Cornershop announce UK shows + festival projects for 2011

Cornershop Announce Live Dates and Festival Projects


"Britain's premier musical institution" (The Mirror), Cornershop, is pleased to announce rare live dates and a summer of festival projects.

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On the 2nd May 2011, East End London Film Festival will showcase Cornershop music and videos with 'The WOG on the Moon Series', an exploration of London and India through eleven music video promos.

For their last two self-released albums, Cornershop have collaborated with independent British and Indian filmmakers and animators to make imaginative and colourful, multi-layered videos reflecting Tjinder Singh's unique stance on British music.

The series includes the world video premiere of 'Once There Was a Wintertime' shot in North London launderettes and featuring a girl on roller skates!

A FREE event Celebrating East End London Film Festival's 10th Anniversary, the band will be joining an exciting programme of film screenings, projections, and installations under the title 'Movie MayDay' (from 12pm – 8pm).

The end of May represents the point all Cornershop fans need to clear a date in their dairies, with the announcement of series of rare live performances beginning May 28th with an appearance at Oslo, Norway's 'Rockefeller'.

On June 2nd Cornershop will play a one-off London gig at the O2 Academy, Islington, where fans will be treated to songs from 'Jullandar to Judy'. June 3rd they hotfoot the show across the country to play the Wynchwood Festival, Cheltenham.

July 8th Cornershop play 'Lounge On The Farm', Canterbury, Kent.

Completing the live schedule to-date, Cornershop join a host of top UK bands at Japan's premier music event, Fuji Rock Festival (July 29-31). Further live dates are now being scheduled (dates and information subject to change).

Finally, Manchester International Festival have announced their programme, which will see Cornershop joining Damon Albarn, Bjork and Snoop Dogg as part of the festival's music output.

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The festival commission, an interactive installation called 'Pop 'O' Motion', sees collaboration between Cornershop and animator-illustrators, Rude. Always known as innovators Cornershop and Rude are creating the music and video elements for the installation with children from Bolton's Castle Hill Primary School. The event will run from July 2-17. Whilst the event is FREE to attend, booking is necessary. Tickets can be obtained directly from the MIF website.
Links (in schedule order):

East End London Film Festival
Rockefeller, Oslo
O2 Accademy, Islington, London
Lounge on the Farm, Canterbury, Kent
Wychwood Festival, Cheltenham
Manchester International Festival

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