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Saturday 2nd Feb
The Old Pear Tree Wigan
2018 (Recording new album Mainly)
Friday 11th May
Private party, Chorley
Sat 12th May
Hebden Bridge Folk Roots Festival
6pm @ Ramble and Rose
9pm @ Chapter 17
Sun 27th May
Hinds Head festival
Friday 8th June
Coppull Folk Festival. (starts 6pm)
Thu 21st June Wigan Old Courts Grand Vault
“Simply Dylan” 7.30pm
Acoustic Sessions Wigan Old Courts (Court Room) Time TBA
Saturday August 18th
Wigan Live Festival
Wigan Central 7.00pm
Saturday August 25th
Liverpool Folk OnThe Dock Festival
Stanley Ambrose Stage 5.20pm
Sunday August 26th
Liverpool Folk OnThe Dock Festival
Stanley Ambrose Stage 2.00pm
Saturday 15th September
Leigh Canal Festival
Leigh Miners RLFC 9pm
Friday October 12th
Chapter 17, Hebden Bridge 7pm
Thursday 8th November
Leigh Coffee Shop Events Room 7pm
Friday 30th November
Headsticks / Ticnotoc / Vision Thing
Old Town House Warrington 7pm
Saturday 28th October
Merry Helloween (Merry Hell and Vision Thing), The Citadel St. Helens. 7.30pm
Thursday 9th November
The Coffee Shop, Leigh,
£5 (SOLD OUT)
Friday 29th December
Acoustic Lounge Poynton time & adm tbc
EARLIER in 2017========================
Sat 28 Jan
Turnpike Centre, Leigh supporting Merry Hell acoustic (SOLD OUT)
Sun 19 Feb
Dochertys, Wigan (afternoon session)
Lesfest - evening (Bellingham Hotel, Wigan)
Thu 4th May
KettleWorld Studios Recording New EP
Sat 20th May
Red Triangle cafe, Burnley
Sun 4th June
Coppull Folk Festival
Tue 20th June
Made in Liverpool TV Session Recording
Wed 12th July
Narrowboat TV Session Recording
Sat 26th Aug
Old Town House, Warrington
Momentum Warrington Rock for Corbyn event
Stage time 3pm
Tameside Festival, Manchester 8pm
Mon August 28 (Bank hol)
Retro Bar Bury 4pm (Glaston Bury)
Sat 2nd September
Parbold Street Festival
From 12 noon
2 sets 20 mins each
Sat 9th September
Wigan Diggers festival time tbc
Saturday 7th October
The Old Courts Folk Festival, Wigan (Headline Slot) 8pm
For more information about gig or festival appearances: email@example.com
We make relaxed and entertaining music for people sick of the mainstream. We class ourselves as 'Alternative Folk' both in Genre and as People. We feel that lyrics and the ambience of the music is more important than being famous or making money.
With lots of Radio play in the US with their hit song Barcode, Vision Thing have made friends in unlikely places for a band from Liverpool and we hope to see you out and about at one of our gigs.
Recently Vision Thing have played many festivals including The Diggers Festival, Bickerstock Festival, Green Slate Festival as well as supporting bands like Merry Hell at Sold out concerts with concerts at The Floral Hall Southport, The Cavern Club Liverpool (3 times), The Zanzibar Liverpool, The Old Court Wigan, The Lomax Liverpool and many more.
"Vision Thing are a five-piece hailing from the North West who produce the most incredibly harmonious and beautiful music, simultaneously lowering the heartbeat yet stimulating lyrically." - LIVE review by Ian Cripps @ FATEA Magazine on 28/01/2017
"Vision Thing are a brilliant band! They opened up our last Wigan Diggers Festival - created a beautiful, relaxed, atmosphere that got the day off to a great start."
-Bob Kettle : Merry Hell & Diggers Music Festival Organiser
"These experienced musicians have produced a very respectable repertoire of songs that shout (sorry whisper) mellow, stylish (I love the use of guitar and violin) and exhilarating from start to finish - ideal listening after a stressful day."
- Martin Hovden Mighty FM
"The album (Lights) as a whole is a wonderful offering that takes the listener in a melodic haunting and at times emotional journey. So get yourself a copy put it in your CD player and take this enjoyable and thought provoking trip believe me you will not regret it."
- Andy Chamberlain - FATEA Magazine
Reviews & Info
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