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Winners of Futuresound 2016 announced - six bands to appear at Leeds Festival

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Published on 29th July 2016.


Winners of Futuresound 2016 announced - six bands to appear at Leeds Festival

Monday night saw the conclusion of the annual Futuresound competition with six winners confirmed to appear at Leeds Festival 2016.

Overall winners were Fighting Caravans, who will now play on the Festival Republic Stage this coming August Bank Holiday.

Runners up - who will each appear on the BBC Introducing Stage - were The Indigo Project, Vexxes, Dusk, Adore//Repel and Night Owls.

The winning bands were selected from 40 bands who had been battling it out at Futuresound 2016 this month.

Watch Fighting Caravans live at The Wardrobe below.

Well done to all bands - we'll see you at Leeds Festival!



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6 bands associated with this article.

Fighting Caravans

5 piece alt-rock band with Americana/Blues overtones.


3 piece noise from West Yorkshire


The striking combination of dark synthetic sounds and aggressive rhythms led by an emotive female vocal combine to create Leeds based band Dusk.


Alternative rock band from Leeds

The Indigo Project

Up and coming 5 piece indie rock band from Leeds.

Night Owls

Grunge-Pop band hailing from Leeds, UK.


Listen to Fighting Caravans.


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