Author Archives: Katie Rodgers

Gorillaz to perform exclusive 2018 UK show at Boomtown

Boomtown Fair has released the first act to headline the tenth Chapter of the musically diverse and theatrically led festival and are welcoming the most ‘successful virtual band in the world’ the Gorillaz, in a one-off, UK exclusive 2018 performance,…

Boomtown 2018 Tickets Are Now On Sale

Boomtown, the UK’s most musically varied and theatrically ambitious event, will be returning for it’s tenth year celebrations over 9th – 12th August and tickets are now on sale. For their tenth year celebrations, Boomtown are planning on raising the…

Live: Boomtown Festival 2017

Boomtown festival opened its doors once again on 10th-13th August. In the lead up to the festival each year, the city and the story behind it is added to from previous years. The citizens have previously gone through alien presences…

INTERVIEW: Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley, nine time Grammy award winner and worldwide respected reggae artist will be bringing his sunshine vibes to Winchester this August, as one of the headlining acts at Boomtown festival. Last appearing in the UK in 2015, he will…

Interview: Cypress Hill

Cypress Hill, one of the most versatile and iconic hip hop acts of a generation, are playing at trailblazing music festival Boomtown this August. Having written 8 studio albums and experimenting on each with different sounds, they are a perfect…

Festival Guide: Boomtown Festival

Name: Boomtown Festival Where: Matterley Estate, near Winchester, Hampshire When: 10-13th August 2017 Headliners: The Specials, M.I.A, Cypress Hill Also Featuring: Ziggy Marley, Reel Big Fish, Black Sun Empire, Caspa, The Prototypes, Redlight, Rusko, S.P.Y, Shy FX, Pieman A Brief History: Boomtown Festival started back…

Boomtown Festival Announces New Bang Hai Towers

Boomtown Festival has announced a brand new mega stage: Bang Hai Towers. Those who went along to the festival last year would have saw the incredible new stage Bang Hai Palace and now it has been announced that it will be…

LIVE: Sigala – Koko, London 16.02.16

Sigala played at London’s iconic Koko last week, and it seemed like most of the crowd were acting as if it was the first gig that they’d ever been to; offering a chorus of “ooooo, woaaahhh, woahhh oaaahhhh” every time…

ALBUM: Rag ‘n’ Bone Man – ‘Human’

Rag ’n’ Bone Man’s new album, Human is a fantastic combination of Rory Graham’s incredibly soulful voice, mixed with modern beats which echo his earlier days of making hip-hop. The album is packed full of authentic beats alluding to genres ranging…