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Festival Diaries Part Three: "Will the Real Frank Ocean Please Stand Up?!"

18/07/2013 18:30 BST | Updated 16/09/2013 10:12 BST

I was lucky enough to go to two festivals last weekend. The smaller one of the two was a twenty-four hour charity festival. The stunning setting was a field partly hidden under a canopy of trees in the countryside with loungers in the sunshine, a BBQ, well stocked bar and DJ booth on a vintage car. The music was a combination of house and tech with the highlight of the evening being up-and-coming DJ, Jolyon Klean, who kept the crowd dancing until the sun came up.

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Down To Earth Festival, Andover

The more well known of the two was Yahoo! Wireless festival at Queen Elizabeth's Olympic Park (again), but this time only for a brief visit on the Friday. When we arrived at Wireless we headed to the guest area to have a drink in the sunshine. In this cushty area (which had actual real grass) there was a BBQ, a couple of bars with some of Cirque Du Soir's performers scattered around. It was a pretty nice bubble, but we couldn't stay for long as we had to try and see Frank Ocean and Snoop Dogg at pretty much the same time.

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Some of the Cirque Du Soir performers in the Riverside Guest Area

Snoop Dogg put on a great upbeat set and was accompanied by some scantily clad dancers. He was also joined by Rita Ora for a rendition of "Torn Apart". I thought she looked and sounded great, but unfortunately my companions are pretty passionate dislikers so this was our cue to head to the Pepsi Max stage to see Frank Ocean.

I was extremely excited to see Frank Ocean and love his recent album "Channel OCEAN", but I had heard mixed reviews about his Brixton shows. Some of my friends and uber fans even left half-way through the concert. The Pepsi stage had fans pouring out of it and it took a while to clamber into the thick of it. You could easily see the screens, but they flashed a "Pepsi" advert every 30 seconds. Irritating. There were thousands of fans clustered inside and yet the mood was pretty somber. Too somber. He sat most of the time until he sang a ballad. This made no sense to me. His performance of "Pyramids" sounded almost epic, but there was something about him sat singing on a stool which drew away they excitement. It was pretty frustrating and ruined the mood. Sure, we stayed for the whole thing, but if he just moved around a little and created a bit of atmosphere it would have been amazing. When he spoke he was fairly shy, so I hope it was the nerves which held him back...

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The small sitting blur is Frank

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This week's dream team Me, Erin and Fergalicious

The day was saved by my teen obsession, Justin Timberlake. I thought I was over my "Justified" days, but everything from choice of songs, to the dance moves was perfect. My love for "Senorita" and "Cry Me A River" was ignited from the noughties. And then, to make the evening, he was joined by Jay-Z. It may not be your thing, but I was in my element. Next stop, Latitude.

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Justin Timberlake. No front row this time.