A BAND who performed at Glastonbury and Kendal Calling have been announced as the main support for Starsailor at Warrington Festival. Indie quartet, The Rainband, will be among 13 artists warming up the crowd for a full day of music at Bank Park on September 17. They will be joined by psychedelic rockers Psyblings, who… Read More REVEALED: Full line-up for Saturday bill of Warrington Festival headlined by Starsailor
This weeks Warrington Guardian features a massive 12 page special on the Warrington Music Festival, taking place next weekend, 28th & 29th May. As well as featuring interviews with Ian Broudie of the Lightening Seeds & Jon McClure of Reverend and the Makers, Editor David Morgan also speaks to Saturday’s headliner, Conquer Rio, who adorn the front… Read More 12 Page Warrington Guardian Coverage this week
Back in December 2012, [WAM] released its first compilation album, featuring 15 of the finest artists from Warrington, including the likes of Exile Parade, The Ambersons and Antelopes. This was followed up by six further releases, leading up to the last which was a hefty 18 track compilation for the 2014 Warrington Music Festival. With many… Read More Festival Compilation Still Available For Free Download
From a shared love of rock bands back in GCSE Music, to headlining the Warrington Music Festival, the all Warrington five piece made up of Tom Jordan, Jake Bate, Dan Cobley, Lewis Melia and Ben Roberts, have been making a name for themselves across the country. In advance of their Festival appearance on Saturday 28th… Read More Conquer Rio: Meet your Festival Headliners!
On Saturday 28th May, from 12pm-11pm, Golden Square presents a day to celebrate new and emerging talent in conjunction with the re-launched Warrington Music Festival. We are happy to announce Conquer Rio will head up a line-up of 22 up and coming bands and artists. The Festival stage will return to its regular home in… Read More Line up announced for WMF 2016!
Warrington’s Pop Rock five piece, Conquer Rio will be making it a hat-trick of appearances at The Super League Magic Weekend when they head up to Newcastle’s St James’ Park for the weekend of May 21st/22nd. The Rugby Football League (RFL) have invited the band back to perform at the 10th anniversary of Magic Weekend… Read More Conquer Rio part of a Magic Weekend!
If you’re as gutted as we are that Warrington Music Festival will not be taking place in 2015, then fear not! Last years fantastic compilation is still free to download, from [WAM]’s Bandcamp page here. With tracks from Roughneck Riot, The Black Circles, Slydigs and Conquer Rio plus many many more, there is bound to be… Read More No #WMF2015? No problem!
This Friday, The Hummingbirds return to Warrington with their unique Merseybeat sound (11th April). Support comes from Ca Caille, Conquer Rio and Portalights, who have recently released their debut Ep, Zooplace. This gig is 16+ and doors open at 7pm. Event Page here:
FIVE Warrington lads are on their way to stardom after a jam-packed year of success. Conquer Rio, who got together during high school, formed three years ago and have already met with considerable success. Consisting of Tom Jordan, Lewis Melia, Jake Bate, Dan Cobley and Ben Roberts, the band formed in December 2010 after meeting… Read More Conquer Rio on their way to stardom
‘..EP’s like this make me realise that it is pure luck that some artists reach the top. Conquer Rio deserve a spot at Glastonbury festival more than half of the acts (*cough* Vampire Weekend *cough*). I wish the boys the best of luck with the future, but if they continue to come out with songs… Read More Why We Fall [EP REVIEW] – Conquer Rio