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Sat 25th May
Vegfest Bristol 2013
@ Bristol Ampitheatre, Bristol
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Vegfest Bristol 2013: Happy Mondays + Peter Hook + The Farm + 808 State
"VegfestUK Bristol will be celebrating its tenth birthday in style in 2013 with a 3 day festival in central Bristol on May 24th, 25th and 26th.
Previous events have seen up to 25,000 visitors to what is now officially the world's biggest veggie event, and the 2013 show looks even bigger and better than before, with bigger headliners promised, an extended kids area and a third sound system in place, alongside the usual mix of stalls, caterers, cookery demos, talks, films and entertainment.
The original Happy Mondays headline VegfestUK Bristol, along with Peter Hook (New Order/Joy Division), The Farm and 808 State on Saturday May 25th 6.30pm - Midnight (admission by advance ticket only).
See bristol.vegfest.co.uk or email email@example.com for further information and tickets.
Friday May 24th - Evening
The venue is open from 5.30pm to 11pm. Entry by ADVANCE TICKET ONLY £15 + fees. There are no tickets available for this session on the gate. The marquees are not open on Friday.
Saturday May 25th - Daytime
The venue is open 11am - 6pm. The marquees are open. Admission is £2 (OAP's/Kids under 14 £1) - Pay on gate. No advance tickets available for this session
Saturday May 25th - Evening
The venue is open from 6.30pm - Midnight. Entry by ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY £25 + fees. There are no tickets available for this session on the gate. The Marquees are not open after 6pm on Saturday
Sunday May 26th - All Day
11am - 10pm - admission £2 all day, £5 after 6pm. Daytime admission includes headline acts in evening. Pay on gate - no advance tickets available for this session. The marquees are open sunday 11am - 6pm"
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In 1985 Factory Records band fused a sound that owed as much to northern soul and funk as it did rock and psychedelia. It was however the influence of the house music records beaming in from Chicago that had the most profound effect on the band. In 1990 they released the 'Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches' album which collided with the acid house and rave movement that had swept the UK, firmly putting The Happy Mondays on the map as one of the most inspiring bands to come out of England in the early 1990s.
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Best known as the bassist from Joy Division and New Order. Peter decided to honour the outstanding work of his first band and the undoubted genius of the late Ian Curtis by giving people the opportunity to hear both of Joy Division's masterpiece albums, "Unknown Pleasures" and "Closer", live and in their entirety. Backed by his new band The Light, Hooky first played "Unknown Pleasures" at the Factory club in Manchester on May 2010, before taking the show on the road throughout Europe, Australia/NZ and the United States.
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Formed in the mid-80s by former youth worker Peter Hooton. Probably best known for their anthemic hit 'All Together Now', first released in 1990 and reissued as the official England European Championships single in 2004, they're still getting on the Groovy Train today.
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Manchester's legendary dance outfit and bringers of ambient techno to the early 90s masses, the 808 boys are still an integral part of the UK dance scene today. If you want further proof, how many other dance outfits have a back catalogue of seminal tunes that include Pacific, In Yer Face, The Only Rhyme That Bytes, Lopez and Cubik?
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Venue: Bristol Ampitheatre
BS1 5DB 51.450703, -2.599238
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