Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99

The concert film come documentary of the original Woodstock in 1969 has become, almost as much as the festival itself, the stuff of legend so, when I saw Trainwreck: Woodstock '99 pop up on Netflix, I was eager to have a look, with both the title and my general knowledge of the event I was... Continue Reading →

Vale Earth Fair Weekend 2021 – 28-30/08/21

While 2020 had seen the Vale Earth Fair reach a new height in a lot of ways, with a sell out on the day and one of the best atmospheres I remember experiencing at the festival, there’s no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic had made life hard work for the organisers.

Monterey Pop (1968)

Before Glastonbury and Altamont, before Woodstock and even before the first Isle Of Wight Festival there was the 1967 Monterey International Pop Music Festival, immortalised in film by DA Pennebaker as Monterey Pop. The festival itself was, in its way, groundbreaking setting the format and formula for music festivals right up until today and, while... Continue Reading →

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