Reading Festival 2015

Reading Festival 2015 – Opening Time – Friday

Well I am home from yet another festival and what a festival it was.

This time I was off to Reading for one of the years biggest festivals  I had a fantastic weekend, but more about that much later.  The Gallery of Photo’s below were taken on Friday morning just as the gates from the campsites to the arena opened.  If I managed to snap you or your friends be sure to let me know.

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About The Sound of Summer

Hi, I am Alan. I live in Broadstone, Dorset with my wife, Shirley, my son, Ryan and two dogs called Bailey and Jasper. I have recently retired after working in the Armed Forces and in Public Service since 1977 so I now have a bit more time to do the things I love. Music is a huge part of my life and always has been. I have a broad taste in music and can find something to enjoy in most styles of music. I have always been attracted to music which has something to say, is outside the mainstream and is perhaps a bit rebellious. I guess my early influences were late 1970's Punk and new wave bands, especially those who came out of Northern Ireland where I grew up. I loved Stiff Little Fingers, The Undertones, Rudi, Starjets etc but also bands like The Ramones, The Clash, The Jam and so on. I like singer songwriters including Van Morrison, Springsteen, Neil Young & Bob Dylan and in recent years I have become more interested in folk and acoustic music but I also love the sort of high drive energetic Folk/Punk music delivered by bands like The Levellers, Leatherat, Ferocious Dog and many others who frequent the UK Festival scene. I have long since lost the desire to spend my holidays laying around in the sun and these days am much more likely to be found in a muddy field somewhere in the UK during the festival season.

6 thoughts on “Reading Festival 2015 – Opening Time – Friday

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    1. The Sound of Summer Post author

      There were so many incredible bands this weekend, almost too many to mention. My personal favourites were BearTooth, Moose Blood, Modern Life Is War, Sunset Sons, New Found Glory, Frank Turner and Frank Carter. But I saw so many brilliant bands.



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