Taking influence from Foals, Two Door Cinema Club and Friendly Fires, Alt-pop five piece Sarpa Salpa craft indie bangers laden with relatable undertones; providing a snapshot into life in your early 20s and the looming expectations that come with it.
“A very exciting prospect for the future, these guys could be your new favourite band – Jack Saunders – BBC Radio 1
“Refreshing British pop for the next generation” – Chris Hawkins – BBC 6 Music
“A stadium sound in your local venue” – Gordon Smart – Radio X
“Flooded with nostalgic synths, a grooving bass-line and nuanced guitar, the band have woven together an irresistible tapestry of upbeat alt-pop” – Music Crowns.
“One of the most creative and memorable emerging bands in the UK right now” – CLOUT.
This tour and the release of the new EP has been made possible by the PPL Momentum Music Fund supported by the PRS Foundation, PPL, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Invest NI, Creative Wales and Spotify UK.
Joining us for the show will be Bedford’s finest Low Girl, masters of alt pop for the soul, fresh from an early summer sell-out mini tour supporting the release of their EP “Big Now” this picked up a playlist spot on 6 Music as well as BBC Radio 1 which ultimately led the band to play this years BBC Introducing Stage at the Leeds and Reading Festivals.
Opening up the show will be Hyde Away. No strangers to sharing the stage with Sarpa Salpa the Bishops Stortford 4 piece ft Conor Andrews and Max Hunt previously graced Cambridge’s the Blue Moon in their previous incarnation as ‘The Pineapple Arcade’ and warmed up the London Crowd at the Grace as Hyde Away causing a lot of excitement on the dancefloor. Their recent singles Hurt & 10:30 released in July are proper bangers picking up support from BBC Introducing and leaves their future looking very promising..