Category Festival News

You Me At Six Announced As Final Headliner For Sundown Festival 2017

You Me At Six Announced As Final Headliner For Sundown Festival 2017

With a massive lineup already announced including huge acts like Craig David, Pendulum, Rag N Bone Man, Wiley and Giggs, Sundown Festival is proud to get even bigger with the addition of the arena conquering band You Me At Six.

Fresh from the launch of their incredible chart storming fifth album ‘Night People’ and their monumental UK headline tour, the five piece will be heading for Sundown for one of their trademark high energy sets. Having pushed the boundaries of UK rock music into brave new territories, You Me At Six are truly cemented as one of the country’s brightest talents, their set is not to be missed this September at Sundown Festival.
Josh Franceschi, lead singer of You Me At Six comments:
“Looking forward to playing sundown festival this year and to be part of a vers...
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Liverpool Tattoo Convention reveals packed music line-up for 10th Anniversary

Liverpool Tattoo Convention reveals packed entertainment line-up for 10th Anniversary

Liverpool Tattoo Convention – 10th Anniversary
Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool
5th – 7th May, 2017

FULL SHOW GUIDE & SCHEDULE – CLICK HERE

Liverpool Tattoo Convention returns to the city for its 10th anniversary on the 5th, 6th & 7th May in 2017.

Taking over the entire Adelphi Hotel and filling it with world class tattoo artists, the convention will also feature a packed line-up of entertainment; over 20 live bands including sets from Doctor & The Medics and Bolshy, stage shows from the likes of The Fuel Girls, competitions for the best tattoos and an alternative market place where attendees can shop till they drop.

Entertainment Highlights

Dr & The Medics – Dr and the Medics...

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Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind UK tour dates announced

Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind UK tour dates announced

Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind UK tour dates announced including Smithdown Festival appearance

Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind have announced tour dates in the UK and Europe in support of their debut album Super Natural. Recorded and mixed at London’s Space Eko East Studio, Super Natural comes out on 12th May 2017 and will be available in CD, vinyl and download formats on the band’s own label MaSonic (under license to Hound Gawd! Records). Singer/guitarist Jim Jones’s distinctive and esteemed musical history has spanned several incarnations including The Jim Jones RevueBlack Moses and Thee HypnoticsJim Jones & The Righteous Mind, the latest manifestation of Jones‘s ever evolving sonic vision, is his most expansive and ambitious musical effort to date.

Jim...

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Nas, Young M.A, Freddie Gibbs & More Join Roskilde As Full Schedule Is Announced

Nas, Young M.A, Freddie Gibbs & More Join Roskilde As Full Schedule Is Announced
Having sold more than 25 million records, received 11 Grammy nominations and inspired a new generation of rappers, American legend Nas is ready to take on the festival’s Orange Stage.
The New York rapper is particularly cherished for his classic debut album ‘Illmatic’, widely regarded as one of the best in hip-hop.
His latest effort, ‘Life Is Good’, was released in 2012, and he was one of the writers behind Netflix-produced hit series ‘The Get Down’. It was recently revealed that he will finally release a new album later in 2017, and fans will have good reason to expect both new material and well-known gems such as ‘The Message’, ‘If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)’, ‘N.Y. State of Mind’ and ‘I Can’.
Fellow New Yorker Young M...
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Lisa Hannigan, Martin Simpson and more announced for Cambridge Folk Festival 2017

Lisa Hannigan, Martin Simpson and more announced for Cambridge Folk Festival 2017

Cambridge Folk Festival is delighted to reveal exciting new additions to this year’s bill, including Lisa Hannigan and Martin Simpson. They join a line-up that brings together up and coming artists and established folk legends in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall.

First capturing attention through her work with Damien Rice, Mercury Award nominated Irish singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan’s subsequent solo albums have attracted much critical praise. She has continued to collaborate with a diverse range of artists as well as contributing to soundtracks for the TV series ‘Fargo’ and the Oscar-winning score for ‘Gravity’.

Universally acclaimed as one of the world’s finest guitarists, singer-songwriter Martin Simpson is equally at home playing English traditional folk, American folk...

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Victorious Festival 2017 Adds Even More Acts to Line-up

Maximo Park, The Dandy Warhols, Band of Skulls, Jesus and Mary Chain, Temples Join Victorious Bill

Shy FX + Stamina MC, Turin Brakes, Benjamin Francis Leftwich and more join the bill

Victorious (25-27 August 2017) – the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival – has today announced additional acts to an already incredible line-up that features headliners Stereophonics, Madness and Elbow and many, many more.

Drum and bass pioneer Shy FX and frequent collaborator Stamina MC bolster the dance bill. Rightfully known for their riotous party vibes the duo is guaranteed to deliver a proper old-school jungle rave.

Following critical acclaim for last year’s Lost Property, veteran indie-folk rockers Turin Brakes are a welcome addition and with a wealth of material from a back catalogue that numbers seven studio albums their set is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Indie singer/songwriter Benjamin Fr...

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John Cale Reveals Collaborators for 50th Anniversary Celebration at Sound City

John Cale Reveals Collaborators for 50th Anniversary Celebration  at Sound City

The Kills, Gruff Rhys, Clinic, Nadine Shah, Fat White Family & Wild Beasts to join John Cale live on stage at one-off performance 

Global music legend John Cale has announced the artists that will play live with him at his only European show – Liverpool Sound City, 26 May – to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the revolutionary The Velvet Underground & Nico album.

Hailed by The Guardian as the number one album ‘that changed music forever’, ahead of even The Beatles and Sgt Peppers, The Velvet Underground & Nico aka the ‘Banana’ album (artwork by Andy Warhol) has also been lauded by both NME and Rolling Stone magazine as one of the 40 greatest albums of all time.

Veteran garage rockers The Kills have always cited The Velvet Underground as a major influence and have covere...

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Vukovi share new music video and UK headline tour announced

Vukovi share new music video and UK headline tour announced

Following their breakthrough debut album, dubbed “one of the year’s best” by Kerrang! Magazine, and a packed-out headline tour across the UK, Vukovi have revealed a thought provoking new video for their single, ‘Weirdo’, and confirmed UK headline tour dates beginning in May, and festival appearances.

“This video is about raising awareness to the victimisation and cultural impact that bullying, and more specifically cyber bullying, has on young people in today’s digital age,” frontwoman Janine Shilstone explains.

“The idea came after chatting to numerous fans at our shows and learning about the hell they go through at school because they like “weird music” or dress differently...

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Soul II Soul, Norman Jay, Dennis Bovell and Sherwood & Pinch Added to House Of Common Line Up

Soul II Soul, Norman Jay, Dennis Bovell and Sherwood & Pinch Added to House Of Common Line Up

House of Common are delighted to confirm that Soul II Soul, Norman Jay, Dennis Bovell and Sherwood & Pinch, will be joining the lineup at House Of Common 2017. They will play alongside previously announced acts including festival headliners Madness, De La Soul RAMJAM stage curator David Rodigan, Toddla T, Dawn Penn, Craig Charles, Hackney Colliery Band and very special guests The Skatalites. More artists, stages and news of family-friendly areas will be to be revealed in the coming weeks, with House of Common 2017 shaping up to be one of the summer’s essential events.

London legends Soul II Soul, best known for their number one hit “Back To Life” will be bringing the party to Clapham Common this year, alongside fellow Londoner Norman Jay, with his notoriously eclectic and varied DJ set of...

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Bury Tomorrow Revealed As Secret Special Guests For Slam Dunk 2017

Bury Tomorrow Revealed As Secret Special Guests For Slam Dunk 2017
SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL MIDLANDS – SATURDAY 27TH MAY – BIRMINGHAM, NEC
SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL NORTH – SUNDAY 28TH MAY – LEEDS, CITY CENTRE
SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL SOUTH – BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 29TH MAY – HATFIELD, THE FORUM
Already boasting the best alternative line-up of the summer, Slam Dunk Festival 2017 is delighted to unveil Bury Tomorrow as their secret special guests, appearing on the Main Stage/Jagermeister Stage with the likes of Don Broco, Deaf Havana, Crossfaith, and highly anticipated headliners Enter Shikari.
After first making their debut at Slam Dunk Festival in 2011, Bury Tomorrow have become undeniable festival favourites, exactly what you’d expect from one of the most exhilarating and definitive groups in modern British metalcore...
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