Headliner Announced at Youth Arts Festival 4th September!

Youth4Youth is a youth music event, organised by young people for young people.  The group is now delighted to be able to reveal the headline band for this year’s Main Event festival, taking place on Saturday 4th September 2010 at the Kingswood Foundation, from 13:00 till 22:00.  This year’s headline band is Welsh rock band THE BLACKOUT.

 The Blackout formed in 2006, have since released an EP and two full length albums - the latest being The Best In Town on the legendary Epitaph records.  They have had 4 singles in the UK Rock & indie charts and went to number 1, twice.  They have continually sold out shows in Japan, Europe & the UK, graced covers of the rock press, performed in the Radio 1 live lounge and had singles B listed on Radio 1.  The band will perform at The Main Event before a national tour with You Me At Six in December.

 If you want to get involved with Youth4Youth by performing, visual arts/digital art or stewarding, applications are still available to download from www.youth4youth.co.uk or contact Rhiannon Hunter, Events Officer, Youth4Youth @ The Kingswood Foundation, 20 Old School House, Britannia Road, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 8DB  e: rhunter@kfl.org.uk t: 0117 947 7948.

 Tickets are now on sale at the Kingswood Foundation for £5.50 or £6.00 from the Bristol Ticket Shop.  More details can be found on www.youth4youth.co.uk.

 Alex Wingrove from Youth4Youth has said “Youth4Youth is an amazing youth project that works with the greatest talent in Bristol. I am looking forward to the Main Event because all the great bands and performers that will be appearing. I can’t wait to watch The Blackout and the other bands as I help with the stewarding.”