Archive for the Festivals Category

Preview: Stag & Dagger, Shoreditch. May 21st

Posted in Festivals, Gigs, Tracks with tags on May 20, 2009 by musicmuleblog

Stag & Dagger

Stag & Dagger festival is about discovering new music. One wristband gets you into around 20 venues but be prepared to get there in good time or queue for the more popular shows. You can still get tickets here or pay on the door for individual shows. Here is my festival preview of acts I reckon are worth seeing. Continue reading

Review: The Great Escape 2009, day 2.

Posted in Festivals, Gigs, Music Reviews with tags , , , , , on May 19, 2009 by musicmuleblog

Day 2 of The Great Escape in Brighton and once more there was no shortage of quality acts. Find out who I rated and listen to some of my favourite tracks of the day including Dan Mangan, Beth Jeans Houghton and the smoking hot Crystal Antlers. Continue reading

Review: The Great Escape 2009 day 1.

Posted in Festivals, Music Reviews, Tracks with tags , , , , , on May 18, 2009 by musicmuleblog

The Invisible @ The Great Escape 2009 by

It was another rewarding but draining weekend in Brighton for The Great Escape 2009 with plenty of new bands and some less new putting in big performances. Read on for my top artists and tracks from Day 1. Continue reading

Preview: The Great Escape 2009, Brighton.

Posted in Festivals, Gigs with tags on May 14, 2009 by musicmuleblog


So I’m off to The Great Escape in Brighton this weekend. Europe’s answer to SXSW does seem to get bigger and better each year and while nothing on its Texan counterpart there are a huge number of top quality up n coming acts playing again this year. So below is my festival preview split into Will Kill For, Will Queue For, Will Quicken Pace For and er.. The Best of the Rest.

There are still some tickets available here. Continue reading