in the Gig Guide email richard.wood@archant.co.uk or call 01502 525834.


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