Author: John Hayhurst

Festival: Kendal Calling, What To Expect?

If there is a best practice guide in how to evolve a festival from a small gathering over 2 days to an award winning 4 night musical and arts paradise, then you need look no further than the beautiful Lake District and Kendal Calling. Back in 2006 a group of music nuts kicked off a two-day party with British Sea Power at the glorious Abbot Hall Park, fast forward 10 years and at Lowther Deer Park Kendal Calling won Best Medium Sized Festival for the second year running, hosting Madness, Noel Gallagher, Blossoms, Rudimental and many others over a packed...

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LIVE: THE KOOKS @ LEEDS ACADEMY

The Kooks are one of those bands that you find surprising when you realise you know more songs than you anticipate. Tonight in Leeds at a sold out Academy show they are playing the greatest hits tour, a best of – probably because they have hit that post 10 year milestone and really the whole thing can go one of three ways from now. They either bow out in the way that The Enemy did a few months ago, try to replicate the previous highs with a steady release of poorer albums, or, the more probable route – milk...

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