Under the Radar: Ruvellas

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Formerly known as Room-One, Ruvellas are a teenage five-piece from Dundee. The band have played sold out shows in their home town and supported rising acts such as The Snuts and The Dunts at festivals like Inverurie Beer Festival and EH6, while their first tour took place last month via youth music touring project Hit The Road.

Debut single, Sick And Tired/Still The Same was released on Boxing Day and the band recently played a live session on Wave FM. Their next gig takes place on 31 January at Dundee’s Beat Generator Live! supporting Saint-Louie and they are finalising a small Scottish tour in February and March with a confirmed slot at Forthside Festival in Bannockburn near Stirling on 4 May. For full info visit https://www.facebook.com/ruvellas

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