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Leeds Music Festival
Member Name: northernalex
Leeds Music Festival
Date: 31/08/00, updated on 31/08/00 (56 review reads)
Advantages: Some Great sets
Disadvantages: IT RAINED
85 quid for a 3 day festival is an awful lot of money but the lineup was the best of all the festivals over the summer. The headliners on the three days were Stereophonics, pulp and Oasis (I didnt stay for Oasis they were pretty poor- as expected). Stereophonics played a fantastic set that kept most of the audience dancing thourout and pulp played a fantastic set too.
The weather was bloody awful on the Saturday with non-stop rain making the purchacing of expensive poncho's a must for anyone not lucky enough to get one free from the Orange tent. Saturday was really sunny all day until half way though Pulps set when the hevans opened and soaked us all. And monday was showers and mud all day. But its not a real festival withough knee deep mud and standing in the rain with sunburnt skin - just like the leeds festival.
However I did have a few problems with the whole festival, it seems as if the food prices were kept artificially high by the festival promoters. We were told by a burger seller that security had told her to put the prices of her burgers up to £4 from £2.50!!! Pints were just under £3 and water was about £1.50 !!!!!!!!! Great if you are skint and de-hydrating. You wernt allowed to bring any drinks into the festival site at all and so you basically had to buy stuff from them.. well this is to be expected.
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