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Saturday 14 April 2012
Sunday 25 March 2012
Until two years ago I served on the committee of our local free pop festival in north Devon. Each year we would invite a bunch of bands down and throw a really fantastic party on the seafront in Lynmouth, Exmoor. This is a lovely setting for bands, with the cliffs on one side and the sea on the other. In the evening, the festival would move to the various pubs in the area and merry-making would ensue.
Sunday 26 February 2012
Rock and pop stars gearing up to play at British festivals this year may be playing to one man and his dog as festival-goers desert in their droves, according to new research.
Sunday 05 February 2012
Shall I compare thee to a classical composer, Rufus?
Wednesday 25 January 2012
Interest in the Big Chill has cooled, Glastonbury is too now commercial... Summer festivals need to get creative andreinvent themselves if they hope to survive, says Lena Corner
Wednesday 25 January 2012
Interest in The Big Chill has cooled, Glastonbury is too commercial... Summer music festivals need to get creative and reinvent themselves to survive
Wednesday 04 January 2012
Peter Dubens' Oakley Capital is among the private equity firms and trade players considering a bid for the live music business of HMV, the troubled entertainment retailer.
Monday 12 December 2011
During the most commercially fruitful chapter of his life, Howlin' Wolf's earthy lyrics and bestial growl were lacquered with the terse and inventive lead guitar of Hubert Sumlin.
Saturday 27 August 2011
For entertainment journalists, covering a music festival is as close as most will come to war reporting.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Friday 19 August 2011
At least three people were killed last night, and 71 injured, when a stage collapsed during stormy weather at a Belgian music festival.
Tuesday 09 August 2011
Kanye West was booed by crowds at the Big Chill Festival this week after he compared himself to Hitler onstage.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Saturday 16 July 2011
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- 2 Rocky Horror star Tim Curry 'suffers major stroke'
- 3 Exclusive: How MI5 blackmails British Muslims
- 4 EDL marches on Newcastle as attacks on Muslims increase tenfold in the wake of Woolwich machete attack which killed Drummer Lee Rigby
- 5 Farewell, Shameless. Your heirs have work to do
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