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The death of live music in Luton / Dunstable / UK?

Live music is the most engaging – and least monetised – of all the multifarious forms of entertainment available to us here in the UK – and perhaps the western world.  When I started writing my regular live column in the … Continue reading

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Off to Canberra for the National Folk Festival

On the road… I head up to Canberra on the Wednesday (April 4) to get to the Folklore Conference on the Thursday. After a diversion to the centre of Melbourne to pick up a passenger (Wim) who offered to share … Continue reading

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More Summer Shenanigan’s….

In July the sun is hot… (is shining? No it’s not! – Flanders and Swan) July kicked off with an appearance by the Chiltern Ceilidhs band at the Leagrave Youth Work Action Group Youth Festival to try and drum up … Continue reading

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Summer comes, summer goes…

Wow! Turn your back for a minute and it’s already November. No doubt I’ll be taken to to task by my friends in the Blogoshere for dropping the ball. Oh well on with the motley… End of May The MoonLighting … Continue reading

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April 29 – A wedding gig…

I’ve managed to avoid paying much attention to the Royal Wedding. To be honest this media feeding frenzy is a bit of a bore. Intellectually I support the idea of a constitutional monarchy as it acts as a brake on … Continue reading

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April 26/27/28 – ‘Nose to the grindstone’ and AV…

Back to business this week with mainly office work and a rehearsal on Thursday. Thursday also marks one week from the referendum on whether Britain is going to bring their electoral system wheezing in to the early twentieth century (that … Continue reading

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