Latitude 2019’s First Line Up Announcements

Latitude Festival

Henham Park, Suffolk will once again be host to Latitude Festival. This year’s edition takes place between 18th-21st July.   It will be the 14th annual exhibition of music, art, family fun and foodie feasts. Last week Latitude announced the first few acts to be on the bill for the 2019 event.  The line up includes George Ezra, Snow Patrol, Lana Del Rey, as well as the beginning to their biggest comedy, theatre and arts…

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Single, ‘Homeward Bound’ by Irish Artists Collective (incl. Bono), Street Lights Soon To Be Released

‘Homeward Bound’ (Out Dec 21) is the heart melting new single from Street Lights ft Gary Lightbody, Cathy Davey, Bono and many more stellar names of the Irish Music scene. A host of Ireland’s musicians have joined forces as Street Lights to create a single and album to generate funds for the most vulnerable, our homeless. The Peter McVerry Trust, Simon Community Ireland and Focus Ireland will be the recipients of all profits of the…

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BBC Music website offers dementia lifeline

Music

Music’s ability to soothe the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s has been known for years. Now, a new BBC website aims to help by connecting dementia patients with the songs they love. Eventually, it’s hoped the site will build a database of music that’s effective at triggering memories. “Music can have such a powerful effect,” said Snow Patrol star Gary Lightbody, whose father suffers from dementia. “It fires all sorts of things in the brain…

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