Tag Archives: boomtown

BOOMTOWN MUSICAL ROUND UP – AUGUST 2017

With under a week to go until we open the gates to this year’s Boomtown, I figured I should do another round up of new videos from some of the artists performing, just so you’re all able to sing along … Continue reading

Posted in music | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

BOOMTOWN – SPEAKER’S CORNER 2017

Although I can’t complain about having to watch bands all day and night at Boomtown, it does mean I miss so much of the other great stuff happening around the site. One of the most exciting non musical offerings this … Continue reading

Posted in music | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BOOMTOWN 2017 – OLDTOWN – PART 2

Following on from yesterday’s post (also check back there for the full Oldtown line up poster) about the Batov Records takeover on the Oldtown Port, here’s a handful of international acts that will also be performing on the new stage … Continue reading

Posted in festivals, music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

BOOMTOWN 2017 – OLDTOWN

It’s been a while since DJ Russ Jones from London and Basement Jaxx’s Felix Buxton released their seminal compilations of ‘Gypsy Beats and Balkan Bangers’ and the once thriving corresponding scene here is in rather a critical state to be … Continue reading

Posted in music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Boomtown: Behind The Barricades

It’s always tricky to explain Boomtown to anybody who hasn’t been before, so videos like this are really handy. It’s a quick behind the scenes video on the theatrical side of the festival, plus there’s a little flashback to when … Continue reading

Posted in festivals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Noble Jacks – Ramblers Steam

Folk Rock isn’t a style that gets much attention on this blog, partly because few bands seem to make it any more and partly because those that do tend to be shit. However hearing a band like Noble Jacks, I … Continue reading

Posted in music | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BOOMTOWN 2017 – TRENCHTOWN

Here’s our main Reggae line up for this year’s Boomtown, bringing everyone from pioneers such as Toots & The Maytals or U-Roy & Big Youth to the latest generation of Roots Reggae revivalists from all over the globe, especially Jamaica … Continue reading

Posted in music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments