The Big Boulder Rolls on …. Live Music @ Heeley Institute 30th Dec 2012

Posted on December 17, 2012 by


This Is The Kit + support @ Heeley Institute on Sunday 30th December (£8/£6)

ThisisthekitThis Is The Kit is a Bristol and Paris based band formed by Kate Stables. In 2006 Rob Da Bank’s record label Sunday Best included their track Two Wooden Spoons in their Folk Off compilation alongside artists including Animal Collective, Tunng and Vashti Bunyan. The band’s inclusion in the compilation received high praise from Drowned in Sound who said “its personal touch is largely what makes This Is The Kit the British highlight, not to mention that of the compilation as a whole”.

Their most recent album, Wriggle Out The Restless was released in 2010. The album was gestated over a long period and drew on This Is The Kit’s many musical friends including Rozi Plain, Jim Barr (bass player from Portishead), Francois and the Atlas Mountains and The Liftmen. They are increasingly in demand at festivals on both sides of the Atlantic and make beautiful, hypnotic music that defies genre.

This intimate show is part of “The Big Boulder Rolls On”, a series of high quality performances in the developing creative spaces being brought to life by Heeley Development Trust.
Tickets £8/£6 on the door. There is a bar!

“Absolutely georgeous, like an aural bath with the warm water lapping over you”Cerys Matthews BBC 6 Music
“Just one of the best things I’ve heard all year, wonderful wonderful stuff” Guy Garvey, Elbow

A Four Rivers & Heeley Development Trust production – more details

This is the Kit – 

‘The Big Boulder’ was a live music event that took place in September 2012 on Heeley Millennium Park. It featured a superb music line up that included Tandem, Rita Payne, The Silver Darlings, Garforth & Myers, Sieben and Orchestra Ruffanti. Another event is planned for 2013 and ‘The Big Boulder Rolls On…’ will be series of live music nights held throughout next year at The Heeley Institute. If you didnt make it to The Big Boulder 2012, you can see  pictures of the event here