If you weren’t lucky enough to catch Billy Bibby & The Wry Smiles at their May 28th gig in Donny, then you have a second chance at this years Blackfest. This Saturday as part of the Blackfest VII lineup at The Blacksmiths Arms in Harworth. 15 bands are part of the festival including excellent emerging bands; The Barmines from Leeds, Sabella from Sheffield, and Scarlet from Chester.
Tickets are £12.50 (under-16’s & O.A.P’s free!) and more importantly sales from the tickets help the charity Help for Heroes. Tickets are available from The Blacksmiths Arms, Maxines Florist, Ellie’s Hairrooms and Bridgitte’s Barbers, or message the Blackfest or GingerBeard Promotions Facebook page.
Billy Bibby & The Wry Smiles have had a very busy 2016 so far. In addition to releasing their debut EP Bide Your Time, they have played over 30 gigs throughout the UK (including our very own The Leopard) as well as festivals; Focus Wales, Dot to Dot Manchester, and Kendal Calling.
Their new single ‘ARE YOU READY?’ has received national radio play and featured in NME. Give it a listen here and get down and give your support to this excellent festival in our local area.