VO5 Heading Out: Polly O’Connell catches The Japanese House at NME’s Girls To The Front

Social media entrepreneur Polly O’Connell, co-founder of Bambi Social, saw Beabadoobee and The Japanese House in a night of all-female talent at NME’s second ever Girls To The Front show.

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“Grimy but great”

Polly headed to The Shacklewell Arms for NME’s Girls To The Front night – “a grimy, east London pub, great for gigs like this,” she says, but sparkled the place up with some VO5 Invisible Flexible Natural Hold Hairspray.

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Bebop!

Dirty Hit signee Beabadoobee opened up the evening and was joined loads of friends and fans in the audience who led singalongs of recent releases, ‘Coffee’ and ‘The Moon Song’,

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Spinning out

Between acts, DJ Leonie Cooper kept the crowd going with hits from Dolly Parton to Kelly Clarkson. Legends only.

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Shred it

The Japanese House – real name Amber Bain – treated fans to airings of old tracks as well as new songs from debut album ‘Good At Falling’.

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Barrier buddies

Polly loved that the Girls To The Front, an NME showcase led by female or non-binary artists, put “women at the forefront”

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“This is the funnest gig I’ve ever played”

Playing her intimate songs about heartbreak didn’t stop Amber from having a good night. “This is the funnest gig I’ve ever played,” she said on stage.

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Orders up!

Another night in the bag!

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