Tag Archives: Festivals

Truck Festival 2008 (Steventon, Oxfordshire) review

Truck Festival

Truck Festival – Photo: Gina Policelli. 2008 marked the eleventh Truck Festival in the normally sleepy Oxfordshire village of Steventon. Not to be mistaken for an event celebrating all things of the vehicular variety, Truck represents one of the precious few independent music festivals …

Enter Shikari ‘Take To The Skies’ album release, tour dates + watch videos

Enter Shikari

Despite mounting pressure to make their lives easy with all of the desirable lunches and dinners A&R expense accounts bought Enter Shikari, in November 2006 this band from St. Albans, England took it upon themselves to make the (possibly reckless) decision NOT to sign to a major label …

The Priscillas Superhero review + video

The Priscillas - Superhero

London all girl band The Priscillas have been turning heads with their latest single “Superhero” and B-side “Y.O.Y.” by touching the heartstrings of those nostalgic for 80’s punk. They also bring to the table their own style and pop sass and something tells me, their live shows are not to be missed if you’re looking for a fun night out on the town […]

Daisy Goes Green at Y-Not Festival

Daisy Goes Green have been slowly making their presence felt on the Manchester scene over the past 12 months. They’ve been busy, and this particularly sunny weekend in Derbyshire, England was no different. The occasion was the Y-Not Festival, a small-but-growing independent three-day festival showcasing the best new talent around. So I packed my sunscreen […]

Foo Fighters Live Earth review – Best of You video

With mixed feelings about the event, I spent most of Saturday July 7th watching Live Earth on the BBC. I was looking forward to seeing some of the acts that were playing locations around the world in Hamburg, Germany, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tokyo, Japan, Shanghai, China, Antarctica, Johannesburg, South Africa, Sydney, Australia, Washington D.C., […]

The Coral “Who’s Gonna Find Me” new single, tour dates + videos

The Coral are set to release their latest single, “Who’s Gonna Find Me” on July 30th 2007 in the UK. “Who’s Gonna Find Me” is the first single off of their fourth studio album ‘Roots and Echos’ out on August 6th. After their recent stint at Glastonbury, the timing couldn’t be better for The Coral […]

Iggy Pop and The Stooges, Glastonbury crowd invited on stage + video!

Glastonbury 2007 Saturday night headliner Iggy Pop and The Stooges along with bass player Mike Watt from the Minutemen put on a memorable performance that completely took me by surprise. Who would have thought that a 60 year old performer could upstage Glastonbury acts young enough to be his great-grandchildren? Iggy Pop can move on […]

Warren Hill and Nick Colionne reviews and upcoming concerts

Berks Festival fans were treated to the funky grooves of Warren Hill on March 24 for The Groove Boutique’s Rafe Gomez Hosts Warren Hill and Nick Colionne show. According to sources, Hill had a packed house standing and dancing to his rendition of “Play That Funky Music.” “Warren is a great player, and he knows […]

Kobo Town brings Independence to Club Balattou in Montreal

Toronto-based roots-calypso act Kobo Town will be performing their  inaugural Montreal show at the renowned Club Balattou on Thursday,  March 22nd at 9:00 PM. Located at 4372 Boulevard St-Laurent, Club Balattou has been the driving force behind world music in this city for 20 years, laying the groundwork for Festival Nuits d’Afrique, the  Montreal International […]

Guillemots drummer Greig Stewart interview with BandWeblogs.com

Guillemots have made an impressive debut here in England since forming in 2004. Band members are Fyfe Dangerfield, Greig Stewart, MC Lord Magrao, and Aristazabal Hawkes and their first album, Through the Window Pane includes gems of songs like “Trains To Brazil”, “We’re Here”, “Made-Up Lovesong #43″ and “Annie, Let’s Not Wait”. It’s all been […]