According to fans in attendance, it was the hordes of organized pickpockets rather than the rain and wind which made the show a difficult experience. The UK seems to have been hit by an epidemic of pickpockets at outdoor shows who make the most of their opportunity to strike while fans are swept up in a dancing frenzy.
Of interest to fans of 2-Tone and The Specials was Dammers first return to the stage following The Specials reunion, with his Sun Ra inspired orchestra who played a very jazzy version of 'Ghost Town'. Watch and listen to what The Specials may have sounded like if Dammers had returned to the fold:
Finally, following in the footsteps of the Beastie Boys who made a concert film with fan generated video a few years ago, Madness have asked fans who attended Madstock to send them any footage for possible inclusion in 'Madstock The Movie". According to the band, "If you have a Video Camera (or a decent Video Camera on your Phone) Your footage could be immortalised in the Madstock Live Film! Submit the clips of your Madstock day, if it gets included in the final edit, you’ll also be listed in the film credits as Camera Crew!" Click here for more info.