Monthly Archives February 2016

Level 42 announce UK Tour 2016

Level 42 announce UK Tour 2016

Level 42

After completing a triumphant sold-out UK & European tour in October and November of 2014, Level 42 will once again take their phenomenal live show around the country as they embark on a 20-date tour of the UK in October. Kicking off in Llandudno on Monday October 3rd, the tour will take in some of the UK’s great concert halls and theatres before culminating in a show at London’s Eventim Apollo on Saturday October 29th.

Level 42 are one of the great success stories of British pop. To date the band and its lead singer and bassist Mark King have released 14 studio albums, 7 live albums, an EP and 6 compilation albums, had 18 top 40 singles, including Lessons in Love, Something About You, Leaving Me Now, Running in the Family, and Hot Water, sold out Wembley Arena for a total o...

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Cambridge Folk Festival 2016 – First names announced

Cambridge Folk Festival 2016 - First names announced

Cambridge Folk Festival 2016 – First names announced

The first names have been revealed for this year’s Cambridge Folk Festival, one of the longest established and most prestigious folk festivals in the world. Tickets are on sale.

An eclectic range of performances will include: iconic Irish folk singer Christy Moore in an exclusive English Festival appearance, performing with Declan Sinnott and Jim Higgins; high energy Gypsy folk-punk band Gogol Bordello, acclaimed for their live shows; rockabilly singer-songwriter Imelda May, a powerful live performer with “a whipcracker of a voice”; Academy Award-winning star of the film Once, Irish singer-songwriter Glen Hansard in an exclusive English festival appearance; American singer-songwriter and multi Grammy Award-winner Mary Chapin Carpe...

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Atlantic Shore release debut single ‘The Comedown’

Atlantic Shore release debut single 'The Comedown'

Atlantic Shore

After having spent nearly a year recording a wealth of new material with producer Sam Winfield (Fickle Friends, Pixel Fix, Amber Run), Atlantic Shore are finally back with a captivating new pop inflected indie rock single called ‘The Comedown’. The Liverpool and Leeds based four-piece managed to create something truly magnificent with their newest effort, which blends in perfectly with the current UK indie scene without losing its very own touch.

Atlantic Shore’s debut single ‘Stay Here’ had positive reception throughout the country, gaining them a sold out London support slot with Amber Run, multiple BBC Introducing airplay and features on It’s All Indie, A Music Blog, Yea?, Indie Current amongst others.
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Glasgow Jazz Festival gets shortlisted for a Jazz FM Award

Glasgow Jazz Festival gets shortlisted for a Jazz FM Award

Glasgow Jazz Festival

For the first time in the Festival’s history the Glasgow Jazz Festival has been shortlisted for a Jazz FM Award! The festival has been nominated in the Live Experience of the Year category at the 2016 Jazz FM awards.
Taylor McFerrin’s performance at The Rio Club on the final night of last year’s Festival has been nominated for the prestigious award. The public will vote for the winner via the Awards websitehttp://www.jazzfmawards.com/poll/vote-2016/. Voting opens today, 24th February, and closes on 31st March. Taylor McFerrin (eldest son of vocal legend Bobby McFerrin) performed alongside drummer Marcus Gilmore to bring the final night to a close in style at 2015’s Glasgow Jazz Festival.
Jill Rodger, Director of Glasgow Jazz Festival, said: “We knew T...
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Avicii to return to Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel for 2016

Avicii to return to Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel for 2016

Avicii

Having announced plans for its grand opening on 28th May, Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel can now reveal that Avicii will continue his renowned Sunday residency from 10th July to 28th August – marking five years at the open-air club.

Firmly established as one of dance music’s biggest global stars, Avicii’s return to the White Isle follows the huge release of his second studio album ‘Stories’ in October of last year – which went on to reach #1 on iTunes in 36 countries – whilst his latest single ‘Broken Arrows’ has already amassed over 20 million views. Credited for his unparalleled ability to amalgamate genres into atmospheric club anthems, Avicii’s innovative approach to both production and performance has consistently drawn in crowds at Ushuaïa, with his fifth annive...

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Beck Announced For Nile Rodgers’ FOLD Festival London

Beck Announced For Nile Rodgers' FOLD Festival London

FOLD Festival London

Friday 24th June Labrinth / CHIC / Alison Moyet / The Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey / Jesse Rose
 
Saturday 25th June BECK / CHIC / Anne Marie/ Emin / Nicole Moudaber
 
Sunday 26th June CHIC / John Newman /  Angie Stone/ Grace / Incognito / Krystal Klear
 
A VARIETY OF TICKET PACKAGES ON SALE NOW
Tickets available from Foldfestival.com or Ticketmaster.co.uk. These events have a limited capacity and are selling fast.
FOLD Festival are thrilled to announce that multi-platinum, global superstar Beck, pop phenomenon Labrinth and fast rising, electronic / soul sensation Anne Marie are joining the bill for the inaugural London festival.  Curated by Nile Rodgers, FOLD takes place at the historic Fulham Palace on the banks of the River Thames.
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IOW Festival launches Live and Unsigned comp – win a place on the main stage

IOW Festival launches Live and Unsigned comp - win a place on the main stage

IOW Festival

Today, The Isle Of Wight Festival announce the return of ‘Live and Unsigned’, a competition that will see some of the most exciting unsigned acts in the UK battle it out to perform on the festival’s legendary main stage alongside Queen + Adam Lambert, Stereophonics and Faithless.

To be in with a chance of joining this year’s line up, artists can apply online by submitting an original song of their choice through the festival’s website. A team of music industry
experts will whittle down the entries with the finalists performing at the Half Moon in
London on March 29th. A live judging panel led by festival organiser, John Giddings, will decide the winner who will also receive the chance to record at the Skinny Mammoth studio on the Isle of Wight.

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Exclusive Stormzy residency at Ibiza Rocks Hotel 2016

Exclusive Stormzy residency at Ibiza Rocks Hotel 2016

Ibiza Rocks Hotel 2016

STORMZY EXCLUSIVE MONTHLY RESIDENCY

FOUR SHOWS ANNOUNCED AT THE WORLD FAMOUS IBIZA ROCKS HOTEL

ALSO FEATURING
CHARLIE SLOTH, MISTAJAM, BIG NARSTIE, TODDLA T, WSTRN,
J HUS & COCO

— FRIDAYS  JUNE 03 / JULY 08 / AUG 05 / SEPT 09 —
www.ibizarocks.com/war

We Are Rockstars is widely recognised for pushing the boundaries and being first to introduce some of the most diverse, fresh and influential talents to the White Isle over the years. As We Are Rockstars celebrates five years of breaking the line-up mould, including introducing some of the best urban and grime acts to the island, it’s in for one of its most exciting residencies yet.  New icon of the scene Stormzy will takeover four incredible shows for his exclusive monthly residency We Are Rockstars & Noisey Pre...

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Jason Derulo, Years & Years, Jess Glynne, Dizzee Rascal & More For Sundown Festival

Jason Derulo, Years & Years, Jess Glynne, Dizzee Rascal & More For Sundown Festival

Sundown Festival

Early Bird Tickets on sale 10am 25th February from:

www.sundownfestival.co.uk/

Sundown Festival returns to Norfolk Showground in Norwich for a fourth year with a huge line-up of the biggest and best names in contemporary music. Delivering a mix of the most sought after names from all corners of the pop, urban and dance music landscape, Sundown brings together everything that is vital in music right now for an amazing live music experience. This year the festival expands even further adding a third stage and collaborating with some of the most revered brands in underground music.

In five years Jason Derulo has risen to one of the best-selling, radio-dominating pop and urban artists of the day, selling over 50 million singles worldwide and racking up over two billion views o...

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Echo & The Bunnymen,Black Grape, The Wonder Stuff & many more announced for Shiiine On Weekender 2016

Echo & The Bunnymen,Black Grape, The Wonder Stuff & many more announced for Shiiine On Weekender 2016

Shiiine On Weekender 2016

Following the sell-out success of the 2015 Shiiine On Weekender, the festival which showcases the best of indie and dance music, alongside some of the best up and coming new bands, returns in 2016 with another stellar line up.

The 2016 edition sees Echo & The Bunnymen, Shed Seven, Cast, Black Grape and The Bluetones play the event for the first time whilst one of the stand out performers from last year, The Wonder Stuff, triumphantly return. The main stage also sees performances from very special guests House of Love with further announcements to come over the next few months.

The dance stage once again hosts some mouth-watering acts. Paul Hartnoll will be closing the event, playing a 90-minute set of new material and Orbital classics. Paul will be joined by Utah ...

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