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AH MUCH? WEIGHING UP TARN TALENT (BEST VIDEO 2014)

AH MUCH? WEIGHING UP TARN TALENT (BEST VIDEO 2014)

You rarely hear about Barnsley in the mainstream music press. Maybe the odd tongue-in-cheek mention in regards Grimethorpe Colliery Band, or a nod in the direction of NWOBHM Godfathers Saxon. For your reference, Alex Turner and Matt Helders learned their trade at Barnsley College with a famous gig at our Birdwell Working Men’s Club in … Continue reading

COALFIELDS IS COMING… THE “ALT STAGE”

COALFIELDS IS COMING… THE “ALT STAGE”

The annual Coalfield’s festival is getting closer by the day, and despite competition from festivals in Sheffield, Wombwell and Cannon Hall, Coalfields has a hell of a lot to offer this years. This year the festival takes place on Saturday 26th July, at Darton Cricket Fields and is spread over five stage, with each one … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: LIVE IN BARNSLEY FESTIVAL 2014

LIVE REVIEW: LIVE IN BARNSLEY FESTIVAL 2014

The first Live in Barnsley festival, which took place last June, was an overwhelming success. Over 3000 music lovers descended onto Barnsley town centre to explore and experience the best of musical talent from of both Barnsley and the outer reaches of the UK. The second instalment was announced early this year with the news … Continue reading

MUSIC REVIEW: LAUREN TATE – MY REFLECTION EP

MUSIC REVIEW: LAUREN TATE – MY REFLECTION EP

I’ve followed the progress of Lauren Tate for two years now, but it was only in the last year that I’ve had the pleasure of seeing her perform; the highlight of which being an outstanding set at last summer’s Live in Barnsley festival. Although only in her late teens, Lauren has already had a number … Continue reading

NEWS: COALFIELDS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEWS: COALFIELDS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Studio 24 have announced the first batch of confirmed acts for their stage at this year’s Coalfields Festival. They include the Barnsley acts MCCARTHY VIGIL, SUBJECT, BRUJA, KOLUMBIA and THE SILHOUETTES. Also confirmed are West Yorkshire blues/rock group DB3 and MAD DOGS AND ENGLISHMEN. More acts are to be announced by Studio 24 over the … Continue reading