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Indie Band, Peace, Stole The Show At Manchester’s Neighbourhood Festival

A year has flown by and it’s already the second year of Manchester’s very own metropolitan festival, Neighbourhood Festival, where over 100 bands descended into the city for an explosive day of live music…   Following the sell out show from it’s inaugural year, the festival provides an appetite for fresh sounds of Manchester’s emerging… Continue reading Indie Band, Peace, Stole The Show At Manchester’s Neighbourhood Festival

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Boomtown Fair: The Most Magical Four Days Of Next Level Craziness

Notoriously recognised for it’s wacky and outlandish outlook, ‘Chapter 9- Behind the Mask’, descended on the hills of Matterley Estate last weekend to transport almost 60,000 revellers into the parallel universe of Boomtown Fair.   With every year holding a different story for the festival theme, ‘Behind the Mask’ tells a story of a town… Continue reading Boomtown Fair: The Most Magical Four Days Of Next Level Craziness

Festivals · Musician interviews

An Interview With The Prototypes

SET to perform at this year’s hotly anticipated Boomtown Fair- Behind The Mask, Chris Garvey of Brighton Drum and Bass duo, The Prototypes, chatted to VIVA Magazine about their plans for this year, their love for playing in Manchester and how they can’t wait to perform at one of the craziest festivals around…   Having… Continue reading An Interview With The Prototypes

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Boomtown Fair Release DSTRKT 5

THE notoriously wacky and outlandish festival, Boomtown fair, returns for its 9th year this August bank holiday with ‘Chapter 9- Behind the Mask,’ recently releasing ‘DSTRKT 5’ for this year’s event.   The festival’s unique mythos attracts 60,000 visitors a year with it’s elaborate stages and diverse selection of music. Celebrating ska, reggae, dub, swing… Continue reading Boomtown Fair Release DSTRKT 5

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FESTIVAL PICKS FOR 2017

With thousands of festivals being announced over the summer period, it can be quite overwhelming to discover which festival is right for you to visit this year. Well look no further, as VIVA Magazine has compiled their Top 10 festival picks that will surely satisfy your festival needs! Creamfields Where: Daresbury, Cheshire When: Thursday 24th–… Continue reading FESTIVAL PICKS FOR 2017

Festivals · Musician interviews

An Interview with Blossoms- Leeds Festival

AT LEEDS Festival last weekend, I chatted with Stockport-born band, Blossoms prior to their set. Judo Nans, festival food and inspirational words from Rihanna were amongst the conversations had…   Making their second appearance at the festival this year, the band have undoubtedly taken a step up since their performance last year on the Festival Republic… Continue reading An Interview with Blossoms- Leeds Festival