The Magic Gang
Festival Republic StageSaturday9:45 pm
After four years together, The Magic Gang suddenly find themselves at the forefront of 2018’s breaking guitar bands. Nominated for Best New Artist at the NME Awards, the young quartet have a trio of Radio 1 Hottest Records to their name, and have toured with the likes of Wolf Alice and Sundara Karma.
And to top it all, The Magic Gang are about to drop their self-titled debut album. It’s a collection brimming with uplifting pop hooks, sweet vocal harmonies and youthful exuberance, and one that echoes everything from Beach Boys and The Kinks through to Weezer and Pavement. At a time in which the guitar band is an outsider in the realms of pop, The Magic Gang inspire devotion and adulation in equal measure.