Live Review: Barn on the Farm Festival 2015


Eager for my first summer festival experience I decided to start small. To be honest I don’t think I could’ve picked a better place to start. This welcoming little gathering has an astonishing record for discovering new talent and it’s hardly surprising that it has won awards for best independent festival. With a line-up that for me was beaten only by Glastonbury, I set out under the glorious summer sun to see some old favourites and discover some new incredible music. Continue reading

Live Review: Foy Vance, Bush Hall, London, 1st Nov 2014


Image source: Dee Christensen Photography

If you’d have asked me who I most wanted to see live, after much deliberation I would probably have said Foy Vance. He is a Northern Irish song-smith with a golden voice and a heart to match. He sings with the grit of Bruce Springsteen, the soul of Otis Redding and the passion of Van Morrison. So imagine my excitement at getting a ticket to a gig billed as an ‘intimate evening’ with the man himself. Continue reading