Blackpool Music Festival – Success, failure or simply progress in the making..

Blackpool Music Festival - Success, failure or simply progress in the making..
In the aftermath of the first Blackpool Independent Music Festival the inevitable question rises above the Fylde Coast in the cold light of day (and November!!) about how successful was the event really? Given Facebook was the central hub of information for the event the feedback available on there for the festival was mixed to say the least. Disappointing in ...

Blackpool Music Festival – April Keen, Blue Zen and Belvadere light up Blackpool

Blackpool Music Festival - April Keen, Blue Zen and Belvadere light up Blackpool
On a reasonably warm mid October evening the illuminations glowing nearly as brightly as all the tail lights on the cars that are bumper to bumper on the promenade, there is a rare ‘nice’ atmosphere in the town centre which is more relaxed than normal, perfect for a bite to eat and some acoustic tunes….. ...

Blackpool Music Festival – Local boys have the ‘Last’ word…..

Blackpool Music Festival - Local boys have the 'Last' word.....
 Blackpool Music Festival kicked off last night with a bang, with a number of venues getting their feet wet with Festival anticipation that evening I had to make a choice about where to go and it had to be the legendary Uncle Toms Cabin, why? Is it because I have history there with previous events and ...

Blackpool Music Festival – why we should all go?

Blackpool Music Festival - why we should all go?
2013 is a special year for the local musicians’ in Blackpool because finally they have their festival. For so long its been pitched and demanded from a small but ferocious music scene but the local authorities and government funding initiatives have constantly overlooked and belittled as being ‘too small’ for funding and branded as a failure before ...