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J.J.Cale To Stay Around With Posthumous Album.

You may not have heard of J.J. Cale as he deliberately avoided the limelight, he spent his career as an “under-the-radar-giant” (New York Times). However he influenced musicians as wide-ranging as Neil Young (who wrote in his autobiography, “J. J.’s guitar playing is...

Chaka Khan & Martha Reeves Cross The Tracks

Today, Cross The Tracks, a brand new music and food focused event for South London announce their arrival on Sunday 9th June, at Brixton’s luscious Brockwell Park for a day of music, food, workshops, talks and more. Cross The Tracks invites a mixture of legendary and...

Live Snakerattlers Will Destroy Your Soul

Hauling in from Yorkshire, Snakerattlers are this weird super villain duo from "THE NORTH". Think Pinky & The Brain in a band. Armed with a guitar and stand up drums and their only goal is to destroy the audience with their gritty and dynamic performances....

Might Hoopla To Showcase A True Legend In Brockwell Park For 2019

London’s favourite pop festival is back in 2019 with its fourth edition. Once again to be held at its new home of South East London’s Brockwell Park in leafy Herne Hill, just a stone’s throw from Brixton, Mighty Hoopla has announced that none other than the legendary...

The Cat Empire, Kate Tempest & Jack Savoretti For Larmer Tree Festival 2019

For 28 incredible years, Larmer Tree Festival has been throwing the ultimate family-friendly summer party in the heart of the Wiltshire/Dorset countryside - hosting an eclectic lineup of music, comedy, theatre, arts & crafts workshops, and more - and this year is...

New Tranche Of Artists Announced For Victorious Festival

Victorious Festival (23-25 August ’19) – the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival – has today announced a second wave of incredible artists including: Two Door Cinema Club, Rudimental, Doves, Bloc Party and many more. Headlining the Saturday is multi award-winning...

Tears For Fears Let It All Out At The O2 Arena

Last week, Curt Smith tweeted a photo from Tears For Fears’ tour rehearsals. Jamie Wollam is seated at a drum kit, chatting on his mobile. The caption reads: “so good he just phones it in”. It’s not just a bad pun. The drummer, like the three other musicians backing...

Keane Return & Specials Join The Party @ Cornbury Festival

 Six years after their sensational performance at Cornbury, award-winning pop rockers Keane return to headline Cornbury’s 16th Festival on Saturday 6 July. Cornbury will be one of Keane’s first appearances since band members took a break at the end of 2013 to work on...
Live Snakerattlers Will Destroy Your Soul

Live Snakerattlers Will Destroy Your Soul

Hauling in from Yorkshire, Snakerattlers are this weird super villain duo from "THE NORTH". Think Pinky & The Brain in a band. Armed with a guitar and stand up drums and their only goal is to destroy the audience with their gritty and dynamic performances....

Tears For Fears Let It All Out At The O2 Arena

Tears For Fears Let It All Out At The O2 Arena

Last week, Curt Smith tweeted a photo from Tears For Fears’ tour rehearsals. Jamie Wollam is seated at a drum kit, chatting on his mobile. The caption reads: “so good he just phones it in”. It’s not just a bad pun. The drummer, like the three other musicians backing...

Interview: White Lies Go It Alone On Five

Interview: White Lies Go It Alone On Five

Jack Lawrence-Brown is a bit stressed. It’s mid January. In less than two weeks White Lies hit the road for four months. They’re playing 55 dates across Europe and North America. They’re marking the 10th anniversary of their debut album. Oh, and they’re launching a...

Michael Franti Interview: Anger Is Not My Superpower

Michael Franti Interview: Anger Is Not My Superpower

It’s the evening of the parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal and Michael Franti is pondering the question of whether music really has the power to change the world. He jokes that if he could sing a song to trigger a second referendum (regarding the UK’s fractuous...

Albums Of The Year 2018

Kacey Musgraves has gone from the rebel of Nashville to its rising star to its Country Queen in just three records, quite an accomplishment for the 30-year-old. And third record Golden Hour isn’t more of the same from Musgraves its predecessor Pageant Material was...

Chaka Khan & Martha Reeves Cross The Tracks

Chaka Khan & Martha Reeves Cross The Tracks

Today, Cross The Tracks, a brand new music and food focused event for South London announce their arrival on Sunday 9th June, at Brixton’s luscious Brockwell Park for a day of music, food, workshops, talks and more. Cross The Tracks invites a mixture of legendary and...

Sleeper Release Album After 21 Year Hiatus

Sleeper Release Album After 21 Year Hiatus

On 22nd March Sleeper will release their first album in 21 years. Sleeper enjoyed huge critical and commercial success in the mid 90s: achieving 8 Top 40 singles across 3 Top 10 albums with well over 1,000,000 sales.  Their music was characterized by astute,...

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J.J.Cale To Stay Around With Posthumous Album.

You may not have heard of J.J. Cale as he deliberately avoided the limelight, he spent his career as an “under-the-radar-giant” (New York Times). However he influenced musicians as wide-ranging as Neil Young (who wrote in his autobiography, “J. J.’s guitar playing is...

Chaka Khan & Martha Reeves Cross The Tracks

Today, Cross The Tracks, a brand new music and food focused event for South London announce their arrival on Sunday 9th June, at Brixton’s luscious Brockwell Park for a day of music, food, workshops, talks and more. Cross The Tracks invites a mixture of legendary and...

Sleeper Release Album After 21 Year Hiatus

On 22nd March Sleeper will release their first album in 21 years. Sleeper enjoyed huge critical and commercial success in the mid 90s: achieving 8 Top 40 singles across 3 Top 10 albums with well over 1,000,000 sales.  Their music was characterized by astute,...

Might Hoopla To Showcase A True Legend In Brockwell Park For 2019

London’s favourite pop festival is back in 2019 with its fourth edition. Once again to be held at its new home of South East London’s Brockwell Park in leafy Herne Hill, just a stone’s throw from Brixton, Mighty Hoopla has announced that none other than the legendary...

The Cat Empire, Kate Tempest & Jack Savoretti For Larmer Tree Festival 2019

For 28 incredible years, Larmer Tree Festival has been throwing the ultimate family-friendly summer party in the heart of the Wiltshire/Dorset countryside - hosting an eclectic lineup of music, comedy, theatre, arts & crafts workshops, and more - and this year is...

New Tranche Of Artists Announced For Victorious Festival

Victorious Festival (23-25 August ’19) – the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival – has today announced a second wave of incredible artists including: Two Door Cinema Club, Rudimental, Doves, Bloc Party and many more. Headlining the Saturday is multi award-winning...

Keane Return & Specials Join The Party @ Cornbury Festival

 Six years after their sensational performance at Cornbury, award-winning pop rockers Keane return to headline Cornbury’s 16th Festival on Saturday 6 July. Cornbury will be one of Keane’s first appearances since band members took a break at the end of 2013 to work on...

Truck Festival Smashes Potato Leaked Lineup

Hill Farm in Steventon, Oxfordshire hosts the 22nd year of the UK’s longest running small festival in July, as Truck Festival revealed its monster of a line-up after their team hilariously leaked the lineup by sending acts penned onto potatoes to fans of the festival....

2000trees Gets The Ball Rolling With You Me At Six

2000trees have announced one of the hottest acts in the UK at the moment, You Me at Six as the Friday night headliner. After a trio of sell out London gigs in 2018 the Weybridge rock band are sure to pull in a big crowd for the three day festival in July at Upcote...

Red Rooster Adds Insanely Brilliant The Budos Band

Red Rooster festival, a weekend celebration of the best contemporary American Roots music - blues, rock n roll, country and soul - is pleased to announce a further line-up for its 6th edition. The 3-day event takes place in the beautiful parkland and woods of Euston...

The Stranglers Present The Star Inn With PRS For Music Heritage Award

The PRS For Music Awards are something that I have not been aware of, and we should given the well publicised threat to local small venues up and down the country. PRS for Music, which protects the rights of more than 135,000 songwriters and composers, ensures music...

The Beatles New Film Based On Let It Be Sessions

Apple Corps Ltd. and WingNut Films Ltd. are proud to announce an exciting new collaboration between The Beatles and the acclaimed Academy Award winning director Sir Peter Jackson. The new film will be based around 55 hours of never-released footage of The Beatles...

Orchestra Of Cardboard – Proceeds WILL Purchase Dynamite!

The Orchestra of Cardboard is a collaboration between artist and filmmaker Dan Edelstyn and his close allies, Hilary Powell, Nick Graham Smith and Zac Gvirtzman. The album Songs For The Forthcoming War is released on 1st March, all proceeds will fund the purchase of...

Camden Rocks 2019

Camden Rocks Festival launches the 2019 event with 120 bands. Taking place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June 2019, the festival, now in its eighth year, is established as one of the must-see events in the UK musical calendar. Over 15,000 punters will have the...

Lauryn Hill For Nocturne Live & Love Supreme

US superstar Lauryn Hill has announced two huge UK concerts in 2019, headlining the Nocturne Live concert series at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire in June and the Love Supreme Jazz Festival in East Sussex in July. Having toured the world in 2018 to celebrate the...

The Cult, Suede, Doves For Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering 2019

Suede, Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul, The Cult, Doves & Editors will head the main stage bill at Bearded Theory 2019. Also Announced Are: Oh Sees, Steel Pulse, Stiff Little Fingers, Idlewild, Slow Readers Club And Many More! Indie legends Suede...

Ramblin Man’ Fair Announce Black Stone Cherry As Their Saturday Night Headliner

Ramblin Man’ Fair announce Black Stone Cherry as their Saturday’s Main Stage Headliner

The Seduction Of Kansas By Priests Announced

Priests have announced their new album, The Seduction Of Kansas, alongside a massive world tour and a video for the title track. What is at stake in the seduction of Kansas? Like a gavel or hammer, the question rattles across the second LP from the Washington, D.C....

Yusuf / Cat Stevens Re-Releases Back To Earth

In 1978, after having sold millions of records and become one of the biggest international artists of the 1970s, Cat Stevens decided to step out of the rock star spotlight and walk away. That year, he was to release his final album under that name. While Stevens’...

Victorious Festival Announce First Tranche of Acts for 2019

Victorious (23-25 August ’19) – the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival – has unveiled a host of incredible musical acts as a special treat in time for Christmas. With headliners still tantalisingly withheld until the New Year, the award-winning festival has revealed...