Monthly Archives: June, 2013

Bridgnorth Carnival & EDGfest

After an absence of around 20 years Bridgnorth Carnival has been restarted and will take place on Saturday 29th June 2013. The action kicks off at midday Featuring Floats and a procession which will set off at 12pm from the livestock Market past Westgate  along Salop Street and Whitburn Street, High Street, West Castle Street decending …

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Severn Valley Railway 1940’s weekend

This year the Severn Valley Railway’s popular 1940′s weekend takes place on the weekends of June 29th – 30th and July 6th – 7th 2013. As always there will be an intensive service of trains moving troops and their families up and down the line  as well as Costumed re-enactors and displays. The event will also …

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Tribute to Peter Paul Rubens

Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens was born 28th Jume 1577. Rubens was a major seventeenth century artist And  was a proponent of extravagant Baroque style that emphasised movement, colour, and sensuality, who was known for his Counter Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and history paintingso mythological and allegorial sujects.In addition to running a lare studio in Antwerp that produced paintings popular with nobility and art …

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Charlie Clouser (Nine inch Nails)

American singer-songwriter, composer, and record producer Charlie Clouser was born 28th June 1963. He is an American keyboardist, composer, record producer, and remixer and was a member of the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails from 1994–2000, and is a composer for film and television. Clouser was nominated for two Grammy Awards for Best Metal Performance in 1997.Clouser plays keyboard, synthesizer, theremin, and drums. He also does music programming, engineering, and mixing. …

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Cool as **** Clint Boon (Inspiral Carpets)

English musician and D.J.Clint Boon was born 28th June 1959 , He originally rose to notability as the keyboards player (and sometimes vocalist) with alternative rock band Inspiral Carpets who were formed by Graham Lambert and Stephen Holt in 1983. The band is named after a clothing shop on their Oldham estate. Their sound is …

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Mark Stoemer (The Killers)

MArk Stoemer, the bass player with The Killers was born 28 June 1977. The killers were formed in 2001, by Brandon Flowers (lead vocals, keyboards) and Dave Keuning (guitar, backing vocals). Mark Stoermer (bass, backing vocals) and Ronnie Vannucci Jr. (drums, percussion) completed the current line-up of the band in 2002. The name The Killers …

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Tribute to John Entwistle (the Who)

The Late great John Entwistle, English singer-songwriter, musician, and producer and bass Player with The Who, sadly passed away 27 June 2002. Formed in 1964 by Roger Daltrey (lead vocals, harmonica and guitar), Pete Townshend, John Entwistle (bass guitar, brass and vocals) and Keith Moon (drums and percussion). The Who became known for energetic live …

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Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day (formerly Veterans’ Day) in the United Kingdom is an annual event celebrated in late June to commemorate the service of men and women in the British Armed Forces. Veterans’ Day was first observed in 2006. Although an official event, it is not a public holiday in the UK. The name was changed to Armed Forces Day in 2009. The …

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Helen Keller Day

Helen Keller Day, is held yearly on 27 June to commemorate inspiring deafblind American author, political activist, and lecturer Helen Adams Keller, who was born June 27, 1880 and overcame her disability and made a huge impact onthe quality of life of deafblind people the world over. The story of how Keller’s teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation …

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Glastonbury 2013 & highlights

Originally posted on whizzbang 1698:
Oasis-Wonderwall The Killers – When We Were Young The Verve-Bittersweet Symphony The Who – Won’t Get Fooled Again Oasis-Live Forever The Killers – Smile Like You Mean it

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