Organised by Plymouth City Council in association with Radio Plymouth
Night 3: MTV Crashes Plymouth – Live and Local acts
Day 3 of MTV Crashes Plymouth shines the spotlight on local bands and performers, all of which have been voted to play by the public through Radio Plymouth.
We’ve listed below the chosen acts you’ll be able to hear, live and loud for FREE on the 24th July 2015.
This mini guide will be updated on the run up to the big event! Also tune into www.radioplymouth.com for more details about the local performers.
Bands and Singers stage times are listed, but please note times are subject to change.
Top 5 Bands
Hot Rod Hearts
An explosive exciting energetic rock covers band based in Plymouth. With many years gigging experience in various bands over the years, they are no strangers to entertaining the crowds. The Hot Rod Hearts are Nick Jones Vocal / Guitar Sid Rowland Bass / Vocals Rod Ransom Drums.Playing songs by Bryan Adams / Bon Jovi / Fleetwood Mac / Dire Straits / Meat Loaf / Queen / Eric Clapton / Robert Palmer / Thin Lizzy/ Creedence Clearwater Rival and many more.
Live on Stage at 2:45pm
Facebook – HotRodHeartsBand
Watch their promo video here:
The Sugar Thieves
The Sugar Thieves [STB] are a four piece Rock Band based in Plymouth. Banging out a mouth-watering cocktail of original tunes & the finest festival classics. This highly passionate & versatile band is ready to deliver a set list that will keep you on your feet and have you bouncing on the tarmac from start to finish. “We want to play all year, meet cool people and spread the musical love to anyone who would like to listen”
Live on stage at 3:30pm
Facebook – Sugar-Thieves
Here they are covering Smooth Criminal live:
Watch their music video for ‘Sex and the Crazy Parade’:
Antimatador an 8-strong synth laden, horn heavy outfit from SW:UK, fusing hiphop, funk, jazz, electronica, soul, rock and DnB. They deliver a nuclear explosion of high energy and positive vibes and have crafted a sound all of their own. Whether it’s the cerebral vocals and tricksy horn licks or huge synths and earthy rhythms, they bring something for everyone to every show.
Live on stage at 6:15pm
Here’s them live at the Palace Theatre:
A unique 5 piece from Devon whose exciting new sound is centered on a pumping brass duo and tight Rhythm section. Playing a mix of ska/folk/pop/rock originals and ‘Normalised’ covers of top songs, The Normals have fast made a name for themselves as a top quality band offering something that little bit different.
Live on stage at 7:00pm
Facebook – thehomeofthenormals
Watch them perform One Step Beyond live:
Top 5 Singers
Here’s her cover of Sia’s Chandelier:
See his music video of ‘Lanes’ here:
Watch his cover of George Ezra’s Budapest here:
Alice plays a mixture of her own compositions and covers from a wide range of artists such as Ellie Goulding, Bastille, Imagine Dragons, One Republic and You Me At Six. She particularly likes turning metalcore/ hardcore tracks into acoustic covers.
Live on stage at 4:45pm
Watch her perform her song ‘Closer’:
17 year old singer/songwriter Chay Snowdon creates unique songs with an old school feel but in his very own unmistakable modern style. Described by many as a mixture of Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon and Jake Bugg with more than a touch of early Elvis Presley. Chay’s high energy show and his powerful individual sound encourages music lovers to get involved.
Live on stage at 6:00pm
Land of the Giants
Giants by name, Giants by nature – this southwest band has gone from strength to strength gathering a strong fan base as they’ve grown. With their musical style being like no other; combining most genres into a winning formula, they are must see at Live and Local this year.
Live on stage at 5:15pm
Facebook – LandoftheGiants
Twitter – @LandoftheGiants
Here’s their video of ‘The Drop’:
Sticking to what they know best, and mastering it – The Vibes are the epitome of Indie, performing anthems by bands such as Razorlight, Snow Patrol, Franz Ferdinand and more.
Live on stage at 8:00pm
Facebook – TheVibesPlymouth
See the video below to see them cover Kings of Leon ‘Use Sombody’