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FBi Radio announces 'Young Blood'

Monday 19 February, 2018

The under-18s gig gives young punters the chance to catch some of the nation's finest musicians. 

Headlining is Ali Barter, with the femme rock champ playing tracks from her debut album A Suitable Girl. 

Joining her is noise/folk rock four-piece Tiny Little Houses fresh from the release of their 'coming of age' long-play Idiot Proverbs. Sharp, loud and sarcastic as hell, the Melbourne boys paint a whole new picture of what it's like to grow up as a Gen Y slacker.

Also in tow is the sweet, sun-drenched garage pop of Flowertruck. Releasing their debut album Mostly Sunny on March 16, just two days before Young Blood, the event's a chance to hear them play stacks of new tracks live for the first time.

Kicking the arvo off will be the noisy, lo-fi sounds of Newcastle 18-year-old Fritz. Putting out her debut album at the impressive age of 17, Fritz is a young gun that lets her music do the talking.

Plus, jumping on the decks for a special appearance is DZ Deathrays delivering blistering DJ sets.

The event is curated by FBi's own Al Grigg, also a member of local Sydney bands Straight Arrows and Palms. Grigg says,

"Some of the best memories from my teenage years are from the many all ages shows I went to at The Metro and The Fitz in St Ives back in the day.

"Music resonates with you in such a different and vital way when you're young and those early live music experiences blew my sheltered mind way open, giving me a glimpse of a world that seemed so far removed from my daily life in suburban Sydney." 

"I was stoked to have the opportunity to pull together a lineup for under 18s and to try and create that experience for teenagers today.

"Building audiences for live music is a core part of what FBi does, and engaging these younger audiences not only ensures a generation of new music lovers and an investment in the industry's future, but also gives them the opportunity to experience something really special."
 

Sunday 18th March 2018
Oxford Art Factory
12pm - 5pm

Tickets available through Moshtix

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