Dr Martens Presents: King Nun - 08/11/18

Last Thursday, I got the pleasure of attending one of the most intimate gigs I've ever been too in the most peculiar of places — The Dr Martens Newcastle store on Grey Street.
For those of you who’ve been to the Newcastle Branch, then you'll be well aware of how cosy the place is so I’m sure you can imagine the store at full capacity with a live band inside too!

The band in question? king Nun, a London-based alternative rock band who electrified the store with their strikingly fantastic tunes that managed to attract the attention of quite a few Geordies passing by doing their Christmas shopping.
The band excelled in their performance and even found time to talk to the audience about their newly released EP - “I Have Love”, which has been a successful triumph for the band, who are really making a strong footprint in modern alternative music.

Seriously, if you haven't given these guys a listen by now then I highly recommend you do so. Their music is so innovative and they’ve created a repertoire of tracks that anyone can listen too and enjoy.
Theo (Lead Vocals/Guitar), James (Guitar), Nathan (Bass) and Caius (Drums) all have a captivating chemistry between them and show a tremendous amount of skill (did I mention energy?) while performing.
King Nun are definitely a band you should keep an eye on, as they're really onto something great.

As for the venue? well despite being slightly cramped and small, the store realistically used the space quite well.
I really enjoyed how Dr Martens have invited musicians into so many of their stores around the UK to show their support for up-and-coming bands. Not only did I get to see a free brilliant gig but I also got a free drink and a tote bag advertising the next dates for the Dr Martens introducing tour.
I’m a big fan of Dr Martens and now with their even more relentless support of the music industry, I can say I'm very impressed

(A picture of the band's set-up at Dr Martens - perhaps made obvious by the shoes...)

Lastly I'd like to credit Clear and Loud, for engineering this gig.

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