FEATURING GANG OF FOUR, BLACK PUS (LIGHTNING BOLT) ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER AND HOOKWORMS
A series of pioneering Music, Art and Film events culminating in the week of the 22nd – 29th September will hit Leeds and Bradford this September. Branded as RECON, it’s a festival-taking place across multiple sites and venues across the two cities. Venues include The Brudenell Social Club, Howard Assembly Rooms, Hyde Park Picture House, The New Bradford Playhouse, Delius Arts and Cultural Centre, Wharf Chambers and the public domain.
Gang of Four, Vibracathedral Orchestra, Hookworms, Cut Hands, Black Pus and Oneohtrix Point Never lead the Musical highlights announced with others including Film Screenings with live soundtracks. Full details will be announced over the coming weeks. Gang of Four return to Leeds and will play a special show at The Brudenell, where they will share a stage with Bilge Pump and Cowtown. That Fucking Tank will play with Black Pus (Lightning Bolt). The Brudenell will also host in association with Now Wave the event MONO, featuring White Manna, Hookworms, Cold Pumas and many others in an all dayer to close the festival.
RECON will emphasis on bringing pioneering artists to the city as well as shining a light on the local underground, prompting new collaborations and work in the expanded fields of music, sonic art and film. Showcasing and bringing together innovators, experimenters, risk-takers, mavericks and outsiders working creatively with music, sonic arts, performance and film.
The festival is run in collaboration between Lumen, M@BU and Room 237 in partnership with Leeds Film, The Brudenell Social Club, Cops and Robbers, Now Wave, Sheepscar Light Industrial, Leeds City Council, Opera North, Hyde Park Picture House and with generous support from Leeds Inspired, University of Bradford and Arts Council England.
Tickets will be available from Crash Records, Jumbo Records and online
LIST OF EVENTS CONFIRMED SO FAR:
———– THURSDAY 8th AUGUST ———-
LEEDS FILM FESTIVAL / LUMEN:
FILM: SHUT UP LITTLE MAN (USA, 2011) FEATURE WITH SHORTS PROGRAMME AND SENSE OF ADVENTURE TAPE DECK ORCHESTRA (7PM START) @ Brudenell (Thursday 8th August)
LEEDS FILM FESTIVAL / HYDE PARK PICTURE HOUSE / LUMEN: FILM: TROPICALIA (Brazil, 2012) LEEDS PREMIERE- FEATURE FILM (10.30PM START) @ Hyde Park Cinema (Thursday 8th August)
£4.50 / £6.50
Tickets: Hyde Park Box Office
———- WEDNESDAY 4th SEPTEMBER ———-
RECON / ROOM 237: TALK: BY PENNY RIMBAUD (CRASS) + GEE VAUCHER + FILM (Wednesday 4th September)
———- THURSDAY 11th SEPTEMBER ———
RECON / ROOM 237: SKULLFLOWER + CON-DOM + MUTANT APE + SPOILS & RELICS @ Wharf Chambers (Thursday 11th September)
———- SUNDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER ———-
BRUDENELL / ROOM 237 / RECON: BLACK PUS (Lightning Bolt) + THAT FUCKING TANK + SPECIAL GUESTS @ Brudenell (Sunday 22nd September)
———- WEDNESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER ———-
RECON / M@BU: VIBRACATHEDRAL ORCHESTRA (& ANDY LAMPERT FILM), NOPE (& EOIN SHEA FILM), DEAN MCPHEE @ The New Bradford Playhouse (Bradford, Wednesday 25th September)
———- THURSDAY 26th SEPTEMBER ———-
ROOM 237 / OPERA NORTH / RECON: ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER + CUT HANDS + HELM @ Howard Assembly Room (Thursday 26th September)
———- SATURDAY 28th SEPTEMBER ———-
RECON + BRUDENELL: GANG OF FOUR + BILGE PUMP + COWTOWN + GARETH S BROWN (Room 1)
@ Brudenell (Saturday 28th September)
———- SUNDAY 29th SEPTEMBER ———-
BRUDENELL + NOW WAVE Presents MONO: WHITE MANNA + HOOKWORMS + CARLTON MELTON + COLD PUMAS + SAUNA YOUTH + TENSE MEN + KULT COUNTRY @ Brudenell (Sunday 29th September)