Fireball’s fuelling the fire tour is looking for local bands to open up and support Less Than Jake, The Skints and Mariachi El Bronx in the October UK tour 2016.
Monday 11th July 2016; Academy Events in association with Fireball are extremely pleased to announce an open call for local bands to play their respective hometown date on the first ever ‘Fireball – Fuelling The Fire Tour’, joining a bill that already boasts Florida ska-punk pioneers Less Than Jake, with support from modern British reggae torchbearers The Skints and Los Angeles amigos Mariachi El Bronx.
The competition opens at 9am on Monday 11th July 2016 giving eight lucky bands the opportunity to win a 20 minute opening slot on their local date, with full branded Fireball backline provided for the gig on their behalf. To enter, simply click here and fill in the entry form fields, telling us why your band should open the tour in your city. The competition closes on Sunday 14th August 2016 at 11.59pm and winners will be judged and selected by a panel of music industry experts, journalists and the bands from the tour. Full terms and conditions can be found on the website. The winners will then be announced on Friday 26th August 2016.
The tour – a celebration of punk rock, ska, reggae and roots music featuring some of the best live bands the international punk scene has to offer – is set to hit the road in the UK throughout October 2016 with Japanese ska punks KEMURI and Melbourne psychedelic reggae ska doom metal punk rockers, The Bennies, joining on select dates.
Tickets are incredible value costing just £10 each and are on sale now. The tour spans eight nights including a stop at O2 Academy Brixton in London on Thursday 6th October with a very special DJ set from Kerrang! Radio, Scuzz TV and Team Rock Radio presenter and punk fanatic, Matt Stocks.