Category: Festivals

Merthyr Rock Returns To The Festival Calendar

2013 Promo Photo - Credit Michael Dubin

Following a 12 month hiatus, Merthyr Rock festival returns to the grounds of Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil on Sunday 17th August 2014. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS AND INFO… Now operated by Wales’ largest independent promoter Orchard Entertainment, who took over from previous operators Hay Festivals, the third edition of Merthyr Rock will take place on [...]

Secret Garden Party 2014 – Live Review

SGP - Big Burn - by Andrew Whitton

Friday 25th – Sunday 27th July, Cambridgeshire Secret Garden Party has morphed into an odd beast of an independently run boutique festival – no matter what way you look at it, these days it’s a mainstream festival. Since its inception in the early noughties as an alternative to mainstream music festivals – allegedly amounting to [...]

Folk By The Oak 2014 – Live Review

Folk By The Oak - By Elly Lucas

Sunday 20th July, Hertfordshire Set in the attractive grounds of Hatfield House, Folk By The Oak  is a one day festival with a  personality of its own. The large festival field, known as ‘The Queen Elizabeth Oak Field’, is where Elizabeth I was told that she had become Queen whilst sitting under an oak tree [...]

Secret Garden Party Announce Dates + Early Bird Tickets

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  23rd – 26th July 2015 Limited Early Bird Tickets on sale Monday 28th July 2014 Following a sold out weekend the Secret Garden Party puts a limited number of Early Bird tickets on sale today, Monday 28th July, for next year’s event, which takes place 23rd-26thJuly 2015. They are available from here… With its theme of ‘Goodbye Yellow [...]

Blissfields 2014 – Live Review + Photos

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Friday 4th – Saturday 5th July, Hampshire  “I seem to have left an important part of my brain somewhere… in a field in Hampshire” Blissfields 2014 – elevator to funzville; going down…It’s summer time, it’s on a farm (ish), the sun is out (for a while anyway) and we got tons of awesomeness, nice folks [...]

The Garden Festival Croatia 2015 Going Out With A Bang!

The Garden Festival - Main Stage action - credit Khris Cowley - Here and Now

The Garden Festival Croatia 2015 Going Out With A Bang! Croatia’s founding festival returns for its 10th and final year The Garden Festival will conclude its epic odyssey in spectacular style The legacy will live on, with more amazing festivals and events taking place at The Garden Tisno in the coming years The final Garden [...]

Latitude 2014 – Live Review + Photos


Thursday 17th – Sunday 20th July, Suffolk Latitude is much more than simply a music festival; it’s a feast of the arts in which you can indulge yourself whatever your age. There is a seemingly endless supply of magnificent entertainment on show, no matter what you’re hoping to fill your senses with. For me, it [...]

Day Tickets For Standon Calling Released At A Steal Of A Price


Day tickets for Standon Calling released at a steal of a price CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS AND INFO… Day splits also announced for Hertfordshire three-day fun-filled festival  Public Enemy / Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls / Maximo Park / Clean Bandit / Peace Grandmaster Flash /  Ella Eyre / Gilles Peterson / Felix Da Housecat / King Charles [...]

Calling Festival 2014 – Live Review

Calling Festival - Stevie Wonder

Saturday 28th – Sunday 29th June, London One of the many things I had on my bucket list was to see Aerosmith play live. Call me a cynic, but (given their age) I had mostly given up on being able to fulfill that wish. However, when the chance came about for me to review a [...]

Camden Crawl 2014 – Live Review

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Friday 20th – Saturday 21st June, London Friday Cymbals are the first band I have the pleasure of viewing live at the Camden Town Brewery, their first show of two for the weekend. Live, the bass is heavier and each layer of their music has such clarity that the synths, keyboards, guitars and drums can [...]