Tag: Glastonbury

New Bands Panel | Isobel Anderson & Ruby Colley – The Sussex Sessions EP

Helen True: Isobel Anderson and Ruby Colley met when each was playing as part of separate acts on the Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury in 2011. Two years on, they’ve released their first EP, which collects together three reinterpretations of well-loved folk…

News | No wheelbarrows full of booze for Glastonbury-goers

Glastonbury Festival have sent 2013 ticket holders a revised alcohol policy. The traditionally easy-going festival has got a new rule that means you might NOT be able to drink your own weight in supermarket-bought booze, unless you are unusually strong.…

Glastonbury Emerging Talent Contest: FFS’s picks examined

Last week, the 123-band shortlist (so not that short) was released (It’s since been whittled down to eight, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves). We at FFS (Lynn, Lois, Helen and I) were delighted to be part of the…

Brian’s Mixtape #36: Brian’s been to Glasto

Brian’s been a bit quiet of late, largely because when he gets really excited his wings start quivering and he can’t type.  What happened was, he realised it was June and that it was about to be Glastonbury, and his…

Folked Up: Stephen Thomas on the line-up for Glastonbury 2010

Glastonbury’s fortieth year has provided possibly the best line-up that the festival has yet managed. The headline acts alone are an impressive mix – regardless of your views on U2 (outdated, irrelevant, pompous, too many silly names) there is no argument that they are anything less than the most successful rock band in the world today. Muse are, supposedly, the greatest live band currently knocking about the place. And of course Stevie Wonder is, well, Stevie Wonder.

Alessi’s Ark at Glastonbury

Here is a rather lovely video made by Lois Jeary featuring Alessi’s Ark’s Glastonbury performance and an interview with the lady herself. Enjoy!