Glastonbury 2016: Day Three Coverage

Glastonbury by Maja Smiejkowska for Best New Bands

Somerset, UK - Those Glastonbury campers who were actually in bed rather than partying at Shangri La didn’t get a great night’s sleep, woken by heavy overnight rain drumming on tents, followed by more early morning precipitation. It hardly dampened spirits; though, the result of the EU referendum still weighed heavily. An opinion poll by The Times

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King Eider Holds Court

King Eider by Suzanne Heffron - Best New Bands

London – Edinburgh-based folk-blues band King Eider uses traditional musicianship to craft a comparatively modern acoustic sound, combining fine four-part harmonies, acoustic guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, and violin. Able to switch from soft to loud, welding haunting passages to a driving upbeat vibe, the inventive five-piece has drawn comparisons with the likes of Mumford & Sons and Arcade

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