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Established in 2014, Venture are a 4 piece Pop/Rock band from Broadstairs, Kent. The 4-piece consist of Luke Burgess (Vocals/Guitar), Alex Jeffries (Guitar), Chris Livings (Bass) and Mike Lloyd (Drums). For fans of: The Maine, Deaf Havana and Kids in Glass Houses. They released their debut single "Call My Own" accompanied by a music video shot by Tom Cronin in April 2014, which received airplay from BBC Introducing in Kent. The band began playing shows all around the UK and building a fan-base playing alongside the likes of Decade, Scholars and Light You Up. The band released a stand-alone single called "Until You Care" accompanied with a video, which was premiered on popular online zine "Punktastic" in April 2015. Soon after that they hit the studio again to record debut EP "Away" with Lee Batiuk (credits include: Deaf Havana) at Regal House Studios. The EP was released in August 2015, which received glowing reviews from the likes of: Noise Cannon, Already Heard and Musicology. 100 limited edition hard copies of the EP were produced which came with an unique polaroid which featured in the EP artwork. During the summer of 2015 the band continued to secure notable support slots with the likes of Funeral For A Friend and made their first festival appearances, including Camden Rocks Festival, Wheels & Fins festival and Maidstone Fringe festival. The band parted ways with long serving members Nick Suchak and Max Parr in June 2016 to pursue alternative creative projects. Chris and Mike joined the band in the summer of 2016 and began work with Luke and Alex on the follow-up to the "Away" EP. In November 2016 Venture were invited to perform on a live studio session and interview with music subscription company "Moshhh". The follow-up was in the form of a double AA single entitled "You/Me", which was recorded with their close friend Ian Sadler at Emeline Studios (credits include: Roam, Anavae and Fish Tank). "You/Me" was released in August 2017 and is available to download/stream now through all digital distribution platforms. Venture are now writing their next record and planning to embark on their first UK/EU tours in the near future.




VENTURE's Next Gig

Date Thursday 9 November 2017 at 19:00
Address The Ballroom, Orange Street, Canterbury, United Kingdom, CT1 2JA
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