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Rotor Sponsors ‘Kick Out The Jams’ Events

Rotor Videos are sponsoring 'Kick Out The Jams' at The Forum. Discover new music playing live at this London gig!

We are so hyped to be sponsoring three ‘Kick Out The Jams’ events, a new monthly club night at The Forum in Royal Tunbridge Wells. Whether you’re already a fan of the line-up acts or if you just love to discover new music, these gigs will be right up your street.


This event is a special one, because it is being held in association with The Tabernacle Christian Centre to raise funding for the survivors of Grenfell Tower.

Headlining are Trampolene, a British alternative rock band hailing from Swansea. They have toured all over the country supporting the likes of The Libertines, Reverend & The Makers and Catfish & The Bottlemen. They have also played at some of Britain’s major festivals last Summer such as Glastonbury, Leeds and Latitude.

Now based in London, the band have had their own headline show at London’s prestigious KOKO club and have released their latest album ‘Pocket Album 5’.

Supporting Trampolene is Lucie Barât, sister of the Libertines Frontman Carl Barât. A poetical punk artist and the queen of synth spoken word, Lucie is influenced by artists Patti Smith and Gil Scott Heron. Her debut single “Be Uprising” has been a big hit, with even a Labour MP or two showing the love!

Last but no means least is Sisteray, a British four-piece rock band from London. The band are influenced by 1970's punk era bands such as The Buzzcocks, The Clash and also bands such as The Smiths and Nirvana.They played a string of UK gigs in 2016, including Isle of Wight Festival and Leeds Festival and run a regular club night in London called ‘Welcome to the Monkey House’.

REWS + False Heads + Blackwaters

Headliners REWS are an exciting female pop rock duo from Northern Ireland and Wales. Radio 1’s Huw Stephens named them “Tip Of The Week” with their new single “Miss You In The Dark". REWS have played at a string of high profile festivals such as Glastonbury, Kendall Calling and Green Man.

Supporting REWS are East London rock punk band, False Heads. Signed by Libertine Gary Powell to his own label and have received critical acclaim from the likes of NME and BBC Radio 1. rock cornerstone Danny Fields stated that he was “almost giving up, but now hope for the future of rock and roll is renewed – for me that’s a very big deal”.

Also supporting REWS are Blackwaters, a punk-rock band from Guildford. The band are influenced by the likes of The Clash and Palma Violets and will be touring with The Shimmer Band and Bang Bang Romeo this Autumn.


Headliners The Wholls, a four-piece alternative rock band from Bedford. Named Radio 1's 'Best Of' Reading Festival ' in 2015, The Wholls have certainly made a name for themselves over the last couple of years. They describe their music style as Chili Peppers, meets Dizzy’….what’s not to love?!

Supporting The Wholls are Sheffield based Rock n Rollers, Bang Bang Romeo. Radio 1’s Huw Stephens named them his 'Pick of the week' and they have also been part of “the best of BBC Introducing”. The Wholls are influenced by a wide range of artists such as Fleetwood Mac and The Smashing Pumpkins, giving their music a unique 60’s vibe with a modern twist.

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dead and sons and alibi gig

Dead! + Sons + Alibi

Fri, Jan 19, 2018

7:30 PM

Tickets: £8 ADV/ £10 OTD

Entry Requirements: 16+

In need of something to keep you energised post-Christmas?

Look no further than ‘Dead!’, the four-piece London alternative rock group set to drop their debut album this coming January. Having recently released a string of singles including ‘The Golden Age of Not Trying’, ‘Up For Ran$om’ and ‘Any Port’, the band now looks to kick off their latest tour in Tunbridge Wells on the 19th January 2018.

It’s music made for the mosh pits, and with an intimate and personal venue such as The Forum, this is one you won’t want to miss!

‘Dead!’ have performed alongside similar acts such as Circa Waves, The Sherlocks, Superfood and Jaws at numerous events including Lincoln’s Inner City Live Music Festival. They’ve also received praise from Radio 1 and have been featured in MTV Rocks new music playlists.

They’ll be supported by Sons, a two-piece grunge and punk act from Brighton who take influence from the likes of Nirvana, Drenge and Demob Happy. With air time on Radio 1, Kerrang Radio and 6 Music, this is an exciting emerging act that you’ll want to see while you can!

Also set to hit the stage is Alibi, the Hastings indie-rock group who are making waves across the South East. Their 2017 single, ‘Space, Man’ has been featured on Radio 1 and the band boasts a Reading and Leeds festival performance.

Be sure to grab your tickets before this event sells out! You can also follow the Tunbridge Wells Forum for all of the latest event updates and notifications. 


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