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Bad Pond Live 2020 Lineup Revealed

30th November 2020

Against all odds, Small Pond are delighted to announce that their Bad Pond festival returns for its fifth year on Saturday 19th December 2020 for a very special FREE live stream event, headlined by alt-rock cult hero Jamie Lenman.

All bands will be performing live from Ooosh! Tours Studios, the event runs from 2.30pm – 10pm GMT, and further details of how to take part will be shared on the official Facebook eventhttps://fb.me/e/XXBrP0OL

With the inaugural event held back in 2015, Bad Pond is an annual festival that sees Brighton-based promoters Small Pond bringing some of their favourite bands and artists to make a huge noise in their south coast hometown, and they aren’t about to let COVID-19 put a stop to proceedings, despite having to postpone this year’s event back in spring.

Completing the line up this year, the danceable, reinvented post-hardcore of ex-Reuben frontman (and now solo sensation) Jamie Lenman will be joined by ferocious four-piece rockers Saint Agnes, a rapturous blend of post-rock and post-classical from A.A Williams, the upbeat math-tinged bedroom pop of Orchards, hometown alt/indie-punk faves Gender Roles, the righteous feminist electro-punk of CLT DRP, and the lush synth-laden alt-pop of Yumi And The Weather.

As is now traditional, the line-up takes in all flavours of experimental and alternative music, with a gleefully heavy streak, from both world-renowned and newly discovered acts alike. 

Bad Pond is proud to be a Keychange festival. PRS Keychange is a pioneering European initiative which empowers women to transform the future of the music industry and encourages festivals to sign up to a 50:50 gender balance. Find out more about Keychange here.

Bad Pond Live takes place on 19th December 2020