House Party Livestream Event On Sept 5

Order a ticket and receive the goodies (complete with square of sticky venue flooring) to make your experience (almost) just like a real life gig

To celebrate the self-titled debut album, set for release 28 Aug via Alcopop!


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London’s feminist punk witches Dream Nails have come up with a way of recreating the “gig” experience in times when your traditional gig is not a possibility. “We all miss playing live gigs,” says guitarist Anya Pearson. “So we decided to bring Dream Nails’ riotous live shows straight to your living room! After months of lockdown, our fans are yearning for that authentic punk show experience, so we’ll send out a ‘Gig in a Box’ with all the kit you need to recreate a gig at home! As well as exclusive merch and other goodies, we’ve even consulted a surface designer to create a square of sticky venue flooring for you to stand on – how immersive is that?! See you in the pit!”

The “Gig In A Box” will enable the purchaser to take part in Dream Nails House Party #1 livestream on Saturday 05 September at 7.30pm BST. The band will be playing the whole of their debut album, set for release 28 August via Alcopop! Records, as well as chatting to fans and answering questions throughout the show. The “Gig In A Box” includes that custom crafted piece of sticky venue flooring to stand on, exclusive ‘Dream Nails House Party’ merch specially designed by Genie Espinosa, a real gig ticket and wristband, a drink, plus more awesome stuff.

Says Jack of Alcopop! Records: “Live streamed and socially distanced shows have been keeping us going over the last few months, but here at Alcopop! we always like to do things a little differently... So we and Dream Nails have chatted to our pals at Signature Brew and INNERJI to bring the gig experience as close as possible RIGHT to your home. With drinks, window stickers (your house is the venue, right?) setlists, earplugs, wristbands and loads of other fun we were halfway there - but the real pièce de résistance is the sticky floor panel to stand on, so it's right like being up the front in The Lexington again! Best of all, Dream Nails know how to bring a PROPER party, so just isn't going to be just a live stream... but you'll have to pick up a box (or the debut album) to get in and find out exactly what it's all about!”

The gig beers included in the box are powered by Signature Brew, the ultimate gig beer, and the non-alcoholic drinks are powered by INNERJI, an energising tonic made with Jiaogulan that is 100% caffeine free, vegan and all natural.

You’ll also get a raffle ticket for the chance to win prizes during the show. All items will be lovingly packed by the band and sealed with a hex. The “Gig In A Box” bundle is available now for a mere £11. Alternatively, you can pre-order ‘Dream Nails’ and you’ll be sent a free streaming link for the event. Those who have a ticket to one of the postponed Dream Nails real life shows can also attend for free if they forward their ticket confirmation to dreamnailsevents@gmail.com">http://dreamnailsevents@gmail.com. You’ll need to buy your “Gig in a Box” separately though, for the full immersive experience. NB. There are limited boxes available and orders for the boxes close at 6pm BST on Friday 21 August. The livestream link will be sent out closer to the time.

Dream Nails House Party #1 will livestream from the heart of South East London, at Goldsmiths Music Studios. Joy Stacey of OMNII, a women and non-binary sound production collective, will be on sound engineering duties. This live-streamed show has been supported by the PPL Momentum Music Fund. PPL Momentum is managed by PRS Foundation, with support from PPL, Creative Scotland, Arts Council of Wales, Welsh Government, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Invest NI, with additional funding and support from Spotify.


Managed by PRS Foundation, the PPL Momentum Music Fund awards grants of £5,000-£15,000 using funds from PRS Foundation, with support from PPL, Creative Scotland, Arts

Council of Wales, Welsh Government, Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Invest NI, with additional funding and support from Spotify and events partner Ben Sherman. PPL Momentum provides vital financial support which will help talented artists and bands to take their career to another level. Activities eligible for support include recording, writing, touring and marketing.



About PRS Foundation

PRS Foundation is the UK's leading charitable funder of new music and talent development. Since 2000 PRS Foundation has given more than £32 million to over 6,800 new music initiatives by awarding grants and leading partnership programmes that support music sector development. Widely respected as an adventurous and proactive funding body, PRS Foundation supports an exceptional range of new music activity – from composer residencies and commissions to a network of talent development partners and showcases in the UK and overseas. www.prsfoundation.com | @PRSFoundation

About PPL

Founded in 1934, PPL is the UK music industry’s collective management organisation (CMO) for tens of thousands of performers and record companies. We license recorded music in the UK when it is played in public (shops, bars, nightclubs, offices etc.) or broadcast (BBC, commercial radio, commercial TV etc.) and ensure that revenue flows back to our members. These include both independent and major record companies, together with performers ranging from emerging grassroots artists through to established session musicians and influential festival headliners.

PPL has a market-leading international collections business, with 87 agreements in place around the world, helping members to maximise their revenue when their repertoire is played overseas. We collected £218.8 million in the UK and internationally in 2017 and paid over 98,000 performers and record companies.

About Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here. We enable people and organisations to work in and experience the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland by helping others to develop great ideas and bring them to life. We distribute funding provided by the Scottish Government and the National Lottery. For further information about Creative Scotland please visit www.creativescotland.com. Follow us @creativescots and www.facebook.com/CreativeScotland

About Arts Council of Wales

Arts Council of Wales is responsible for funding and developing the arts in Wales. We believe the arts are central to the life and wellbeing of the nation. We invest public funding, using these funds to create opportunities for people to enjoy and take part in the arts.

Our principal sponsor is the Welsh Government. We also distribute funding from the National Lottery and raise additional money where we can from a variety of public and private sector sources. Working together with the Welsh Government, we are able to show how the arts are helping to meet the Government’s policy ambitions.

About Welsh Government

The Welsh Government is the devolved Government for Wales.

About Arts Council Northern Ireland

The Funding and Development Agency for The Arts in Northern Ireland.

About Invest NI

As the regional business development agency, Invest NI's role is to grow the local economy. We do this by helping new and existing businesses to compete internationally, and by attracting new investment to Northern Ireland. We are part of the Department for the Economy and provide strong government support for business by effectively delivering the Government’s economic development strategies.

About Spotify

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About Ben Sherman

Ben Sherman was a legend in his own right. Often described as ‘always embracing the new and the different’; he constantly searched for the very best.

Born Arthur Benjamin Sugarman, he began his career making shirts for other designers. It wasn’t very long before his creative flair took over and he started designing his own shirts. By 1963 Ben Sherman was ready to launch his clothing line. For over fifty-six years the iconic Ben Sherman shirt and brand has been adopted by almost every seminal youth culture and style movement, it is still revered and worn by the style leaders of today.

Now a global lifestyle brand Ben Sherman and the original Oxford shirt remains a modern icon, there is simply nothing quite like an original Ben Sherman shirt.

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August 11, 2020 6:00am ET by Major PR  

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