Years and Years & Jax Jones

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Sunday 25 August: Years & Years and Jax Jones

Years & Years

Synth-pop outfit Years & Years’ sound has been described as electropop mixing R&B and 90s house sounds. Their biggest single King from their debut record reached number one in the UK singles and made top 10 charts around the world.

With their second album Palo Santo, lead singer Olly Alexander’s creative ambition has found its pure physical pulse. Years & Years have crafted their own special landmarks that feel intuitively connected to great British pop classicism while standing bolt upright on a world stage next to Drake, The Weeknd and Rihanna.

The confidence that propels the full-blooded fantasia of Palo Santo connects to where we are as a country, as a world, at a stark moral cross roads, between left and right, old and young, hypocrisy and truth, right and wrong. It is about pop music taking the reigns, steering us out of the terrestrial universe and rethinking everything from the outside. It’s about outlier pop as futurism, once more, about offering solutions when the world is failing you.

Ultimately, it is driven by a deeply personal and only occasionally otherworldly lifeforce. “Now I’m not afraid of what people think of me,” says Olly Alexander. “That’s a new feeling for me.”

Jax Jones
Jax Jones brings a compellingly idiosyncratic approach to pop music, underpinned by a belief that pop — and house, and every other sort of music — is at its best when the rules are bent slightly out of shape. Peppered with London slang and pop culture references that didn’t always make sense to other writers who just wanted their songs to hit as many demographics as possible, Jax’ unique songs resonate with his thousands of fans.

“I try to make everything super real,” Jax says. “When you make it colloquial and conversational it doesn’t sound like traditional writing.” And that, he says, is where the magic comes from. “I used to rein myself in,” he acknowledges. “When I was starting out in the music industry I’d be ashamed of how I spoke — this Chinese Turkish boy from south east London who could solve the mysteries of quantum mechanics, but nobody would listen because of how he spoke. It felt like a real boys’ club for privately-educated people talking about Chelsea.” And now? “Now it feels like the music industry’s gone rogue,” he grins. “One of my favourite things about success is that I can finally act like the person I truly am.”

Nina Nesbitt
Scottish singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt has been taking the world by storm. It's been non-stop for Nina since signing her new deal with Cooking Vinyl, a tour of the US with Jake Bugg, sold-out UK and US headline tours, winning the Evolution Award at the SSE Scottish Music Awards, covers of tmrw magazine and Rollacoaster, BBC Breakfast, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. To top it off, she was asked to collaborate with emerging female artists, Sasha Sloan and Charlotte Lawrence on a new track ‘Psychopath’ for the launch of Spotify ‘Louder Together’ – Nina’s reach globally has also been illustrated by the reports of both Spotify and Apple promoting Nina’s single in New York’s Times Square on huge billboards.





25th Aug

Years and Years, Jax Jones and Nina Nesbitt


  • Rock, Pop & World Music
  • Outdoor Event

£48.50 in advance

Maximum eight tickets per transaction.
Please note all under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets will be issued four weeks before the show.
Strictly no sales on secondary ticket sites.
5pm doors - please note this is the time the gates open, not the start of the performance.
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5pm Gates open
6.45pm - 7.30pm Nina Nesbitt
8.00pm - 9pm Jax Jones
9.45pm - 10.45pm Years and Years

Please note, timings are approx and subject to change

Noise Control
We have appointed a sound management contractor to work with the council, and our internal sound technicians, to ensure agreed sound levels are adhered to, both within the site and at agreed points adjacent to residential properties. There will be sound checks taking place prior to the first event and on each show day.

If you want to speak to someone about the noise levels, please contact us straight away so we can provide assistance - 07985 706 716

We can monitor the sound levels at your property and liaise with our technicians to minimise the issue. If noise levels are shown to be above those specified in the license conditions, immediate action will be taken to reduce the levels at the noise source.

Noise Control telephone (07985 706 716) operating times - 12pm-11.30pm on the event day.


   


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