Queen’s Park hosts Glasgow's Southside Festival 2010

Queen’s Park hosts Glasgow's Southside Festival 2010

It’s that time of year again, when the Southside and the West End begin manouvering their respective festivals for a dance-off. It’s basically like the Jets and the Sharks with less singing and more community-based activity and marquees in the park. The Southside Festival is up first this year, with a day of live music, stalls and workshops in Queen’s Park, all kicked off as ever with a mini Notting Hill Carnival snaking through the streets of the Southside.

Queen’s Park, Glasgow, Sat 22 May. See www.southsidefestival.org.uk for full lineup.

South Side Festival

This local community festival returns to Queen's Park for more music and festivities after a parade through the Southside. The acoustic stage in the Glasshouses plays host to Howlin' Radio, Little Fire, Pol Stevenson, Miss Jo and Tales of Jake (Sat) and the Buddhist Punks, Jim Byrne & the Black Woods, Anna MacDonald…

Nick Harper, Hatfitz and Cara Robinson

Singer, songwriter and virtuoso guitarist Nick 'son of Roy' Harper takes his show on the road - attention all 'Harponauts' (as only the man himself calls them). 'Part of the Southside Festival.

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