2 entries posted with festivals tag

The Great Escape, Brighton

Sunday, 15 May 2011 5:35 pm
tags: brighton festivals greatescape livemusic

The Great Escape festival descended on Brighton this weekend. The festival, now in its 5th year, has grown rapidly and is now considered to be one of the best festivals for new music in Europe. I attended for the first time this year and was thoroughly impressed.

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The Kings of Leon's rise to fame

Monday, 31 August 2009 4:28 pm
tags: festivals kingsofleon livemusic music

I love the Kings of Leon. They’re easily my most played artist and they have an immense sound live. Which is why I was disappointed to hear about their performance at Reading. From what I’ve heard, they had a bit of an uninspiring set and somewhat of a meltdown at the end (expensive guitars were smashed). Apparently the same thing happened at T in the Park earlier in the summer. In my opinion it’s probably a mix of a long tour and becoming a little too Rockstar. But I sympathise...

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