Festival Preview: Blissfields 2017

Blissfields 2017 6th – 7th July, Winchester Blissfields Online: Website // Facebook // Twitter Tickets on sale here Words: Leander Hobbs   What started out 16 years ago as a small gathering of friends at Bradley Farm near Alresford has turned into one of the most celebrated and must attend festivals of the summer. Over … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Liverpool Music Week 2016Liverpool Music Week 2016

Liverpool Music Week 2016 Tickets on sale here Liverpool Music Week: Website // Facebook // Twitter Words: Elena Katrina Liverpool Music Week has been a highlight of the Liverpool music scene’s calendar since as long as I can remember. It brings together an eclectic mix of bands from various stages of their careers and always … Continue reading

Festival Review: Neighbourhood 2016

Neighbourhood 2016 Various Venues, Manchester, October 8th 2016 Words: Gary Lambert and Elena Katrina Photos: Gaz Jones and Elena Katrina It would have been harder to make Manchester city centre more abuzz than the Saturday afternoon of the inaugural Neighbourhood Festival. With the general Saturday crowd, thousands of rugby league fans milling about, Manchester Metropolitan … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Carefully Planned 2016

A Carefully Planned Festival 2016 Keep up to date with a Carefully Planned festival: Website // Facebook // Twitter TICKETS ON SALE £14 A DAY//£20 WEEKEND HERE. Words: Elena Katrina Manchester, the, seemingly, beating heart of new music in the NW. With the amount of festivals all clambering to host there this year says it … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Neighbourhood 2016

Neighbourhood 2016 Neighbourhood is SOLD OUT Neighbourhood: Website // Facebook // Twitter Words: Gary Lambert Manchester city centre on a Saturday afternoon in October, it doesn’t strike you as the most obvious venue for a new festival but with Neighbourhood Festival about to open its doors for the first time, it is going to do … Continue reading

Festival Review: Always The Sun

Always The Sun 10th and 11th September 2016 Words & Photos: Elena Katrina “Who calls their festival always the sun?!” calls out a nonplussed Jamie from Get Inuit during their soggy set. “Always the Rain…. only joking! They’re paying us….!” He might be joking but he does have a point – it was always going … Continue reading

Festival Review: Beat Herder 2016

Beat Herder 2016 Words: Elena Katrina Photos: Daisy Smart/Elena Katrina I first discovered Beat Herder festival only last year, perhaps because it’s not really known for being a festival for the kind of music we write about – but it does have an entire stage dedicated to it and that is partly why we returned, … Continue reading

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