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Re: Vega - UK tour
Posted by: MSL ()
Date: September 23, 2017 10:19PM

I saw them on that run last year, and you're right Woody. However if they could broaden their audience, their songs are strong enough to appeal to a wider audience. Perpetual gigs in front of 50+ aged blokes can only take the band so far.

They're a difficult band to guide - too poppy for the Download brigade, rock too hard for the big mainstream festivals. Another example of an act who could do well with the sort of exposure that the BBC affords to the Bolivian pan pipe duos etc, who dominate Jools Holland's national TV show. Absolute disgrace that for 20 years the show has ignored commercially successful acts like Thunder and failed to occasionally offer a platform to UK hard rock bands.

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Vega - UK tour 1224 Idiosyncrasy 09/23/2017 08:41AM
Re: Vega - UK tour 280 Woody 09/23/2017 08:55AM
Re: Vega - UK tour 201 MSL 09/23/2017 09:25PM
Re: Vega - UK tour 189 Woody 09/23/2017 09:30PM
Re: Vega - UK tour196 MSL 09/23/2017 10:19PM
Re: Vega - UK tour 174 cookie 09/24/2017 12:50AM
Later with Jools Holland; Seasick Steve, Adele, KT Tunstall - why not Wayward Sons, Toseland, or Stone Broken etc? 194 MSL 09/24/2017 05:34AM
Re: Vega - UK tour 177 forestred 09/24/2017 07:25AM
Re: Vega - UK tour 165 pjs 09/24/2017 07:35PM
Re: Vega - UK tour 125 machinehead 09/25/2017 10:05AM


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