April 5, 2019

It was the first year of Black Deer Festival last year and it was nothing short of epic and this was reflected in the amount of awards they won. So this year I had high hopes for the line up and so far I'm not disappointed. True the line up has diversified and the amou...

July 18, 2018

One of the highlights for me at Black Deer was Striking Matches a duo who I've been a fan of for a number of years now. I've seen them play live countless times both here and in the States and every time they amaze me because every time they get better and better. Thei...

July 6, 2018

One of the highlights of Black Deer Fest this year was seeing Sonia Leigh steal the show on the Friday. With two very different performances, one in a writers round and the other a full band headline set on the supajam stage, many came away with a new favourite artist!...

July 3, 2018

First of all, you’re well known for playing a songwriter in the programme Nashville but how have you found the transition from being an actor into releasing your own music?

It’s a really nice transition, music has been a part of my life since I was tiny, I’ve been writi...

June 30, 2018

Sunday began like the previous two days, the sun belting down on the festival site as the bands finished up their sound checks and the food stalls began cooking. After my previous two mac n cheese filled days I decided to have a change and my dad and I split the most d...

June 27, 2018

After little sleep, Saturday began the way Friday had ended… with a fabulous set from Sonia Leigh. As a very large crowd gathered and sunned themselves on the grass Sonia took to the Roadhouse stage which was now outdoors, many people had shades on, I’m not sure if tha...

June 23, 2018

The opening day of the very first black deer festival went off without a hitch, even the sun put in an appearance! The vibe was perfect, not too crowded but enough people to fill out each stage and create a buzz! After tents were pitched and the field began to look mor...

June 18, 2018

Tonight we have seen a first glimpse of the completed line up with a list of which artists are playing which stage although unfortunately we're not going to get set times until we get to the festival so there will be an element of last minute planning for fans to see t...

June 15, 2018

Sonia Leigh’s career is something to be marvelled at. Her versatility as a songwriter is unrivalled and the hard work she puts in as an independent artist is reflected in the miles she travels and the amount of shows she does year in year out. But more than all of this...