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Glastonbury Festival - Line-up [UK]

Glastonbury is a world famous music and performing arts festival .It is the largest Greenfield arts festival in the world. Glastonbury has been running since the early seventies and is in real terms a family business. Run on land owned by Michael Eavis and now also headed up by his daughter Emily Eavis...

Posted 01 April 2000

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Southport Weekender Heritage - Live Review

As 2014 draws to an end it's staggering to think how many Southport Weekender events I've been to this year! After going to Camelot, it seemed just a wink away and remarkably back to the awesome sound system of the...

By Tareck Ghoneim on 23 October 2014

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Carefully Planned festival #4 - 2014 Preview

The weekend of the 18th & 19th of October 2014 will see the hosting of the fourth annual Carefully Planned festival in Manchester, taking place over seven venues in the city and featuring over 100 bands from the festival's hometown...

By Jordan Dowling on 15 October 2014

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Southport Weekender presents CAMELOT - Live Review

2014 has been a stand-out year for Southport Weekender. I'm sure any long standing promoter can empathise that dealing with the changing economic climate has been challenging, therefore it's a real achievement to create 4 events in one year. There...

By Tareck Ghoneim on 16 September 2014

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Reverence Festival Valada - 2014 Preview

Valada, a scenic Portuguese village on the River Tejo, may not be the most traditional church for a marriage of shoegaze, stoner rock, prog, psychedelica, heavy metal and drone, but on the 12thand 13th of September it will host the...

By Jordan Dowling on 28 August 2014

Leeds Festival 2014 - Live Review

It came, It went, It conquered as per. Leeds Festival 2014 was a real pinnacle for this year's UK live music, cramming it's masses into the colossus fields of Bramham Park, this year's Leeds Festival was a true menace of...

By Alister Roberts on 28 August 2014

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Indietracks Festival - 2014 Live Review

In a world obsessed with expansion and 'brand diversification', Indietracks is the land where time stands still. Situated in the middle of a steam train museum, where a working train ferries you to and from the site and a museum...

By Jordan Dowling on 11 August 2014

Indietracks Festival

Lounge On The Farm - 2014 Live Review

After 9 years, in temperatures at least 8 degrees higher than forecast, and some 7 years since The Super Furry Animals headlined in the Cowshed, only 6 minutes from the centre of Canterbury, over 5 performance areas (if you include...

By Andrew Lockwood on 06 August 2014

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Download Festival 2014 Review

Download Festival 2014 was a tamer affair than in previous years, largely owing to the event's tightened alcohol and drugs searches, bands being instructed not to encourage the crowds to mosh, more mainstream main stage headliners, fewer boobs being shown...

By Max Cussons on 19 June 2014

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Isle of Wight Festival 2014 Review

If there's something to take away from this year's Isle of Wight Festival, it's probably sunburn. Unlike the mud bath of two years ago, 2014 will be remembered for serving up one of the hottest weekends I can remember for...

By Jim Pusey on 17 June 2014

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