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Birmingham Festival, Beyond The Tracks, Announces Orbital, Editors, The Jesus And Mary Chain + More

Birmingham Festival, Beyond The Tracks, Announces Orbital, Editors, The Jesus And Mary Chain + More
Beyond The Tracks is a brand new, three day, green field festival taking place at Birmingham’s Eastside City Park in September.  Featuring some of the most revered names in UK music and the brightest new stars, the festival is a welcome addition to the musical offering of the UK’s second city.
Friday night sees electronic music pioneers Orbital headline with the Hartnoll brothers reunited after a five-year hiatus. Orbital were one of the key acts responsible for taking electronic music into the mainstream and out of the clubs and into live venues and festivals.  Their seminal live performances are the stuff of legend and their set is sure to evoke the halcyon days of acid house.  
Seminal electronic act Leftfield released one of the greatest dance records of all time in Leftism ...
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Liverpool Soundcity 2017 Competition – WIN 2 weekend passes

The Human League, John Cale, Metronomy and The Kooks announced for Liverpool Sound City 2017

To celebrate Sound City’s amazing line up Music Mafia have 2 x weekend passes to give away for the festival.

It’s the festivals 10th anniversary and definitely an event not to be missed! With incredible headliners including The Kooks and Metronomy along with The Kills, Slaves and White Lies make sure you are quick to enter.

Entrants must be aged 14+ (anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult)

Competition closes at midnight on 25.04.17

Just fill in the details below and ensure you FOLLOW US on Twitter to be in with a chance of winning the tickets.

 

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Idris Elba & Kurupt FM Heading To The Fields For Kendal Calling 2017

Idris Elba & Kurupt FM Heading To The Fields For Kendal Calling 2017
LAST REMAINING THURSDAY TICKETS AVAILABLE TO WEEKEND TICKET HOLDERS HERE
Having sold out all 25,000 tickets a week after announcing no fewer than six massive headliners for this year’s festival alongside a huge supporting lineup, Kendal Calling has announced even more acts for 2017!
Renowned for providing a one-stop shop for festival goers who want to party the weekend away, the festival’s Glow Tent already boasts a lineup including Example, Mike Skinner, Tom Zanetti, TQD and DJ sets from Jungle and Faithless. Joining them will be Idris Elba, Kurupt FM, Bugzy Malone, Friend Within, Eli & Fur, Star.One, COCO and Shadow Child.
Critically acclaimed Hackney born actor Idris Elba may be best known for his roles in dramas such as ‘Luther’ and ‘The Wire’ but he’s also a hip-hop and soul ...
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Next Wave Of Acts Announced For FIB Benicàssim 2017

Next Wave Of Acts Announced For FIB Benicàssim 2017
Joining headliners Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, Kasabian and Foals, FIB Benicàssim Festival announces the next wave of acts to perform over the weekend, taking place on July 13 – 16 in Benicàssim, Spain. Tickets are available now at fiberfib.com and Ticketmaster.

Masked DJ Deadmau5 will perform an electric co-headline set alongside the previously announced Foals. Known for producing some of the biggest dance tracks from the past decade such as ‘Snowcone’, ‘Strobe’, and ‘Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff’, the six-time Grammy Award nominee brings his exciting new electronic live set in a Spanish Festival Exclusive to the Mediterranean coast this summer.

With recent No.1 album Gang Signs & Prayer dominating charts, British grime superstar Stormzy is unquestionably the hottest...

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Threshold Reveal FULL LINE-UP following Crowdfunder success

Threshold Reveal FULL LINE-UP following Crowdfunder success

With less than three weeks to go before they take over Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle and following a hugely successful Crowdfunder campaign, Threshold Festival have now revealed the full line-up of acts that will be performing at their seventh annual celebration.

Throwing a spotlight on the North West’s grassroots music and arts, the festival will return to Liverpool from March 31st to April 2nd.

Following a shortfall in funding this year, organisers turned to the festival’s fans to help raise the £9000 needed for this year’s event to be fully realised. To the delight of everyone involved, the campaign not only hit its target but by far exceeded it, raising over £11,400.

Emilia Eriksson, Development Director for Threshold, said “We are grateful for all the support given to the f...

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The Shires to headline Chagstock festival 2017

The Shires to headline Chagstock festival 2017
CHAGSTOCK FESTIVAL organisers have announced that UK country superstars, The Shires will headline the main stage on Saturday night.
Hailing from the Home Counties, The Shires made music history by becoming the first UK country act to score a Top 10 album. The duo are at the forefront of the British country music movement and the runaway success of their recently released album ‘My Universe’ has made them not just the fastest selling UK country artist ever, but one of the biggest-selling breakthrough UK acts of any genre in recent years. Across their two albums, Ben and Crissie have had 5 singles ‘A-listed’ by BBC Radio 2 and appeared on a string of high profile TV shows including Graham Norton, the BBC Music Awards and Children in Need Rocks.
Having headlined the prestigious Acoust...
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Orbital and Clean Bandit lead first wave of acts for Standon Calling 2017

Orbital and Clean Bandit lead first wave of acts for Standon Calling 2017
Bringing together a unique weekend of irresistible fun, extraordinary experiences and unrivalled entertainment, Standon Calling has over 11 years marked itself as the true epitome of what a festival is. Celebrating creativity, community and freedom – Standon Calling offers a genuine weekend escape that’s seen over 12,000 festival-goers return year after year – with 2017’s 12th edition only set to continue that story.
Originators, visionaries and vital in defining an era for an entire generation, Orbital sit on the head-table of electronic royalty with a catalogue and legacy packed with forward-thinking music...
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Third Headliner & More Announced for FIB Benicàssim 2017

Third Headliner & More Announced for FIB Benicàssim 2017Third Headliner & More Announced for FIB Benicàssim 2017

Kasabian join the previously announced Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Weeknd, as the third headliner for FIB Benicàssim Festival, taking place on July 13-16 in Benicàssim, Spain. Tickets are available now at fiberfib.com and Ticketmaster.

Stadium rock favourites Kasabian make their return to Benicàssim this summer, in what will be their only Spanish Festival performance of 2017. Boasting internationally recognised awards and numerous globally successful albums, Kasabian have gone from indie underdogs to one of the biggest rock bands in the UK. With a new album on its way this year, Leicester City’s finest are set to take Benicàssim by storm with a set laden with new tracks and 5 albums’ worth of classics.

Rock & roll legend, and Oasis front man Liam Gallagher will be mak...

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The Human League, John Cale, Metronomy and The Kooks announced for Liverpool Sound City 2017

The Human League, John Cale, Metronomy and The Kooks announced for Liverpool Sound City 2017

The Human League, John Cale, Metronomy and The Kooks announced for Liverpool Sound City 2017

The blue touch paper has been lit for the party of the decade – the 10th anniversary of the award-winning Sound City – the UK’s largest city based festival. 

Having already announced a move to the larger Clarence Dock for 2017, Sound City has also revealed that it will host four days of festivities to mark its special birthday. 

The festival launches on Thursday 25th May with a celebration of the English avant-garde featuring a trio of some of the most influential bands of the modern era – The Human League, Art of Noise and A Certain Ratio. 

With a remarkable career that spans five decades, The Human League were the vanguard of the electronic new wave in the 70’s developing a sound that...

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The hugely popular, Victorious Festival, is back again for 2017

Victorious Festival 2017 is set to be bigger and better than ever with over 60,000 festival go-ers last year and even more expected to attend this year. There will also be some exciting additions to the festival from our brand new Friday night to the brand new offsite camping option! You won’t want to miss a minute! 

So roll up your canvas, pack your backpack and dig out your camping gear- this year there will be offsite camping available in order to ensure those from further afield can enjoy the festival too! 

Portsdown Hill Campsite is a family friendly, relaxed campsite located just 8 miles from the festival site and has stunning scenic views. On one side see the expanse of the sprawling seaside city and on the other take in the beautifully British countryside view. 

Free Camp ...

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