The Twang

Performing on the Thursday
Wed 7th – Sun 11th August 2024
Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire

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About Lakefest

As one of the premier independent festivals in the UK, Lakefest has bloomed beautifully from its modest roots more than a decade ago. Nestled within the serene valley of the Malvern Hills and spread over the picturesque estate of Eastnor Castle, its location is nothing short of breathtaking. Lakefest radiates a distinct charm and resonates with a strong sense of unity, lively enjoyment, and laid-back ambiance. It stands out as one of the rare festivals that genuinely embraces a ‘family-and-friends’ spirit, ensuring a welcoming and safe environment for all attendees.

Weekend Ticket with Camping

Join us for the whole festival which includes access from Wednesday evening to Monday morning (7-11th August)

Includes camping and parking. Prices from £149 for 5 nights.

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Formed 2004 in Birmingham comprising of vocalist Phil Etheridge, bassist Jon Watkin, guitarist Stu Hartland and drummer ‘Grandmaster’ Ash Sheehan, The Twang are one of the seminal indie bands of the mid 00’s.

The first single 'Wide Awake’ was released in March 2007 followed by ‘Either Way’ reaching number eight a few weeks later. Industry wide critical acclaim followed when the band were awarded the NME's Philip Hall Radar award.

Debut album 'Love It When I Feel Like This' was released on the 4th of June 2007 with the album reaching Number 3 in the UK charts and has gone on to reach platinum certification by the Official UK Charts.

In the years following the band have released a total of 5 studio albums alongside a greatest hits and B-sides compilation - spawning fan favourite singles such as ‘Barney Rubble’, ‘We’re a Crowd’ and ‘Everytime’.

Beyond the studio recordings, The Twang's reputation as a must-see live act has solidified their status as one of the UK's most beloved indie bands. The shows are legendary for their high energy and the connection they forge with their die-hard loyal following.

As they continue to carve their path in the indie music landscape, The Twang's legacy as trailblazers of British indie rock is firmly cemented, promising an exciting journey ahead for both the band and their devoted fans.

Key Achievements:

Pioneered the country-rock revival movement
Released seven studio albums, all met with critical acclaim
Gained a devoted international fan base
Influenced countless artists across genres
Known for their energetic live performances and ability to connect with audiences

The Twang live at Lakefest 2024

The Twang will be performing on Thursday at Lakefest 07-11th August 2024. Don’t miss out and get tickets now!

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