With Fat Lip already being a popular name in the South West due to the ever growing alt-rock night taking place every month, it is welcoming to see the brand take a new direction with the formation of the all-day festival taking place for the first time on the 29th July 2017. They’ve already secured a diverse lineup of high caliber bands ranging from Young Guns in their well-deserved headliner slot to fresh pop-punkers ROAM and heavier rockers Feed the Rhino; this fest is already shaping up to be a little something for everyone. I take a deeper peek into the full lineup and present some of the ones to be looking out for on the day.
Top 10 Eurovision Tracks
With the 2017 grand final of Eurovision just round the corner, I’ve gone and looked at some of my old favourites from previous years to get myself back in the mood. It was a pretty tough list, as there actually are some decent songs scattered about the last few years, so the order that these have been put in is pretty vague. Just as a disclaimer – these are just my own opinion; i’d love to hear others, so don’t hesitate to comment below!
Slam Dunk 2017 Preview
Now in the month of May, it is only a few more weekends until the return of Slam Dunk Festival: a three venue fest that brings together the worlds of rock, punk and ska into one day of non-stop music. With such an exciting lineup this year, it is clear that we are set to witness some amazing days of music across Birmingham, Leeds and Hatfield. In preparation, I take a closer look at the stage splits that were announced last month and give you some of the highlights to look out for on the days.