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ValeFest 2017 Review

ValeFest 2017’s record number of performers entertained several thousand punters on Saturday in what will have been a hugely satisfying day for the student organisers. The festival boasted five venues: the main stage, second stage, dance tent, acoustic tent and arts tents, as well as multiple food, merchandise and charity stalls, and over the course …Read More

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The ValeFest Build Up: Second Stage Preview

The Build Up to ValeFest 2017 is covered here at Burn FM Music as we bring you day by day previews of each stage throughout the week leading up to ValeFest 2017 on Saturday 3rd June. Here we preview the acts performing on the Second Stage this year:   IsaacO Self-titled ‘Medical student in the day …Read More

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ValeFest: The One’s To Watch Out For

ValeFest finally arrive’s on the Vale tomorrow, and with over 40 artists across 6 stages there’s plenty of talent to sample. Here are 6 of my favourite’s that shouldn’t be missed on Saturday. Sam Jackson & the Struggles Local hero Sam Jackson leads this folk-rock group with strong vocals and plenty of charisma (and a great …Read More

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The ValeFest Build Up: Acoustic Stage Preview

The Build Up to ValeFest 2017 is covered here at Burn FM Music as we bring you day by day previews of each stage throughout the week leading up to ValeFest 2017 on Saturday 3rd June. Here we preview the acts performing on the Acoustic Stage this year:   Philippa:Zawe Kicking off this years acoustic …Read More

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Slam Dunk Preview

Slam Dunk have announced the final line up poster with all the stage splits for this year’s festival and here is the low down on each of the headliners for all the 8 stages. Enter Shikari are tearing up the main Jägermeister stage, in celebrating their debut album ‘Take To The Skies’ turning ten years …Read More

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Slam Dunk Festival Preview 2017

Slam Dunk is back again with a phenomenal line up highlighting some of the best rock and pop punk bands currently in the scene. The eagerly anticipated headliners Enter Shikari are set to wow audiences with their ‘Take To The Skies’ ten-year celebration. Vocalist Rou, of Enter Shikari, has says: “Slam Dunk is a festival …Read More

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ValeFest 2017 Charities: BasicNeeds

Better Mental Health – Better Lives Every year at The Vale Festival, the organisers select charities to support with 100% of the proceeds from the year’s ticket sales, having donated over £150,000 in years gone by. Since 2004 ValeFest, as Europe’s largest student-run charity music festival, has championed a number of worthy causes, last year being The …Read More

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ValeFest 2017 Charities: RSVP West Midlands

Every year at The Vale Festival, the organisers select charities to support with 100% of the proceeds from the year’s ticket sales, having donated over £150,000 in years gone by. Since 2004 ValeFest, as Europe’s largest student-run charity music festival, has championed a number of worthy causes, last year being The Birmingham Children’s Hospital and …Read More

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ValeFest 2017 – Launch Party Pt.1 Review

ValeFest hosted their official launch party at the Bristol Pear this Thursday as they kicked off the countdown to ValeFest 2017 on 3rd June. As the launch party kicked off, you could feel the energy of a ValeFest Committee looking to build off a record-breaking sold out 2016 event, with early bird tickets selling out …Read More

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A 2.5 day glimpse into the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Anyone who has ever attended the Edinburgh Fringe Festival will know that the amount of choice is both staggering and overwhelming; to the unenlightened few who may be sceptical about this, remember it is only the biggest arts festival in the world. Of course, the sheer number of shows inevitably leads to agonising over making the …Read More

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