Glasto weekend. But I’m starting to really look forward to the Big Chill. Fingers crossed its nice and dry. Thought I’d do a little blog sharing some of people I’m looking forward to seeing.
So, first up, female vocalists: I’m looking forward to seeing Roisin Murphy again; I saw her a couple of years back, and she’s great live. Mad as a hatter.
Another female singer I’m looking forward to seeing is Camille: lots of French vocal looping.
A new musical discovery is Lykke Li. She seems like she’d be good live too. Little girls making kooky music.
Now, onto big bands and orchestras. 🙂 Now, these are going to be good. First up, I’m really really looking forward to seeing the Matthew Herbert Big Band again. I saw them about 4, 5 years ago when they first toured, and it was easily one of my top 5 gigs of all time (alone with EST, Porcupine Tree, ACSS, Heritage Orchestra, PlantLife, ok, I’ve gone past 5 now haven’t I)
Now, while I’m excited about seeing Herbert’s Big Band again, I’ve really looking forward to THIS:
What a crazy crazy idea. I approve. 🙂 Should be amazing to watch 🙂
And if that’s not enough, there’s also The JB Horn’s AfroFunk All-Stars tribute to James Brown, Simon Emmerson’s Imagined Village. Not to mention Orchestra Baobab and the Hot 8 Brass Band.
Oh, and Bill Baily and Ben Goldacre.
Only a month to go 🙂 Shame Fat Freddies Drop have cancelled, I’ve got my fingers crossed that PlantLife will be a late addition, but that’s probably too optomistic.