Category Archives: Festival News

Ed Sheeran to headline Sziget 2019

Ed Sheeran doesn’t really need an introduction but his infectious tales of love, loss and youth have earned him countless awards are set to be the perfect soundtrack to Sziget’s ‘Love Revolution’.

Attended by 565,000 people last year, Sziget is Europe’s most diverse festival and the fifth biggest in the world. Other headliners and the rest of the line up will be revealed soon.

Credit: László Mudra

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When are Glastonbury 2019 tickets on sale?

After surviving a summer without a trip to Worthy Farm, we can finally look ahead to summer 2019 and the return of Glastonbury Festival. Organisers have confirmed that tickets for Glastonbury 2019 will go on sale at 9am on 7th October.

As with previous years, those wishing to buy coach and entry packages will have the opportunity to purchase three days prior on Thursday 4th October. A £50 deposit will be required on the day, with full balance to paid next April. General admission tickets will cost £248 + £5 booking fee per ticket.

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WATCH :: Boomtown CH 10 “The Machine Cannot be Stopped” Official After-Film

Following the success of Boomtown’s tenth anniversary this August, the CH10 After-Film has been released. It captures the dramatic close to ten years of the Boomtown narrative.

The film also introduces a glimpse into the future for Boomtown; Chapter 11: A Radical City which revolves around the importance of environment and sustainability.

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BBC Music Introducing Live ’18 with Ben Howard, Emily Eavis

As part of BBC Music Introducing LIVE ‘18, Ben Howard will be bringing his mercurial blend of folk and rock music to London’s Tobacco Dock for an intimate headline performance on Thursday 8 November, with support from Marika Hackman.

Tickets will go on sale at 10am on Tuesday 18 September, with day pass ticket holders able to access an exclusive presale from 9am. For more information and tickets visit www.introducinglive.co.uk

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Amsterdam Dance Event 2018 adds Ricardo Villalobos, Sasha & loads more

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s largest festival and the most important global business conference for electronic music, announced its second selection of artists today. Among them are Amelie Lens, Axwell / Ingrosso, Broederliefde, CIFIKA, Kiasmos, Oliver Heldens, Ricardo Villalobos and Sasha.

With seven weeks left to go, ADE has nearly completed its festival program. From October 17th through October 21st, the organisation expects over 2500 artists in a record-breaking 200 locations, making Amsterdam the epicentre of the global electronic music industry for five straight days.

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Tomorrowland & Creamfields presents Garden of Madness

Tomorrowland and Creamfields have joined forces for a special one-off event in Liverpool, as Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike bring their ‘Garden Of Madness’ concept to the15,000 capacity Steel Yard super-structure.

Taking place on Saturday 8th December on Liverpool’s waterfront, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike are true experts at bringing the mayhem to wherever they play. As residents of Tomorrowland, and regular performers at Creamfields, there’s no better circumstances for the duo to set the city of Liverpool alight with sheer energy.

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