Lockdown sounds: Sea Change, Tim Burgess and more

There’s a dizzying mix of stuff to check out online: here’s my pick of the best lockdown music to enjoy. Last week Green Man festival, taking place as far ahead as mid August, announced its postponement to 2021. Those festivals set for September are clinging on for now but for how long. More to come…

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Robert Plant for Bearded Theory 2018

There’s a touch of magic about Bearded Theory festival that keeps me, and around 9,000 other souls, keep coming back year after year. Great lineups, fancy dress, imaginative beards and a genuinely brilliant crowd do it every time. And joining this year’s Bearded Theory lineup is none other than the magnificent Robert Plant, who will…

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Eight reasons to love Bearded Theory festival

1  It’s the perfect festival season opener  three (and a bit) days of music with a choice of stages and two new ones for 2016,  plus the infamous dance tent. And there’s plenty more going on besides. Tickets are only just over £100 and Bearded Theory festival is, as usual, on the way to selling out, so don’t wait too long. 2 …

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Review : Beards, dreads and mud, Bearded Theory Festival 2014

 Everything looks sparkly and fresh at Bearded Theory‘s new venue at Catton Hall. The grass is lush, green and springy. The main stage stands at one end of the remarkably flat new site, with a dance tent and the more intimate Tornado Town tent just far enough away to be out of earshot, while a secret stage lies hidden…

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