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“For the common good” festival

forthecommongoodfestivalfrombonetosatellite, in association with Sheffield Green Party, presents…The “for the common good” festival. A series of events involving politically and socially engaged artists in the run up to the forthcoming General Election on Thursday 7th May 2015.The very best of musical offerings from Sheffield, and further afield, will be playing a series of live events in collaboration with some of Sheffield’s finest independent venues and businesses.Aside from the events themselves, new and exclusive artworks have been commissioned from Sheffield artists, Lord Bunn, James Green, and Tom J Newell.Merchandise will be available at all shows, including ethically sound, FairTrade certified, organic cotton T-shirts and tote bags, along with a limited edition run of high quality screenprints, all printed on premium quality 300gsm recycled card.

Line ups will be announced as we have full confirmation, but here’s how things are shaping up so far:

TBC: Festival and artwork launch, including merchandise preorder

Sat 28 Feb:
Neil McSweeney w/ The Payroll Union & Support
The Library Theatre, Surrey Street

Sat 11 Apr:

Nat Johnson/  The Big Eyes Family Players.

Blue Sky Cafe, The Old Sharrow Junior School, Sharrow Lane

Sat 25 Apr:
All-day event @ Bloc Art Studios
Death Rays of Ardilla
Extra Lives
Faerground Accidents
The Only Blonde in the World
TFT (Bradford/Leeds)
+ more TBC
Beards not Bombs (seal club)
Daniel Dylan Wray (Death by Shoes)
Lionel Vinyl (Seven by 7)
All profits to go to the Sheffield Green Party.


Topics: Entertainment, Fundraising

There is One Response to “For the common good” festival

12th February 2015

Hey I front a folk band who would be interested in playing at the April gig if there are any support slots left?
Could you send us an email if there are any slots available, music here