New band open the weekend despite mid-set disaster
Late Of The Pier kicked off Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival today (August 24) despite their instruments breaking mid-set.
During ’The Bears Are Coming’ the group’s wooden percussion fell to pieces but the band continued playing.
Singer Samuel Dust said: “Oh God, our wood broke. Don’t you just hate it when that happens?”
Dust then told the crowd that the band were a little worse for wear.
He said: “How are you doing Leeds? We’re all kind of heroes because we’re all fucked. We didn’t get any sleep last night.”
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