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Monday 29 August 2016

Steel Threads at Potfest Beer festival 2016 - A BIG thank you to Neil Wardleworth.

Yesterday (Sunday 28th August 2016) I went to the Flowerpot Potfest Beer festival. Something I would normally do with my Girlfriend but she lost her brave battle with Cancer and passed away on the 4th August so for the first time I went to this festival on my own.

I looked at the Festival poster to see what live music was on and found it was Steel Threads who I had not heard of so had a look on Youtube and the song that I found first was Beautiful Friend and listening to this song made me cry so much, The words meant so much to me and the pain of loosing my girlfriend after 19 years together was summed up in this song perfectly.

When I got to the Beer Festival I spotted Neil Wardleworth setting up and he came towards me and I told him how I lost her after 19 years and the funeral was only 5 days ago and his song had really moved me, he said "Wow, here's me worrying about doing this gig and here you are on your own, such a brave thing to do. I wasn't going to play that song but now you have told me that I am going to play it."

Well I really can't thank Neil enough for playing it and dedicating the song to my girlfriend, It was such a lovely gesture, it was strange hearing this song played live in front of me only an hour after finding it on YouTube.

Here is that song that he played for my girlfriend :

or use this link : Steel Threads - Beautiful Friend.

Follow them on Facebook : www.facebook.com/SteelThreads

What I also found upsetting is that my girlfriend was not around to enjoy this festival as she loved Northern Soul music. Life is very fragile and cruel. Live it !

Here is the poster for the Potfest 2016