FRETS presents Hungry Beat
Enjoy a day and evening in celebration of the book, Hungry Beat: The Scottish Pop Underground Movement. In the day, join panels discussing the independent post-punk movement in Scotland and watch Grant McPhee's The Glasgow School film. In the evening hear live performances by The Hungry Beat Group (with guest vocalists) and Restricted Code.
Hungry Beat explores the cultural contribution made by 2 Scottish independent music labels, Fast Product and Postcard. The Hungry Beat Group will perform 2 sets featuring songs associated with these labels and eras in Scottish music.
Members of the band are from Aztec Camera, Article 58 and Josef K. They will perform songs by these groups plus The Mekons, Scars, Fire Engines, Orange Juice, Jazzateers, Vic Godard, and more.