Opening with IDKWIWA, The Elephant Trees began Saturday night’s explosive show at Deaf Institute with a high-energy performance, the song started the set with distinguished beats and an oscillating synth pattern, while the dynamic vocal from front-woman Martha took centre stage and gripped the room from the very start.
Blackthorn Festival is a pretty small festival, held at Whitebottom Farm in Stockport. But don’t let the size of the festival fool you, over the weekend the three-stage event showcased some of the best local talent from the neighbouring city Manchester as well as bringing headliners The Pigeon Detectives and Scouting For Girls along with local food, drink and a strong sense of community.
In just two weeks Blackthorn Music Festival is returning to Whitebottom Farm for its 8th year. In the past, the festival has played host to some of the best upcoming talent from the surrounding Manchester area and further afield in the UK, while always topping the line up with unforgettable headliners.
The Elephant Trees are an indie infused alternative rock quartet, who, over their short time as a band (less than 4 years) have captivated audiences all around the country, their sound changing as they grow to a more musically sophisticated synth-infused tone, as present in their latest release 4100, which came out earlier this month