We love an ’80s rockstar here at Muddy. They don’t take themselves too seriously, they enjoy reminiscing about their worst ever haircuts (and neckerchiefs) and they always have great yarns about that time they got hammered back in 1984. Midge Ure, Ultravox singer, Band Aid co-founder and genial Glaswegian, is no exception. He’s playing ace local festival Chilfest in Tring on 8 July so Muddy’s Kerry Potter gave him a buzz to talk music, mullets and more.Read more
The music festival season feels a long, long way off right now (although we wouldn’t say no to a pear cider if you’re offering) but these days you’ve got to book mega early if you want to be happy campers come summer. Many dates for 2017 have already been released and the biggies sell out fast – we haven’t managed to score Glastonbury tickets for years – but the good news is lots of the local events still have availability and most of them are family friendly.Read more
If you love the idea of singing in a choir but find Gareth Malone-style material too twee for your tastes, this could be the tra-la-la you’ve been looking for. Cambridge has a new choral kid on the block, exciting and definitely quirky and with the name ‘Vocal Remix’- this ain’t no traditional choir.
If you can squeeze out a few Do-Re-Mi’s and are up for something new, then a good warble could be just the ticket.Read more