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KRISTY GALLACHER SHINES AT LEAMINGTON PEACE FESTIVAL

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KRISTY GALLACHER - LEAMINGTON PEACE FESTIVAL 2014
I made my annual visit to the Leamington Peace Festival this weekend, great turnout as always and of course the usual eclectic mix of musical styles on display, not surprisingly my set of the weekend was the Bandstand performance by Kristy Gallacher, for me her set list was perfect mixing numbers from all three of her albums as well as new material. 'Blood' from her latest release The Game, and two crackers from her previous album Spinning Plates 'Fending Off the Frost' and 'Until Then' were for me the cream of a fabulous performance.
Other artists I caught over the weekend that made an impression were singer/songwriters Becky Syson and James J Turner, the funk rock band Radio Relapse and finally one of the most madcap performances I have ever seen by the wonderfully eccentric and quirky Babal and their wonderful selection of props.

Andrew Lock