Camper Calling

23 - 25 August 2019

The Carnabys

Music Act, Saturday, Lakeside StageJazz Events

Hailing from London, The Carnabys are a frenetic five-piece making a big noise, and some of the biggest names in rock are listening. The band certainly aren’t lacking in confidence after having toured with Bruce Springsteen as winners of Hard Rock Calling 2013, and more recently Blondie!

Channeling the indie of the early-to-mid-2000s, The Carnabys specialise in a raw and energetic brand of songwriting similar to that of The Futureheads, Kings of Leon and The Arctic Monkeys.

What you’ll notice first about their sound is that guitars and vocals are both as strong as each other: Driving, powerful, but ultimately warm and attention-grabbing.


Their sound is fully grown. Lead singer Jack Mercer‘s young frame hides a deceptively husky voice, perfected for the balls-out garage-rock swagger that their swinging sixties name suggests
— VH1
The best support band we’ve had in years.
— Debbie Harry, Blondie