Latest Festivals News
- early bird tickets on sale for The B...Today, 09:29 AM: The Big Feastival 2016 ne...We Are Family adds Alabama 3Yesterday, 14:50 PM: We Are Family 2015 ne...new Only The Brave Stage for Bestiva...Yesterday, 13:29 PM: Bestival 2015 newsCraig Charles, Quantic, Mr Scruff, &...Tue 1 Sep 15: The Funk & Soul Weekender 20...
Grandslam Madness, Beacons Metro, Totally Thames, Festival No. 6, Folkfest, Outlook Festival, Sunset Festival, Arcadia Bristol, Jocktoberfest, Llanwddyn Weekend Of Folk And Acoustic Music,
A Festival Called Wonder- CANCELLED, Fylde Folk & Roots Festival- CANCELLED, BAAFest, Base Camp Festival, Bingley Music Live, BunkFest, Cottingham Folk Festival, Didmarton Bluegrass Festival , Electric Picnic, End of the Road Festival, Field Maneuvers, Freedom Festival, Lindisfarne Festival, LodeStar, Magic Orchard, Maui Waui Festival, Moseley Folk Festival, Off The Tracks Summer Festival, One Love Festival, Riba Rocks, Small Is Beautiful Festival, Stormin' the Castle, Sundown Festival, The Big Green Cardigan, Weyfest, WoodFest, Spookyfest, Fishstock Brixham, Ghostfest, Reading Pride, Welfest On The Meadow, High Definition Festival- CANCELLED, Faversham International Hop Festival, Gibraltar Music Festival, Grillstock London, ...
Latest Tourdates On Sale
Bloc Party, The Maccabees, Du Blonde, Larry Miller, GZA/Genius (from the Wu Tang Clan), Waxahatchee, John & Jacob, Frankie Cocozza, Mile Me Deaf, Vant, Frank Turner, DJ SKT, Sundara Karma, Tony Wright (Terrorvision), George The Poet, Ben Khan, Strawbs, Dr Hook & the Medicine Show, Dub Mafia, Auction for the Promise Club, The Fatback Band, Keith Barry, Stealing Sheep, Nickelback, Mamma Freedom, Stan Webb's Chicken Shack, Hurricane No.1, Dirty DC, Black Rivers, Sanguine Hum, The South, Sweet Billy Pilgrim, Nightmares on Wax, 40 Watt Sun, Mt. Wolf, Whole Lotta DC, Joy Wellboy, The Roughneck Riot, Cud, Life In Film, Kings of Lyon, Cocos Lovers, From The Jam, The Sunshine Underground, RatBoy, Yelawolf, Jess Glynne ...
upgrade plans, ideas wanted
eFestivals - Yesterday, 11:55 PM
Registration close date & ticket date?
sweaver - Yesterday, 09:56 PM
Gnomicide - Yesterday, 08:56 PM
Rap song between acts
devilman - Yesterday, 04:18 PM
Where to camp among other newbie questions
Ex_ollie - Yesterday, 02:58 PM
Jim Marshall Stage
12 replies to this topic
Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:44 AMWith the sad news that Jim Marshall has passed away I feel it would be a fitting tribute for one of the stages to be named after him, for good. He did so much for the world of music.
Posted 05 April 2012 - 12:11 PMIt would have to be main stage, all the others have sponsors
Posted 05 April 2012 - 12:35 PMI think that would be a truly fitting tribute. Just think about it, probably most if not all of the acts that we will be seeing at download this year have or have had a marshall amp at some point!
Posted 05 April 2012 - 02:36 PMAbsolutely, main stage would be the most fitting anyway. Would they do this though?
Posted 05 April 2012 - 02:42 PMI don't think the artists would have a problem with it, that's for sure. I think download would consider it if it was brought to their attention!
'Jim Marshall Main Stage' has a nice ring to it......
Posted 05 April 2012 - 03:51 PMWell they named the main and second stages after maurice jones and dio in 2010 so its definitely not out of the question, would be a nice tribute imo
Posted 05 April 2012 - 06:26 PMthey could have a massive Marshall curtain they drop over the stage between sets, so the main stage just looks like a massive marshall amp.
not likely, but the passing of JM is a big deal. Marshall are as important to rock and roll as gibson, fender and rickenbacker.
Posted 05 April 2012 - 07:37 PM
. . . . but the passing of JM is a big deal. Marshall are as important to rock and roll as gibson, fender and rickenbacker.
Completely agree and probably not widely realized. Met him once, really nice guy.
I would like everyone to just sit and think visually about how many bands have had a guitarist with a Marshall stack behind at some time.
I'll start you off . . .
. . . . . . loads more
Posted 05 April 2012 - 08:41 PM
They could have a massive Marshall curtain they drop over the stage between sets, so the main stage just looks like a massive marshall amp.
That is an incredible idea!
Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:33 PMAnother great British pioneer who changed the face of live/loud music,
Posted 12 April 2012 - 03:09 PMIt's offical, Download have stated the Main Stage will be dedicated to Jim Marshall. A no brainer really but also a really fitting tribute to Jim Marshall OBE
Posted 12 April 2012 - 03:20 PMI agree, I'm looking forward to seeing what they have come up with.