Bastille are an alternative rock band from South London, England, consisting of frontman Dan Smith, alongside drummer Chris ’Woody’ Wood, guitarist and bassist Will Farquarson, and keyboard-player Kyle Simmons.
Formed in 2010, as a solo project of Dan Smith, they released their debut single, ‘Flaws’, in 2010, through Young & Lost Club, which led to them signing with Virgin Records. The band released their debut album ,‘Bad Blood’, in 2013, which contained the #2 single, Pompeii and hit #1 in the UK Albums Chart. The band won British Breakthrough Act at the BRIT Awards. The band released their second album, ‘Wild World’, in September 2016.
The band have headlined their own shows and tours across the UK, Europe, the US and Singapore, and have supported Muse, as well as made appearances at festivals such as Belsonic, Reading and Leeds, Glastonbury and Isle of Wight.
2018 saw the band play the ReOrchestrated Tour - where their hits were deconstructed by an orchestra.
Bastille will hit the road in the UK, Ireland and Europe in early 2019 on their Still Avoiding Tomorrow tour. Catch them live by checking out the tour dates and concert ticket information below on Stereoboard.
Absolutely brilliant performance at the Ironworks which was a perfect little venue for the show. Dans voice soared across the venue as they played a lot of the material featured on their outstanding debut album Bad Blood. To beef up the set list they also gave us a few remixes and rarities that dont often get the live treatment. Definitely one of the best live bands in the UK right now, surely they muct feature on most End Of Year lists. Go see them if you get chance!
I had heard a lot of good things about Bastille, especially their love show. I really love the album so decided to go check them out on stage. Absolutely fantastic. The really lived up to the hype around them. During one of the songs lead singer Dan Smith performed the entire song within the crowd which is something I've never seen before! So talented and clearly enjoy what they are doing. They looked like they were having fun and so did we!
It appears London band Bastille cannot put a foot wrong. They have entertained thousands while on the road and their chart-topping debut album 'Bad Blood' has spawned a string of hugely catchy synth-pop songs.
A gig like this was always on the cards and the milestone show saw Bastille reinforce their growing reputation as one of the biggest British bands of the year. With just the one album under their belt, the four-piece were somewhat limited in their set, however, highlights did include a cover of City High's song What Would You Do, as well as an encore rendition of Corona's 90s megahit Rhythm Of The Night.