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Handmade Festival 2017

when?
April 28, 2017
where?
Various

The weekend of Handmade Festival 2016 Leicester was the epicentre of the universe, about to play Manchester United with a chance to win the league. No-one knows what happened next.

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Reading Festival 2016

when?
August 25, 2016
where?
Reading Festival

As Richfield Avenue prepares itself for the battering of thousands of pairs of wellies; we take a look at what to expect from Reading Festival this weekend.

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Bilbao BBK Live 2016

when?
July 7, 2016
where?
Bilbao BBK Live

If there was ever a reason to leave behind the UK festivals and head to the sunny land of Spain for a few days; Bilbao BBK Live 2016 is the one. 

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LeeFest 2016 | The Neverland

when?
July 28, 2016
where?
LeeFest 2016 | The Neverland

A day like today is a welcome reminder that Summer is on the way, and this Summer seems to be as saturated with festivals as festival-goers will be by the inevitable downpours.

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The 1-2-3-4 Festival line-up announcement

when?
September 3, 2016
where?
The 1-2-3-4 Festival

The 1-2-3-4 Festival have announced even more acts for their 2016 return.

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Announcement: WEIRDS | FREE SHOW

when?
April 30, 2016
where?
17 Thorntons Arcade

Ever wondered what it would be like if a band played in a shopping arcade for free at 10.30pm on a Saturday night after Live At Leeds? Well, now you can find out.

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Roadkill Records Launch Party

when?
March 5, 2016
where?
Lock Tavern

Proving that nice guys always win, Roadkill has emerged from its chrysalis as Roadkill Records; London's newest DIY label for all your surf, psych and garage rock needs.

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No stage | bands in the middle | crowd 360

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Raw Meat All Dayer

when?
March 27, 2016
where?
Various, Leeds

Dinosaur Pile Up, God Damn, Heck, The Xcerts and more incredible bands this Easter Sunday 27/03/2016 at Belgrave Music Hall and Headrow House, Leeds. You do not want to miss this.

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Raw Meat Presents #1

when?
November 27, 2015
where?
Santiagos, Leeds

Finally, Raw Meat Presents has landed in Leeds. Black Surf, Cop Graveyard, Tall Talker and Night Owls will play 27.11.15 at Santiagos, Vicar Lane, LS1 6GP.

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Roadkill All-Dayer

when?
August 9, 2015
where?
The Lock Tavern, Camden

The guys at Heavy Leather Promotions have read all of our minds and correctly assessed that just an evening of Roadkill is no longer enough.

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Roadkill #19 feat. Raw Meat DJs

when?
June 5, 2015
where?
Aces & Eights Saloon Bar

The weather is picking up, we've just been paid, we've all got a whole Summer of weddings to look forward to crashing, and to add compliment to cuddle it's Roadkill this weekend.

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2000 trees Festival

when?
July 7, 2015
where?
2000 Trees Festival

Deep in the heartland of the Cotswold Hills, on the 9th July, the epic and ever-growing 2000 Trees Festival will begin.

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Flufferfest 2015 - Preview

when?
May 22, 2015
where?
Flufferfest 2015

About six months ago I spoke to the brains behind Fluffer...

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Roadkill #18 - feat. Raw Meat DJs

when?
May 1, 2015
where?
Aces & Eights

It's Heavy Leather Promotions' Roadkill #18 this Friday, and Raw Meat DJs are spinning tunes before, between and after Sunlight Service Group, The Venus Lyx and Saint Agnes.

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Roadkill #17 - Feat. Raw Meat DJs

when?
April 3, 2015
where?
Aces & Eights

Another month is nearly behind us, but instead of dwelling on the passage of time and our dwindling mortality, why not look forward to Heavy Leather Promotions' next Roadkill?

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Live at Leeds 2015

when?
April 30, 2015
where?
Live at Leeds 2015

200 artists, 20 venues, one day – Raw Meat is headed to Live at Leeds 2015.

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Roadkill #16 - feat. Raw Meat DJs

when?
March 6, 2015
where?
Aces & Eights

Raw Meat DJs will be attending and assisting Heavy Leather Promotions’ Roadkill. This month we'll be spinning tunes between and after Muertos, The Carnations, and The Sly Persuaders.

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Kerrang Tour 2015: Norwich

when?
February 6, 2015
where?
Nick Rayns LCR

We sent our talented snapper, Courtney Murison to day one of this year's Kerrang Tour.

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Roadkill #15 - feat. Raw Meat DJs

when?
February 13, 2015
where?
Aces & Eights

Once again, Raw Meat DJs will be attending and assisting Heavy Leather Promotions' night Roadkill, and it's the first of 2015. We can safely say that things are going to get scuzzy.

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DRILL: BRIGHTON Festival 2014

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where?
DRILL: BRIGHTON Festival 2014

Tired and badly prepared, Raw Meat's newest writer/ photographer, Suzy Creamcheese set off to Brighton on the evening of the first day of DRILL: Brighton Festival 2014.

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DRILL: BRIGHTON Festival 2014

when?
December 4, 2014
where?
DRILL: BRIGHTON Festival

One of our photographers, Suzy is about to have her monotony of waiting tables and looking out at the grey London sky broken, as this week promises DRILL: BRIGHTON festival.

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Simple Things Festival 2014

when?
October 25, 2014
where?
Simple Things Festival

Raw Meat's good friend Max Peake (otherwise known as wobbly breakcore DJ Hurtdeer) is going to be checking out Simple Things Festival in Bristol this weekend.

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Nightmare Festival 2014

when?
November 1, 2014
where?
Nightmare Festival

01.11.14, Nightmare Festival will be taking over Camden Town with its magnificent line-up of rock, metal and indie bands. 

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Roadkill #13 - feat. Raw Meat DJs

when?
November 7, 2014
where?
Aces & Eights

Heavy Leather Promotions proudly presents Roadkill #13 with music from Deathbeams, Miscalculations, The Cracked Belles and your very own Raw Meat DJs.

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Southsea Festival 2014

when?
September 20, 2014
where?
Various

Arguably one of the best festival line ups we’ve seen this summer; Raw Meat are off to the incredible Southsea Festival 20.09.14!

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Y Not Festival 2014

when?
July 29, 2014
where?
Y Not Festival

Festival season is upon us and Raw Meat are off to Y Not Festival.

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BoomTown Fair 2014

when?
August 7, 2014
where?
Boom Town Fair

Raw Meat will be sunning ourselves in the lost city from 7th - 10th of August this Summer.

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Camden Rocks 2014

when?
May 31, 2014
where?
Various

This Saturday 31st, Raw Meat will be at Camden Rocks Festival and we thought you might like to know who we’re looking forward to seeing.

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White Mink

when?
May 3, 2014
where?
Village Underground

London’s Village Underground venue will be playing host to the weird and wonderful world of White Mink, an evening of electro-swing music and speakeasy jazz.

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It's day two of Reading Festival, and Izzie Dyer is hanging in there, eager to find the highlight sets of the weekend.

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To sign off the end of a brilliant year of festivals, we sent our reporter Izzie Dyer to Reading Festival to give us the lowdown on the biggest festival of the year.

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In its eleventh year, Y Not Festival has proved itself to be on its way to bigger and better things.

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The last weekend of July has to be the busiest of the music festival calendar; when seemingly all niche, boutique, small-to-medium festivals competed for both audiences and artists.

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Bilbao BBK Live: a festival in the ridiculously hot climate of Spain, held on a mountain, with an ace line-up... it could only really go one way...

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Bilbao BBK Live: a festival in the ridiculously hot climate of Spain, held on a mountain, with an ace line-up... it could only really go one way...

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Bilbao BBK Live: a festival in the ridiculously hot climate of Spain, held on a mountain, with an ace line-up... it could only really go one way...

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As veteran Field Day-ers, we're well aware that absorbing more than one day at a time of that much nonsense is too much for one writer, so we split it. Charlotte tackled Saturday.

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With Field Day and Download Festival on the same weekend, we managed to drag ourselves to both – because we wanted to go to both, not because we double-booked ourselves. Obviously.

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We partied all afternoon with the Roadkill Records team, things got weird, Rupert Hitchcox took photos.

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It looks like our intrepid reporter made it all the way through Y Not Festival's tenth bithday weekend. It also looks like we should have a sponsorship deal with Hooch.

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Time for day two of Emily Pilbeam’s whiskey-fuelled reporting on Y Not Festival’s tenth birthday.

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Y Not Festival turned ten this year and we, Snoop Dogg and Basement Jaxx were invited along to the party.

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The talented Kiera Cullinane went on tour with Bad For Lazarus, starting with Glastonbury Festival. This is what she had to report.

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Camden Town is known for the weird and wonderful, and for one day a year it's amplified tenfold by the curators of Camden Rocks as they fill it with established and upcoming bands.

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We sent our intrepid punk rock reporter Courtney Murison to check out Slam Dunk Festival 2015 in Hertfordshire. Now she's fully recovered, she can share her experiences with us all.

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This is it. The final countdown. Flufferfest - you stole our hearts and left us with hangovers, but we love you dearly. Roll on 2016.

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Each morning we’re bringing you the news, views and events from the night before at Flufferfest 2015. The fact that we're even awake is a miracle so please appreciate our efforts.

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Each morning we're bringing you the news, views and events from the night before at Flufferfest 2015. Go easy on us, we're feeling quite delicate, tired and emotional.

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May Bank Holiday was taken over by Live At Leeds. Each venue was full of music lovers and all bands had a more than appreciative crowd regardless of their genre.

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Halloween season – if you could call it a season – has been and gone, bringing with it a lovely little rock festival in Camden Town called Nightmare Festival.

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Max Peake (otherwise known as Hurtdeer) let's us know what he thought of the end of last month's Simple Things Festival (Bristol, 25.10.14).

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Southsea Fest takes place every September on the sunny isle of Portsmouth. We sent writer Emily Pilbeam and photographer Elspeth Wilkinson to investigate Southsea's 8th year.

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We asked two of our writers two give us two different perspectives on Reading Festival 2014, and boy did we get it. Read Alex's first ever festival experience.

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Whilst we’ve been in recovery mode after a messy, painful, dirty and delightful weekend at Reading Festival – we've had time to reflect over the incredible live performances we saw.

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Last weekend, us lot at Raw Meat were partying in the mud at Y Not Festival. 

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Raw Meat danced to speakeasy jazz, gawped at The Bees Knees dancers and partied to electro-swing at the nostalgic club night, White Mink.

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