Trip to Dover

Biography

Trip to Dover

"Dave Grohl's twin sister meets one Chemical Brother at a concert of The Naked and Famous..."

Trip to Dover - man vs woman - guitar vs DJ - surprised many audiences both national and international with their epic sound and dark anthems.

Trip to Dover was formed in Brighton (UK) by vocalist/guitarist Olga and synth-player Johannes, who moved there after deciding their careers in architecture and politics were not what they were after. From there they self-released two EP’s.

In 2014 Trip to Dover released their third EP, written in the aftermath of their return to Holland due to the loss of three close family members to cancer. Titled Kiss Fight Dance it stands for ways to cope with tragedy and life in general.

The single Lifelong Lovesong was aired on Dutch national radio (3FM) and got quite some airplay on regional and alternative radio worldwide. It was in the Dutch independent chart for almost 10 weeks with #2 being the highest position after being awarded indie disc of the week.

Live shows have always been the band's passion and the core of their development.
Trip to Dover tours regularly throughout Europe, embarked on a USA Tour and took part in two important festivals for up and coming bands in Holland: Popronde & Grote Prijs van Nederland.

In 2015 Trip to Dover embarked on an extensive Kiss Fight Dance Release Tour in winter and spring, as well as playing over 20 festivals in the summer in Holland, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

Trip to Dover went back into the studio in the winter of 2016 with producer Martijn Groeneveld to record new material.
New single "Boy" was released on June 4th with a release tour through the Netherlands, Germany and England.

In the autumn of 2016 Trip to Dover returned to Mailmen Studio, Utrecht to finish what they started earlier in the year.
Together with Martijn Groeneveld they recorded a new EP "Fade into Gold". This EP is scheduled for release in February 2017 in collaboration with Dutch label Final 500 Records.


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1/4 FINALS: Grote Prijs van Nederland 2014 (NL)
Popronde 2013 (NL)

The Great Escape 2012 (UK)
WINNER: Breda Barst Band Contest, Breda (NL)
WINNER: BreakOut Band Contest, Erp (NL)
FINALS: Rising Band Contest, Schagen (NL)

3rd PRIZE: Band Contest Road to Graauwrock, Graauw (NL)
USA-Tour 2010