24th of January 2018

5 Minutes with… The Pearl Harts

The Pearl Harts are a rock duo with a small line-up, but big sound. Band members Kirsty Lowrey and Sara Leigh-Shaw are influenced by the likes of Led Zeppelin, Queens Of The Stone Age, Fleetwood Mac, taking things to the next level with loop pedal and samples. How would you describe your sound? Loud and uncompromising When did you know that you wanted to be performers? Always – its in our blood. We were born to do this. What was the first album you bought? Kirsty – The Distillers, Coral FangSara – Manic Street Preachers, Everything Must Go When was your first public performance? Our launch gig at the infamous Crobar rock hangout in London Who or what inspires you? Authenticity What has been the proudest moment(s) of your career to date? The dream supports with Garbage and Skunk Anansie, appearing on TFI Friday after releasing just one single, the fact we are doing this all ourselves DIY style. If you weren’t making music, what might you be doing instead? Dying of boredom Aside from Hastings Fat Tuesday, what are your plans for 2018? Our debut album ‘Glitter and Spit’ drops on 23.02.18 and we have our own headline tour in March and then join Louise Distras on the road in April!Dates below:16.03 Manchester, The Whiskey Jar17.03 Glasgow, The Garage18.03 Leeds, Oporto21.03 London, Sebright Arms22.03 Brighton, Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar23.03 Peterborough, Met lounge11.04 St. Albans, The Horn **12.04 Newport, Le Pub **13.04 Stowmarket, John Peel Centre for Creative Arts **14.04 Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells Forum **15.04 Southampton, The Joiners **17.04 Nottingham, The Bodega **23.04 Stoke on Trent, The Underground **24.04 Newcastle, The Cluny **26.04 Hull, The Polar Bear **28.04 Birmingham, The Castle & Falcon ****Supporting Louise Distras