Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Interview with Andy Copping – Download Festival Booker

In 2003, Andy Copping, John Probyn and Stuart Galbraith put on the very first Download Festival.

Read Download Festival – The Evolution of Rock here.

Fast track 14-years on and we caught up with Andy to discuss how the legendary festival has evolved into a household name.
With every event, there are often things that go wrong that can cause the organisers a headache. Andy tells us what his biggest hiccup was at Download and also talks about an iconic performance that you would only ever see at Download Festival.
Andy also talks about what a band needs to play Download, the tips to being successful in your application and the things that won’t ever have you play the iconic stages!
Watch the full interview here:

Natalie Conway
Absolute Rock demon hiding under the guise of respectable Mummy / PR. When I'm not playing air guitar whilst cleaning with my two toddlers, I tend to be working in Rock / Metal PR. I've recently discovered the love of interviewing and it's something I'm determined to get better at!

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