Category Archives: Festival News

Glastonbury reveals Emerging Talent Competiton long-list 2019

Glastonbury Festival has revealed the long-list for this year’s Emerging Talent Competition, supported by PRS Foundation.

The 90 acts were chosen by the festival’s judging panel, made up of 30 of the UK’s online music writers. Listen to the playlist below featuring music from emerging talent Kudu Blue, iiola, Swimming Girls and more.

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Glastonbury 2019 reveals The Cure, The Killers, Miley Cyrus & many more

The Cure and The Killers have been announced as the headliners for Glastonbury 2019, joining previously announced headliner Stromzy, playing Worthy Farm this June.

With more acts and attractions yet to be revealed across more than 100 stages, Glastonbury goers can expect sets from Janet Jackson, Miley Cyrus, The Chemical Brothers, Loyle Carner, Lauryn Hill, Christine & The Queens, Two Door Cinema Club and Jorja Smith.

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Sundown Festival 2019: Anne-Marie, Jax Jones, Mabel & more

Anne-Marie and Tinie Tempah are set to headline Sundown Festival 2019, with DJ EZ, Sigala and Macky Gee kicking off the festival on Friday Night at the Camper’s Only Opening Party.

Mabel, Not3s, Ella Eyre, Example, Jax Jones and some incredible electronic names like Andy C, MK and Artwork are also announced for the Norwich festival.

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Nova Batida 2019 secures Four Tet, Friendly Fires, Slowthai & more

A new festival to really get excited about. Nova Batida will be set in what is considered the cities coolest quarter and a hub of ‘creative mini cities’ at the LX Factory and Village Underground Lisboa.

Headlining the main stage for 2019, Four Tet will be bringing his experimental DJ set to Lisbon. Known for their anthemic choruses, Friendly Fires will also be taking to the stage across the weekend.

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Citadel 2019: Catfish & the Bottlemen, Rag n Bone Man & more

Citadel Festival have announced the first acts on its line-up for 2019. The festival returns to Gunnersbury Park in South West London on Sunday on 14th July.

Headlining this year’s festival will be Catfish and the Bottlemen, who release their new album The Balance in April. Other standout acts playing include Rag’n’Bone Man, Friendly Fires, Bear’s Den, Matt Corby, DMA’S, Honeyblood, Dream Wife and Fontaines D.C.

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Creamfields 2019 adds Calvin Harris (UK exclusive) + loads more

Fresh off the back of his Brits win, Calvin Harris has announced his return to the UK this summer, after a three-year hiatus he’s back for a festival exclusive, headlining the Arc Stage at Creamfields on Saturday 24th August Bank Holiday weekend.

A regular at the festival since he made his debut appearance over a decade ago, Calvin is undoubtedly the biggest producer in the world and is sure to bring a solid taste of his hit-making prowess to the fields of Cheshire.

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