The musical line-up has been announced for Bury St Edmunds Fringe Festival 2015

Kate Jackson

Kate Jackson - Credit: Contributed

The musical line-up has been announced for this year’s Bury St Edmunds Fringe Festival.

Metropolis.

Metropolis. - Credit: � Annelie Rosencrantz 2013

The independent arts project holds a variety of events throughout the year.

Each year, in the run-up to the Bury St Edmunds Festival in May, Bury Fringe stages a celebration of local music with a series of concerts.

One of the organisers, Seymour Quigley, said the gigs are “designed to showcase the amazing range of outstanding musical talent this region has to offer”.

He said: “This year’s highlights include the debut gig by Kate Jackson and the Wrong Moves - the new project from former Long Blondes singer (and bona fide indie star) Kate Jackson - steampunk sensations Metropolis, a night dedicated to our amazing metal scene headlined by Men of Munga, and an all-dayer with 30 acts playing across three stages, headlined by the all-conquering kings of Manningtree, Dingus Khan.”

Voter Kernel

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The concerts are all taking place at the Hunter Club, in St Andrew’s Street South, and kick off next Saturday - April 4 - from 7pm with Kate Jackson and the Wrong Moves, Metropolis, Echo Tree and Tradition.

Mr Quigley said Echo Tree and Tradition (formerly The Selected) are “two of the most exciting acts to emerge in the past few months”.

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Then as Bury Fringe 2015 heats up on Saturday, April 18, it will bring a night of “doom, punk and furious metal to caress your ears with,” Mr Quigley said.

The line-up for that night is Men of Munga, Tryal of Witches, Bracken and Same As Tomorrow, from 7pm.

The Bury Fringe all-dayer on Saturday, May 2, from 1pm to 11pm, will so far feature Dingus Khan, The Baron Four, Voter Kernel, The Machismo’s, Cathedrals & Cars, Fortunato, The Virtues, Laplucas, Beyond Revolutions, Code of Conduct, the Staycations, Nik Lowe and Tradition.

Mr Quigley said at the all-dayer, now entering its fourth year, there would be three stages, music, food, drink and art, with lots more acts still to be announced.

The events are for those aged 14 and over. Tickets for April 4 and 18 cost £5. The all-dayer costs £5 in advance or £7 on the door.

For tickets for April 4 and the all-dayer visit www.wegottickets.com

More information can also be found on Facebook by searching for Washing Machine or visit www.hunterclub.org.uk

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