August Bank Holiday Weekend IS Greenbelt. Sometimes it feels like the banks are closed in honour of it. For 19 of the last 21 last-weekend-in-Augusts Iâ€™ve spent my time in a field (til â€˜99) or racecourse (the fest has been in Cheltenham for 11 years) engaged in four simple pleasures: soaking up great music encountering […]
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Is Three Hours Too Long For A Concert?
It’s all kicking off on Twitter today, after a comment I made about not wanting to watch anyone play for 3 hours. Which in turn was inspired by people commenting on how great it was that Springsteen did a 3 hour set in Hyde Park. Great? I’d be reaching for the tranquilizer darts, and start […]
If You Were Curating Meltdown…
Ornette Coleman’s Meltdown is well underway in London – the one downside of Lo and I heading of to Geneva this weekend was that we missed seeing The Roots at the Festival Hall, as part of the fest. Shame.