LIVE REPORT: NozFest 2019 – The 1865, Southampton, 10.08.2019

The concert hangover is a common thing amongst the rock and metal community; these usually take place after experiencing an excellent live show. Symptoms can often include sore muscles, pounding heads and ringing ears. The most common of the symptoms is a huge desire to go back and experience it all over again. I definitely … Continue reading LIVE REPORT: NozFest 2019 – The 1865, Southampton, 10.08.2019

“The thing about this community, this new wave of classic rock is that everyone is very supportive of each other.”

NozFest is well underway and it turns out people have literally travelled far and wide to experience the festival. Lotty speaks with Beth Blade after performing a successful live set with her band BETH BLADE AND THE BEAUTIFUL DISASTERS. They speak about the latest album, their live show and the importance of rock music. So … Continue reading “The thing about this community, this new wave of classic rock is that everyone is very supportive of each other.”

“It was a great crowd for an opening slot. I was quite surprised. It was nice.”

The pressure is often high when opening a festival and 27 DAYS did well to get the crowds going as they started pouring in for NozFest. Lotty Whittingham spoke to Jordan Watts and Steven Speck about their music, live show and their side project Velvet Rose. So first off introduce yourselves to the readers? Jordan: … Continue reading “It was a great crowd for an opening slot. I was quite surprised. It was nice.”

“It’s good to support the rock scene, the local scene especially as it’s suffering at the moment”

The festival is under way and the bands have started. There is already an atmosphere of love, happiness and appreciation for the straight up rock music. Before they were due to start, Lotty Whittingham spoke to THE WICKED JACKALS about their music, NozFest and what advice they would give for starting a band. First of … Continue reading “It’s good to support the rock scene, the local scene especially as it’s suffering at the moment”

“I would describe it as country and western through a marshal.”

NozFest had just opened its doors and the atmosphere was already buzzing. There was excitement in the air and there was already a handful of punters ready to watch the first lot of bands. Lotty Whittingham grabbed a quick chat with THE OUTLAW ORCHESTRA about NozFest, their sound and supporting the scene. Hi guys, thanks … Continue reading “I would describe it as country and western through a marshal.”

“People are already calling themselves Nozzers.”

It’s the day of NozFest. The day had finally fallen upon us. There was a lot of anticipation and nervousness leading up to the event. It was all brought together and organised by local promoter Jodie Bowie. After a series of Rock Nights, she held her first festival. Lotty Whittingham grabbed a quick chat with … Continue reading “People are already calling themselves Nozzers.”

“I have worked alongside a lot of the bands that are on the bill for NozFest and I am happy to be participating in that.”

Marco Mendoza is no doubt one of the hardest working and passionate musicians to date. He has played with the likes of THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE and currently THE DEAD DAISIES. He is due to appear at a brand new festival NozFest, which takes place very soon. Lotty Whittingham spoke to him about this festival appearance, … Continue reading “I have worked alongside a lot of the bands that are on the bill for NozFest and I am happy to be participating in that.”

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – NOZFEST SPECIAL

Alongside the traditional playlist, there will be a couple in honour of two festivals happening next weekend. This one is all about NozFest. A brand new festival taking place in Southampton on 10th August at The 1865. This festival will be featuring some of the best up and coming talent in rock today. Bands include … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – NOZFEST SPECIAL

“There is so much talent out there right under our noses – don’t forget this is how The Beatles were found.”

It’s no secret that it’s crucial to support your local music scene. It helps new bands progress in their careers, keeps venues open and it offers a great experience for the fans. Promoter Jodie Bowie is one of the promoters that is making sure this happens. She runs her own successful Rock Nights that showcase … Continue reading “There is so much talent out there right under our noses – don’t forget this is how The Beatles were found.”