July 22, 2017 16:30 @ Key Stage 1
Back again for 2017 with a brand new set featuring original material and well-known covers, local band Escalator Kings will be rocking Key Stage 1 mid-afternoon.
About Escalator Kings
Escalator Kings are a four-piece 'band' from Farnsfield, Southwell and Newark. They are aged between fairly young and not too old and enjoy long walks in the park and good food with friends. They have varying amounts of hair.
Previous performances have been generally non-fatal and most people leave with only mild trauma. Reduced-price t-shirts are available to
victims audience members who find that they are unable to leave after listening to Escalator Kings for longer than the recommended safe limit of twelve seconds.
"Great for your health, this is the only band that has actually made me fitter! I run as fast as I can in the opposite direction whenever I hear them."
- Mrs Hilda Longbottom, Didbury
The Escalator Kings sound is often described as a cross between Bruce Springsteen being eaten by a dishwasher and a blues orchestra falling out of a thirty-storey window. Expect to hear some wonderful, professionally-performed music both before and after the Escalator Kings' set.
"Excellent, in the same way that pancakes make good pets."
- A bewildered audience member
"I came with no idea what to expect. I left with no idea who I was."
- John Doe
Find out more from the band website
Watch their 2017 Farnstock set on Youtube
Become a Fransiscan Monk to get away and attempt to regain your focus on life
Help and support for audience members is available from the Beer tent. You are advised to provide your own earplugs. Festival management discourages the digging of escape tunnels or fallout shelters in the school field.