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2000 Trees 2017 – Saturday Review

As the final day of 2000 Trees 2017 began people trundled, hungover from their tents to enjoy the last of the great bands on offer. The Winter Passing It’s always hard opening the last day of a festival. As people relaxed and recovered from their hangovers in the Axiom tent. The Winter Passing did a […]

2000 Trees 2017 – Friday Review

As the sun continued to shine on Friday, 2000 Trees truly kicks off as the main stage opens and the full 10,000 capacity of the festival is reached. Ducking Punches The singer-songwriter tinged punk rock artist opened the main stage at this years 2000 Trees, with a brilliant energetic and emotional performance. With clever stage […]

2000 Trees 2017 – Thursday Review

2000 Trees offers the best in new and upcoming bands as well as showcasing some brilliant new established acts higher up the bill. Below is the review of the Thursday at 2000 trees where only half of the four stages are open, but that definitely doesn’t mean half the show. Grumble Bee The first band […]

2000 Trees 2017 General Review

2000 Trees is arguably the best small festival in the UK. With four stages of brilliant music showcasing the best in new British music and some of the best bands from around the world, 2000 Trees is quick becoming a staple of the rock festival circuit. On top of the 4 stages there is the […]

2000 Trees Festival 2017

Multi-award-winning 2000 Trees festival is set in the stunning Cotswold Hills. Boasting over 130 of the best bands the world has to offer this year is looking to be one of the best yet and that is saying something!

Download Festival 2017 Sunday review!

Download Festival is the spiritual home of rock and metal. The varied headliners this year ensured there was something for everyone. We’ve already covered the festival in our general review (check it out here) but now we delve into the bands on offer across the three days! Sunday 11th: Fozzy (words Lizi Birt): Everyone is […]

Download Festival 2017 Saturday review!

Download Festival is the spiritual home of rock and metal. The varied headliners this year ensured there was something for everyone. We’ve already covered the festival in our general review (check it out here) but now we delve into the bands on offer across the three days! Saturday 10th: Hacktivist (words Jess Powell): Hacktivist were […]

Download Festival 2017 Friday review!

Download Festival is the spiritual home of rock and metal. The varied headliners this year ensured there was something for everyone. We’ve already covered the festival in our general review (check it out here) but now we delve into the bands on offer across the three days! Friday 9th: Northlane (words Lizi Birt): First band […]

Donwload Festival general review 2017

Download fever hit Donington Park as thousands of rock and metal fans descended on the spiritual home of rock for the annual three-day event. You’re first greeted by friendly stewards and security, with thei heightened security presence a welcome sight. It’s also dry for most of the weekend, something very rare for what is affectionately […]

Slam Dunk festival 2017 review

Slam Dunk 2017 comes amid the aftermath of the terror attack at Ariana Grande’s concert in Manchester, something which affected the entire music community. All our thoughts are with all of the victims, survivors, their families and everyone affected by the tragedy. Our team descended on Birmingham’s NEC Genting Arena for the Midlands date of […]

Handmade Festival, Leicester 2017

Handmade Festival 2017 Handmade is a Music, Photography, art, comedy and performance festival held each year in Leicester, UK. In the last couple of years the festival has moved from using various city centre venues to one location in the University student union which also houses the Leicester O2 Academy venue.   Day 1, Friday […]

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