More festival recommends and news

Festival season is approaching fast – only five weeks till some of us will be sleeping, or at least trying to, in our tents. Here are a few more events to whet your appetite, and some festival news too. Some festivals are getting low on tickets, so don’t ponder for too long. And if you’re a foodie,…

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Review: Simone Felice at Bush Hall

Simone Felice starts his gig at Bush Hall with New York Times – it’s a haunting and gritty number which encapsulates familiar Felice territory – man’s vulnerability and cruelty, human struggle, death. But also love, finding beauty and joy in life, and the pleasure and importance of good friends. Of the grittier subject matter, Felice doesn’t shy away but tackles things head on, and…

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Mixing it up at Bush Hall: Phildel and Ali Warren Band

As you make your way from Shepherd’s Bush tube station to Bush Hall, endless temptation assails you: fruit smoothie stalls and Arab coffee shops with trays of pistachio-sprinkled pastries. Nestled among the food emporia is miniature Bush Hall, with its rich red velvet drapes, majestic chandeliers and VIP-size upstairs bar with viewing gallery. Such swagger…

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