Indietracks 2017

My 3rd year at the wonderful Indietracks in Ripley near Derby, and it was just as good if not better than the two previous years.

Indietracks is a fantastic festival that retains its small, individual and personal feel. The staff are friendly (and all volunteers) and the site is truly unique – a working heritage steam railway. Definitely the friendliest festival with the nicest festival-goers I’ve been to.

This year’s highlights for me (in no particular order) were:

  • Charmpit – an amazingly energetic and fun 3 piece DIY pop-punk band who played the Church Stage.
  • Cowtown – an angular, catchy and spiky prog-Fugazi.
  • Crumbs – catchy as hell post-punk.
  • Skinny Girl Diet – a cooler than you snarling art-punk duo.
  • Peaness – 3-piece indie-pop goodness.
  • Deerful (acoustic) – a surprise acoustic outing for the ever brilliant Deerful and her Gameboy infused synth-pop.
  • A (now) annual Indietracks parkrun with Neil, Lula and Ian!

Some Indietracks Pics

#indietracks here we come!

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A wee bit of rain for Friday night #indietracks

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Saturday afternoon watching #peanessband at #indietracks

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The absolutely amazing #indietracks bar staff.

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#indietracks #bros

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#indietracks peeps

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“Tentacle or Elder Sign?” – playing #cthulhudice on the #indietracks train.

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2nd year running… #indietracks

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Bit of a wet at #indietracks

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#indietracks quiz winning team 2017!

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Tried Shipley Country #parkrun this year during #indietracks

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The amazing @skinnygirldietband live at @indietracks on Sunday night.

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.@lulatahula at @indietracks 2017

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Fantastic acoustic set by @deer_ful in the Merch tent at @indietracks 2017! #indietracks

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See you next year @indietracks!

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