Swindon is a much-maligned town (and to be honest, I am as guilty as anyone of maligning it), but scratch beneath the surface and you find an active and thriving music scene.
Take for example The Swindon Shuffle and The Stratton Stroll, both events that the Southern Wild and I have played at recently. Organised by locals, featuring local bands and bringing out the local community, both events were great fun and a showcase of the varied music being made in the area.
So – a massive thank you to everyone who made these events a great success. Keep doing what you’re doing, and keep music alive in Swindon! 🙂