Fruits de Mer announces the Psychedelic Music Festival of 2015, or at least the FdM Festival of 2015, with dates set for August in Wales.
by Henry Schneider, Published 2014-12-06
Building on the success of 2014's Crabstock Festival, Fruits de Mer decided to make 2015's festival bigger and better, extending it to 3 days with some special invited guests.
This is a save the date announcement: August 7, 8, and 9 at the Cellar Bar and Penny's Gallery in Cardigan, Wales. There is even a special early bird price of £45, discounted from £60. Just like the Crabstock Festival, there will an FdM "Goodie Bag" as well as tons of vinyl and many unique releases just for the weekend.
Here is a list of the acts already signed up for the festival:
Filed under: Festivals
Phil May of The Pretty Things RIP – We were saddened to learn that Phil May, lead singer and founding member of The Pretty Things, has died at the age of 75. The band's 1968 album S.F. Sorrow is one of the enduring classics of the psychedelic era, and the group existed in various forms until finally retiring in 2018. » Read more
Jorge Santana RIP – Jorge Santana, noted guitarist, leader of the band Malo and brother to Carlos Santan, died on May 14 at the age of 68. Jorge and Carlos worked together on a number of occasions, though Jorge's career was centered around Malo, solo work, and with Fania All-Stars. » Read more
Shindig Festival Goes Lock-Down – Here's what they're saying: It's A Happening Thing! The Shindig! Magazine Lockdown Festival. In our days of no large gatherings of people, maybe it's still possible to have a music festival. Shindig! Magazine is giving it a go with a multi-artist streaming extravaganza on Saturday April 25. » Read more
Bill Rieflin RIP – The sad news reaches us today of Bill Rieflin's death. Rieflin was best known as a drummer in bands ranging from post-punk to industrial to indie-rock to progressive rock, including work with The Blackouts, Ministry, Nine Inch Nails, Swans, Land, and King Crimson. Rieflin had been battling cancer for several years, and succumbed to it on March 24. He was 59. » Read more