Described as ‘musical anarchy by the sea’, Stop Making Sense takes place over a full-moon weekend on the bewitching Adriatic coast. With an independent vibe that showcases top-notch dance music, the almighty lunar party returns for a second year and promises to raise standards even higher than previous headliner Carl Craig. This year, Body & Soul will be accompanied by Ariel, who will light up their work with his magic. CONTINUE READING THIS POST >
Known as ‘Britain’s sweetest music festival’, Summer Sundae hosts acts as diverse as Blur guitarist-turned-solo-artist Graham Coxon, electro-dance trio Factory Floor and pop-rock boy band McFly. Now in its 11th year, the festival has grown from an initial one-day concept, with headliners Morcheeba and Lambchop, into three days jam-packed with bands. The Rising, Musician and Cabaret tents are certainly the place to be for a range of up-and-coming treats. CONTINUE READING THIS POST >
The Relentless Boardmasters is the UK’s only surf, skate and music festival offering the ultimate in World Class surf and music. As a celebration of 30 years of surfing at Fistral Beach the event has upgraded its Men’s ASP surf event to a 6 star event which will bring the best up and coming surfers on the planet. In a move to represent all aspects of surfing, longboarding including a 3 Star Men’s ASP event and 6 Star Ladies ASP event have been added to the agenda. CONTINUE READING THIS POST >
A place for a ‘refined unwind’, The Magic Loungeabout hosts a luxurious mix of electronic and acoustic acts, from synth-pop legends The Human League to fresh new talent Fenech-Soler, who have been compared to the likes of MGMT. Sunday will be more acoustic, with headliner Badly Drawn Boy leading a stunning line up across all three performance areas. Other activities include cult classic cinema viewings of movies such as The Big Lebowski. CONTINUE READING THIS POST >
Jools Holland leads the festival as the opening act, joining veteran of hobo blues Seasick Steve, who returns to headline the festival having whipped up a storm performance in 2007. Other treats come from Imelda May, Asian Dub Foundation, The Selector and the Jaipur Kawa Brass Band who will be bringing with them the vibrant sound of India and a blend of traditional Gypsy music to the gardens of Wiltshire. Quirky and unique street theatre will also litter the festival, as well as an on-site night club.
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