Tonight Derry’s Nerve Centre will host an electrifying line-up for what promises to be the youth gig of the summer - Fighting With Wire, MojoFury, Intermission and The Flying Castros are set to perform for the InterAct Youth Arts Festival.
The line-up and the host venue have been handpicked by the members of the Youth Forum who inform all of the programming for this seven-day 12-venue youth Festival.
The local three-piece Fighting with Wire delivered a blistering set at InterAct 2010 at the Forum and left such an impression that InterAct have invited them to return due to popular demand. In 2009 this post-hardcore trio were picked up by major label Atlantic Records with a view to distributing their 2008 album ‘Man vs. Monster’ worldwide.
The last few years has seen them play shows with Reuben, Biffy Clyro, Million Dead, Seafood, YCNI:M and Future Of The Left, racking up hundreds of miles and honing their live show into a ferocious explosion in the process.
Another highlight of the night will come from alt-rockers Mojo Fury. The release of their debut album ‘Visiting Hours of a Travelling Circus,’ has been lauded by all corners of the rock music press during its release in May: Kerrang, Big Cheese and Rock Sound were all lavish in their praise, and BBC Radio 1, NME Radio, XFM, Total Rock and more have been playing out cuts from the album.
Intermission also return to InterAct 2011 after winning over the crowd at last year’s Festival. They also won the approval of Sir Bob Geldof when they competed in the YouBloom songwriting contest last year. Consisting of two former members of Kharma 45 and the former bassist from Empire, Intermission are sure to gain more admiring fans as a result of this gig. The Flying Castros complete the line-up.
This roof-raising line-up, presented by InterAct Youth Arts Festival, will take place tonight, Friday, July 29, at 8pm.
Tickets priced at £7 (including £1 booking fee) are currently on sale at the Forum’s Box Office and The Nerve Centre for this all-ages, no-alcohol gig.