Reverend and the Makers star breaks silence on failed Hope & Glory festival
The singer of rock band Reverend and the Makers has spoken out over the disastrous Hope & Glory Festival – and says Liverpool deserves much better than such a shambolic event.
Jon McClure’s band, whose hits include Heavyweight Champion of the World, was due to be one of the headline acts on the Sunday of the festival. But the Sunday was cancelled after a disastrous Saturday of overcrowding and delays.
A review into the event published by Liverpool council last week found that organisers, led by Lee O’Hanlon, were responsible for the event’s collapse. A detailed timeline references... read more
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