Beat Review: Joe Strummer, Strummerville and Glastonbury 2011

Joe Strummer’s backstage campfire tradition has transcended into a charitable music train marking its territory on Glastonbury go-ers this summer. Strummer’s memorial will be ablaze with emerging and established talent gracing Unfair Ground at the Strummerville campfire sessions this summer, in collaboration with everyones favourite festival cider, Brothers will be hijacking the campfire at Glasto 23rd-26th June handing out the ‘Songs For The Summer’ free compilation album from the bands keeping Strummers memory alight.

Brothers will be donating 1p of sales on cider from every can and bottle. So theres no reason not to crack open a frosty one… continue →

Huge Thanks To Peavey

Massive thanks to the very generous people at Peavey (www.peavey-eu.com) who have just delivered us a brand spanking new PA and desk and full backline for Glastonbury.

How amazing is that? expect a huge improvement on our sound people ….

God Is In The TV: FREE MIX – Songs For The Summer

Strummerville has teamed up with Brothers Cider to release ‘Songs For The Summer’, a one-off free compilation – your festival soundtrack – of exceptional new music from some of the bands that Strummerville is supporting.

The download album is available from the Songs for the Summer page and will be given away free at the Strummerville campfire at Glastonbury Festival. On June 23rd, Strummerville returns to its natural home, Glastonbury, for this year’s campfire sessions – continue reading →

The Devil Has The Best Tuna: Strummerville Calling

The Joe Strummer New Music Foundation, Strummerville, has teamed up with Brothers Cider to release ‘Songs For The Summer’, a one-off free compilation – your festival soundtrack – of exceptional new music from some of the bands that Strummerville is supporting.

On June 23rd, Strummerville returns to its natural home, Glastonbury, for this year’s campfire sessions. Located in their usual spot by the Joe Strummer memory stone in the Unfair Ground, Strummerville will be burning their campfire all weekend long. Every night the charity will be presenting some new talent and will be joined by some more established bands for some very special intimate campfire sessions – continue reading →

When You Awake: Strummerville Offers Free Compilation Album

Joe Strummer’s music charity, Strummerville, is offering a free compilation album called ‘Songs For The summer’ for your downloading pleasure. The record features eleven unsigned bands that Strummerville is currently supporting – continue reading

Songs For The Summer – Your Festival Sound Track

The sun is shining and today we have released ‘Songs For The Summer’ a free download album – your festival soundtrack for the summer! It’s a compilation of tracks from all the artists who performed at our Spring Sessions.

Download it from here – we hope you enjoy it.

We’ve compiled this album with help of the lovely people at Brothers Cider. They are very kindly giving us 1p of the sale of each of their cans and bottles for the month of June. This amounts to a tidy donation to us so huge thanks to them for all their support.

Magic Moments xx

These are the highlights i shot myself throughout our Strummerville campfire tour 2010.

Love,
Trish xx

Q Daily review: Strummerville Burns On

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Excerpt:

“Strummerville, Glastonbury – The spirit of legendary Clash guitarist and devoted Glastonburian, Joe Strummer, burns on at Strummerville, where organiser hope to light the weekends biggest campfire.
The spot – near Shngri-La field is where Joe used to host his own parties. Over the weekend bands including The Drums, Frank Turner and Lissie will drop by for acoustic sessions … everybody’s welcome.”

I Blame Coco blog post: Coco Is The Toast Of Glastonbury

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Excerpt:

“What a weekend Coco had at Glastonbury, playing three shows in one day on Saturday!

It all started in the scenic surroundings of the Park Stage, which Coco opened on the second day of the festival and provided the perfect wake up call and cure for those with hangovers.

That was followed by an acoustic show at the chill and charge tent before Coco followed The Drums with an intimate set at Strummerville round a campfire just after midnight – the perfect end to the perfect day.

Look out for a blog from Coco about the festival coming soon…”

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PIX: Hey Ho… Glasto!

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Excerpt:

“So you mudda skuddums going to Glastonbury this year, be sure to make your presence felt at the Strummerville campsite this year. Strummerville will be lighting the campfire (the biggest campfire at Glastonbury scuse me!) Thursday night and keep it burning all around the clock.

Located in Unfair Ground field in the exact same spot where Joe Strummer used to have his fire, the strummerville campfire sessions will start at midnight every night and will run until 3am.”

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