I'd been incredibly excited about this particular show for quite some time, since the line up boasted two of my absolute favourite bands. I honestly can't get enough of White Room at the moment and have seen them a few times over the course of the Summer, and since seeing April support The Sherlocks at the beginning of the year I've been dying to see them live again too.
However, the night started with a band I was completely unfamiliar with; The Hubbards are fairly local, being Leeds/Hull based so I'm quite surprised I've not at least heard of them before. I was instantly impressed by their sound, and they gave an accomplished and well executed performance considering they were playing this gig with one man down, guitarist Alex Green unfortunately being absent due to work commitments. Frontman Reuben's vocals are both strong and memorable, and instrumentally, their music is the perfect mixture of infectious indie-rock whilst having that fun, pop element to it as well. It definitely gets you in the mood and makes you want to have a bit of a dance, thus making them the perfect opening act.
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