Michael Bonner

Knowsley Hall -- The Who prove they're still the best



"You couldn't bury 'em, could ya..?" So says a genial Scally, somewhat glassy-eyed after an afternoon on the booze and on the scrounge for a cigarette.


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Michael Bonner

20 minutes until The Who!



OK, it's getting very exciting backstage. The biggest tour bus in the world has just hoved into view, and a suited chap, who looks like he probably knew the Krays back in the day, is purposefully standing in front of the door.


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Biffy Clyro, CSS and Klaxons defy Glastonbury rain



Apologies for late posting, but got carried away round at the Other Stage, there was a nice run of back-to-back bands that it would have been churlish to try and wade back to the press area.

Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro were as good as I'd hoped they'd be.


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Michael Bonner

Knowsley Hall -- Greetings from Liverpool!



"Don't start! This is my best shirt. And me mum's dead..."


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Bjork rules, Arctics whimper, Good morning on Glasto Day 2



Bjork kicks some futuristic arse on Glastonbury opening night...


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Sun goes down on Rufus Wainwright at Glasto



Just watched a magnificent sunset go down over Glastonbury, the skies have finally cleared enough to see the burning orange.

Rufus Wainwright put in a magnificent set, with a little help from sister Martha at the end for 'Hallelujah.'


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Super Sunny Furry Animals, Glasto Warms Up



Super Furry Animals's just finished a brilliant set, and the sun looks like it's back for a while, woo hoo.

"Juxtapose With You" was simply amazing - lots of silly dancing and flag waving from the audience. I even spot a sun-caught Howard Marks singing along to the poptastic moment in the sun.


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Hey hay, quick Glasto update



Whilst computor servers are working...Rain is playing havoc down here at Worthy Farm - just thought I'd mention that considering it was looking like this -

I'm...


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Glasto – Weather Update and Modest Mouse



Mixed weather, a combination of torrential downpours and blazing sun, has resulted in bizarre sights this morning of people wearing combinations of spring, summer and winter attire, all splashed with a healthy dose of mud!


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Michael Bonner

Off to Knowsley Hall!



Hey, more festival fun to come... Our intrepid picture editor, May, and myself are off to Knowsley Hall tomorrow morning, and we'll be bringing you blogs and news from this latest addition to the growing list of festivals, located in the grounds of a stately home outside Liverpool.


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Dave Edmunds at 70! Happy birthday, boyo!


First of all, there was the somewhat staggering recent news that Captain Sensible was about to turn 60. Then a few weeks ago, Nick Lowe was 65. And today, it turns out, Dave Edmunds, Nick’s former best mate and partner in Rockpile...