Camden Crawl 2010

Saturday 1st to Sunday 2nd May 2010
venues in Camden, London, NW1 0NE, England MAP
2-day pass £57, day tickets £35.50
last updated: Thu 22nd Apr 2010

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Spread over over a mile and a half Camden Crawlers can sample new talent for over thirty hours across more than forty venues. In addition to live music acts, the festival also features an array of interactive daytime activities and cutting edge performances across the arts. Camden Crawlers are allowed unlimited access to all Crawl venues, after show parties and daytime activities.

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The 2010 Camden Crawl returns over the weekend Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd May 2010, to present around 200 acts performing in 40 venues over the two days.

Line-up

The full line-up of acts confirmed include Sugababes, Lostprophets, We Are Scientists, The Blackout, New Young Pony Club, Teenage Fanclub, The Drums, Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Babybird, Billy Childish, Cornershop, Delays, Speech Debelle, The Sunshine Underground, 80s Matchbox B-Line Disaster, Alex Metric, Art vs Science, Autokratz, Best Coast, Betty And The Werewolves, Billy Vincent, Casiokids, The Chapman Family, Chew Lips, Cosmo Jarvis, Dead Meadow, Drums Of Death, Eliza Doolittle, Emily Barker, Gold Panda, and more. For the line-up details, and day splits, as available please click here.

The Crawl daytime schedule of events programme kicks off from midday on both days and runs until 6:00 pm when the evening live music Crawl extravaganza embarks. The 2010 confirmed daytime line-up of live music includes Fierce Panda and Loose Records showcases; former Food Records boss Andy Ross presenting over both afternoons a selection new artists at The Spread Eagle; two afternoons of live sessions at The Hawley Arms; alternative hip hop, MCs, beatboxers, breakdancing, scratch DJs, live grafitti from Hoochinoo on Saturday at the Bar Vinyl; Island Records return to host a Sunday afternoon boat and BBQ part with live special guests; folk music on Saturday from 'The Lantern Society' club; and a 1950s 'Rock A Hula' beach party.

The 2010 Crawl will, in addition to its line-up of live music acts, also feature an array of interactive daytime activities and cutting edge performances across the arts, including comedy, visual art, arts & crafts, spoken word, bingo & quizzes, short films, theatre, and more.

The programme kicks off from midday on Saturday until the early hours of Monday. Upon arrival each ticket holder will be presented with an all-access wristband, programme guide, timetable and a free download album.

Tickets

Tickets are priced at £57, with day tickets priced at day tickets £35.50 for either day. To buy tickets, click here. For each of these tickets purchased, the Crawl will donate £2.00 to War Child (registered charity no: 1071659).

The evening line-ups are selected by a committee of music industry types, including radio DJs, club promoters, journalists and record labels. The most hotly tipped acts will appear on the bill both days, alternating venues on Saturday and Sunday. All other artists will perform on one day or evening of the event only.

'Crawlers' are granted unlimited access to all official festival venues featuring more than 200 live artists, daytime activities & arts programme and aftershow parties capacity permitting. The full line-ups and stage times remain a closely guarded secret until each night and surprise guests may appear at any time and at any venue.

Wristbands and programmes

Wristbands and programmes announcing the full line ups and timings are obtainable from 11:00 am onward each day at the Camden Crawl ticket exchange point located at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road. Please note that 2-day pass holders will need to return to ticket exchange to collect Sunday's timetable. Festival goers are advised to arrive early as there will be a full daytime programme on both days from 12:00 pm. Doors open for evening schedule at 5:30pm at most venues. There will be late night after show parties featuring live bands and DJs until 4:00 am both days.

Daytime comedy

The daytime comedy schedule includes Camden's very own annual comedy festival the Camden fringe; The Fix hosting two days of sketch and stand-up comedy; Brendan Cleaves and Kurt Driver present Myster General and Friends on Sunday at Fifty Five.

Spoken word

On Saturday afternoon there's a Bookslam at Edinboro Castle, and on Sunday the venue hosts Litrolive! an evening of stories and music showcasing performances from authors, poets and musicians interspersed with live music and DJ sets. One Taste will spotlight talent from a multitude of underground art disciplines on Saturday at The Constitution. Bar Vinyl is home to a spoken word and music night with PoeJazzi on Sunday.

Theatre

Theatre comes from Grand theft Impro, The Magic Bandwagon, Skiptheatre, and more.

Visual Arts & Crafts

BUST magazine bring their Craftacular event to the Camden Crawl for the first time this year. Grafik Warfare a loose collective of street artists based in Brighton will be leaving their mark throughout Camden. Poster Roast at The Black Heart showcases a poster art exhibition with screen-printing, etching, hand drawing and digitally creating posters for bands is more than a mere advert for a gig. Whilst Stitch London Stitchettes will turn mild-mannered non-knitters to sneaky stitchers on Saturday at The Pirate Castle.

Interactive events and games

The Crawl's crazy list of events for 2010 include Bring & Share Musical Bingo, Hip hop Karaoke, Kara-Uke with ukuleles, Ringo: Music Bingo, Moshi Moshi Pop Quiz, Rough Trade Pop Quiz, Scrabble Sunday, and Who Killed Bambi (music quiz).

More information will be here when available.

Camden Crawl 2009

Saturday 1st to Sunday 2nd May 2010
venues in Camden, London, NW1 0NE, England MAP
2-day pass £57, day tickets £35.50
last updated: Thu 22nd Apr 2010


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