All Points East is officially returning to London for a second edition

All Points East is officially returning to London for a second edition

All Points East is officially returning to London for a second edition, and it looks like it’s coming back with a bang… It was announced this morning that The Chemical Brothers will headline the first night (Friday 24th May) of the 10-day festival, supported by a lineup stacked with legendary acts and fresh talent. The iconic DJ duo will be joined on 24th May by Hot Chip, Primal Scream, Spiritualized, Little Dragon, Danny Brown, Little…

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Band She, Robot talks with BBC Manchester Presenter, Laura Beth ahead of Polyfest

Band She, Robot talks with BBC Manchester Presenter, Laura Beth ahead of Polyfest

Artist She, Robot is playing Polyfest this weekend which takes place at The Dublin Castle, Camden, 3rd – 4th November 2018, in association with ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Rescue.  BBC Manchester Presenter Laura Beth sat down with her to discuss all things music and the festival. You are playing PolyFest this year. You are obviously an X-Ray Spex fan. What tracks will you be playing from the classic ‘Germfree Adolescents’ album which is being celebrated for…

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Don Broco release their music video for track ‘The Blues’

Don Broco release their music video for track ‘The Blues’

Don Broco have released the video to their single, ‘The Blues’ recently. The video features the band touring festivals and arenas since the release of their album ‘Technology’ back in February of this year. ‘Technology’ has been critically claimed to be an album designed for Don Broco’s stellar live show performances that are known to pack fire and punch. Full of tracks that have choruses that spin around your head for hours, the album favourite…

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Fyre Festival fraudster sentenced to six years in prison

Fyre Festival fraudster sentenced to six years in prison

Anyone who keeps up with the latest upcoming festivals will be familiar with the Fyre festival disaster of April last year. Promoted as “the culture experience of the decade” by its founder Billy McFarland, since labelled “the consummate con artist”, attendees were sorely disappointed (to say the least) when they turned up to the Bahamas site and were met by flailing tents, a lack of drinking water and (not so gourmet) cheese sandwiches. Not quite…

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Glastonbury 2019 News and rumours for the legendary festival

Glastonbury 2019 News and rumours for the legendary festival

The legendary Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis has hinted that this next year’s headliners will be “two or three that have never played”. Returning after a barren year, all of the festival-goers and the rumour mill have gone into overdrive as to who the headliners could be, with Emily Eavis adding that one of the headliners is a non-British act. So, let’s take a look at some of the favourites to head up the bill……

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Noel Gallagher soars high with Electric Fields highest ever attendance

Noel Gallagher soars high with Electric Fields highest ever attendance

Under the watchful eye of Drumlarig Castle, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds welcomed a sure crowd of 8,000 this weekend at Electric Fields marking it as the largest audience the festival has seen to date. Gallagher was one of over one hundred performers this weekend at the 5thAnniversary of the festival. Electric Fields started off as a one-day festival at Drumlarig near Thornhill in Southern Scotland and has significantly grown over the past 5 years…

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Liam Gallagher Drops Major Hint of Glastonbury 2019 Headline Slot

Liam Gallagher Drops Major Hint of Glastonbury 2019 Headline Slot

Rkid has been causing mischief again, this time by sparking rumours of a potential Glastonbury 2019 headline slot. Liam Gallagher tweeted the festival organisers Michael and Emily Eavis after performing at Pilton Party, a smaller festival put on to thank the villagers of Pilton for accommodating the mothership of UK festivals. ‘Big thanx to the ever delightful Michael and Emily eavis for last night see you both nxt year as you were LG x’. HINT…

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BoomTown Fair celebrates its 10th year with a wet and wild weekend

BoomTown Fair celebrates its 10th year with a wet and wild weekend

  Despite the British weather deciding to change its mind yet again this August, a sure favourite amongst UK festivals, Boomtown Fair, excelled in the 10th year of it’s creative adventures. Boomtown Fair which takes place at Matterley Bowl in Winchester, Hampshire opened its gates to the world of ‘unity, creativity and freedom’ once more last weekend. This year saw the eccentric festival bring this stage of its unpredictable story to a close with ‘Chapter…

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The sun shines over Bestivals 15th Anniversary celebrations

The sun shines over Bestivals 15th Anniversary celebrations

Fresh off the back of the previous weekends wash out at Camp Bestival, it was difficult to predict what would be in store weather wise for this years 15th anniversary at Bestival. Thankfully, the festival saw the return of this summers heatwave as the temperatures soared across the grounds of Lulworth Estate Following typical Bestival tradition, this years festival goers adventured to the Circus for the weekend as the site welcomed all things diverse from…

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Musicians refusing to perform in UK due to ‘humiliating’ post-Brexit vote visa process and right-wing politicians, say festival bosses

Musicians refusing to perform in UK due to ‘humiliating’ post-Brexit vote visa process and right-wing politicians, say festival bosses

A humiliating and difficult visa process is stopping musicians from performing in UK. Chris Smith, the director of this weekend’s Womad world music festival, stated that enlisting performers to this year’s festival was a tough job due to the impact the UK visa process is having on foreign musicians and that, for the first time, musicians had rejected invitations rather than face the “humiliation” of confronting Britain’s visa services. Performers from 128 countries are scheduled…

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