YouTube-podcast Katy Perry certainly worked hard for her money, but up until that Queen cover, she never quite managed to take the V Festival, Staffordshire crowd with her. Sure the set was a little heavy on the downbeat country-stuff and we all just wanted her to kiss a girl, but I reckon she Continue reading
YouTube-podcast Ladyhawke really rattled through her eponymous album, which I love and play loud in the car. She barely stopped for breath and certainly not for a chat. Such shyness does not make for a charismatic performance, but she held her own on what was to be a sunny Saturday of dissapointing performances.
YouTube-podcastI’m no fan of Snow Patrol, but as we walked past they drew us in and for a while they made for a good live act. Then the inevitable happenned. They went ever so boring. It was crowd participation time. Chant: ‘I close my eyes and sing to you!’ First the ‘ladies’ then Continue reading
YouTube-podcastYou read that right V Festival 2009 is not just dry, but sunny. If you’re in Staffordshire on Saturday, that is. Who knows what tomorrow?
YouTube-podcastI first saw James 21 years ago booed off a Freshers Fortnight stage at Salford University to cries of: ‘Who are you?’ About ten years later they were magical at a sell out Manchester Evening News Arena gig. Now its nostalgia, which I tend to avoid.
YouTube-podcastWith Biffy Clyro doing their indie morphing into emo thing on the main stage, we opted to kick things off with some light pop and Alesha Dixon didn’t disappoint. She’s a confident performer who quickly and easily builds a rapport with the audience. I especially enjoyed the old Mis-Teeq stuff.