Re: Vega - UK tour
Posted by: MSL ()
Date: September 23, 2017 06:19PM

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 1342 Idiosyncrasy 09/23/2017 04:41AM
Re: Vega - UK tour 335 Woody 09/23/2017 04:55AM
Re: Vega - UK tour 261 MSL 09/23/2017 05:25PM
Re: Vega - UK tour 244 Woody 09/23/2017 05:30PM
Re: Vega - UK tour297 MSL 09/23/2017 06:19PM
Re: Vega - UK tour 223 cookie 09/23/2017 08:50PM
Later with Jools Holland; Seasick Steve, Adele, KT Tunstall - why not Wayward Sons, Toseland, or Stone Broken etc? 239 MSL 09/24/2017 01:34AM
Re: Vega - UK tour 225 forestred 09/24/2017 03:25AM
Re: Vega - UK tour 240 pjs 09/24/2017 03:35PM
Re: Vega - UK tour 164 machinehead 09/25/2017 06:05AM

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