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Larmer Tree Festival – ploughing on through the mud

19 Jul

What Larmer Tree Festival lacks in big names (and firm ground) its makes up for in smiles, as Chronicler Pete discovered.

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I’ve been going to music festivals for twenty two years – exactly as long as Larmer Tree Festival has been in existence.

Yet until this year I’d never been to the five-day boutique festival, which is held practically on my doorstep in the grounds of a Victorian pleasure garden near Salisbury. Continue reading

Joss Stone and Paloma Faith among big names at Larmer Tree Festival

5 Jul

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Joss Stone and Paloma Faith are among the big names appearing at boutique festival Larmer Tree, which opens near Salisbury next week.

Grammy Award-winning soul diva Joss will be making a special guest appearance to perform with Yes Sir Boss on Thursday, July 12.

The You Had Me singer’s gravelly but lustrous vocals will bring an extra treat to an already great evening of entertainment on Thursday as she joins Yes Sir Boss – the newest signings to her own Stone’d Records label – on the main stage. Continue reading