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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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Interview: Josh Franceschi from You Me at Six

You Me At Six frontman Josh Franceschi joined us last month to talk about touring with their new album, Night People, what the band have been up to recently, and their exciting plans for the future. The band are on the US leg of their tour after doing the rounds in Europe and the UK …Read More

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Blaenavon – 5/4/17

Rating: Just two days before the release of their extremely long-awaited and anticipated debut album, ‘That’s Your Lot’, Blaenavon took to Birmingham’s Hare and Hounds to erupt frenzy and excitement amongst their Brummie fans. Before the band has even taken the stage, a small group has gathered down front already dripping in sweat from their …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.2 Review

With summer fast approaching, Valefest stepped up their promotional campaign in the Duck and Scholar pub on Thursday night, hoping to pique the interest of first year students most of whom will be unaware of the festival’s charms. This follows on from the Wednesday night’s launch party pt.1 at the packed out Bristol Pear, which …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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Kate Nash – 12/02/2017

When hearing the name Kate Nash most people think of her as the one-hit-wonder of the Lily Allen-esque tune ‘Foundations’. However, her ability as an artist goes far beyond just being able to produce a quirky tune with a lot of swearing, and it looks as if she’s set to come back with a bang. …Read More

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