Swedish House Mafia make SUBTLE changes on social media

Earlier this year, Swedish House Mafia fans were delighted to see Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso and Steve Angello reunite on stage at Ultra Music Festival 2018. Since then it’s all gone a bit quiet. Things seemed to go ‘back to normal’, as all three DJs have continued their shows across the world. HOWEVER. The question EVERY…

When Bongo’s Bingo goes wrong

Bongo’s Bingo is quite the phenomenon. It’s simple, bingo + rave = Amazing Bongo’s Bingo I’ve been to four or five Bongo’s Bingo’s in Preston and nothing was quite like the one in September 2018. This time there were no cheesy acts, but that didn’t matter.  We just had the fun of a Bongo’s Bingo…

20 things I’m looking forward to at Ultra Music Festival 2018

This year Ultra Music Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and when you’ve been to as many festivals as I have there are certain things that you just can’t wait for at a festival – Ultra is no different. View this post on Instagram Time for another @ultra throwback from 2013. Fun times on Bayfront…

10 festival essentials you NEED to have

Whether you’re a seasoned festival-goer, or you’re a festival virgin, here are 10 festival essentials that you should take with you. We’re only two months away from one of the biggest festivals around, Ultra Music Festival. If you’re not going to Ultra, then no worries, you’ll find that most of these items are festival essentials…

I CAN’T get this tune out of my head

I haven’t been out properly since the New Year, and my weekly pub quiz meet up with my friends doesn’t really call for a rave. Never fear however, I’ve been resourceful and used my short drive to and from the pub as my mini rave. Every Thursday now, for 3 weeks, we’ve “been raving” –…

Tar Barrels 2017 was all I hoped it would be

I grew up in Devon and the Tar Barrels were just accepted as ‘normal’, but when I moved away from the sleepy countryside it became obvious that they really aren’t! As the beginning of November neared I couldn’t contain my excitement to see the Tar Barrels after a gap of over 20 years, but I…

Don’t Let Daddy Know UK 2017 was just OK

Headline act Steve Angello took to the stage in the unusual venue of Bolton Arena, in the Greater Manchester suburb of Horwich. Horwich is a mere 15 miles from where I live, so there was no doubt I was going to take advantage of a rave on my ‘doorstep’. Having not seen a live set…

Creamfields 2016 was better than ever for ONE reason

What an amazing weekend.  It’s a week ago that I was in the thick of Creamfields, the biggest and best dance music festival in the UK that really excelled itself this year. Not only did they have some of the biggest stages around, they also replaced one of the tents with a huge structure called…

Cream Classics brings together THREE of Liverpool’s cultural institutions

Cream Classics was brought to life last weekend, when the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra belted out the classic dance tunes that made the Cream night at Nation nightclub famous in the 90s. While orchestras playing dance tunes isn’t anything new – it’s been done with Pete Tong and the Hacienda before – having an orchestra in…