Dirty Avenues

Dirty Avenues

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Dirty Avenues are an Alternative Indie Rock band, Their music is a unique blend of colourful effected guitar, ambient electro synth overtones and melodic vocals. Drawing influences from bands such as White Lies, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Strokes,
The Killers, Depeche Mode etc

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Biography

Dirty Avenues where formed in city of Manchester, England during the summer of 2007. The band has made a few changes to its lineup during the last couple of years before finally finding the perfect blend of musicians and "personalties".
Although formed and based in Manchester the band has an international membership, the drummer Dave is from Scotland, Angelos the bassist is from Greece, Eugene the synthist/keys is from Russia and Andy and Chris the Guitarist and Vocalist are native Mancunians.
With this unique blend of nationalities comes a unique sound, drawing influences from bands as wide ranging as, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, White Lies, if these trees could talk, David Bowie, etc. The resultant sound is a distinctive blend of modern indie rock Pop.
The band pride themselves on energetic and uplifting live performances.
2010 saw the band play numerous shows and festivals across the country contributing to the ever increasing fan base.
Highlights of the year were when the lads headlined the Urmston music festival in summer in front of a 5,000 + capacity crowd and played their first "stadium" :) gig to a 3500 capacity crowd @ Manchester Phoenix Ice hockey stadium.
2011 should prove to be an even bigger year as the band travel to the US in march and release their debut Ep "Like the Times"

Discography

Like The Times EP - 2010
Eighteen Single from Like The Times (daily airplay on BBC Manchester, various local and internet radio stations)

Set List

Standard 30 Min Set

My Friends 3:30
Like The Times 3:25
Invisible Movement 4:00
Changes 4:30
Rain 4:00
Mistakes 3:30
Let it Go 3:30
Move On 3:30

1 Hour Set

Instrumental Intro Jam 2:30
My Friends 3:30
Like The Times 3:25
Invisible Movement 4:00
Eighteen 4:00
Changes 4:30
(Cover) 3:30
Rain 5:30
Mistakes 3:30
Let it Go 3:30
Move On Extended Outro 5:30