The most annoying friend at a festival is the over-packer. Their crap takes up all the space in the tent or in the boot of the car, and then they don't even use half of the stuff they bring.
Here are my top five tips to make sure you don't over pack and waste time searching for something really don't need!

Monday, 19 September 2016 09:12

Rocking Age or Ageing Rock?

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Why are we supplying the 'Greats of yesteryear' with the lifelines of today? Older bands have already earned their place in musical history. By indulging them with headline shows, we're depriving artists who are currently contributing to the music industry...

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 15:37

5 Things I Learnt at My First Download Festival

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Mud, metal & moshers made for many amazing memories! Popping my Download (or should I say Drownload) Festival cherry was long overdue and an experience I'll certainly never forget. Here are the 5 main things I learnt amidst the action of a very wet Donington Park.

From the swinging sixties, through the austere eighties, to the naughty nineties and beyond; festivals have changed our worlds! 

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 09:40

Is it OK to go to a music festival on your own?

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'Tis the season for festival tickets. But whilst you're ready & willing to part with your cash in exchange for an experience of a lifetime - your friends just aren't up for it. So do you miss out or fly solo?

With the European Festival Awards taking place in Nooderslag Holland this Wednesday, it seems the perfect time to take a look at the super festivals that the continent has to offer.