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Best Alternative Act 2016 - Fudge Awards


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BEST 'ALTERNATIVE' ACT 2016 ?  

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IT IS TIME, ONCE MORE, FOR FUDGE'S ABERDEEN MUSIC AWARDS! The sixteenth edition - my how time flies by... The victorious bands will be invited up onstage at Krakatoa, Saturday 27th February, to give thanks to their fans at our glittering live awards ceremony - best endured via the healing powers of Belgian cherry beer. We assure you it's all very, very tongue-in-cheek, but we encourage you all to get dressed up anyway. Tuxedos, suits, kilts and ballgowns, please! 

Three bands will play too, lest we forget in all this carefully planned chaos. This year, we've got the incomparible spectacle of DEPECHE CHOAD, the sprightly modern sounds of LENIN DEATH MASK, and shiny indie-rock newcomers WENDELL BORTON.

To celebrate our 16th awards shennanigans, we've invented a new award to dish out. For the bands that aren't straight up rock, punk, metal...

 

BEST ALTERNATIVE ACT 2016

            > DEPECHE CHOAD

    https://www.facebook.com/D3P3CH3CH04D/

            > FAR

    https://www.facebook.com/FaRmusicofficial/

            > LENIN DEATH MASK

     https://www.facebook.com/LENINDEATHMASK/?fref=ts

            > THE RUPTURED DUCKLINGS

    https://www.facebook.com/The-Ruptured-Ducklings-117184901722830/

            > THE SMOKIN’ BUGLER BAND

    https://www.facebook.com/TheSmokinBuglerBand/?fref=ts

            > WATCHFIRES

    https://www.facebook.com/watchfires/

 

(you may vote for more than one option) 

 

 

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2016 - ? ? ? ? ? ?

 

Tickets are onsale now - http://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Aberdeen/Krakatoa/fudge-music-awards-2016/12639478/ (also available from Krakatoa in due course)

Facebook Event - https://www.facebook.com/events/535553809936658/

There are three ways to vote in this category:

1. Here on Ab-Music. In these polls. You're reading one now.

2. Elsewhere on the internet! We'll have a poll up 'soon' on facebook.

3. In person at Krakatoa! Paper voting slips will be handed out at Fudge gigs until the awards.

ALL OF THESE VOTES WILL BE COMBINED to arrive at our one true champion for 2016!

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SAT 27 FEB - KRAKATOA Proudly Presents:

THE SIXTEENTH ANNUAL FUDGE ABERDEEN MUSIC AWARDS 2016 

- featuring DEPECHE CHOAD + LENIN DEATH MASK + WENDELL BORTON , followed by THE AFTERSHOW PARTY

https://www.facebook.com/events/535553809936658/



Advance tickets from the bar or online via Skiddle for just £5. Book now to avoid disappointment:

http://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Aberdeen/Krakatoa/fudge-music-awards-2016/12639478/



7pm - 7.30pm > WENDELL BORTON
https://www.facebook.com/wendellbortonmusic/
An alt-pop trio who went down an absolute storm when they played for us last time round. Catchy, satisfying, and interesting, they'll be opening the night with a 30 minute set of self-penned classics.
https://soundcloud.com/wendell-borton(SoundCloud)
https://twitter.com/wendellbort(Twitter)

7.45pm - 8.10pm > Fudge Awards Ceremony pt.1
https://www.facebook.com/fudge.aberdeen/
Join us as we celebrate the best Aberdeen bands of the past year - it's The Fudge Awards! In the first half of the live awards ceremony, we'll be dishing out trophys for Best Release, Most Missed, Best Video and the like after a public vote, and trying to get drunk as quickly as possible. We'll drag the winning acts out of the crowd and make them give acceptance speeches to you - it'll be just like the Oscars, but shitter.

8.30pm - 9pm > LENIN DEATH MASK 
https://www.facebook.com/LENINDEATHMASK/
A alternative rock combo, stuffed with songs, passion, and charisma. If you haven't seen them, then do yourself a massive favour and pop along to this cavalcade of fun and merriment.
www.lenindeathmask.bandcamp.com

9.15pm - 9.45pm > Fudge Awards Ceremony pt.2
https://www.facebook.com/fudge.aberdeen/
In the second half of tonight's awards ceremony, we'll celebrate the Best Band, Worst Band, Best Newcomer and Best Live Act. To a chorus of deafening crowd participation - and possibly jeering, if I'm any judge - we'll discover who you've picked this year. I hope to be drunk.

10pm - 11pm > DEPECHE CHOAD 
https://www.facebook.com/D3P3CH3CH04D/
"Girth Rock all the way from the slums of Spearfish, South Dakota," claims their slightly ficticious band biography. The talented quartet have been setting stages alight around Aberdeen for the past year or two - and now their time has truely come: Fudge Awards Headliners 2016
https://depeche-choad.bandcamp.com/

11pm - 3am > THE AFTERSHOW PARTY (free entry 11pm-12am)

 

Here's the FB event - https://www.facebook.com/events/535553809936658/

 

GIG 6pm-11pm £5 advance / £6 door (£5 student) 
free entry 11pm-12am
AFTERSHOW PARTY 12am-3am £3 (student £2)
See you here! #discovertiki

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