Countdown to Rebellion – Day 27: Introducing Millie Manders & The Shut Up

Millie Manders & The Shut Up are a dynamic and electrifying ska-punk band led by the powerhouse vocalist and saxophonist Millie Manders. They were one of the highlights from 2022 with their scintillating set in the mid-day sun, which had everyone smiling and skanking.

The band’s music is a high-energy fusion of ska, punk, and pop influences. With their infectious melodies, catchy hooks, and thought-provoking lyrics, they have been captivating audiences around the world.

2023 is turning into a massive one for the band as they play numerous summer festivals, before heading off on their own headline tour in the autumn.

Millie Manders @ RFest 2022

Pic Credit: Andi Callen Photography – All Rights Reserved

Millie Manders’ commanding stage presence and undeniable talent as a performer make their live shows an unforgettable experience. The band’s energetic and tight-knit sound, combined with Manders’ impassioned vocals, creates an atmosphere that compels the audience to dance, sing along, and let loose. Millie Manders & The Shut Up have built a reputation for their dynamic and engaging performances, drawing in fans from various musical backgrounds.

Beyond their captivating music, Millie Manders & The Shut Up are known for their lyrics that tackle social and personal issues. Their songs often touch upon topics such as mental health, societal pressures, and political unrest, offering a voice to those who feel unheard. The band’s lyrics are sincere, honest, and delivered with a raw emotional intensity, resonating with listeners on a profound level. Their music has the ability to connect with people from all walks of life, inspiring them to embrace their individuality, challenge societal norms, and make a positive impact. As the band continues to evolve and grow, their infectious energy and empowering messages are sure to leave an indelible mark on the music industry.


Millie Manders & The Shutup are on at 22:15-23:00 – Sat 5th Aug – Club Casbah

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