BLAST OFF! Festival is happening on November 9th to 12th this year, featuring SBD favourites The Fuzztones and plenty more besides. Here is the lowdown:
"As previous editions, this swingin', stompin' shindig will be hold in the city of Nottingham, slap-bang in the heart of Britain, which means easy access for all you northern, southern, eastern and western garage loving deliquents, plus being dead close to East Midlands Airport for foreign fanatics! Once again we've lined up an amazing selection of international GARAGE, SURF, BEAT and ROCK AND ROLL bands, some you might already know, some you might not have heard - yet!!!
This year we will have a welcome night for you to start getting into festival mood, 2 GREAT allnighters (until 4 and 6am!) and 1 FANTASTIC alldayer, with plenty time to twist&shout on the dance floor! And to TOP-UP all the shebang, we will also have: A monstrous daytime vintage-retro market and a Rock'n'Roll Jumble Sale for you vinyl and vintage freaks!
Insane international and club guests - ALL-FEMALE dee-jays crew that will keep you entertained on the dance floor. Dazzling Go-Go dancers, Off-beat movies and eye-popping visuals and MORE MORE MORE!!!!
And because you might need to shut your eyes and put your bones to rest, You can find cheap hotel deals on our page. Weekend and Day tickets are on sale now, so hurry up and get yours now before it's too late!"
For the full line-up and all the other nitty gritty head over to www.blastoff-festival.co.uk right now
BY PHIL ISTINE
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