Cancelled Swindon concert ‘shows lack of imagination’

Was recently asked to comment on recent cancellations at the council run events at The Bowl – here is the offending article in full.

A Swindon music promoter said the local authority “lacks imagination” after it axed a concert over poor ticket sales. Swindon Borough Council said it was “disappointed” it had to cancel Saturday’s 80s gig at Old Town Bowl, featuring Modern Romance and Tight Fit… more



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One Response to Cancelled Swindon concert ‘shows lack of imagination’

  1. D Lynch says:

    Dave Franklin is completely correct. The safe option to please the Old Town gentry seems to be the councils preferred option. The venue is crying out to be used and abused to it’s full potential…..Tight Fit…..Tight bloomin’ Fit……really??? Frankly wake up and smell the coffee SBC. There is revenue to be gained ( that’s right money…ohhh now I have you attention) You could do a lot worse than actually look to Dave Franklin and a myriad of other individuals associated with Swindons music scene who really know the demographic and could act as consultants to give you a better steer….. cos whoever is doing it now needs to go back to organising what grass verges need trimming this week.,,,,,,,Tight Fit…aaaaarrrgggggghhhhh

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