Camden Crawl: 2011 Preview Podcast + Stage Times

on Friday, April 29, 2011
Words: Saam Das

The 2011 Gaymers Camden Crawl is almost upon us and to preview the festival, I made a little mixtape for Mud Hut Digital, which you can listen to below. The podcast features my suggestions for "bands to watch" at the Crawl. We've also got their set times and details of stages below.

You might be remember that I had a bit of a chat with Nathan on a previous Mud Hut podcast. That was about my tips for 2011. We couldn't quite match our schedules to fit time in for a chat on this occasion though, instead I set him a set of tracks and some words which he has masterfully fashioned into a splendid podcast.

Have a listen to the podcast in the embed and try to check out some of the bands on offer over the weekend: PVT, Let's Buy Happiness, DELS, The Good Natured, MNDR, Johnny Foreigner, Danananaykroyd, Banjo Or Freakout, King Charles, and Little Comets. I have details of some of their appearances below, as well as a host of other acts possibly worth checking out.

If you want to know full details of the 2011 Camden Crawl schedule before the event then I'm afraid you have to buy the official app. It does have vouchers but obviously this isn't useful to people like myself without smart phones. Unfortunately, my fellow luddites will have to wait until the day itself to pick up a full programme of events.

STREAM: Mud Hut Music Podcast 021 - FADED GLAMOUR's Guide to Camden Crawl by Mud Hut Digital

I've posted the stage times for the bands featured in the preview (all of which have received several mentions on FG beforehand, I might add) and might even post some other stage times/recommedations later today. Bear in mind though that stage times and the like can change abruptly so don't take the following times as gospel.

King Charles - Sat, 7.30pm, Electric Ballroom
DELS - Sat, 7.15pm, Jazz Cafe + Sun, 9.25-10.10pm, Barfly
MNDR - Sat, 9.25pm, Jazz Cafe + Sun/Mon, 12.30am, Dingwalls
The Good Natured - Sat, 9.25pm, The Monarch
Little Comets - Saturday, 10.30pm, Dublin Castle + Sunday, 8.20pm, Annies
Dananananaykroyd - Saturday, 10.30pm, Jazz Cafe

DOWNLOAD: King Charles - Love Lust by The Recommender

DOWNLOAD: Violina (produced by Micachu) by DELS

Banjo Or Freakout - Sun, 9.25pm, Earl Of Camden
Let's Buy Happiness - Sun, 10.30pm, Bull & Gate
PVT - Sun/Mon, Midnight, Jazz Cafe
Johnny Foreigner - Sun/Mon, 12.30am, Black Cap

DOWNLOAD: Johnny Foreigner - The Most Beautiful Widow In Town (Sparklehorse Cover) by thisisfakediy

DOWNLOAD: Mr No by Banjo or Freakout

If you want to know when some of the bigger bands are onstage and where - it's basically a case of the headliners being on at 10pm at either Koko, the Electric Ballroom or The Forum. Maybe that helps, maybe not.

- Daytime Fringe Events
- Hawley Arms stage times (including Gaoler's Daughter, Hares, The Brute Chorus, Hoodlums and Louise And The Pins)
- Island Records party at The Enterprise with stage times (includes Jon Fratelli, Cocknbull Kid and Tribes)
- Barfly stage times for Saturday (including Cate Le Bon, SBTRKT and Ghostpoet)
- Barfly stage times for Sunday (including DELS and Cerebral Ballzy)

For more info on the 2011 Camden Crawl, which takes place on April 30th-May 1st in London, click here.

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