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Book Yer Ane Fest IX is only six weeks away and we’re beginning to get pumped and maybe a little nervous with excitement!
We have over 50 acts playing across the weekend and are very excited to once again be hosting both pre and post BYAF shows in Glasgow and Edinburgh respectively, as well as two post-show club nights at Buskers on the Friday and Saturday nights.
There will also be early shows at Cerberus Bar on both Saturday and Sunday, running from 12noon until 2pm, at which point doors will open at Buskers. Full details of these shows to follow. A full programme of events will be published in the next few weeks.
Weekend Tickets are available online here and in person at Groucho’s in Dundee.
Day tickets will be available on the door while stocks last.
In the meantime, we are delighted to bring you this year’s day splits!
*Card subject to change
Friday 27th November 2015
@ Buskers, Ward Road, Dundee.
Make War (USA)
First ever Scottish show from New York punk rock’n’rollers formed from the ashes of much-beloved folk punks Sad and French. Their self-titled debut LP is a delicious slice of emotional east coast punk rock out now on Black Numbers / Gunner Records.
Blood, sweat and tears cowpunks play their last ever show.
Perth punks play their first ever BYAF and first Dundee show in 8 years.
The Exhausts (ENG)
Razor-sharp London punkers on Everything Sucks play BYAF for the first time.
Get It Together
Rowdy posi-melodic hardcore from Scotland’s most uplifting punk rock band.
Dundee’s kings of ska-punk continue their endless punk/dub bong quest.
Incredible heart-on-sleeve new school emo/pop-punk from Glasgow youth crew.
Homegrown heartfelt sing-a-long melodic punk rock from a Dundee basement.
Plus Dae Yer Ane Club Night with MTAT / guest DJs and who knows what else until 0230am.
Saturday 28th November 2015
@ Buskers / The Vestry, Ward Road, Dundee
Rational Anthem (USA)
Fierce buzzsaw melodic pop-punk three piece from Sarasota, Florida on Kiss of Death / Rad Girlfriend Records visit Dundee for the first time as part of their European Tour.
Scotland’s finest pop-punk exports return home for their annual BYAF rammy with a new album and US tour in the bag and join us in the middle of tour with Rational Anthem.
Great Cynics (ENG)
Much beloved folk/punk road warriors have their BYAF experience supporting new album “I Feel Weird” on Specialist Subject Records.
The Spook School
Patriarchy-smashing queer indie-pop from Edinburgh punks currently setting the world on fire with the “Try To Be Hopeful” LP on Fortuna Pop!
The Kimberly Steaks
One of the best pop-punk bands Scotland has ever produced just keep getting better. “To Live and Die in West Central Scotland” is a stone-cold classic.
Dead Neck (ENG)
Super-rapid Manchester skate punks hit Scotland for BYAF after touring South America with Ignite on their way to Japan with Antillectual.
Misanthropic uncompromising anti-fascist metallic hardcore from Glasgow bring the rage of their “Rituals of Failure and Ruin” LP on Carry The Weight Records.
Good Grief (ENG)
Fizzy bangers from Superchunk-fueled noisy pop-punkers from Liverpool who play Dundee for the very first time.
One of Ecossemo’s finest return to BYAF for the first time in a few years armed with the incredible “Lights Begin To Dance” LP on I.Corrupt.Records.
Demon Smiles (ENG)
Full-blast gobby Bay Area-influenced melodic punks from London on 13 Stitches bring their spit’n’sawdust to Dundee and BYAF for the first time.
Central Scotland’s hardened road warriors bring their fiercely independent political gruff melodic punk to BYAF to celebrate “The Solitude of Prime Numbers” 12″ EP release.
Freddy Fudd Pucker (NZ)
Berlin-based, New Zealand-born one-man-band folk/punk troubadour returns to bewitch us all once more. New album “Hourglass Wine” out now.
Soaring acoustic melodic rock from ex-Curators man on Struck Dum / Anti-Manifesto who is part of a special collaborative project that’ll be unveiled at BYAF.
Tim Loud (ENG)
Born To Lose country-influenced folk punk from ex-Bootscraper frontman from Leeds on TNS / MTAT Records plays his first BYAF.
Engaging storytelling acoustic folk from one of Scotland’s most unique voices with a nylon-stringed guitar from the grimey side of the Clyde
High-octane fiddle-driven acoustic folk/punk from rural Perthshire celebrate the first anniversary of their beautiful “It’ll Be Alright” EP.
Will Wood (NZ)
Gnarly countrified blues punk rock from New Zealand native blazing up the road with Freddy Fudd Pucker plays Scotland for the first time.
Tim Holehouse (ENG)
Foot-stompin’ mutant delta-blues from the perpetually touring hardcore troubadour back in Dundee on the road with Tim Loud.
Folk-tinged pop from Edinburgh based singer/songwriter out on the road behind his “Greetings From Nowhere City” single plays his first BYAF.
Plus DAMMIT! DJs and what else??? until 0230am.
Sunday 29th November 2015
@ Buskers / The Vestry, Ward Road, Dundee
Above Them (ENG)
Delighted to host one of Britain’s greatest punk rock bands at BYAF after many years of trying to do so. These Yorkshire troops just released the amazing “Water Lane” LP on Specialist Subject Records.
The World Heavyweight Champions of Ecossemo keep their undefeated BYAF streak alive by destroying everything in their path.
Fresh from romancing NYC and releasing the “Live A Little Less” / “Dreams On Demand” 7″, Glasgow’s newest lo-fi indie-pop darlings return to their roots.
Forever Unclean (DK)
High-energy snotty melodic Europunk/pop from Copenhagen, Denmark punkers playing Dundee for the very first time.
Dream pop played by a bunch of Dundee punks who wrap up their mind-boggling three month European Tour with what we expect to be a triumphant and emotional hometown show.
Intense and brooding instrumental progressive hardcore/post-rock bleakness from Dundee doom punx.
Spiky angular agit-pop Ecossemo punk rock/molotov fury from Dundee. Debut 10″ EP out soon!
Soaring harmonies and emotive indie rock from Dundee troops who know their way around a banger or two.
Lenin Death Mask
Aberdeen noise pop/punks wrap up their UK tour in support of their debut “Three Hits” 7″ on Fitlike / Allende Records with their first BYAF show.
Fresh Ecossemo/punk three-piece from the ashes of Bonehouse.
Scotland’s finest angry guitar-slinging young man returns from his US adventures to headline the second stage at BYAF on the Sunday night.
Dundee’s best dancers bring their low-slung dirty garage punk rock’n’roll moves to shake things up and get loose.
Edinburgh punks on Anti-Manifesto playing passionate high-energy post-hardcore bring the rukus to your Sunday.
Political folk from Dutch songstress on Different Circle Records visits Dundee for the weekend.
Progressive political punk-inspired folk from well-traveled Glasgow based scientist playing Renegade Folk Punk.
Heartwarming yet angular acoustic’n’drums two-piece from Lancashire wrap up their three month tour with Terrafraid with their first BYAF appearance.
Low-key introspective emo-tinged folk/pop singer/songwriter from Perth on Meraki Records.
Deep reggae/dub grooves meets spiky ’77 punk played by Fife Youth Team punks.