Sat 31st Oct at 6:30pm 2020 to Sat 31st Oct at 9:30pm 2020
The Trinity Centre in Bristol, United Kingdom
TICKETS ON SALE 10AM 10TH JANUARY.
Whyte Horses are a glorious mystery. The band – if, indeed, they are a band – released their debut album ‘Pop Or Not’ in 2016, achieving rapturous critical acclaim, including praise from Noel Gallagher, the ‘Album of the Year’ award from Piccadilly Records and endless support from BBC 6 Music.
Sophomore album ‘Empty Words’, released 9th March 2018 via CRC Records, is a record of innovative eclecticism, which takes you on a sonic journey through soul, 60’s pop and Nouvelle Vague-esque ballads through to fuzzed-up psychedelic rock. The sound is timeless, sounding simultaneously like everything and nothing you’ve ever heard.
Their latest single, a psychedelic infused rendition of seminal 1970’s track ‘Ça Plane Pour Moi’ (Plastic Bertrand), was premiered by Steve Lamacq on BBC 6 Music on August 21st, and is hinting at more to come from the band in the very new future.
Live, Whyte Horses craft a fusion of music and visuals that recalls everything from Andy Warhol to Brazil’s tropicalia movement. Matching a sweet sense of innocence to lingering darkness, Whyte Horses are a uniquely intriguing experience, capable of cutting through the fog of the everyday. Prepare to become obsessed.
“Engaging Eccentric Extravaganza” –The Guardian 5/5 (Whyte Horses Experience live review)
“The Mancunian’s melodicists’ second album draws on classic 60s pop gentle psychedelia and guest vocals from La Roux, just really lovely.” – The Guardian 4/5
“Whyte Horses are about the best thing to happen to British guitar pop in years.” - Pop Junkies
“’Empty Words’ is a majestic record, and a future psychedelic pop classic.” – Louder Than War 10/10
'The kind of raw materials that could induce a third summer of love” - Q Magazine
“The effort and craft that went into making the record, and the emotions they tapped into along the way, make ‘Empty Words’ an impressive improvement on the brilliant ‘Pop Or Not’.” – All Music
“Manchester psychedelic pop collective Whyte Horses delivers an album that feels like it's fallen out of time while also providing an adventurous listening experience.” – NBHAP
“A modern psych-pop marvel” – Sputnik 4.5/5
This is a seated show.
Presented by Music-Net. Music-Net is a partnership between producer and promoter Root Music and Inner City Music, owners and operators of historic Manchester music venue Band on the Wall, funded by Arts Council England.
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Trinity Church and its grounds in Lawrence Hill were covenanted to Bristol for community use more than 20 years ago. Over the years, it has become well known as a grass roots community centre and built an international reputation as a venue for new genres of music and art.
As a music venue it hosted many famous artists notably from the punk, and reggae genres, and was an important landmark in the globally exported 'Bristol sound', during the 1990s.
The center is currently run by Trinity Community Arts as a community arts centre, and is continuing in its tradition as a Bristol music venue