Channel [V] concert at Federation Square

2014-09-23_1146Channel [V] is in Melbourne tomorrow with a free concert at Federation Square to celebrate the AFL 2014 Grand Final.

Aussie bands Kingswood and The Griswolds will perform individual sets from 12pm to 1pm, hosted by [V]’s Marty Smiley.

Get down to Federation Square to meet the superstars of the AFL and have the chance to win tickets for the Foxtel Access AFL Grand Final Party in Melbourne this Thursday September 25.

Foxtel Access AFL Grand Final Party revellers will have the opportunity to get their picture taken with the Game of Thrones Iron Throne or with the AFL Premiership Cup Trophy. Plus, the FOX FOOTY Panel will review the season and hold a live Q&A session; and Foxtel Access Party guests could also win great prizes including AFL Grand Final tickets. And if that’s not enough, one lucky VIP winner and their guest will meet Daryl Braithwaite before watching his live performance.

Highlights from the Channel [V] free concert with Kingswood and The Griswolds will be available to watch on Channel [V] and online following the Melbourne event.

Kingswood is a four-piece rock outfit from Melbourne Australia consisting of Fergus Linacre (lead vocals), Alex Laska (lead guitar & backing vocals), Jeremy Hunter (bass & vocals) and Justin Debrincat (drums & backing vocals). Since releasing their debut singles ‘Yeah Go Die’, ‘Medusa’ and ‘She’s My Baby’ in 2012, the band have been touring locally and overseas. Kingswood has just returned from Nashville, recording their debut album Microscopic Wars with producer Vance Powell. The first single from the album ‘Sucker Punch’ is out now and they are currently touring Australia to support the album’s recent release.

Sydney party-starters The Griswolds – Christopher Whitehall (vocals/guitar), Daniel Duque-Perez (guitar/synth), Tim John (bass guitar) and Lachlan West (drummer) – are an indie rock group that make music you can dance to. Following the release of their singles ‘Mississippi’ and ‘Heart of a Lion’ in 2012, the band has played shows all over Australia to ever-increasing crowds. In January 2014, the band flew to LA to meet producer Tony Hoffer (Beck, Foster the People, M83) and went to Hobby Shop Studios to record their new album. Their latest singles ‘Beware the Dog’, ‘If You Wanna Stay’, ‘16 Years’ and ‘Right on Track’ harness the striking growth in The Griswolds songwriting maintaining their prominent synths and keys without losing their party flavours. The Griswolds are currently touring Australia with their first album Be Impressive – available now.

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