Well I’ve not had a lot of sleep over the past week or so but it was definitely worth it. Hayfest was a roaring success and the feedback from festival-goers and artists has been overwhelmingly positive. The standard of the music was superb and the sound and light were excellent; our principal sponsor Lightcast put
It’s been a busy summer, sorting out all the logistics for Hayfest in October but we’re just about ready now. To cap it all we’ve finally confirmed our Saturday night headliner: the mighty Steve Harley! Buy a ticket via the Hayfest tickets page before they sell out!
We’ve just confirmed Roachford as our headline act for Sunday 5th October. What a great way to close the inaugural festival. The line-up is filling rapidly with a diverse range of talent. Full details are on the Hayfest artists page.
I’ve just completed and rolled out the Hayfest website which looks great, thanks to graphics by Andrew Swainson. There is also a Hayfest Twitter feed.
Hot on the heels of This Day In Country Music I’ve started work on a new festival which will take place this October in the beautiful Peak District village of Hayfield. I’m delighted to be on the small but highly motivated Hayfest organisers team; we’ve already got the brilliant Andy Fairweather Low signed up as
Life’s been a bit manic since the new year. I’ve been working on several projects and haven’t had a weekend off since February. I’ve just unleashed the fruit of some of these labours: This Day In Country Music went live at 2:30 am BST. I developed it for This Day In Music as a specialised
I should really know better, after two years of working on the This Day In Music app. It’s now being checked over by people in the band’s organisation. Although this is a bit nerve-wracking for me, it’s a very necessary step and I was foolish to think it would be a quick process. Bearing in
I’ve just downloaded and installed the first build of the latest This Day In Music app, research and content by yours truly. I’m really pleased with it and am looking forward to announcing it at last, some time in the next week or so.
All my This Day In Music material is in the process of being edited. It would be easy to get all precious and feel that the product of two years work is being savaged by an over-critical editor. However this is their product and actually the edit requests make sense. Also every signed off piece
It looks like my patience is being rewarded at last. I’ve just had a call from the This Day In Music Apps guys, informing me that the band’s management team have given the ‘On This Day’ app and ‘Song By Song’ Kindle book the go-ahead as officially endorsed publications. The plan is to release them