Boomtown 2014 - new plans

Discussion in 'festivals' started by The Mayor, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. wiskey

    wiskey Albatross Admirer

    i must admit that was my first thought but then everyone seemed to be taking it seriously :confused:
  2. pesh

    pesh Well-Known Member

    the Lion's Den stage looked absolutely amazing last year. probably my favorite stage design / decor i've seen so far and i've seen a few... and while i do think a folk / world music stage that size could be a giggle, it could just as well end up looking pretty empty unless you manage to find 5000 or so folk fans who want to come...

    i'd love a decent chillout area, early Glade ID Spiral style up on a hill somewhere looking down on it all.

    and a cheese and champagne bar obviously.
  3. The Mayor

    The Mayor Town Info Point!!

    thanks for the feedback guys ! keep it coming !

    Its probably worth noting, and i'm sure general BoomTowners will confirm that this new venture will be no ordinary stage / area as you can only imagine ;-)

    ddraig - Kaptin says hi BTW, he's currently face first in a very new and exciting world of pirate music :)
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  4. stuff_it

    stuff_it stirred the primordial soup

    It's a fessie, you could actually rob the "sorted for cheese and fizz" line wholesale.
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  5. Teaboy

    Teaboy It definitely looks brighter over there..

    The largest crowd I saw all weekend was at the Lion's Den Stage thingy on Sunday afternoon for some pretty lightweight roots music, that may be playing a part in the thinking of the organizers. I see no problem with this idea at all, can't see how it will change the festival for the worse its not like there isn't enough choice.
  6. stuff_it

    stuff_it stirred the primordial soup

    Can we get an Urban café together and actually call it "sorted for cheese and fizz", can we? Please? We can all wear gentrifier fancy dress and serve fizzy pop in plastic champers glasses with cheese string swizzle sticks. :D
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  7. Onket

    Onket Je suis [CONTENT REMOVED]

    Payday yesterday. Bought tickets today. Should be interesting. :)
  8. sim667

    sim667 Licking windows on the 303 bus.

    I noticed their application system for venues is open now...... if you haven't spoken to the organisers already ed?
  9. editor

    editor hiraethified

    I'm gad you told me that because I was expecting them to reply to me!
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  10. Larje

    Larje Well-Known Member

  11. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

  12. wiskey

    wiskey Albatross Admirer

  13. Callie

    Callie Pivoting

    i feel a bit like that! I wasnt going to go this year but....well....maybe aaaargh!

    or was yours a pirate aaaarggh?
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  14. porno thieving gypsy

    porno thieving gypsy Bustin' out R.I.P.

    Looks good - although I'm guessing Lady Saw will be the one not to turn up this year :hmm:
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  15. dervish

    dervish if you flibble when you wibble, don't wobble

    OMG! Dunkelbunt! My current favourite-band-who-I-really-want-to-see-at-a-festie!!!!

    Best news I've had all year. :D :D :D
  16. The_Reverend_M

    The_Reverend_M More bass, vicar?

    Tipper :cool: :cool: :cool:

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  17. The_Reverend_M

    The_Reverend_M More bass, vicar?

    ...and that's a pretty great first wave of acts! :)
  18. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    nothing really, what callie said!
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  19. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    first bit :D
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  20. wiskey

    wiskey Albatross Admirer

    I shall cry if you don't go Callie
  21. Callie

    Callie Pivoting

  22. Onket

    Onket Je suis [CONTENT REMOVED]

    Su-fucking-perb. :)
  23. wiskey

    wiskey Albatross Admirer

    I'm not sure that kitten would hold many tears... I'd have to wring it out a few times.
  24. Callie

    Callie Pivoting

    RECYCLING! kitten refund bond upon return of a bag full of kittens to me at the end of the festival.

    will there be a cat cafe? :hmm:
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  25. wiskey

    wiskey Albatross Admirer

    So you'll be there then ... cos I'm not going to drag a bag of kittens off site for you ... you have to be there to collect!
  26. sim667

    sim667 Licking windows on the 303 bus.

    Brings a whole new stage show to the cat empire
  27. JTG

    JTG Angry about not being able to be an astronaut.

    I reckon the first wave of acts has confirmed my attendance :cool:

    It wasn't in much doubt anyway, just that I haven't been able to buy a ticket yet. May work it :hmm:
  28. William of Walworth

    William of Walworth Festographer

    Cracking lineup there, enjoy it all everybody! :) :cool:

    (We'll be at other-festival-where that particular w/e, but we're old, laid back, drunk, and lazy ;) :D )
  29. clandestino

    clandestino no llevar papel

    Wow, that line-up looks amazing. I assume Tinariwen and Bellowhead are playing the new folk/world stage? Just sent an application for that stage The Mayor - fingers crossed. :)
  30. wiskey

    wiskey Albatross Admirer

    Dervish and I have had our jobs confirmed :)
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