News, reviews & interviews from the world of rock.
Madz - UK teenage rock blogger.
Monday, May 01, 2017
Bonfest - AC/DC themed festival rocks Kirriemuir, Scotland
I was amongst thousands of fans from around the world in Kirriemuir, Scotland, birthplace of AC/DC's Bon Scott this weekend, for Bonfest. Saturday headliners Live/Wire delivered a blistering set with their own Brian Johnson, and Bon Scott! Pre show I caught up with Festival boss John Crawford, Live/Wire's Simon (Angus), and visited the superb Bon Scott statue that now stands proudly in the town. Funded by AC/DC fans, it is a wonderful memorial to one of rocks' greatest frontmen - well worth a trip.
John Crawford, Bonfest organiser
With Simon (Angus) at the Bon Scott statue
An amazing festival, created entirely by fans. It was wonderful to see the whole town taken over by the event, with shops and local businesses all entering into the rock n roll spirit! Congratulations and a big thanks to John for looking after us - I can't wait for next year!