Petrol Girls

Sunday 15 September 2019, 7pm - 10:30pm

The Waterfront Studio

early bird on sale Friday 10am | £5 STBF

There will be a limited amount of £5 cheap tickets during the first two weeks of pre-sale which are explicitly aimed at folks that simply can’t afford to pay more to get into a show, but still want to come out and have a good time. Full price tickets are available at £8 after pre-sale ends.

 

Petrol Girls are a feminist post-hardcore punk band, originally formed in London, with members from Austria, Lithuania and the UK. Now based all over the place and touring incessantly, the band are strong advocates of freedom of movement, anti capitalism and intersectional feminism. Rooted in a DIY music community that has always combined politics with punk rock, Petrol Girls are part of a counter culture challenging mainstream values like nationalism and the gender binary, and the oppressions that these ideals promote. With a diverse range of influences such as Refused, The Slits, Fugazi and Björk, and having had the pleasure to support bands such as The Dead Kennedys, Propagandhi, RVIVR, Anti Flag and Refused, the band are constantly developing musically as well as politically. Their music frequently toys with unusual time signatures and harmonic movement, with screaming and harsh angular rhythms to sad and desperate melodic moments or raging anthemic choruses. The lyrics grow from direct experiences and genuine questions, pushing beyond repetitive slogans to provoke meaningful conversations about what we’re actually going to do to change something.

 

 

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