Colchester Free Festival CANCELLED

Published on February 2nd, 2016 | by Ben Howard

F.F.S. I thought this might happen. Colchester Free Festival 2016 will not be happening. From what I’m hearing, Colchester Borough Council really need to look at their policy when “supporting” volunteer run events that take place ... Read More

Tropic of Xhao KCC

Ben Howard’s Col U v Spurs Playlist

Published on January 30th, 2016 | by Ben Howard

Colchester United invited me to provide a mix of tunes to be played inside Weston Homes Stadium in the build up to the home Emirates FA Cup tie against Tottenham Hotspur. The 85 minute set, largely ... Read More

Egyptian Blue KCC

New Video! Egyptian Blue – High The Hyena

Published on January 28th, 2016 | by Ben Howard

Egyptian Blue have a had a decent start to the year, no surprise really considering the momentum they’ve built up over the past 12 months. This week they announced they’ll be playing The Great Escape Festival ... Read More

Guitar Star Adrian Nation

Could you be the next Guitar Star?

Published on January 27th, 2016 | by Ben Howard

Guitar Star is back for a second series on Sky Arts and they are looking for the next great six string hero – and they’re coming to Colchester in their bid to find them. Could it ... Read More

Arts Centre KCC (photo Ben Howard)

Want to play at Colchester Arts Centre?

Published on January 25th, 2016 | by Ben Howard

Colchester Arts Centre is looking for original acts (no covers), both full bands and smaller acoustic groups, to perform at ‘On For 2016’, the classic Arts Centre all-dayer for local bands which returns on Saturday 19th ... Read More

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