A music festival marking 50 years since Woodstock has officially been cancelled, with organisers blaming a series of “unforeseen setbacks”. The three-day festival had been planned for August, half a century after the original “3 days of peace and music” event. Performers at the 1969 Woodstock included Jimi Hendrix, The Who and Janis Joplin, and the festival is remembered as one of the most iconic moments of rock history.
Tim Arnold, singer songwriter and founder of Save Soho Music venues: what exactly is the fuss all about? Well, almost 2 years
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Terrified of flying, I was delighted when the plane back from Thailand landed safely at Heathrow. I darted for the exit and began to rummage through my bag in search of a lighter and cigarettes to celebrate survival, but then I remembered that promise to myself, to stay alive longer.
If ever there was a venue which epitomised our approach to music heritage in this country, it is the Ealing Club. Quite simply it's a huge missed opportunity on a number of levels. The council could be attracting visitors from all around the world to explore the music heritage of Ealing.
I know it's the thought that counts, but a gift card just doesn't show that you know what the recipient's tastes might be. So for the discerning artsy person in your life, may I make the following suggestions.
Saturday marks the 20th anniversary since the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Yes, that’s 20 long years since the
Had he lived, Thursday would have been Kurt Cobain’s 47th birthday. It’s hard to imagine the Nirvana frontman as a middle
"There are woodpeckers in the garden," Matt Deighton tells me from his Welsh retreat. "No one's about here. It's the back of beyond and right up my street."
Fleming speaks of Jimi's other-worldliness, of a man who could stand next to you in a room while giving you the impression he was elsewhere. But for Fleming the creative high point of the decade was 1967, the year that gave the world the Monterey Pop Festival.