Plus - Early bird tickets for next year's festival are on sale now

Former [b]Young Offenders[/b] member [b]Simple Kid[/b] is to headline the [b]End Of The Road[/b] Christmas party next month in London.

The Irish singer and guitarist – real name Ciaran McFeely – has just finished touring with [b]Spiritualized[/b] and will play tracks from his two solo albums at the EOTR Christmas shindig at Cargo on December 19.

Also playing the party are [b]Slow Club[/b] and [b]David Thomas Broughton[/b] and [b]Alessi[/b].

Tickets are available now from

Meanwhile, early bird tickets for next year’s End Of The Road Festival at Larmer Tree Gardens are already selling fast, even though it’s 300 days till the three day event.

The Christmas Shindig marks the last day that early bird £80 weekend tickets can be bought for the event taking place from September 12 – 14.

The line-up is yet to be announced, but this year’s festival saw headline performances from [b]Yo La Tengo[/b], [b]Midlake[/b], [b]Super Furry Animals[/b] and [b]Lambchop[/b].

Check out some of Uncut’s news coverage from this year’s festival here.

And there’s more in the Uncut Festivals blog here.

For more information about both EOTR activities, check out the official website at