Catfish and the Bottlemen

Photo Gallery: Splendour in the Grass – Byron Bay, Day 2 (20.07.19)

July 21, 2019

The second day of Splendour in the Grass is underway with another glorious day and plenty of music to keep everyone entertained. Check out this gallery of Wolf Alice, Dean Lewis, Catfish and the Bottlemen and much, much more. John Goodridge was on the ground to bring these images.

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Adelaide’s Spin Off Festival announces 2019 line-up.

April 12, 2019

Adelaide’s Spin Off Festival has fast become a favourite event for those of us who miss out on the chance to head to Splendour In the Grass. This year Five Four Entertainment, Secret Sounds and Triple J are once again bringing the cream of the SITG crop to the Adelaide Showgrounds for what will be […]

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Live Review: DMA’s join Catfish and the Bottlemen, Twin Atlantic and more at Glasgow Summer Sessions

August 26, 2018

The sun was beaming down on the tens of thousands of punters in Glasgow this weekend who descended on the city’s Bellahouston Park park to see North Wales outfit Catfish and the Bottlemen and guests, as part of the city’s Glasgow Summer Sessions series. With the likes of Kings of Leon and Kendrick Lamar with […]

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Festival Photos: Splendour in the Grass (Day Two) – North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay (22.07.17)

July 23, 2017

Day Two at Splendour in the Grass brought the almighty Queens of the Stone Age to Byron Bay, the likes of Future Islands, Bad//Dreems and Catfish and The Bottlemen, along with some true favourites of Australian music including Paul Kelly and Bernard Fanning (how about that surprise Powderfinger reunion??). Photos by Andrew Wade. [print_gllr id=42560] ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home […]

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Queens of the Stone Age throttle the Amphitheatre during Night Two of Splendour in the Grass

July 23, 2017

Day Two kicked into hyper-drive, starting off with an energetic bang! Opening in the Amphitheatre were NSW boys Hockey Dad, whilst Gretta Ray and Mallrat took to the Mix Up Stage and GW McLennan tent. Coming in like an energy drink, Confidence Man followed with an animated performance filled with little outfits, bubbly tunes and frantic dancing. “Boyfriend (Repeat)” saw the whole […]

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Catfish And The Bottlemen announce biggest headline shows ever in Sydney and Melbourne

April 7, 2017

If blowing crowds away at Falls Festival wasn’t enough of an achievement for the year, Catfish And The Bottlemen are not only taking on Splendour this July, but are also performing two huge sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne. With three entries in 2016’s Hottest 100, it’s no surprise that Aussies have a lot of love for Catfish and The Bottlemen; catch […]

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Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem lead 2017 Splendour in the Grass announcement

March 28, 2017

It’s here. After much speculation and #fakenews, the 2017 Splendour in the Grass line up has been revealed, with Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The xx, ScHoolboy Q and more set to head to Byron Bay this winter. Splendour exclusives sit with Schoolboy Q and Future Islands, while returning 2016 artists Sigur Ros are also lined up to make a special appearance. The […]

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Catfish and The Bottlemen reflect on a mad two years of touring & the far reach of their music beyond the UK

January 12, 2017

On New Year’s Eve, we were lucky enough to catch up with Van McCann and Johnny ‘Bondy’ Bond ahead of what was one of the sets of the festival up at Lorne. Having first met the Catfish and The Bottlemen frontman in Scotland at T In The Park back in 2014 and then again, watching them rise consistently in the States at SXSW […]

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Review: The Falls Music & Arts Festival stands strong amid a jam-packed Australian festival season

January 3, 2017

There was something different about the Falls Music & Arts Festival in 2016. Even now, a few days on from New Year’s Eve, I can’t put my finger on it. Following the Victorian event’s temporary relocation to Mt. Duneed Estate last year, we returned to the hallowed and lush surrounds of the Great Otway National Park in Lorne and […]

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London Grammar, The Avalanches, Violent Soho & more join Childish Gambino for the 2016 Falls Festival!

August 23, 2016

Following on from this morning’s announcement that London Grammar would be joining Childish Gambino on this year’s Falls Festival tour, the festival organisers have continued to make our Tuesday by following through with a stack of international and local names set to hit festival sites in Lorne, Byron and Marion Bay and of course for its first year, Fremantle, […]

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Catfish and The Bottlemen, Hermitude, MSTRKRFT, Phantogram & more for Southbound

August 4, 2016

Pack your bags and head West this December, because Southbound has come in hot with a brand new artist announcement for their three day/night festival! Along with some great homegrown talent in San Cisco, Tired Lion, LUMBERJACK and  Kučka, Southbound has dropped the news that some international visitors including Catfish and The Bottlemen, MSTRKRFT, Phantogram and more will also be hitting the stages in […]

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Album Review: Catfish and the Bottlemen – The Ride (2016 LP)

June 15, 2016

UK band Catfish and the Bottlemen, named after lead vocalist Van McCann’s encounter with an Australian busker called Catfish the Bottleman, have recently released their follow-up album to 2014’s debut, The Balcony. The Ride is a stonkingly good collection of tunes which are so polished and mature in their sound and production that I was […]

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Single of the Day: Catfish and the Bottlemen “Soundcheck” (2016)

February 29, 2016

After their unfortunate cancellation of Splendour last year, Catfish and the Bottlemen have released a new single “Soundcheck”. It’s upbeat British music at its finest, and we certainly hope we’ll see them returning to our shores some time soon. Have a listen to the new single “Soundcheck” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACLnXD-lxuw Find Catfish and the Bottlemen on here! […]

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Radiohead to headline Lollapalooza Berlin this September!

February 18, 2016

Last year, the Tempelhof Airport hosted the first ever European leg of the Lollapalooza festival. We were in Berlin for the inaugural event, which saw the likes of Muse, Tame Impala and more headline in front of near on 90,000 each night. In 2016, Lollapalooza Berlin may be moving venues, but in terms of bringing […]

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