Sometimes the best will in the world is not enough to guide you through an itinerary of bands you want to see, and post-Focus it was startlingly apparent that we had seen a very different festival to a lot of our friends and associates.
We started off so well at 10am, with a Greasy Spoon breakfast in one of Wrexham’s less swanky cafes. Then Tom Carroll (of Liverpool’s Bad Mood) sent me a fateful text, it simply read.. ‘Pint?’More
I was here purely for enjoyment’s sake, having seen these acts on numerous occasions, and still in the recovery position after a weekend of overseas debauchery, reviewing was far from my mind. So for a line up I’ve experienced before to compel me to write about must have been a good night… (Or a shit one, but I tend not to write about them).More
This is the second benefit gig for Music For Hospitals, the first being the same time, same place last year. And once again, a resounding success – a celebration of those within the music scene along this patch of land who are no longer with us… Jonny Fflaps, Barry Cyrff, Al Maffia and Bern Elfyn Presli.
There are more (too many)… Maeyc Hewitt (Ectogram), Edi Filmstar (4Q), Les Morrison, Dave Griffiths (Joie de Vivre), O’Malley (Toilets), Ron Watt (Last Rights), Hugh Hughes (Y Brodyr), Chris Wright (Patchwork) and others who have contributed to our wonderful local music scene.More