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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

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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

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An Interview with The Indigo Project- Leeds Festival

FOLLOWING their debut appearance on the BBC Introducing Stage at Leeds and Reading Festival,I caught up with The Indigo Project shortly after their hometown performance…   Originating from Leeds, the five-piece indie rock band spoke about both of their performances during the weekend.   “It was a home crowd today so a lot of people were… Continue reading An Interview with The Indigo Project- Leeds Festival

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An interview with The Strawberries- Leeds Festival

THE JACK Rocks This Feeling stage made it’s first appearance at Leeds Festival this year, and rock ‘n’ roll band, The Strawberries found themselves worthy of a slot. I chatted to the band about their journey to the stage and their plans for the future…   “Tape does not fix this sh*t,” was murmured as we… Continue reading An interview with The Strawberries- Leeds Festival

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An interview with DUSK- Leeds Festival

FORMING after meeting at Leeds College of Music, I chatted to three of the four members of the electronic/ trip-hop band, DUSK, following their first festival debut…   “It’s our first time playing any festival ever… in the world!” Nathan Francey, bassist, excitably mentioned.   Before forming DUSK, all of the members had been in previous… Continue reading An interview with DUSK- Leeds Festival

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Imagine Dragons Review-Leeds Festival

LAS Vegas rock band, Imagine Dragons, returned to Leeds Festival for their third performance at the festival, and I went to check out their set at the main stage…   Starting their set true ‘Imagine Dragons’ style, a long extended introduction echoed around the Main Stage at Bramham Park, Leeds, before the band emerged to face… Continue reading Imagine Dragons Review-Leeds Festival