Entries by Samantha Swindlehurst

Thomas Ford

It’s been nearly two years since I first saw Thomas Ford perform at my local pub in Chippenham, Wiltshire. I’ve always had a fondness of blues music, but watching Thomas set up his equipment in the corner of the dimly lit bar, I didn’t quite know what to expect. It was a local’s wedding party […]

​Scott Freeman and the Tokyo Sex Whales​

It’s a late Saturday afternoon in the Jumpin’ Jaks venue at Butlins, Minehead. Rock fans gather to the introduction stage in the hope of discovering new talent and perhaps ease the hangover of the night before with a quiet pint. The second annual Giants of Rock Music weekend has already proved to be a great […]

Sheelanagig

It’s 30th of July 2013. A warm Saturday evening at a farm in Pilton where only minutes ago the Rolling Stones made history with their first performance at Glastonbury festival. The night is still humming from the last chords of “Satisfaction”, the fields are full of the desire of 177,000 revelers wanting more.  But what’s […]