BOSPOP 2015 – 35 years… and still rockin’!
So how did it all begin? How do the cogs that drive the BOSPOP mechanism turn behind the scenes? Who does what? How does it all come together?
These are just some of the questions that have been rattling around inside my head ever since I first discovered the festival in 2010.
Leon Deelen (more from Leon below) has kindly filled some of the gaps for me with the following historic BOSPOP facts and figures up to now: Continue reading “BOSPOP 2015 – 35 years and still rockin’ – part 2!”
Whenever someone mentions the word “festival”, several images come instantly into my mind. For example, “music” as in: different kinds of music; “people” as in: lots of people; “volume” as in: connected with and related to aforementioned music and people; “beer” as in: countless litres of the stuff flowing freely from many designated areas; “mud” as in: the squidgy browny-black stuff that is usually the result of lots of rain falling onto a grassy area that could perhaps have been described as a field in another life.
Yep, the 34th Bospop gathering had the lot! Continue reading “BOSPOP 2014 – 2 days of rock, soul, blues ‘n’ rain!”
As Forest Gump’s mama always said, “Life is like a box of chocolates… you never know what you’re gonna get!” And I guess the same could be said about festivals… you see the line up, you pick out your favourites, you pack your wellies, plastic poncho, sun cream and shades to cover all weather extremes and off you go to hang with a considerable number of like-minded people for a full weekend of… well, let’s-wait-and-see-what-happens-sort-of-thing.
Continue reading “Bospop 2012 – two glorious days of mud, music and much, much more!”