Category Archives: Festival News

Post Malone drops ‘Goodbyes’ ft Young Thug ahead of Reading & Leeds 2019

Ahead of his headline set at Reading and Leeds Festival this summer, Post Malone has released a new record entitled “Goodbyes” [feat. Young Thug].

This marks his first official collaboration with Atlanta superstar Young Thug. For production on the track, he joined forces with frequent collaborator Louis Bell and also welcomed Brian Lee [Camila Cabello, Justin Bieber] into the fold as a producer.

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Dave Grohl on Nirvana and his first Reading Festival with Foo Fighters

Speaking with Kerrang!, Dave Grohl told some stories of his previous Reading performances with both Nirvana and Foo Fighters.

Back in 1992, Grohl headlined Reading Festival with Nirvana. He recalls: “Reading changed me. I grew up with it, so headlining was unbelievable. When I first joined Nirvana, like the day I fucking moved up [to Seattle], Krist [Novoselic, bass] was having a barbecue in his back yard, and Dan Peters, the drummer from Mudhoney was there.”

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Guide to British Summer Time Hyde Park 2019

Next Friday, 5th July 2019, British Summer Time returns to Hyde Park for two weekends of music with huge international headliners. Opening weekend one is a lady who needs no introduction. Celine Dion is renowned for incredible live shows and a monumental vocal range.

Saturday 6th July welcomes the return of Stevie Wonder for “The Stevie Wonder Song Party: A Celebration of Life, Love & Music”, with very special guest Lionel Richie. Sunday 7th July is a party with the ultimate icon Barbara Streisand, alongside two legends in their own right: Bryan Ferry and Kris Kristofferson.

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Boiler Room Festival launches in Peckham, October 2019

Global music and culture platform Boiler Room are to launch the Boiler Room Festival, this October.

A major celebration of underground music and DIY culture, Boiler Room Festival will be a landmark moment that brings together London’s most vital underground talent, and represents some of the UK’s most exciting music scenes.

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Counting down the days until TRNSMT 2019

Glasgow’s biggest festival TRNSMT returns to the Green next month for it’s third year, welcoming 150,000 fans over the 3 days, and is set to bring yet another incredible weekend filled with a range of remarkably talented emerging and renown artists across the three stages.

This year introduces the brand new Queen Tut’s stage to help close the festivals’ gender play gap by supporting emerging female local talent. Female headliners include Cara Rose, LUNIR, Deni Smith, Scarlett Randal and The Eaves.

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