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Festival Tips from Gig Monkey

Festival Tips from Gig Monkey

Getting down and dirty with Gig Monkey at some local festivals! It is that time of year again when the Editor of the magazine I write for, The Ocelot (www.theocelot.co.uk), works up one of his famous sweats compiling a compendium of amazing festival facts, figures and fun. Yes, it is the definitive guide to the … Continue reading

Gig Monkeys Unsung Heroes – From The Ladder Factory

Gig Monkeys Unsung Heroes – From The Ladder Factory

First published in The Ocelot Magazine March 2013 edition. For any successful music scene to thrive it needs more than just some talented artists. Perhaps more importantly it needs a strong infrastructure of un-heralded heroes giving time, effort and often cash to support, develop and promote said artists. Whether this is venues, promoters, managers, PR … Continue reading

Viva La Revolution – The Furnace Hots Up

Viva La Revolution – The Furnace Hots Up

The main feature in my January 2013 Gig Monkey page for the Ocelot was this little review of Godsized, Eye For An Eye and From Ruin at The Furnace in Swindon.  The revolution at Swindon venue The Furnace continues apace, and not just physically, as it gradually transforms itself from a slowly dying metal venue … Continue reading

Gig Monkey presents a night of acoustic bliss

Gig Monkey presents a night of acoustic bliss

Originally published in the October Ocelot Magazine: Flushed with success from the inaugural Gig Monkey night at The Shuffle, we thought it was time for another shot at this promoting lark. So, on Thursday October 25 we will be taking over the Rolleston, on Commercial road in Swindon, and providing you lot, our discerning readers … Continue reading