Malcfest 2012 was a community festival that took place on the gloriously sunny weekend of 7th – 9th September 2012 at the Bowl Inn, Charing, Kent, England, UK Earth. It rocked!
WE WERE THERE and this page was/is a live blog to which we uploaded sound from the festival live as it happened.
Best read from the bottom up.
Here’s a little goodbye from the Kooba team.
It has been an amazing fest. Thank you to all those brave souls involved in organising and playing at the event. See you next year.
Saturday sometime after that
The Painted Lady has highjacked the recorder and gone rogue…
That’s probably all we can upload tonight but do check back tomorrow for some more audio and japes, y’alllll.
Saturday 7:00 pm
And and and and The Painted Lady has interviewed Thumpermonkey – our band of the month for August just passed. Here tis…
Saturday 5:30 pm
We just had a chat with Mark Russell, who you might remember from further down the page. Here’s our chat…
Saturday 3:30 pm
We have a chat with the legendary Rob Cushman…
Saturday 2:00 pm
Jonny and Alex go roving about the fest to see what’s going on and have a chat with some peeps…
Saturday 1:35 pm
Let’s listen to a bit of the rather awesome Flash Bang Band…
Saturday 1:10 pm
Mark Russell – he’s ginger and this is what he sounds like…
Not bad for a man who has spent all week BUILDING A FESTIVAL
Saturday 1:00 pm
Saturday 12:50 pm
Jonny catches a snatch of Cunc with guest stars Bass and Mr Malcolm Festival himself.
Saturday 12:00 pm
Welcome to day two. Over to you Jonny…
Friday 11:30 pm
Here’s me and Jonny talking some intro schash followed by a bootleg recording of the rather good Sur Les Docks, a french folk band featuring Malcolm (of Malcfest fame)’s wife on violin.
Friday 11:02 pm
WE ARE AT MALCFEST. Phew. Tents are pitched an we are recording. Be right back.
Friday 4:45 pm
Here’s a little something to keep you going until we get there. A little ditty from Mr Elliot “Elliot Mason” Mason, who is playing at Malcfest on Sunday…
Friday 4:15 pm
The fest is well a truly underway now. Alex and Jonny are about to hit the road and head down to The Bowl Inn where it’s all happening. Stay tuned.
I am pleased to be able to tell you that we will be reporting LIVE from this year’s Malcfest. Check this webpage throughout the day on Saturday the 8th of September for some juicy uploads. We will be interviewing the bands and possibly bootlegging the performances too (sssshhhh don’t tell Malc).
We’ll also be tweeting on @koobaradio and #malcfest.
What the *&^% is Malcfest?
Malcfest is England’s premier community festival named after someone called Malcolm. Seriously, when it comes to Malcolm related festivities there is none finer.
It all happens at the Bowl Inn, Charing, Kent, England, UK, Earth THIS WEEKEND!
Who the $%^*( is playing?
Good question. Let me look that up for you…
|Friday the 7th
The Kill Raimis
George and the Experimental Youth
The Display Team
Sur Les Docks
Flash Bang Band
The Francesco Fonte Band
Rappel A L’Ordre
JD and the LongFellows
Alright The Captain
The Charing Players
Black Magic Six
Let’s Meet Jesus
That is all probably subject to quite a lot of change but I think you will agree that it look like an awesome lineup!
Get your arse back here on Saturday! See you then.