In the month where the nation has been celebrating the work of Guy Fawkes with fireworks going off almost every day, the South of London is getting ready to close out those celebrations with it’s own musical firework display. Croydon Rocks returns, this time at The Fairfield Halls in Croydon on the 30th November 2019 with what is undeniably a stunning and explosive line up that should appeal to rock fans of all ages.
In just over a week, the air in South London will be filled with the sound of raucous rock and roll as the biggest rock festival to hit Croydon takes place with 10 bands gracing the stage of the Fairfield Halls in one day.
This is the third outing for the festival and the first time it has been a solid one day event. The previous two years has seen it take place over two days with legendary acts Warrior Soul, Jizzy Pearl’s Love/Hate and Ginger Wildheart filling headline slots.
This year that privilege goes to much admired and sought after German rockers The New Roses with what is their only UK show of 2019. After releasing one of the best albums of the year, this classy act will without doubt put on a show that will live long in the memory.
Also making the journey from the continent and fresh from whipping up a storm at HRH Sleaze in Sheffield in September are Scandinavian sleaze rockers The Cruel Intentions, who fill the special guest slot, along with recently announced secret guests St Agnes, who will be hoping to follow their successful sold out gig at Dingwalls with another not to be missed performance south of the river.
The line up also sees two bands returning to Croydon Rocks after previously successful appearances. The first, Blind River are making it three out of three after being on both previous bills and The Idol Dead return after featuring at the very first Croydon Rocks in 2017. The bands completing the days entertainment are Rich Ragany and The Digressions, Trident Waters, At The Sun, Soho Dukes and Bexatron.
The event is very close to being a sell out and with Christmas just around the corner, what better way to start off the party season than a night out in Croydon to end November and take you into December.
With a price at the moment of just £20 a ticket, it is a steal for the quality of line up the promoters have put together. Get your tickets, whilst you can from www.croydon-rocks.co.uk Don’t be square, make sure you are there.
Word by Darren Smith