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Brighton-based Orchards tour in support of their latest EP Trust Issues, with a stop at Newcastle’s Head Of Steam on Sunday 27th February. In 2016 the trio, consisting of vocalist Lucy Evers, guitarist Sam Rushton and bassist Dan Fane, broke out into the musical landscape with instant ear-worm Peggy, and to date have released two EPs and 2020s Lovecore LP which really established them as masters of their art.

Blending intricate and off-kilter math rock in a head-on collision with fizzy indie pop has seen the band ignite venues across the country with their own brand of infectiously fun ‘math pop’. Having previously described themselves as “if Everything Everything had a Hard Times [Paramore] baby with Foals during a 2000s indie regression”, if this description is one that’s hard to pin down, from their live shows expect dance-like-no-one’s-watching moves and infectious positive energy from Evers, screw face riffs from Rushton and beautiful vocal layering from Fane. Newcastle’s Head Of Steam is a perfectly intimate venue for a night that’s going to be nothing short of a party.

The band will be supported by passionate pop duo Petrie and Gateshead’s own melancholic songwriter Hannah Robinson.

Orchards, Petrie and Hannah Robinson play Head of Steam, Newcastle on Sunday 27th February.

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