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Music Festivals: Where are Sheffield Students heading this Summer?

A music festival is without doubt the staple of many students’ summer calendar. Hot and crowded, muddy and rain sodden, they are a music lover’s paradise in which people will travelĀ from all corners of the globe to experience. But where are the students’s of Sheffield planning to pitch their tents this year?

Glastonbury

The largest green field open-air music festival in the world, Glastonbury festival is perhaps the most renowned of its kind in the UK with people from all over the world donning their wellington boots for a piece of the action – Lilly Allen attended her first when she was just 5 months old! Set in 900 acres of Somerset farmland, the annual Glastonbury festival has seen its main stage graced by everyone from Bruce Springsteen to Jay-Z, and this year is not set to disappoint with U2, Coldplay and Beyonce all confirmed to headline.

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Meet Nice One Greg

The second heat of the Live Wire student band competition kicks off on 24th Feburary 2011 and I speak to excited hopefuls Nice One Greg.

Formed three years ago, Nice One Greg consists of 5 students from the University of Sheffield; Chris Arnold (bass), Oliver Spicer (saxophone), Ed Donnellan (lead vocals and guitar), Rob Moore (drums), and Ben McGovern (bass and saxophone). Continue reading

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