BACK ONLINE WITH THE WIRELESS SHOW

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WIZARDMARRAS DRYSTONE WIRELESS SHOW 2010 NUMBER 1 Well, after a year of my podcast being offline it is such a good feeling to put one out there at last particularly so as its jam packed full of Drystone acts for this year’s forthcoming festival, with one exception and more about that in due course. I’m not actually going to say much about the tracks in this podcast as I’ll be talking more about some of them in later blog when they are officially announced as Drystone acts and some of the featured artists have already been mentioned in previous blogs. Continue reading BACK ONLINE WITH THE WIRELESS SHOW

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AUNTIES CALLING AND MGM

Well. I’ll not say a word about the kerfuffle my last post caused. But least said soonest mended. But my main purpose on writing this is actually two fold, and neither related in any way to a musical gathering I am honoured to serve, Firstly. I have been invited by BBC Radio Cumbria to take part in Little Cumbria. A five day online diary, so this blog and that broadcast will become somewhat merged over the next few days as I write the radio script. Secondly to pass on word of this guy MYSTERY GUITAR MAN http://youtu.be/CqR7blzolZo I’ll just say Continue reading AUNTIES CALLING AND MGM

I BELIEVE IN FAERIES!

DRYSTONE ACTS PART TWO I BELIEVE IN FAERIES! I can finally announce what I’ve been keeping secret for all this time and it with great pleasure and excitement that I can confirm that this year on the Drystone will be the fantastic… PEATBOG FAERIES http://www.peatbogfaeries.com/ I don’t really have to say an awful lot about these guys as they have been regulars on the UK festival scene for years. They of course pretty much founded the Acid Croft genre of music and set countless imitators on their musical careers. With a live album out now and another studio album currently Continue reading I BELIEVE IN FAERIES!

CHANGE AND THE FIRST DRYSTONE STAGE ACTS ANNOUNCED

The French have a word for it in fact, damn the expense “Au diable les dépenses” they have six, “Plus ça change, Plus c’est pareil” translated (and we’ll noy be outdone by the French for the price of a word or two) it means “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” Take Radio 2, we’ve just got rid of Parkinson on Sundays when “avant de le savoir” before you know it, Wogan’s got the show. It makes me long for the days when we had DLT so I don’t know what that says about me, something quite Continue reading CHANGE AND THE FIRST DRYSTONE STAGE ACTS ANNOUNCED

THE TILTON SESSIONS

This is what went on in the bus referred to by Gaz Coombes as “The Space Bus” at the back of the Drystone Stage. For you, a collection of DRYSTONE SETS. Jodi Watson & Ali Rigg TONGUE TIDE Paul Harrison The Casual Terrorist Laura James Fiona Clayton Three from The Wierdstring Band The Melodica, Melody and Me The Wizards Pot An archive of the life and rantings of The Wizardmarra. www.wizardmarra.com The Best Storyteller In The World. Related posts: THE UNDERTONES AT SOLFEST 2007 SOLFEST FM BUD and BLOSSOM Then suddenly sprout!