Our last day of interviews sees us catch up with Flowvers and Hallan, both great bands. Its been so good to highlight local talent and share with you their thoughts and memories of Victorious. Please look out on my Instagram stories for an Insta takeover by the Flowvers!
Our second day of interviews continues with Crystal Tides and The People’s Lounge. It is so important to support local bands and musicians as it’s their grassroots that helps them to feel local support that then helps accelerate their music on a national and international level.
Highlighting Victorious this week has been a fab thing to do, creating the playlist with Ella from Missing has brought back some decent memories of sunshine down at the seafront.
The end of January saw Icebreaker come back as the South Coast’s biggest unsigned band festival. Offering a huge array of talent, from all across the UK, and packing it into a small geographic area means you don’t have far to walk to see great bands over the 2 days. Covering just two streets in Southsea and now in its 7th year, I went along to support local musicians as well as unsigned bands from near and far. At £12 a ticket, the value is fantastic for such talented musicians – you’d normally pay that just to see one act on their own!
For 3 years we have been attending Victorious as a family. Always attending on the Saturday as it offers a great day out for the children as well as brilliant acts on the Common Stage! Plus, a big bonus is that you can buy day tickets, yay!
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Having Victorious fever and thinking about what musicians are playing this wknd it got me thinking about Tom Bryan who kind of blew me away at the Southsea Folk Awards. He came along and played a half-hour set during the break. Out of all the people that were there watching him, nearly half of the crowd came to me after to ask who he was and how incredible he was to watch!
Heading to Victorious this Bank Holiday weekend? Don’t forget to explore Market Way and check out some wonderful local businesses before heading to the Common Stage to party the night away! This year you’ll find Charlotte Cornelius Jewellery tucked away amongst the many stores; stand 19.
Let’s face it if you’re larging it up at a festival – you’re more than likely going to be pretty haggard the next day – unless you’re sensible & don’t drink, gasp! As much as I would like to pretend I am an angelic little being, I love a ‘few drinks’ every now & then as much as the next person.
So, without sounding like your Mum, here are my top tips on going to a festival & still feeling fabulous… or at least preserving a shred of your health & wellbeing!
With Victorious nearly upon us, I’ve been looking into the local creatives and businesses you can take a visit to on Market Way. Today I wanted to shine a light on the fabulous Megan Elizabeth Designs owned by … well … Megan!