Hello, Today's news roundup includes The Levellers, A Fistful Of Fandango, Fun, Nouvelle Vague and Brainlove Festival '09

The Levellers

You can check The Levellers out at the following dates: April 2009 21 Portsmouth Pyramids 22 Cambridge Corn Exchange 23 Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall 24 Stoke-on-Trent Victoria Hall 25 London Forum 26 Nottingham Rock City 28 Cheltenham Town Hall 29 Edinburgh Picture House 30 Newcastle Academy May 2009 01 Wolverhampton Wulfrun

A Fistful Of Fandango

Club Fandango return’s once again with its annual urban festival - ‘ A Fistful of Fandango’ - now in its 3rd year representing the best new and emerging band talent famed at Fandango’s infamous Dublin Castle nights that have run over the last 9 years in Camden. For more information head over to www.clubfandango.co.uk

Fun

I hate you Americans because you get witness a new band by the name of 'fun' play a bunch of shows! The hard to google band is made up of Nate Ruess (formerly of The Format) ex-Anathallo multi-instrumentalist Andrew Dost and Steel Train's Jack Antonoff. Head over to www.myspace.com/fun for more info!

Nouvelle Vague

Nouvelle Vague the French band that conquered the world with bossa nova covers of punk and new wave classics, return in time for summer with their third album, ‘3’. Led by producer/arrangers Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux. '3' will be released on the 8th of June through Peacefrog Records and you can find out more by going to www.nouvellesvagues.com

Brainlove Festival '09

The 2009 Brainlove Festival, featuring performances from Kid Carpet, Internet Forever, Napoleon IIIrd, The Duloks, gwEm, Pagan Wanderer Lu and a parliament of exciting new bands from across the musical spectrum will take place on the 30th of May at the Brixton Windmill! For more info head over to www.myspace.com/brainloverecords