Shoot The Poet

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Shoot The Poet - Indie Indiepop Live Act in Hartlepool

Shoot The Poet Short Info

Shoot the Poet are a Hartlepool born and bred 4 piece arriving on the scene at the back end of 2012. Cut under the

genre created by themselves as NewPop, the band are heavily focused on seductive riffs and strong harmonies. Referred to by many journalists and fans, to be the band "If The Killers and The Smiths clashed".

Other local aspiring journalists have labelled them as the "Must see live band", to organisations such as 'Vela' from the North East choosing them as their representatives.

Fresh from sharing the stage with Primal Scream, King Charles and Kodaline plus many more popular acts, the band have not only been raved about locally since gracing the Main Stage at Stockton Weekender but nationally - from 'BBC's Radio 6 Music' to the UK's biggest festival review company 'E-festivals', quoting how the band 'smashed' their debut major festival. In recent months they have supported The Subways on their UK Tour at Newcastle's O2 Academy.

Shoot the Poet are a Hartlepool born and bred 4 piece arriving on the scene at the back end of 2012. Cut under the

genre created by themselves as NewPop, the band are heavily focused on seductive riffs and strong harmonies. Referred to by many journalists and fans, to be the band "If The Killers and The Smiths clashed".

Other local aspiring journalists have labelled them as the "Must see live band", to organisations such as 'Vela' from the North East choosing them as their representatives.

Fresh from sharing the stage with Primal Scream, King Charles and Kodaline plus many more popular acts, the band have not only been raved about lo...

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Past Gigs Shoot The Poet

  • 12 | 2015 Stockton Nazareth - The ARC
  • 07 | 2015 Thirsk Willowman Festival
  • 06 | 2015 Isle of Wight Isle of Wight Festival
  • 05 | 2015 Newcastle Evolution Emerging Festival
  • 04 | 2015 Stockton Stockton Calling Festival - Main Stage
  • 03 | 2015 Newcastle The Coronas - O2 Academy
  • 10 | 2014 Newcastle The Subways - O2 Academy

Discography Shoot The Poet

  • 2016 #1 EP | ---

Media

  • Video Shoot The Poet - Is This Lo...

Origin

  • Hartlepool GB

Founded

  • 2013

Members

  • Dominic James Hansford Vocals
  • Ryan Daley Lead Guitar
  • Tom Pattison Bass Guitar
  • Craig Gilbraith Drums
  • Nathan Dennis Rhythm Guitar